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Kansas City Zoo – 29th Annual Jazzoo

Kelly and Ron Lockton were the chairmen of the 29th Annual Jazzoo on June 1st at the Kansas City Zoo. This year’s theme, “Rub Elbows. Touch Fins.,” celebrated the Zoo’s newest exhibit, Stingray Bay. Partygoers dressed in the aquatic theme and animal prints and enjoyed Stingray Stinger specialty cocktails, delectable cuisine from more than 70 local restaurants and live entertainment by The Zeros, Switch, DJ Kirby, and more.

Brian Hoover, Bridget Moen, Kat O’Connor, and Ann Marie Decker


Todd McGuire, Hayley Hanson, board member; and Barb and Randy Wisthoff, Kansas City Zoo


Cole Ahlvers and Emily Gibson


Michael and Sharon Prothe


(Front row) Sandi Wachiowiak, Emilee Petersen and Krysten Morrow (back row) Daniel Juhn, David and Lisa Juhn, Elise Egger, Randy Wachiowiak, Jeff Petersen, Rich Morrow, and Kyle and Lauren Smiddy


Bob and Julie Green with Mandy and Scott Burditt


Kris and Frank Fasano, Nicky and Lew Bunch, Jean Wagner, and Brian and Kathleen Stutz


Layne and Michelle Carder with Jackson and Terri Bonar

Also featured in the August 18, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel and Juanita Bach 


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…