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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.


Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Guests had the opportunity to view the construction of LongHouse, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens’ new visitor center when the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park hosted…

Band of Angels – Art That Blows

July 8th was the date for Band of Angels’ Art That Blows event, which was held at The Abbott. Partygoers enjoyed great music, a unique atmosphere, and the chance to…

Welcome House – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Reverend Dr. Ted Pierce of Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church gave the invocation when Welcome House held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 23rd for the soon-to-be Welcome House Recovery Center.…

The Folly Theater – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Folly Theater has just begun the most extensive renovation project in its history. To celebrate, there was a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 21st. Among the upcoming attractions are wider…