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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


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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

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