Event Extras

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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The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky exhibit recently opened at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Special celebrations were held at the Museum from September 16th through the 18th. The exhibition will be on display through January 11th. The show opened at musée du quai Branly in Paris in April of 2014 and will move to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in March of 2015.

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