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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mother’s Tea

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties held its annual Mother’s Tea on September 19th as the official kick-off for the 2010 Community Ball and Cotillion.  The event recognized the mothers of the 60 high school seniors that have been honored with an invitation to participate in the event.  The Mother’s Tea was hosted at the lovely home of Renee Bernhardt, where the Cotillion gown was unveiled and modeled by Miss Katie Gerlach.

Also featured in the November 27th issue of The Independent Magazine
Photo Credit: Fitzgibbons Photography

11 -Jill Gerlach, Cotillion Chairman_ Cindy Ford - Ball Chairman

                                          Jill Gerlach, Cotillion Chairman; and Cindy Ford, Ball Chairman

2 - Bishop Ward - SumnerAcademy(Seated) Terri Tobin and Jackie Batliner (standing) Teresa Pacheco, Louise Moody, Rebecca Calvert, Sandy Dailey, and Maggie Thomas

3 - Mill Valley - St. James Academy(Seated) April Hill and Mary Mears (standing) Trudi Sanders, Kathleen Orel, Terry Kubicki, and Natalie Thomas

12 -2010 Cotillion Committee

Cotillion Committee Members: (seated) Dawn Oliver, Renee Bernhardt, Cotillion Host; Jill Gerlach, Cotillion Chairman; and Tudy Kennedy (standing) Aileen Eidson, Louise Moody, Paula Harr, Deb Burnham Whited, Marsha Oyer, Kelly Littlefield, and Kathy Miller

10 -Honorary Chairman Jenny Horn, Charlie's House - Emcee Christa Dubill, NBC Action News Morning Anchor

                          Honorary Chairman Jenny Horn, Charlie’s House; with Emcee Christa Dubill, NBC Action News

4 - Olathe - Blue Valley

(Seated) Dawn Oliver and Lisa Coen (standing) Kathy Burke-Thomas, Cindy Svec, Brenda Upchurch, Renee Bernhardt, Cotillion Host; Hannelore Brown, and Libby Bergman



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