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Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Debbie and Wes Jenson were the honorary chairmen for Stems: A Garden Soirée, a benefit for The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The 10th annual event was held on June 24th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Guests enjoyed drinks, fabulous fare from local restaurants, great art, live music, and fireworks. Proceeds support the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the  Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and city art installations. 

Wes and Debbie Jenson, honorary chairmen; with Nancy and Jim Holland
Fireworks lit up the sky.
Richard and Linda Patterson
Kim Ledbetter, Libby Irving and Kim Alavarez
Guests enjoyed spending time in the beautiful tent.
Rusty Owings and Jill Grotzinger, The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park
John and Susan Gampper, Tony Privitera and Deb and Ken Castinado
Debbie and Wes Jenson, honorary chairmen; Micah Feingold and Cindy Laufer
Partygoers danced to the tunes of Funk Syndicate.
Amy and Jon Stanfield, Mayor Carl Gerlach and Jacki and Jason Davis

Additional photos featured in the September 2, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mark Stuecheli



Rightfully Sewn – Golden Gala

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Indian Hills Country Club – Holiday Happenings

Indian Hills Country Club members celebrated the holiday season with three special events. The Ladies’ Christmas Luncheon, the Men’s Christmas Luncheon and the annual dinner and dance, the Jingle Ball,…

KVC – Gala at the Station

More than 600 guests enjoyed KVC’s Gala at the Station on November 10th at Union Station Kansas City. The ladies of VanBrock, Bonne Illig, Kim Stevens, Lenise Ward, Kristina Klug,…

HALO ArtReach Auction

The 13th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction is set for February 23rd at The Brass on Baltimore. Jody and Bryan Albers are serving as the honorary chairmen. The event will feature…