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The Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose

September 28th was the date for The Johnson County Library Foundation’s fourth annual Library Lets Loose event, which was held at the Central Resource Library in Overland Park, Kansas. Partygoers enjoyed delectable fare and drink pairings, local music, trivia games, and the Black & Veatch MakerSpace. Audrey and Asher Langworthy were the honorary hosts.

Anne Blessing, Angie Steffensmeier, Skid Roadie, emcee; Amanda Vega-Mavec, Vickie Trott, Doris Royals, and Rachel Berbiglia


Mya and Jason Lawrence


Zack Hangauer, Craig and Liz Wakeman, and Ava Christie


Tom Mertz with Rich and Denise Mills

Photo Credits:Laura Fitzgibbons and Kelly Sime


Children’s Mercy – Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

The 2019 Nick and Jake’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament was held on October 7th. More than 240 golfers played at Blue Hills Country Club or Nicklaus Golf Club. Afterward,…

Reaching Out From Within – Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity

SuEllen Fried was the chairman for Reaching Out From Within’s Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity. The October 7th event was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Axel Briemle, an…

BOTAR – Formal at BOTAR High

October 4th was the date for the Formal at BOTAR High. BOTARS and escorts gathered at Brookside Gardens for the festive evening of dinner and dancing. Hannah Arnspiger, Chloie Costello,…

Sheffield Place – Off The Wall

Off The Wall, an evening of dinner, drinks, and local art, was held on October 12th at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas were the honorary…