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The 68th annual BOTAR Ball

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan the BOTAR Ball, which will take place on October 21st at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Bob Dillingham, Joey Straube and Anthony Mendolia
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(Seated) BOTAR President Tracy Tetrick, Hillary Winzenried and Mary Reed (standing) Page Reed, Susan Scott and Kathie Manda
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BOTAR Executive Committee Members: Victoria Launder, Bailey Pianalto, Margaux Merriman, Amy Snively, BOTAR President Tracy Tetrick, Jamie Berg, Kim Aliber, and Courtney Gray
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BOTAR Executive Committee Members: (Seated) Courtney Gray, Kim Aliber and BOTAR President Tracy Tetrick (standing) Jamie Berg, Bailey Pianalto, Margaux Merriman, Amy Snively, and Victoria Launder

Additional photos featured in the August 19, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Anthony Mendolia



Kids TLC – Benefit17

November 4th was the date for Kids TLC Benefit17. Sybil and Greg Orman served as chairmen for the event, which was held at the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. There…

UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo 2017

Peggy and Terry Dunn were the honorary chairmen, and Dalene Bradford and Nancy Thiessen served as co-chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo 2017.  More than 1,100 guests…

Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

November 10th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. The event recognized supporters of Catholic Charities’ annual Snow Ball, to…

ReDiscover – Take A Bite out of Stigma

The Roaring Twenties came to life at ReDiscover’s Take A Bite out of Stigma event on November 3rd at The Gallery Event Space. More than 370 guests celebrated the speakeasy…