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GoSeeDo 2019

Transplant recipients are similar to butterflies. They begin their new journey, because an organ donor has given them life. Join us for Gift of Life’s annual fundraiser and set yourself free to find your INNER FLUTTER!

GOSEEDO 2019
Saturday | April 20

Individual Ticket $100 | Business Casual

GO on one tour… SEE something special in Kansas City… DO it to support organ, eye and tissue donation…

Tour 1

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Amigoni Urban Winery
Located in the historic Daily Drover Telegram Newspaper Building in the West Bottoms, it is all about “drink local in the city”. The beautiful tasting room will bring a variety of wines to your palate. Learn about the wine making process…
FROM GRAPE TO BOTTLE!
12:30-1:30 | 1505 Genessee Suite 100
Kansas City MO 64102 | amigoni.com

Tour 2

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Arrowhead Stadium
Get up close and personal at Chiefs Kingdom. Tour includes press box, locker room and much more. Yellow and red attire desired.
GO CHIEFS!
12:30-1:30 | 1 Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City MO 64129 | chiefs.com

Tour 3

Still Available

B.A.C. Musical Instruments
Located in the “Historic Jazz District” B.A.C. has provided “handmade” instruments for musical groups including: Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Justin Timberlake and many more. Preserving a craft and keeping a tradition alive. This tour definitely screams…
KANSAS CITY HERE I COME!
12:30-1:30 | 1219 Lydia Avenue
Kansas City MO 64106 | coolisbac.com

Tour 4

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The Big Rip Brewing Company
Two friends caught by the beer and wine bug founded this brewery in 2013. They create unique beers that appeal to both beer-nerds and people new to craft beer.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT 4BBL MEANS?
12:30-1:30 | 216 East 9th Avenue
North Kansas City MO 64116
bigripbrewing.com

Tour 5

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Convivial Production
This unique company began in 2014 as a one-woman show…wheel throwing out of a home garage and now operates in the West Bottoms. Their mission is to create ceramic wares that inspire hospitality and conviviality.
EXPERIENCE THE HANDMADE PROCESS FROM DUST TO LIFE!
12:30-1:30 | 1026 Hickory Street
Kansas City MO 64101 | convivialproduction.com

Tour 6

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Corvino Supper Club & Tasting Room
Two concepts under one roof, each capturing different experiences from Chef Michael Corvino. The tasting will include delicious delights…perhaps seaweed donuts?
ALL TRUE FOODIES, PULL UP TO THE TABLE!
12:30-1:30 | 1830 Walnut Street
Kansas City MO 64108 | corvino.com

Tour 7

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Gates Bar-B-Q
Family owned since 1946, Gates Bar-B-Q is a KC favorite. Third generation Arzelia Gates will share how a connection to good food, personalized service and an immediate greeting became their trademark. She may even ask…
”HI, MAY I HELP YOU?”
12:30-1:30 | Tour @ Gates Commissary
2200 East 12th Street
Kansas City MO 64127 | gatesbbq.com

Tour 8

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KC Gangster Tour
Back by popular demand, the KC Gangster bus tour puts you hot on the trail of the city’s most notorious Goodfellas. Be immersed in a melodramatic look at the mob homes and hangouts.
SOME OF KANSAS CITY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS.
12:00-1:30 | Tour begins outside the front doors of Union Station @ 30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City MO 64108
1300 Lydia Avenue
Kansas City MO 64106 | thekctours.com

Tour 9

Still Available

Behind the Scenes of KCPT
Come learn how they use conversation through community engagement and social media, as well as explore issues with thoughtful reporting. Sharing stories of people, place and progress in our community.
AFTER ALL PUBLIC IS OUR MIDDLE NAME!
12:30-1:30 | 125 East Thirty-First Street
Kansas City MO 64108 | kcpt.org

Tour 10

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Messenger Coffee + Ibis Bakery
Experience bread created the old fashion way, coffee beans tumbling out of the roaster into the cooling tray and a view of Kansas City from the rooftop patio. This three-story building holds many surprises.
COFFEE & BREAD BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER
12:30-1:30 | 1624 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City MO 64108 | messengercoffee.co

Tour 11

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Restless Spirits Distilling Company
The Shannon family uses their Irish-American heritage to create finely crafted products that please the palate and ease the soul. Cast all expectations aside and discover a sip of new spirits that are…
PROUD TO CALL KANSAS CITY HOME!
12:45-2:00 | 109 East 18th Avenue
Kansas City MO 64116 | restlessspiritsdistilling.com

Tour 12

Still Available

SugarChat Cookie Studio
She’s back! Cindi Raven says “If you mess up a cake, it’s a big deal…if you mess up a cookie someone will eat it.” This “hands on” experience will show you how to create cookies into art.
YOU’LL NEVER LOOK AT A COOKIE THE SAME WAY AGAIN!
12:30-1:30 | Demonstration @ Profile Cabinet Design
3909 Mission Road
Kansas City KS 66103 | sugarchatcookiestudio.com

After Your Tour
Join us for a celebration and auction.
The Grand Hall at Power & Light
1330 Baltimore Avenue | KC MO 64105

Silent Auction & Lite Bites | 1:30-3:30
Live Auction & Program | 3:45-4:30
Hosted by Nick Haines, KCPT

Please contact the Gift of Life office at 913.851.1947 and we would be happy to assist with your GoSeeDo reservation.

Thank you to the following sponsors for their support of Gift of Life’s annual fundraiser.

Community Partners

Annual gift of $5,000 or greater
 for at least three consecutive years
Jim & Karen Day
Dan & Sherri Doherty
Jerry & Donna Ellerbusch

In Memory of Deborah

Dr. Jameson & Jo Forster

Mike & Vicki Graft

Nate & Kim Harbur

Dr. Sean & Alix Kumer
Dr. Jody & Angel Olson

Margi & Keith Pence
Olathe Medical Center

Jim & Teresa Sorlie

The University of Kansas Health System

Viracor Eurofins

Corporate Sponsors – $10,000

Midwest Transplant Network

Rensen House of Lights

Presenting Sponsor – $5,000

Paragon Star

Contributing Sponsors – $2,500
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Center for Transplantation

University of Kansas Health System

Kansas Gas Service

David & Jeri Kling

Anne Peterson

In Memory of Bryan Barrow

Dr. Mark & Jennifer Reintjes

Drs. Charles Smith & Stella Quiason
Dr. Tim Schmitt

Supporting Sponsors – $1,000
David & Vicki Block, Block & Company Realtors
John & Nell Bowen
CompAlliance Managed Care

Kris & Cathy Drake

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

Mary Lou Garton Trust

Andy & Tammy Heath

Wyatt & Mary Ann Hoch
Amy Honeycutt
Eric & Charlene Hughes

David & Lydia Jeter

Scott & Brenda Mattivi

Jack & Terri McDonnell

Drs. Greg & Vicki Muehlebach
The Owen Family

In Honor of Transplant Mentors


David & Carole Roemer

David & Jackie Russell
Silverstein Eye Centers, PC

Chad & Sarah Smith

John & Becky Turner

Event Hosts – $500

Patty & Terry Adams
Gena Bardwell & Tony Tripp

Glen & Jean Beatty

Joe & Kelly Boeh

Mack & Kim Bowen

Dr. Mark & Pam Brandsted
Janet & Jay Burton

Marshaun Butler
Chris & Aimee Crenshaw

Brian & Michele DeMoss
Sam & Shelley Elias

Chris & Amanda Ellis

First State Bank & Trust Co.

Hilda Fuentes

Fusion eBanking

Drs. Betse M. Gage & William M. Chase

Sid & Terry Garrison

Todd & Cindy Geiman

Keith & Teri Glover

Donald J. Hall

Dr. Rich & Michele Hendrickson

Adele Hoch
Bill Horak

Doug & Molly Hundley

Cheryl Jernigan

Dr. Brad & Amanda Koffman

Charitable Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Phyllis Leach
Pete & Pam McHugh
Elizabeth McLeod & Roger L. Davis

Larry & Peggy McMillin
Morgan Hunter Corporation

Nolte’s Bridal

Diane Ravis & Merton Hersh

Dan Roemer

Patrick & Christy Sirridge

Dr. Rachel & David Sosland

Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Dan, Sharon, Chad & Melissa Spencer

Dan & Lisa Stalp
Michael & Gail Tracy

Dr. Bradley & Barbara Warady

Bob & Meta Watson

Dan & Joan Welch

Victor & Susan Wilson

Golf Fore Life 2019

Isabelle Ellis

Golf Fore Life 2019

Isabelle Ellis Memorial Golf Classic
Friday, September 20, 2019
Details to follow!

Isabelle died at the age of three waiting for a heart transplant. Her family started this annual golf tournament to help Gift of Life pursue its mission to provide support, awareness and success of organ, eye and tissue donation through education, mentoring and collaboration with partners and individuals in the transplant community.

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