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BOTAR – Meet & Greet

The families of this year’s BOTAR class recently met at the home of Debbie Kimball for a meet & greet cocktail party. The BOTAR Ball will be held on October 20th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Debbie Kimball and Susan Scott served as the co-chairmen.

Also featured in the September 29th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Anthony Mendolia

Greg and Suzie Jianas, Fritz and Rosie Thompson and Sandi and Dave Liechti (out of camera range) Cheryl and Jerry Nichols and Nancy and Perry Sutherland
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(Seated) Mary Ring, Sarah Stanton and Mark and Renny Arensberg (standing) Mud Leek and Jennifer and Charles Bacon (out of camera range) Kevin Ring and Jeff Stanton Don and Jean Wagner, Patty Finn and Jill and Marshall Dean, Jr. (out of camera range) Mary and Paul Thompson and Linda and Mike Waldschmidt
Diane and David Zimmer, Kay and Charlie Newell and Casey and Steve Roth (out of camera range) Julie and David Fromm and Stephanie and Kevin Leek
Terry and Marianne Kilroy, Spence and Susie Heddens and Russ and Susan Jones




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Generations of Kansas Citians would agree that a firefighter’s memorial was an excellent idea. It took a considerable amount of time to create one, but the finished product was well…

Fountains In Our Town –  Henry Wollman Bloch Fountain

Henry Wollman Bloch was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in July 1922. He was the son of Hortense Bienenstok Bloch and Leon Bloch. Henry and his brothers, Leon and Richard,…