Event Extras

Forks & Corks

Eating Well
Mary McClure served as the chairman of Forks & Corks on April 23rd at the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The Patrons’ Party took place at 909 Walnut on April 16th. Proceeds support Harvesters and its network of agencies that provide more than 1.1 million meals to hungry families, children and seniors.

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Brew for Books

Great Reads 
The second annual Brew for Books, a benefit for The Family Conservancy, was held on April 16th at Boulevard Brewing Company. Guests donated children’s books and enjoyed Boulevard beer, Waldo Pizza and entertainment by John Goolsby.

Centurion Volunteers Hannah Hasselquist, Megan Stock and Karen Moore

Guests mingled on the patio of the Boulevard Brewing Company.

Michael Judy, Brian Sulley, John Minnis, and Cameron Duff flanked Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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Light of Hope

Jackson County CASA
April 16th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s Light of Hope breakfast. Cathi and David Brain were the honorary chairmen. More than 1,100 guests attended the event that raised funds to train and support more volunteers to serve abused and neglected children under court protection. John Holt served as the emcee.

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Margarita Ball

Hope House
Maria and Danny Pfeifer served as chairmen of the Margarita Ball on April 24th at Club 1000. Proceeds support Hope House, which provides a safety net for people traumatized by domestic violence every year.

Angela Rock, Jana Deshay, Julie Shull, Melody Brooks, and Michelle Pavlich

Lost Wax wowed the crowd.

Also featured in the May 30th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Danelle Photography
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Hats Off to Mothers

Tea Time
April 22nd was the date for an Honoree Tea given by Hats Off to Mothers at Webster House. Guests came dressed to the nines with hats, white gloves and smiles and enjoyed the 1960s, retro-themed Tea, complete with scones and delicious lemon curd. Hats Off to Mothers was held on May 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Lynne Weilert served as the chairman of the event that supports Open Options UCP.

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