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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


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