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BOTAR – Buffet 2019

The lovely home of Jamie Berg was the setting for the BOTAR Buffet on August 29th. BOTARs were told their escort pairing at the festive “Here’s the Scoop,” themed-event. Margaret Lang and Amy Looney served as the co-chairmen.


(Front row) Lauren Zastrow, Katie Hall, Lauren Hunter, AnnaHelen Weber, Mallory McKee, Maggie Keenan, Michaela Henne, and Gracie Guignon (middle row) Madelyn Kretsinger, Regan Stiles, and Chloie Costello (back row) Sam Jones, Elizabeth Horner, Mary Katherine Kancel, Madison Hyatt, Maddie Hise, Betsy Sundeen, Ellen St. Clair, Katie Tetrick, and Annie Savage


Emma Sterbenz, Quincy Hendricks, Margaret Lang, Amy Looney, Taylor Havens, and Ellie Waugh


Additional photos featured in the September 28, 2019 issue of The Independent

Photo Credit:  Bailey Pianalto Photography


Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

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William Jewell College – Achievement Day Dinner and Celebration

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Notre Dame de Sion School – Gala Auction: A Toast to Sion

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center was the site for Notre Dame de Sion Schools’ Gala Auction: A Toast to Sion. John Houlehan was the honorary chairman of the…