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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 48th Annual Snow Ball

The 48th Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on January 15th, both at the Overland Park Convention Center and online. Donna and Mark Teahan served as the presidents. Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, made a presentation that featured a video about the Family Financial Transformations program. Guests enjoyed a gourmet meal and dancing to the sounds of Lost Wax. Proceeds are earmarked for more than 20 programs and services for people of all faiths and all ages. 

(Front row) Riley Dull, Bethany Dequine, Nancy Zarda Sayler, Lilli Zarda, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, D.D., Dana Zarda Rieke, Karen Zarda Sneed, Mark Sneed, and Marla Zarda Chandler (middle row) Karen Zarda, Kaylee Rieke, Scott Sayler, Bernie Zarda, Larry Rieke, Amy Connealy, and Tamara Joerger (back row) Jesse Dull, Sam Beever, Elianne Beever, Rachael Zarda, Zach Zarda, Colby Rieke, Chris Beever, Phil Connealy, Charlie Chandler, and Paul Joerger


Guests enjoyed a performance by Lost Wax.


Carla Mills, Lilli Zarda, and Nancy Mellard


Donna and Mark Teahan, Snow Ball presidents


Cliff and Bonne Illig


Mike and Susan Lally


Michael Krebs, Sydney Manning, Rey Wilkinson, and Thomas Himmelberg


Jackie and Joel Cochran, Michael Teahan, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, D.D., Rich Teahan, and Nancy and Ken Mellard


Chris and Alyssa Hermreck


Featured in the February 19, 2022 issue of The Independent.


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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

Kansas City Young Matrons held its annual Mistletoe Party on December 9th. Members and their guests gathered at Blue Hills Country Club and enjoyed a festive evening filled with fellowship…

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas – 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Land of the Sweets Nutcracker Ball 2022

The Kansas City Ballet Guild hosted its 55th annual gala, Land of the Sweets Nutcracker Ball 2022, at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center on December 3rd. Barbara and…