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The Jewel Ball Party – Powder Creek Shooting Park

Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball and Escorts spent an afternoon enjoying barbecue and skeet shooting at Powder Creek Shooting Park. The June 10th event was hosted by Davis Brooks, Bobby Freeman, Michael Hamilton, William Larson, Max Leonard, Ian Longan, Taylor Norden, Graham Penner, and Chase Tetrick.

Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball and Escorts: (Front row) Davis Brooks, Alex Mitchell, Scott Thompson, Parker Hewitt, and Bobby Freeman (middle row) Daniel Duffy, Evan Hesse, Michael Hamilton, Nicholas Platt, and Chase Tetrick (back row) Ian Longan, Max Leonard, Senn Boswell, Ethan Starr, Graham Penner, Macauley Greif, Matt Schotte, Harry Swartzman, John Black, Taylor Norden, William Larson, Noah Coleman, Parker Elsberry, and Nelson Sabates


Host Parents: (Front row) Beverly Brooks, Jane Leonard, Gina Penner, Stephanie Sawyer, Britton Norden, and Carrie Larson (back row) Lisa Hamilton, Charlie Penner, Mike Hamilton, David Leonard, Bucky Brooks, Paul Freeman, Rick Norden, John Larson, and Tracy and Charlie Tetrick 

Also featured in the July 21, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel


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Support Kansas City – Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

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