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Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey

Alphapointe’s fourth annual Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey event was held on February 22nd at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Scott Thornhill, Alphapointe, gave a moving speech on his own experience of living with vision loss. Former Kansas City Royal Jaime Bluma served as emcee, and Ida McBeth and Friends performed. Partygoers enjoyed small bites from local restaurants and caterers, a blind wine tasting, and a tequila tasting.

Dan Gedman and Laurent Roy, Foundation board members

 

Alan Reed and Tara Holden

 

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Frank Lavender, Jr.

 

Char and Terrence Duffy with Rebecca Simons

 

Lyn Petro, Foundation board member

Also featured in the April 13, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Kevin Blayney Photography

Features

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The Children’s SPOT – Once Upon A Time

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K-State Alumni Association – 13th annual Wabash CannonBall

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