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The BOTAR Ball

October 21st was the date for The BOTAR Ball. The 68th annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Studio Dan Meiners transformed the ballroom into an enchanting garden, where guests enjoyed the beautiful presentation, a sumptuous dinner and dancing to the tunes of Galaxy Red. Tracy Lyon Tetrick served as president.

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The happy group raised their glasses for a special toast.
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Mr. Christopher Steven Shank, Miss Tiernan Bennett Shank, Mrs. Shank, and Mrs. Trevor Laurence
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Mr. and Mrs. Brett Gray flanked Mr. Anthony Mendolia.
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Miss Elizabeth Marie Clough
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The BOTARs celebrated a wonderful season.
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The BOTARs and Escorts
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Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Armstrong, Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Pianalto, Dr. Caitlin Cavanaugh, and Mr. Benny Armstrong
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Miss Abbey Elizabeth Jones, Mr. Kurt Daniel Jensen, Miss Jacqueline Taylor Beaham, Mr. Austin Lennox Taulbee, Miss Melissa Lea Linville, and Mr. Michael Joseph Massman
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BOTAR Escorts and Royal Escorts posed for a picture.
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Miss Kelly Lynn Love and Mr. William Perkins Love
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Mr. Troy Aaron Reazin and Miss Elizabeth Renee Reazin
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Miss Shaeffer Muehlbach Smith and Mr. Gary Dean Smith
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Mr. and Mrs. Dane Marshall, Dr. and Mrs. William J. Duensing, Jr., BOTAR Page Claire Jane Schilling, Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Schilling, and Mr. and Mrs. William M. Duensing 
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Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Merl Johnson

Also featured in the November 25, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel and Anthony Mendolia

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