The Evening

Your ticket includes an open bar, bourbon tasting, dinner and dessert. Enjoy entertainment by The Barstow Singers and high-energy live music by Diamond Empire. Alumni, parent, grandparents, faculty, staff and friends of Barstow are welcome.

6-10 p.m. | 21 | Cocktail attire.
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The Venue

Located in the energetic East Crossroads, The Abbott is Kansas City's premier event space. It boasts stunning vaulted ceilings, white-washed original brick, a cocktail lounge and fabulous rooftop views.

1901 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Complimentary valet parking or
limited self parking available.

Green and White Gala Sponsorships

List of 5 items.

  • $10,000 Emerald Sponsor

    • Ten gala tickets and a reserved table. 
    • Full-page acknowledgement in the gala program and signage at the event. 
    • Acknowledgement in Impact Report as a member of the Mary Louise Barstow Society.
    • Recognition on the gala web page.
    • Recognition on the State Line Road marquee. 
    • Recognition on social media. 
    • Invitation to exclusive donor appreciation reception in February 2023.




  • $7,500 Pearl Sponsor

    • Eight gala tickets and reserved seating. 
    • Half-page acknowledgement in the gala program and signage at the event. 
    • Acknowledgement in Impact Report as a member of the Ada K. Brann Society.
    • Recognition on the gala web page.
    • Recognition on social media. 
    • Invitation to exclusive donor appreciation reception in February 2023.
  • $5,000 Cherry Street Sponsor

    • Six gala tickets and reserved seating. 
    • Quarter-page acknowledgement in the gala program and signage at the event.  
    • Acknowledgement in Impact Report as a member of the Ada K. Brann Society. 
    • Recognition on the gala web page.
    • Recognition on social media. 
    • Invitation to exclusive donor appreciation reception in February 2023.
  • $2,500 Armillary Sponsor

    • Four gala tickets and reserved seating. 
    • Acknowledgement in the gala program and signage at the event. 
    • Acknowledgement in Impact Report as a member of the Barstow Society.
    • Recognition on the gala web page.
    • Recognition on social media. 
  • $1,000 Knight Sponsor

    • Two gala tickets and reserved seating. 
    • Acknowledgement in the gala program and signage at the event. 
    • Acknowledgement in Impact Report as a member of the Knights Society.
    • Recognition on the gala web page.

Thank You to our Sponsors

Emerald Sponsors

Emily and Matt Abbott

Beth and Chris Eperjesy

Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm

Cassidy Rudman Towriss `12 and Dan Towriss

Molly and Eric Westphal

Anonymous

Cherry Street Sponsors

Amy and Jonathan Bauman

JE Dunn Construction

Stephanie and Mike Kulp

OnSite Construction Group

Soni and Amar Patel

Ginger and Rob Rothhaas

Carrie and Erik Samartino

Yellow Dog Network, Inc.

Anonymous

Armillary Sponsors

Anne and Regev Alon

Joel Brous `88 and Carrie Brous

Citadel Electric Group

Fry Orthodontics

The Graves, Galvin and Chanos Families

Amy and Chris Krantz

Wendy Ketterman Neihart `79 and David Neihart `79

Deb and Mike Orozco

Aradhana and Vishal Pandey

Michelle and Tim Prier

Anonymous

Knight Sponsors

Krista and Danny Arment

Ascend Wealth Management – Northwestern Mutual

Ana Berger and Jeremy McEver

Carey and Austin Bickford

Tanya and Tapan Bhatt

Linda and John Boyce

Kris and Brett Carlgren

CrossFirst Bank

Suzanne Elton

Heather and Mark Fehling

Dr. Stephen and Suzzette Griffith

Heritage Tractor

Megan and Bob Holmes

Dr. Sanjaya Gupta and Dr. Wendy Hulsing

Sheetal and Kiran Kakarala

Sarah and Travis Kramer

Alessandra and Rick Lashbrook

Sheila and Carlos Ledezma

Multistudio

Sara and Michael O'Keefe

Terri and Viraj Patel

Jessica and Demetrius Peterson

Pluribus Architectural Collective

Jason Press '90 and Caleb Hartzler

Sonica Saini and Madhu Reddy

Abha and Aakash Shah

Shruti & Ajay Tejwani

Jennifer Thiessen Waldeck '90 and John Waldeck

Janet and Mark Yagan

Tickets

See Last Year's Event

Barstow Under the Stars Gala 2021

Sponsorship Information

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Jennifer Dreiling

    Jennifer Dreiling 

    Vice President Advancement
    816-277-0433
  • Photo of Dan McNickle

    Dan McNickle 

    Executive Director Summer Programs & Extended Care, Community Relations and Barstow Fund Manager
    (816) 277-0428

Ticket & Event Information

List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Marcia Fisher

    Marcia Fisher 

    Advancement Events Coordinator
    (816) 277-0410