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Cornerstones of Care – Chiefs Charity Game

August 9th was the date for the Chiefs Charity Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Christy and Bill Gautreaux were the honorary chairmen, and Kyle Hartman served as the chairman. Cornerstones of Care was the beneficiary of the event that raised $485,000.

Dan Cranshaw, Denise Cross, Mark Donovan, and Chad Harris


Pam Sanders, Cornerstones of Care; threw out the first pass at the game.


Joanne Summers, Chad Harris, Cornerstones of Care; Denise Cross, Cornerstones of Care; Tom Wagers, Christine Schaben, Shauna Olson, and Donna Zion


Burke Walker with his children Brianna and Brayden


Chad Henne and D’Montre Wade with a Cornerstones of Care youth


(Front row) Jon Appelby, Mayor Sly James, Stephanie Rawe, Jim Hogan, and Mark Donovan (back row) Dan Cranshaw

Additional photos featured in the September 15, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Davis Finley and Ashley Thornton


KidsTLC – Benefit18 “Transformation”

KidsTLC ’s Benefit18, “Transformation,” was held on October 20th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Partygoers enjoyed delicious fare, handcrafted cocktails from J. Rieger and Company, live entertainment, and silent and…

Planned Parenthood Great Plains – THE event

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem was the featured speaker on November 10th at the Uptown Theater for THE event. Proceeds support expert health care for more than 20,000 patients annually at…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Emerald City Ball Private Dinner

Gigi Rose served as the chairman of the Emerald City Ball, which was held on October 6th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. For patrons, the fun didn’t…

Kansas City Actors Theatre – Brouhaha

Brouhaha, a benefit for the Kansas City Actors Theatre, was recently held at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. This year’s theme was “Be the Art.” Guests enjoyed cocktails, a…