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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!
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…
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
Get up close and personal at Chiefs Kingdom. Tour includes press box, locker room and much more. Yellow and red attire desired.
12:30-1:30 | 1 Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City MO 64129 | chiefs.com
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Corporate Sponsors – $10,000
Midwest Transplant Network
Rensen House of Lights
Presenting Sponsor – $5,000
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
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
Chris & Aimee Crenshaw
Brian & Michele DeMoss
Sam & Shelley Elias
Chris & Amanda Ellis
First State Bank & Trust Co.
Drs. Betse M. Gage & William M. Chase
Sid & Terry Garrison
Todd & Cindy Geiman
Keith & Teri Glover
Donald J. Hall
Dr. Rich & Michele Hendrickson
Doug & Molly Hundley
Dr. Brad & Amanda Koffman
Charitable Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Pete & Pam McHugh
Elizabeth McLeod & Roger L. Davis
Larry & Peggy McMillin
Morgan Hunter Corporation
Diane Ravis & Merton Hersh
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 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.