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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 45th Annual Snow Ball

The Overland Park Convention Center was the setting for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 45th Annual Snow Ball on January 19th. More than 1,800 partygoers enjoyed a formal dinner and dancing. Patty and Don Kincaid were the Snow Ball honorary presidents and Fran and Neil Douthat were the Snow Ball presidents. Proceeds support the agency’s eight emergency assistance centers and more than 20 programs and services for people of all faiths and all ages.

Amanda and Scott Sollars, Nicole and Jamie Cuellar, and Sarah and Karl Calini


Katie and Rocky Paap


(Seated) Maggie and Alex Clement, Adam and Annie Clement, and Matt and Bethany White (standing) Lisa and Bob Clement and Abby and Drew Clement



Christian Krueger with Maureen and Mike Bukaty


Mike and Julie McCann


Dr. Sara Hicks and Michael O’Connell


Tyler Amundsen, Ryan Amundsen, Nate and Kelly Bukaty, Kurt and Mary Amundsen, Adam and Molly Gregory, and Leah and Gage Krieger


John and Mary Campbell


Mary and Paul Thompson


Michelle and Matt Textor

Also featured in the February 16, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Monica Castellon, Vernon Leat, Brian Turner, and CCNEKS


Rose Brooks Center – Safe Futures Brunch

More than 400 guests recently enjoyed Rose Brooks Center’s Safe Futures Brunch. Hosted by Annie and Ben Struby, the morning featured delicious food, mimosas and Bloody Marys, and a presentation…

The Barstow School – Barstow on Baltimore

February 23rd was the date for Barstow on Baltimore, the 2019 auction, which was held at The Brass on Baltimore. Tara Georgie, Amy Bauman, and Latha Reiland were co-chairmen of…

The 2019 Paw Print Issue

Celebrating the stylish pets of Our Town!  Lady • Nicole Capolino Photo Credit: Michael Pittman   GRiZ • Wyeth Atchison Photo Credit: Michael Pittman   Bella • Patty Baker   Murphy…

Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey

Alphapointe’s fourth annual Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey event was held on February 22nd at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Scott Thornhill, Alphapointe, gave a moving speech on his…