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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

The 46th Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. This year’s presidents were Jo and Mike Kuckelman. More than 1,800 guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner and dancing to the sounds of Lost Wax. Proceeds support the organization’s eight family support centers, mobile resource bus, and more than 20 programs and services for people of all faiths and at all stages of life. 

Terry and Peggy Dunn


Travis and Jenny Curran with Henry and Emily Hodes


Ken and Nancy Mellard, Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas; Kelly Kearney, and Chris and Angie Dierks


Mike and Maureen Bukaty, Lexi Bukaty, and Lauren Bukaty


Monsignor Stuart Swetland with Karen and Craig Gaffney


Ed and Jennifer Johnson


Glenn and Joan Wells with Jodie and John Seitzer



Kevin and Dianne Kelly, Pam and Kevin Kramer, Amanda Cushenberry, Lynn Pollock, and Vern Cushenberry


Don and Patty Kincaid with Melinda and Scott Kincaid

Additional photos featured in the February 22, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Brian Turner, Jacob Bentzinger, Samantha Kopecky


Rose Brooks Center – Cabaret

March 1st was the date for Cabaret, a benefit for Rose Brooks Center. Anita and Dean Newton served as the chairmen for the 33rd anniversary event, which was held at…

Hunt Family Foundation – 101 Awards

The 50th annual 101 Awards, Kansas City’s salute to professional football, was held on February 29th. One hundred and one members of the national media selected the Offensive Players of…

Young Friends of Art – Party Arty: Night of the Shining Sun

Young Friends of Art hosted Party Arty: Night of the Shining Sun at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on February 1st. Alyssa Vargas and Weston Owen served as the co-chairmen. Guests…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

February 7th was the date for WIN for KC’s Women’s Sports Awards Celebration. The 26th annual event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer and…