Join us for the grand return of an in-person Night at the Tower!


Immerse yourself in the story of the Museum and Memorial for this year's reimagined event, and explore the many ways that you help us grow and continue to reach a more global audience. A spectacular night of food, fun and entertainment awaits – as well as your chance to bid on some special items and support growing our mission.


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Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022


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6:30 p.m. | VIP 5:30 p.m.


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National WWI Museum and Memorial

2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64108


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Cocktail Attire

Image: Graphical depiction of the Liberty Memorial Tower, colored purple, stretching into a sky made of poppies. Text: Night at the Tower

Join the Celebration

Can't join us, but still want to support the Museum and Memorial? Please consider making a donation.


For inquiries about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Paige Perlik at or 816.888.8137.

For all other questions, contact Susann Ogg at or 816.888.8145.

Honorary Chairs and Presenting Sponsor

The Regnier Family


Event Co-Chairs

Christopher Beal and Tim Van Zandt
Loren and Tom Whittaker

Patron Sponsors

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Sunderland Foundation logo
Constance M. Cooper Charitable Foundation

Grand Sponsors

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner logo
Polsinelli logo
Saint Luke's logo
Christopher Beal and Tim Van Zandt


Melinda Beal


Elaine Drodge Koch and Steve Koch


William and Laura Frick
Mark and Jill Henderson


John Sherman and Marny Donnelly Sherman


The Thomas and Sally Wood Family Foundation


Loren and Tom Whittaker

Partner Sponsors

Cerner Charitable Foundation

Mark and Stephanie Coulter



Michael and Marlys Haverty

Katrina and Thomas Henke

JB and Anne Hodgdon

Joan Horan

Frank and Diane Koranda

Milbank Manufacturing

Muriel McBrien Kauffman Family Foundation

Pritzker Military Museum & Library

UMB Financial Corporation

Robert and Connie Waldrop II

Julie Wilson and Sara Wasson

Benefactor Sponsors

Peter and Lynne Brown

City of Kansas City, Missouri

Commerce Bank

Creative Planning

Jenny and Warren Erdman

Tom and Jane Grant


Shirley and Barnett C. Helzberg Jr.

Dick and Sandra Mellinger

Matthew and Tere Naylor

Barbara K. Nelson

Bradley and Linda Nicholson

PipeFitters Local Union No. 533

Peter and Cappy Powell

White-Simchowitz Family Charitable Fund

Kathy Stepp and Howard Rothwell

Jeannine Strandjord

Steve and Debbie Trenton

Ally Sponsors

Arvest Bank

Atterbury Family Foundation

Joe and Skylar Bellinger

Paul and Rebekah Bonde

Consolidated Communications Foundation

Peggy and Terry Dunn

Anne and Steve Dunn

Jean and William Dunn

John and Ellen Goheen

Ellen and Irv Hockaday Jr.

Mark and Mary Jorgenson

Alan and Joan Marsh

Mark and Debra McHenry

Jo Zach Miller

Jeanette Riley and Charles Salerno

Thomas and Patricia Wood III