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The University of Kansas Health System – Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

June 5th was the date for The University of Kansas Health System’s eighth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Charlie Sunderland was honored with the Legacy Award. The William H. Dunn, Sr. family and Mindy and Jeff Yowell and Jordan Yowell received Catalyst Awards. Partner in Excellence Awards were presented to Global Prairie, represented by Anne St. Peter, and LANE4 Property Group, represented by Owen Buckley and Hunter Harris.

Kay Martin with Drs. Rob and Marilyn Rymer


Dr. Steven Stites, Bob Page, Tammy Peterman, Owen Buckley, Hunter Harris, Mindy and Jeff Yowell, Jordan Yowell, Anne St. Peter, Steve and Anne Dunn, Peggy Dunn, Jeff Dunn, Terry Dunn, Jean Dunn, Tim Dunn, Bill Dunn, Sr., Bob and Amy Dunn, Charlie Sunderland, and Greg Graves


Honorees Mindy and Jeff Yowell and Jordan Yowell


Terry and Peggy Dunn with Bob Page, The University of Kansas Health System

Also featured in the July 21, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald


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