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Benedictine College

44th Annual Scholarship Ball
Benedictine College’s 44th Annual Scholarship Ball was held on February 28th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Lené Westerman and Joan and Stephen Charbonneau were the co-chairmen of the event. Peggy and Steve McBride and Linda and Dr. Jim Bongers were honored with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict.

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Congratulations, Justine & Michael!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Joseph Nolte of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Justine Elizabeth Nolte, to Michael Geoffrey Groff, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Jerome Groff of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Zeller and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nolte, Jr. Justine is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi.

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Congratulations, Madison & Taylor!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Wiedeman of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Madison Carolyn Wiedeman, to Taylor Case Dorman, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Case Dorman of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Curnutt of Topeka and Mr. and Mrs. John Wiedeman of Leawood. Madison is a graduate of Blue Valley North High School.

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Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction

Earthly Delights
The 12th annual Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction will be held on June 7th at Powell Gardens. Diane Phillips and Larry McMullen are the co-chairmen, and the Atha Family Foundation is the honorary chairman. The evening will feature cocktails, delectable fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and silent and live auctions. Proceeds support children’s educational programs at the Gardens.

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101 Awards

Fabulous Football
February 28th was the date for 45th annual Hunt Family Foundation and Kansas City Chiefs’ 101 Awards at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Freeman served as chairman of the event that supports the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation.

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