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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

Irv Hockaday was honored with the 2018 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award at the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Dinner on November 18th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Kay Barnes, Shirley Bush Helzberg, Herb Kohn, and Pat McCown served as the co-chairmen.

Linda and Terry Ward, Kay Barnes, co-chairman; and John and Marny Sherman


Howard and Vicky Mayer, Crystal Shakur and Imam Jamal Shakur


Ellen and Irv Hockaday, honoree; and Stan Bushman


Mark and Mary Jorgenson


Paul Uhlmann III, Henry W. Bloch and Liz Uhlmann


Bill and Carlene Hall, Don Hall, Jr. and Jill Hall and Maurice Watson


The 2018 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award


Kylee Lambert, Donna Thomason, Kara Strickler, Taylor Burke, and Lucy Donnelly

Also featured in the January 5, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography


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…