Some Enchanted Evening
Some Enchanted EveningSM was held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel. The black-tie event benefits scholarships and featured an elegant five-course gourmet dinner served with fine wines, a social hour, entertainment arranged and performed specially for the evening, and dancing until midnight.
Co-chairs for the event were Tim and Stacie McKee, and Mary Birch served as corporate sponsor chair.The JCCC Foundation has helped thousands of students pursue their dream of a college education. Students with exceptional needs, such as single parents and displaced workers, and talented students in all areas of study benefit from Foundation scholarships. More than $5 million has been raised over the past 26 years for the student scholarship program through Some Enchanted Evening.
The highlight of the evening was presenting the Johnson Countian of the Year to Lynn Mitchelson and recognizing Barton P. Cohen, Victor and Helen Regnier and Robert R. Osborne as Special Heritage Honorees.
"From my initial introduction to JCCC in the late 1990s, I saw Lynn Mitchelson as a leader of the college and an advocate for students," said Steve Wilkinson, president and CEO of Menorah Hospital and JCCC Foundation past president. "Over the ensuing years, I watched Lynn demonstrate his commitment in many different ways. Lynn Mitchelson's name has been synonymous with leadership and JCCC. I'm pleased he is being honored this year."