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BOTAR Ball – Red Kingdom Party

November 5th was the date when BOTARs and Escorts gathered for a Red Kingdom Party at No Other Pub in the Power & Light District. After the BOTAR Ball festivities, casual fun was had by all as they celebrated with bowling, table tennis, shuffleboard, and other games while watching the Chiefs’ historic championship Super Bowl game.

John and Amy Parry, Jenny and Tim Sernett, Julie and Greg Hessenflow, Megan and Wade Freeman, Stacie and Chris Young, Cindy and Pat Griffith, and Molly and Kraig Kohring, hosts


Colleen Freeman, Allison Sernett, Claire Hessenflow, Addie Griffith, Abbie Young, and Madison Parry, hosts (out of camera range) Caroline Kohring, host


Kate O’Keefe and Emily Ervin


Charlie Weiler and Tripp Walsworth



Shannon O’Brien and Britton Norden

Read more in the December 11, 2021 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Richard Swartzel


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