Event Extras

Founder’s Day Celebration

Break A Leg
Kansas City Repertory Theatre and UMKC Theatre hosted a Founder’s Day Celebration on February 3rd in honor of their 50th anniversary. The event featured a special Campaign announcement by KC Rep which unveiled the renovation plans for the Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus beginning in May.

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Romantic Revels

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
Deanna and Greg Graves were the honorary chairmen, and Bernadette and Dr. Scott Ashcraft served as chairmen of Romantic Revels. The February 14th event was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza and benefited the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. DST Systems was honored with the Founder’s Award. Proceeds support the Festival’s upcoming production of King Lear, and year-round education programs for youth.

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Housewarming Party

Children International 
February 27th was the date for a Housewarming Party at the lovely home of Doctors Eve and Mike Krahn. Whitney and Ian Davidson co-hosted the event that served as an opportunity for guests to learn more about Children International. Children International’s mission is to bring real and lasting change to children living in poverty.

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2015 Man and Woman of the Year

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Passion
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2015 Man and Woman of the Year winners will be announced at the Grand Finale event on May 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Vote for your favorite candidate at www.mwoy.org/kc.

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A Call for Back Up

The Police Foundation of Kansas City
February 10th was the date for the inaugural A Call for Back Up, a benefit for The Police Foundation of Kansas City, at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Police Chief Darryl Forté, Mayor Sly James and Jean and Don Wagner were the honorary co-chairmen, and John Walsh, host of The Hunt with John Walsh, was the keynote speaker.

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