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Stems: A Garden Soiree 2010
Awaiting the first guests -
Stems' signature hand-painted wine glasses!
At the Entrance
Dr. Susan B. Wilson and Lewis Diuguid
Celebrating another successful event -
Members of the Board of Directors gather at the start of the evening.
(l. to r.) Pat McCown, Beth McCown, Teresa Stohs, Georgia Erickson, Kay Martin, Tom Martin and Vicki Lilly
The heart and soul of the Stems fundraising effort - hats off to each and all for surpassing the fundraising goal for Stems this year!
Representing our Presenting Sponsors -
Bob, Ann and Victor Regnier
3 Women and an Oven
brought sweets to celebrate Overland Park's 50th Birthday!
Previewing the Train Garden at the Arboretum
Everyone enjoyed a glimpse of the "coming attraction" that's sure to delight young and old when visiting the Arboretum in the future!
Bill and Kim Frey
Plein Air Art
What a treat to see nearly 100 of the works of art created at the Arboretum and the Farmstead this spring as part of the 2nd Annual Stems Plein Air Paint Festival!
Enjoying the Caricature Artist!
This popular local band was back for the 3rd year - they are now a Stems tradition!
Nine auction tables beckoned bidders throughout the gardens!
Fine Outdoor Living
presented by KCH&G Magazine
Diana Zarda Albert and Todd Roberts
Lots of activity
in the Erickson Water Garden
at the Ritz Charles Tent
- just one of 19 fine restaurants and caterers at Stems 2010
Having a Great Time -
enjoying the surroundings, music, food and wine!
Kathy Schikevitz, Hillary Fellows, Kathy Koehler, Ron Schikevitz and Gina Danner
June 26th was a warm one.
Laurie Minard, Mitch and Kelly Hoefer, Kim and Bruce Murphy
The sweet sounds of Immanuel Brass
greeted guests upon arrival and then they played at various locations in the gardens throughout the evening.
It was a jazzy night too -
thanks to the Joe Cartwright Quartet featuring Lester "Duck" Warren playing all evening in the Xeriscape Garden.
Gary Walker, Michele Reznicek and Russell Simmons
Across the Pond
What a lovely view of the party!
Fine Outdoor Living presented by KCH&G
Erin and Michael Fuhrman and Tiffany and Keith Sauro
Lance and Lissa Melber
Nancy and Ken Mellard
Teresa Stohs and John Niggle
Celebrating Overland Park's 50th Anniversary
Doug and Meredith Harling and Ann and Jay Power
Bart and Kristy Schubert and Frank and Susan Winterland
Cherie Commerford, Jeff Wilkinson, Jared and Amanda Wilkinson, and Wanda and Steve Wilkinson
Wilkinsons and Mellards and Friends
Just a Night at the Office -
Ed Holland, Food & Beverage Chair, and Stephanie Stollsteimer, Foundation Assistant, enjoy a job well done!
Dancing the Night Away!
As darkness fell -
Tiki torches and twinkling lights changed the ambience.
brought the evening to a close with a brilliant display.
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