Event Extras

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties

American Girl Fashion Show
Young models hit the runway for the American Girl Fashion Show, hosted by the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties. The girls celebrated extraordinary characters from eight different historical time periods. Guests enjoyed historically-themed treats and a special performance by the Kansas City Ballet. The event was held the weekend of October 13th and 14th, and benefited Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Emergency Assistance Centers.

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BOTAR

The Boots ‘N BOTAR Bash
The Boots ‘N BOTAR Bash was held after the American Royal Parade at The Cashew. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and lots of wild west fun. Clare Amey, Ellie Conway, Emily Cray, Ellie Heddens, Jessica Jackson, Katherine Kilroy, Maddie Nichols, and Cortney Patterson hosted event.

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BOTAR

Let the Good Times Roll
The BOTARs and their escorts enjoyed a Roaring Twenties party on September 21st at The Speakeasy Party at the Baltimore Club. Maggie Finn, Alexa Bondon, Lora Joyce, Finley Gates, Annie Baty, and Libby Ring were the hosts. Guests enjoyed gambling, dancing, a photo booth, and a staged raid ended the evening.

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BOTAR

Boots and Barbecue
Benjamin Ranch was the site for the Boot Scootin’ Boogie party for the BOTARs and their escorts. Maggie Newell, Mary Wagner, Megan Liechti, Ellie Leek, Libby Jones, Chesney Thompson, Sara Bacon, Julia Everist, Amy Dean, Katie Zimmer, Lilly Jianas, and Erin Bleakley were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, a country band, a mechanical bull, and calf roping.

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The Whole Person

A Special Celebration
On August 17th, The Whole Person held its second annual Celebration Awards Luncheon to recognize four individuals and businesses working to further the organizations mission. John Hockenberry, award-winning journalist and author, was the keynote speaker. The Whole Person assists people with disabilities to live independently.

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