On June 8, donors Linda and Tom Beal hosted a poolside cabaret in honor of the Kauffman Center.
About 80 guests attended.
The evening turned out to be one of the summer's prettiest .
The architectural model of the Kauffman Center provided interest for many guests.
Cocktails and canapes were served poolside before dinner.
Guests enjoyed visiting around the pool.
Linda Beal and Judy Bowser.
Adele Hall visits with Marilyn Wollard.
From left, Ellie Knopke, Jean Eisen and Linda Beal.
From left: Jane Ann Bolte, Patsy and Bill Flynn and Jane Chu.
Phyliss and Bob Bernstein, with Jane Chu (r).
Jane Chu and Dick Knopke.
Anita and Gerald Gorman with Jane Chu.
From left: Bill and Bo Stueck, Judy King and Karl Bublitz
Jerry and Margaret Nerman (l), Ron and Marilyn Wollard.
From left: Edith and Benny Lee, Tom Beal, Don Hall.
Addie Ward, Adele Hall and Gene McLaughlin.
Tom McDonnell and Tom Bowser.
Bob and Louise Liepold and John McMeel.
Jan Kreamer and Anita Gorman.
Marti and Butch Rigby (l), Phyliss and Bob Bernstein.
From left: Bill and Betty Kessinger with Perry and Jeanine Beal.
From left: Bill Flynn, Adele Hall, Patsy Flynn and Don Hall.
Don and Adele Hall share a laugh with Julia Kauffman (center).
Don Hall (l) with hosts Tom and Linda Beal.
Joyce Holland, Michelle LaPointe and Jane Chu.
Betty Kessinger and Linda Beal.
Bill Kessinger (l), with Gene McGlaughlin and Addie Ward.
Jane Chu, center, with Jack and Judy Steadman.
From left: Judy Bowser, George and Margaret Matteson, Tom Bowser.
Entertainer Frank Cherrito entertained guests during and after dinner. Here he poses with fans Susan Susz, Ellie Knopke and Phyliss Bernstein.
Tom and Linda Beal welcome their guests and invite them to be seated for dinner.
Dinner was served poolside.
Julia Kauffman (center) with hosts Tom and Linda Beal.
Entertainer Frank Cherrito entertained guests during dinner.
He serenades Jan Kreamer and Linda Beal at their table.
Julia Kauffman (center) visits with Jeannette Nichols (l) and Sally Wood.
Amy Slattery and Libby Pence
Julia Kauffman (center) visits with Bill and Betty Kessinger.
George Matteson gets into the act.
And enjoys a laugh with wife Margot Matteson.
While Frank took a break, Tom Beal invited Jane Chu, president and CEO, to make a few remarks about the Kauffman Center.
Julia Kauffman thanked guests for coming.
Then Frank Cherrito, went back into action.
Frank's renditions of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley songs begin to rev up the crowd.
Many of the guests get into the spirit of the evening.
Soon most are on their feet for Frank's last number, Neal Diamond's "Sweet Caroline."
And goodbye's are said.