Event Extras

Celebration Evening

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery

September 16th was the date for First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s fourth annual Celebration Evening, A Night of Recovery and Hope with Chris Herren at the College Basketball Experience. Lena Price and Tom Cohen served as event chairmen. The event began with a Sponsors’ Party and Reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and silent and live auctions. Former NBA guard Chris Herren was the keynote speaker.

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Dinner of Note

Heartland Men’s Chorus
The 29th season of the Friends of the Heartland Men’s Chorus kicked off at Dinner of Note on October 4th. Guests enjoyed a “Moulin Rouge Masquerade” theme, strolling performers, mimes, Can Can dancers, jugglers, and entertainment by the Mighty Nish Band. The first concert of the Heartland Men’s Chorus season, Kansas City Christmas, will be performed at the Folly Theatre on December 5th through the 7th.

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3rd Annual Prime Time Champions Award Celebration

Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central
More than 200 guests enjoyed the 3rd Annual Prime Time Champions Award Celebration, presented by Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central, at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on October 14th. Morgan Nunnick and Katy Dodd served as co-chairmen.  SuEllen Fried and John W. Bluford were presented with the 2014 Prime Time Champions Award, and Mary Kay McPhee was presented with the Dr. Elbert C. Cole Founders Award.

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25th Anniversary Gala Rent Party

Community LINC
More than 760 guests enjoyed Community LINC’s 25th Anniversary Gala Rent Party October 4th. Tom McDonnell was honored with the Karen and Hank Herrmann Humanitarian Award for his dedication and philanthropic contributions to Our Town. Guests enjoyed an evening of celebration, festive fare, live and silent auctions, and entertainment at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.

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Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign

Horizon Academy
October 23rd was the date for Horizon Academy’s Kick-Off Party for its Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign. The Campaign will support scholarships, teacher training, programs, and facility renovations. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and remarks by Bob Dunn, Campaign chairman.

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