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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties Kansas – Mothers’ Tea

September 19th was the date for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas’ Mothers’ Tea, which was held at Lake Quivira Country Club. The mothers who gathered represented students from 22 area high schools who will be debutantes and escorts at the 71st Community Ball and Cotillion on December 4th. Laurel Thomas and Sara Romayne are the Ball co-chairmen, with Marsha Oyer serving as the Cotillion chairman.

Kenna Finlason, Emily Finlason, Jessica Fraser, and Laurel Thomas, Ball co-chairman (out of camera range) Sara Romayne, Ball co-chairman


Rhett Jackson, Brooke Edmonds, Elizabeth Cribb, Rosa Cribb, MiKayla Long, Lucy Martens, Bridget Martens, and Stephanie Thompson


(Front row) Brooke Edmonds and Rhett Jackson (back row) Ashley Edmonds, Sandy Jackson, and Blair Jackson


Tracy Tetrick, Dawn Klein Thibodeau, Sally Dannov, Madeline Thibodeau, and Courtenay Tetrick

Also featured in the October 16, 2021 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel


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