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Jewel Ball – Steppin’ Out With The Debs

Seven Jewel Ball debutantes along with their parents hosted “Steppin’ Out With The Debs” at Mosaic Lounge in the Power and Light District on June 14th. Everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner and lots of dancing!

Also featured in the July 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel

jb ns 8Dave and Cathy Clark, Winn Clark, Sarah Luby, and Vicki and Mike Luby

jb ns 9Nancy and Mark Sachse flank Kate Sachse.

jb ns 4Michael and Ellen Merriman, Edward Merriman, Betsy Brandt, and Liz and
Perry Brandt

jb ns 5Katie and Laura Greenbaum

jb ns 11David Smart, Will Bolen, Chad Allen, Edward Merriman, Curran Darling, Jake Myron and Jack Dudenhoeffer

jb ns 10Keith and Andie Weisz flank Allison Kipke.

jb ns 7Ron and Cassie LeMay flank Jordan LeMay.

jb ns 6John and Liz Hjalmarson flank Kathryn Hjalmarson.



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