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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

The 12th annual Challenge Your Fashion gala was held on January 26th. Guests enjoyed a fashion show with sports celebrities and YMCA Challenger athletes, cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, a live auction hosted by The Nigro Brothers, and live music by Dolewite. Jennifer and Rex Hudler served as the chairmen. The event was a benefit for YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger Program, which helps children and young adults with diverse abilities to gain strength, confidence, friendship, and more through accessible and inclusive sports and social activities.

Brian Goodwin and Brad Keller, both with Kansas City Royals; flanked Michael Byars.


Jason and Jill Pinkley, Bree and Jeremy Gaskill, board member; and Mindy and Randy Johnson


Chiefs Cheerleader Kayley, Caleb Leonce, Challenger athlete; and Chiefs Cheerleader Lauren


Rex and Jennifer Hudler with their children, William, Cade, and David

Additional photos featured in the March 16, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Myla Tosatto


The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

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Rockhurst University – Leadership Series

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Books & Boutiques Patrons’ Party

New York Times best-selling author and Kansas City native Gretchen Rubin signed copies of her new book, Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter & Organize to Make Room for More Happiness…