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The University of Kansas Health System – Treads & Threads

Jill and Ray Kowalik served as the chairmen, and Eric Stonestreet was the honorary chairman for The University of Kansas Health System’s 17th annual Treads & Threads. The September 7th event was held at Kansas Speedway. It featured a “gratitude” theme and supported precision cancer therapies. In 17 years, Treads & Threads has raised more than $13 million to expand and improve cancer care at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Jeff Wright, Emcee John Holt and Dr. Terry Tsue



John Stueve


Deanna and Greg Graves


Ken and Tammy Peterman, The University of Kansas Hospital; Dr. Lee Norman and Bob Page, The University of Kansas Health System




Emcee John Holt and Bob Page, The University of Kansas Health System


Dr. Terry Tsue, Honorary Chairman Eric Stonestreet and Lindsay Schweitzer

Additional photos featured in the October 13, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald Photography


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