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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 49th Annual Snow Ball

Pam and Kevin Kramer were the presidents of the 49th Annual Snow Ball. The black-tie benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas was held on January 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, welcomed guests, and a film about the newly reopened Shalom House Men’s Transitional Living Program was shown. Also on the agenda were an invocation by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, D.D., a gourmet dinner, and dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. Proceeds will help support more than 30 programs and services which assist people of all faiths and ages. 

Morgan Marso, Caroline Bourquin, and Betsy Barnthouse


(Front row) John Cunningham, Claire Kramer, Julie and David Kramer, Larry and Jan Kramer, Kevin and Pam Kramer, Snow Ball presidents; Libby Kramer, and Leah Kramer (back row) Doug Kramer and Bob Chesner and Kathy Kramer Chesner


(Seated) Jenny and Brady Johnson, Tom and Kathy Jantsch, Rich Teahan, Vince Teahan, and Mike and Kathy Teahan (standing) Kevin and Taylor Jantsch


Susan and Ernie Straub


Tenesha Williams and Shantae Pitts


Drew and Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 


Kevin and Pam Kramer, Snow Ball presidents


Jeff and Jen Carson


Jerry and Megan Viviano


Kristine and Stephen Penn

Featured in the February 18, 2023 issue of The Independent. 
Photo credit: Brian Turner and Catholic Charities



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