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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, was held on May 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Zalman Kohen was the honorary chairman, and Andy Burczyk served as the chairman. The evening’s program featured Abby Eden as the emcee, and Jayden, the Youth of the Year, as the speaker. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and a performance by the Brothers Osborne.

(Seated) Tiara Dixon, Laura Dixon, Carter Bentz, Teddy Dixon, Kathy Ross, Brad Patton, Lauren O’Dell Patton, and Jaimie Jardine (standing) Jonathon Jardine


Dr. Dred Scott, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City; with Ryan, Harper, and Taniyha


Simeon Daskalov, Ella Mullokandova, Jason Cupp, Veta Kohen, Zalman Kohen, honorary chairman; Adi Rosenblum, Jennifer Rosenblum, and Valerie Gindlesberger

Featured in the June 25, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Mark McDonald Photography


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