Night at the Tower

Saturday, September 16, 2017,  7:15-10:30 p.m.

 Check out the photos on Facebook from this unforgettable event! Photos of guests are also available from the “red carpet” entrance!

An unforgettable evening awaits as the National World War I Museum and Memorial presents the third annual Night at the Tower on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Museum. This year’s event continues to build on the momentum of the past two years with eclectic food and beverages, an exclusive auction, and an all new program experience featuring the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra. Jeanette and Kevin Prenger are serving as Event Chairmen with the Hall Family as Honorary Chairmen. Guests are encouraged to wear cocktail attire for the event.

Interested in supporting the Museum and Night at the Tower? Contact Paige Perlik, Vice President of Corporate Engagement, at or 816.888.8137 for details, and view the sponsorship packet for more information on sponsorship opportunities. Unable to attend? Consider making a donation to the Museum.

View a list of auction items for the evening


Ticket ($150)

Includes unlimited food/drink, program experience with Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and free self-parking.

Benefactor ($1,000)

Includes four tickets, unlimited food/drink, program experience with Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, complimentary valet, and listing in the event program.

Presenting Sponsor

Hall Family

Patron Sponsors

Constance M. Cooper Charitable Foundation
JB and Anne Hodgdon

Grand Sponsors

Partner Sponsors

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City    Cerner    Jill and Mark Henderson    Katrina and Tome Henke    Midwest Trust / FCI Advisors    Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation    Sprint    State Street    Thomas and Sally Wood Family Foundation, Sharon Wood Orr, Thomas Jefferson Wood III, Susan Wood Athens, Sally Wood Shaffer    Waddell&Reed / Ivy Investments

2017 Night at the Tower Committee

Left to Right: Debbie Bass, Jean-Charles Foyer, Ashley Brown, Sandra Mellinger, Kevin and Jeanette Prenger (Event Chairmen), Keith Pence (representing Honorary Chairs, the Hall Family), Kathryn Anastasio, Kimberlee Ried, Paige Perlik, Shellee Masnado, Bob Buchanan

Not pictured: Debby Ballard, Marissa Baum, Mark and Stephanie Coulter, Elizabeth Dolan, Olivia Dorsey, Ana Ebbrecht, Hildy Flanigan, Julie Kemper Foyer, Andrea and Terry Hendricks, Katrina Henke, Laurie and Chip Ingram, Julia Fields Jackson, Geoff and Kimberly Jolley, Rita Kahn, Chris and Bill Kelly, Peggy Rooney, Patty Santee, Jeannine Strandjord, Cyprienne Simchowitz, Starr Terrell