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The 14th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction

The 14th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction is set for February 22nd at The Brass on Baltimore. Susie and Chad Wollard are serving as the honorary chairmen. The event will feature artwork from orphans around the world, artwork from local and nationally-recognized artists, silent auction items, dinner, and entertainment. HALO provides housing, healing, and education to youth in the greatest need.

 

Cheryl and Marty Bicknell, 2018 HALO Supporters of the Year, awarded HALO Youth Noah the 2018 Artist of the Year.

 

Miss Kansas City Katie Moeller displayed Dream Home, which was created by HALO children and Carly Rae Studio, at the 2018 live auction.

 

2017 HALO Star of the Year Marjai gave a poetry performance for the guests.

 

John and Amy Ferry, Chad Martin, HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh, 2018 Advocate of the Year David Thornhill, Theresa Thornhill, Jamie Martin, Adam Elwell, Amy Hough, and Sean Wheeler

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