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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

More than 500 guests enjoyed the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s 10th annual Challenge Your Fashion event on January 28th. Partygoers enjoyed dinner, live and silent auctions, live music from Dolewite, and a fashion show, where professional athletes and YMCA Challenger athletes left their jerseys at home and walked the runway. Proceeds will help expand the Fred and Shirley Pryor YMCA Challenger Sports Complex and Challenger programs for kids with diverse abilities.

Christian Colón, Michelle Ford and Jeremy Gaskill
Bree Gaskill and Lisa Swanson
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Honorary Chairmen Lauren and Mark Teahen walked the runway with their children, Mac, Cal and Meyer.
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Steven St. John and Rex Hudler, emcees
Chiefs Cheerleader Allison, Jarrett Sutton, Laura Sanko, Challenger athlete Cade Hudler, Missouri Comets player Brian Harris, and Challenger athlete Mary Brazeal

Additional photos featured in the March 18, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Myla Tosatto



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Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

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