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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas – 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

Gina Brozenic, Lindsey Golubski, and Sara Willimon were the co-chairs, with Marsha Oyer serving as Cotillion chair, for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas’ 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion. The theme was “Old Hollywood.” The December 3rd event was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. On the evening’s agenda was the presentation of the Class of 2022 debutantes and escorts – along with the darling little pages – and a gourmet dinner. Dani Welniak was the emcee. 

Mary Gonzales with Robert and Janet Milan


(Front row) Pages Caroline Kimbrough, Olivia Brozenic, and Isabelle Brozenic (middle row) Amy Kimbrough and Gina Brozenic, co-chair (back row) Jay Kimbrough and Eric Brozenic (out of camera range) Pages Alison Jianas, Claire Humenczuk, and Annabel Lee


Junior League President Jessica and Dr. Jason Fraser with Kelly Littlefield


Dr. Mary Ventura and Randell Sedlacek


Shaun and Jennie Cronin with Rebecca and Jason Sears


Naheed Bleecker, Lisa Quinlan, Sasha Williams, Kiely Phelan, and Dani Welniak, emcee


Bob Homolka with Geoff Holton


Stacy Summerour, Jayme Humenczuk, Angie Masloski, and Jennifer Siehndel


Arturo and Amy Rangel, Kirsten O’Brien, and Dave and Sally Dannov


David Riffel, Bill Mahoney, Scott Ladish, Denny Robinson, Aaron Klotz, Dr. Harold Wallin, Jr., and Andy Holton

Featured in the January 21, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: David Riffel


War Horses For Veterans – The Derby Party

War Horses for Veterans, founded by Andy and Patricia Brown, held its third annual fundraiser, The Derby Party, on May 4th. More than 400 guests watched the Kentucky Derby race…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Spring Luncheon

Lidia’s was the lovely location for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s annual Spring Luncheon on May 8th. Mandy Burditt and Trish Mayer were the co-chairmen. Nearly 60 members and…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Ball Kickoff

Symphony League members gathered at Amy Volini’s beautiful home recently to kick off preparations for the 2024 Symphony Ball, “NOVA.”Amy and Julie Sykes hosted the fun event, where Ball Chairman…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

In the spirit of gratitude, Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted its Spirit of Philanthropy Awards celebration on April 18th at the 1900 Building. Being honored this year are: Philanthropists of the…