Event Extras

Mad Hatter Party

Kansas City Ballet Guild
By order of the queen of hearts, the Kansas City Ballet Guild kicked off the year with a new member Mad Hatter Party at the beautiful home of Susan Bubb. Members old and new donned festive hats, “Alice” attire and enjoyed bites from Gourmet Grocer, Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and cookies from Brown Sugar Bakes. 
Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Larry F.

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Serving from the Heart Gala

Sisters, Servants of Mary
The Serving from the Heart Gala was held on October 4th at Church of the Ascension. Mary and Mike Sullivan served as chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed the evening benefitting The Sisters, Servants of Mary who provide private nursing to the sick and terminally ill in Our Town free of charge.

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Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy
September 26th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s annual Blue Carpet Event. Rykelle Seger from the Student Assistance Program was the featured speaker. Guests enjoyed delicious cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions at Studio Dan Meiners.  The Martha Comment family was the honorary co-chairmen.

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Centennial of the Great War

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
September 27th was the date for a special event hosted by Mary Beth and Tom Butch at their beautiful home in Loch Lloyd in support of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in conjunction with the Centennial of the Great War. Tom serves as chairman of the board of trustees.

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A Farm to Table Dinner

Under a Harvest Moon
Powell Gardens’ sixth annual Under a Harvest Moon – A Farm to Table Dinner was held on September 21st. Chef Linda Duerr, The River Club; and her husband, Leon Bahlmann, executive chef at Claridge Court; created a festive meal full of fall produce and local fare. Diane and Ford Brent were the honorary chairmen, and Sheldon Andrew served as the chairman. Proceeds support youth education programs at Powell Gardens.

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