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The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Katie and David Cook were the honorary chairmen for Stems: A Garden Soirée, which was held at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens on June 22nd. While strolling the grounds, guests enjoyed the Whirlwind: Art in Motion exhibition. Proceeds from the event are earmarked for The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, which helps to support Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead and the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, in addition to city art installations. Overland Park, Kansas, is enhanced by these cultural and recreational amenities. 

Kent Klepper, Patti Aspenleiter, Sean Bryan, Jill Forrest, Amanda Manke, Krista Ezell, and Jay and Cara Swenson

 

Volunteers 

 

Brooks and Vicki Lilly

 

Cara Miller and Renee Keffer

 

Caroline Morales, Shelby West, Nora Burkitt, Lexi James, and Katarina Fitzpatrick, all with Kansas City Aerial Arts; performed for the guests.

 

Grant and Susan Mong

 

 

Tony and Mary Jane Rupp

 

Steve and Dena Meuschke, Ryan Brewer, Jennifer Gerlach, and Eric and Jessica Dill
Jill Grotzinger and Rusty Owings

Additional photos featured in the September 1, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Gene Starr and Mark Stuecheli

 

 

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