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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 


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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

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