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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy were the honorary co-chairmen, and Carol Rauckman and Carolyn Price served as the co-chairmen of Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The April 21st event featured a “Fly Me To The Moon” theme. Guests enjoyed an all-star dance competition that featured Pat Contreras, Dr. David Emmott, Taryn Klein, Lisa Lyddon, Tony Miller, Kathy Nelson, grand prize winner; David Hess, first runner-up; and Marcy Johnson, second runner-up and Judges’ Choice. 

 Jenny Beerman, Carolyn Price, co-chairman; Mary Lockton, honorary co-chairman; Martha Comment and Pam Bruce


Valentin Bachvarov and Kathy Nelson, grand prize winner


Co-chairman Carol Rauckman, Honorary Co-chairmen Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy and Co-chairman Carolyn Price


Alumni Star Rozanne Prather and Star Marcy Johnson


The All Star Team Members: Tony Miller, Tamara Sanders, David Hess, Toni Dodd, Jacob Marshall, Taryn Klein, Dr. David Emmott, Laura Szymanski, Pat Contreras, Elizabeth Watkins, Gil Maldonado, Lisa Lyddon, Kevin Medlin, Marcy Johnson, Valentin Bachvarov, and Kathy Nelson


Judges Lauren LaPointe and Jake Schloegel with Star Taryn Klein and Jacob Marshall

Also featured in the July 7, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Keith Gard


The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon was held on December 12th at Grand Street Cafe on the Country Club Plaza. Symphony Ball Chairman Laurie Burgess and Honorary Chairmen Mary and John…

Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Christi and Jon Stewart served as the chairmen of the 32nd annual Some Enchanted Evening, a benefit for the Johnson County Community College Foundation. Doctors Mary and David Zamierowski were…

The Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

Ashley and Ramin Cherafat were the honorary chairmen, and Sara E. Welch and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairmen for The Folly Theater’s Folly Frolic, “Celebrating the Renewal of an…

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 45th annual Snow Ball

Fran and Neil Douthat are serving as presidents of the 45th annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. The January 19th event will be held at…