The Jewel Ball

The 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball was held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Nancy Sachse served as the chairman. Proceeds support the Kansas City Symphony and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

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Mrs. Louis Larrick Ward, Mr. Thomas Selby Ward and Mrs. Scott Hardman Ward
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morton Kissick
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Mrs. Grant Matthew Wilkerson and Mrs. Paul Jarrel Freeman
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Jewel Ball Page Master George Edward Leonard III with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Stewart Leonard
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Jewel Ball Page Miss Caroline Scarritt Readey with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Crain Readey
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Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Aylette Embry
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Miss Amelia Ann McLaughlin and Dr. Michael Joseph McLaughlin
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The Gentlemen of the Jewel Ball performed a special serenade.
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Jewel Ball Page Miss Mary Cecelia Freeman with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jarrel Freeman
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Mr. and Mrs. David Earl Hall
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Mr. and Mrs. Irvine Oty Hockaday, Jr. and Mrs. William Hamer Russell
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Miss Meghan Nicole Peavey practiced her curtsey.
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Mrs. Paul Jarrel Freeman cheered on her daughter, Miss Mar Cecelia Freeman, Jewel Ball Page
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The mothers of the Debutantes enjoyed the beautiful presentation.
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The presentation in Bloch Lobby
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Mr. James Sigmund Gerson with his daughter, Miss Elizabeth Kwo Gerson
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Dr. Clayton Knight Marsh with his daughter, Miss Anna Kate Marsh
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Mrs. William Warren Humphrey III
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Mr. Henry Mayes Redmond and Miss Meghan Nicole Peavey performed the traditional waltz.
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Miss Patricia Eileen Melland held Mr. Kenny Melland.

Additional photos featured in the July 22, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Wirken Photography