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The REACH Healthcare Foundation – A Decade of REACH

On September 27th, The REACH Healthcare Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary with a community event at the Regnier Center at Johnson County Community College. Former Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and Bob Regnier were the featured speakers. On October 2nd, guests enjoyed a community luncheon at The Gallery, in celebration of “A Decade of Reach.” Brenda Sharpe served as the chairman. 

Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Norland Studios Photography

2013-10-02 (4) Brenda Sharpe, Bridget McCandless, Steve Roling
Brenda Sharpe, chairman; Dr. Bridget McCandless and Steve Roling
2013-09-27 (7) Mark Parkinson and Brenda Sharpe
Former Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and Brenda Sharpe, REACH Healthcare Foundation president
2013-10-02 (5) REACH Foundation Staff
(Seated) Bill Moore, Brenda Sharpe, REACH Healthcare Foundation; and Jo Yun (standing) Georgeann Hemry, Becky Benak, Mathew Davis, Carla Gibson, Dawn Downes, and Pattie Mansur
2013-10-02 (6) 12.25.11
Peter Latessa and Toniann Richard
2013-10-02 (3) Bill Bruning, Brenda Sharpe, Faith Mitchell
Bill Bruning, board chairman; Brenda Sharpe, REACH Healthcare Foundation; and Faith Mitchell, guest presenter
2013-09-27 (1) Bob Regnier, Bank of Blue Valley
Bob Regnier, featured speaker; addressed the guests.
2013-10-02 (7)Mark Jorgenson, Dan Sullivan
Mark Jorgenson and Dan Sullivan 



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