People at the Blanco y Negro Gala on Friday included Rebeca Nunez (center), who was celebrating her 8th birthday. She is pictured with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, and her sister (left), Angelica, and Bette Beaver. They were among hundreds of people at the black-tie ball at the Westin Crown Center hotel.
People at the Blanco y Negro Gala on Friday included Rebeca Nunez (center), who was celebrating her 8th birthday. She is pictured with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, and her sister (left), Angelica, and Bette Beaver. They were among hundreds of people at the black-tie ball at the Westin Crown Center hotel. Lewis W. Diuguid The Kansas City Star
People at the Blanco y Negro Gala on Friday included Rebeca Nunez (center), who was celebrating her 8th birthday. She is pictured with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, and her sister (left), Angelica, and Bette Beaver. They were among hundreds of people at the black-tie ball at the Westin Crown Center hotel. Lewis W. Diuguid The Kansas City Star

Black-tie dinner, awards help to kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month in Kansas City

September 16, 2014 11:59 AM