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BOTAR – Parent Welcome Party

Merrie and David Costello’s lovely home was the setting for the BOTAR Parent Welcome Party on August 24th. BOTAR parents learned more about upcoming events, while enjoying cocktails and appetizers, including shrimp cocktail shooters and crostini bites. Husbands of BOTAR executive committee members served as bartenders. Everyone is eagerly awaiting The BOTAR Ball, which will be held on October 21st at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

Matt Snively, Charlie Tetrick, Jeff Berg, and Brett Gray


Monty and Shelley Spradling


Cathy Frame and Blythe Robertson


Also featured in the September 30, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Anthony Mendolia


Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 44th Annual Snow Ball

The 44th Annual Snow Ball was held on January 20th at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event drew more than 2,000 guests, now that’s a blizzard of support! Early…

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

Much merriment ensued at the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion, which was held on December 2nd at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The highlight…

Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

Folly Theater hosted its third annual Folly Frolic on December 6th. This year’s theme was “The Folly Went Country, ” and country duo Walker McGuire was the featured performer. Guests…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

Grand Street was the lovely setting for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon on December 14th. Guests enjoyed fabulous fare and festive table décor. Gigi Rose is serving as the…