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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


UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

Suzanne Shank and Marty Smoler were the honorary chairmen, and Yvette and Joseph Miceli served as the chairmen of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. The November 2nd…

Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter – Parkinson’s Prohibition

The second annual Parkinson’s Prohibition was held on October 25th at the KCP&L Building. Kelly Kehrees and Blake Nelson were the co-chairmen. Trisha Brauer served as the auctioneer, and Neal…

March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The sixth annual Signature Chefs Auction took place on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ted Habiger, Room 39 and Brewery Emperial; led a…

MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s 15th annual Johnson County Fall Forum took place on October 12th at the Overland Park Sheraton. The luncheon ensured that MOCSA’s advocacy, counseling and prevention education services reach thousands…