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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 named the Johnson Countians of the Year. The Overland Park Convention Center was the site of the November 10th event. Proceeds benefit students in need of financial assistance.

Gail Tracy, Tom Robinett, Michael Tracy, and Jim Holland


Dr. Joe Sopcich, JCCC; and Stacy Sopcich, Drs. David and Mary Zamierowski, honorees; Christi and Jon Stewart, chairmen; and Susan and Mike Lally


Chris and Erica Gregory with Krista and Patrick Allen


Johnson Countians of the Year: (Seated) Drs. David and Mary Zamierowski, Audrey Langworthy, SuEllen Fried, Shirley Rose, Peggy Dunn, Dr. Mary Davidson, and Barbara and Dick Shull (standing) Ed Eilert, Robert Regnier, Mark Gilman, Dick Bond, Fred Logan, Steve Rose, Mary Birch, Terry Dunn, Lynn Mitchelson, and Gary Morsch


Stan and Susan Holm


Ramin Cherafat, Robert Regnier and Pat McCown

Also featured in the January 19, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Troy Thomas


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