Event Extras

Dream Gala

JDRF
May 10th was the date for the JDRF Dream Gala. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, Fund A Cure, and dancing to the tunes of Atlantic Express at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.
Also featured in the July 26th issue of The Independent

 
 
 

Dawn Heshion and Rick Austin

Dr. and Mrs. Darren Perry

Auctioneer Mark Schenfeld and Youth Ambassador Natalie McEntire assisted with the Fund A Cure.

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Spelman Golf Classic

Great Golf
The 33rd annual Spelman Golf Classic, a benefit for Saint Luke’s North Hospital, was held on June 6th at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex. Dr. Donald Cole, Jr. and Dr. Robert Orr served as the co-chairmen. 
Also featured in the July 26th issue of The Independent 

Dr. Robert Leitch and John Miller

 
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Kansas City Ballet

Best of Ballet
The Annual Meeting of the Kansas City Ballet was held on June 16th at the offices of Lathrop and Gage. Board members celebrated the end of another great year and new officers were elected, including Julia Irene Kauffman, chairman; Jean Paul Wong, president; Claire Brand, president-elect; Kathy Stepp, vice president; Jack Rowe, vice president; Barbara Storm, treasurer; and Evelyn Craft Belger, secretary.

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The Jewel Ball

2014 Chairman
The sixtieth Jewel Ball, a benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony, was held on June 21st at The Museum. Ellen Zimmer Darling (Mrs. Albert Darling, Jr.) was the chairman. She wore a beautiful custom-made Monique Lhuillier gown with a lattice embroidered silk linen gazar bodice in orchid and silk gazar skirt in poppy. 
In keeping with the milestone of the Diamond Anniversary Jubilee, bold changes were made to usher The Jewel Ball into a new era.

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Match Appreciation Banquet

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
More than 800 guests attended Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Appreciation Banquet recently. The evening featured pre-show entertainment, dinner and an awards ceremony. Match lengths were honored and new friendships were celebrated. The Awards Ceremony honored Bigs of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and the Lifetime Friendship Award.

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