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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

November 9th was the date for the 33rd annual Some Enchanted Evening gala. The Johnson County Community College Foundation hosted the event, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Susan and Mike Lally served as chairmen, and Pam Popp was the corporate sponsor chairman. Frank Devocelle received the Johnson Countian of the Year Award. Proceeds will benefit students in need of financial assistance.

Trent and Elizabeth Dansel, Amy and Kevin Corlew, and Pat and Mel McAnany, with Susan and Mike Lally, chairmen


Molly and Frank Devocelle, honoree


(Seated) Karen and Mike Armstrong, Bob Reese, and Tanner Wirth (standing) Karen and Terrence Frederick, Eric and Gail Arner, and Michelle Wirth


(Seated) Greg Musil and Lou Ann Biggs (standing) Barb Head, Bryan Biggs, Christi and Jon Stewart, and Nancy and Steve Ingram


Dave Smith and Laura Smith-Everett


(Seated) Dave Youker and Terry and Peggy Dunn (standing) Marcia Youker, Sherri and Scott Sherry, Rick Wise, and James Beecher

Also featured in the January 25, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Troy Thomas


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