Event Extras

Bike 4 the Brain

Mental Health America of the Heartland
The fifth annual Bike 4 the Brain (B4B) community-wide bike ride/run/walk to raise awareness about mental illness will be held on Septermber 6th at the Johnson County Mental Health Center.  B4B is affiliated with Mental Health America of the Heartland and all funds raised from the event will support local not-for-profit organizations that help people affected by mental illness.  B4B recently has given grants to four organizations — Pathway to Hope, S.I.

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NorthCare Hospice House

An Intimate Reception
Over 200 guests attended An Intimate Reception for The NorthCare Hospice House on June 24th.  The hosts of the lovely event were Patty Garney and Sandra Aust.  Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, made donations and shopped for items to give to the Hospice House, all while the NorthCare Hospice music group entertained on piano and flute.

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Basketball Boogie

Saturday Night Fever
Everyone channeled their inner ‘Saturday Night Fever’ for Basketball Boogie held on June 11th at the College Basketball Experience in the P&L District.  KU fans reveled in celebrating college sports — and benefiting a good cause, Bill and Cindy’s Assists Foundation.  Cindy and Coach Bill Self served as chairmen.  Guests enjoyed delicious food, star-studded entertainment from Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls and dazzling auction items.

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Jewel Ball

Outdoor Adventure
The Jewel Ball floor committee rolled up their sleeves and participated in an Outdoor Adventure at William Jewell College on June 5th.
Also featured in the July 24th issue of The Independent

Dan Bolen
Chad Allen
Bill Aliber

(Front row) Ellen Cray, Ellen Bolen, Lori Allen, Kim Aliber, and (back row) Debbie Smith salute. (Out of camera range) Jeannette Reintjes
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