Kansas City's Gay Men's Chorus
Kansas City's Gay Men's Chorus

Garden Party

Don’t Miss the Garden Party!



Join us for the Annual Garden Party to benefit Heartland Men’s Chorus from 4:30-8 pm on Saturday, June 17 at Thundering Oaks, the gracious Independence estate of Peter Sunderman & Curt Thomas. Enjoy delicious beverages and hors d’oeuvres while socializing with HMC supporters and members.


Tickets: $75

Order Online or call (816) 931-3338 to reserve your ticket!

Become a Garden Party Patron

As a Garden Party Patron ($300, includes 2 tickets to the Garden Party and transportation on our motor coach), you will be recognized as one who supports the mission of Heartland Men’s Chorus at a significant level. Now is your opportunity to show your passion for HMC and all we do for the community. As a Garden Party Patron, you will enjoy an exclusive private reception at Thundering Oaks beginning at 3:00 p.m. including a guided tour of the estate, a glass of bubbly, delicious hors d’oeuvres and a flower for your lapel.

Become a Patron


Go to the Garden Party and Leave the Driving to Us! 

Reserve your seat on our chartered motor coach to transport you from Kauffman Gardens at 4800 Rockhill Road to Thundering Oaks in Independence. Garden Party Patrons will depart at 2:30 pm to arrive in time for the private reception. Garden Party Guests will depart at 4:00pm and may purchase a round trip ticket in advance for $25 per person. The motor coach will leave the party at 6:45 pm and 8:00 pm. Please call (816) 931-3338 to reserve seats on the coach, or use the reply card included with the invitation that will be mailed to your home in mid-May.

Garden Party Patrons

Terry Anderson & Michael Henry

Erik Bergrud & Kimberlee Ried

Dan & Sharon Brown

Pete Browne & Julie Walker-Browne

Dustin Cates & Dr. Raymond Cattaneo

Robert Clark & Michael Stevenson

Bob Cody

Chris Coffey & Chuck Michel

David Cohn

Jim Corrick & Newt Jones

Jim Crist & Kevin Hobbs

Steve Dodge & Paul Elo

Steve Greer

Dr. Alan Grimes

Ross Haynes & Mark Seely

New Theatre Restaurant, Dennis Hennessy

Lisa Hickok

Debra & Keith Hohly

Dan Hubbard & Ron Smith

Cathy Jambrosic & Michele Stauffer

Jim Kogel & Larry Harmon

Brian Larios & Chuck Harper

Michael Lintecum & John Pinkerton

Don & Carol Nistler

Bob Pauly & Rocky Mountain

J.D. Perkins & Joe Hudec

Jim Pimentel & Damon Roberts

J.D. Schiermeyer & Robb Gutierrez

Mike Sigler

Rev. Carol Stubbs Smith

David Stagg

Jarene & Lee Stanford

Stephanie Steiniger

Matthew J. Stretz & Stewart J. Smith

Tom Sullivan & Pat Kelley

Greg Thurman & Don White

Todd Wegener

Keith & Anne Wiedenkeller

Brian D. Williams

John & Suz Williams