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American Red Cross – Centennial Celebration

The American Red Cross’ 2014 Centennial Celebration will be held on October 23rd at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. On September 11th, the steering committee met at the beautiful home of Susie Heddens to assemble more than 3,500 invitations. Diane Canaday Hesse, Susie Heddens, Margi Pence, and Cappy Powell are serving as co-chairmen. 

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Cappy Powell, co-chairman; Nancy Jones, Kay Newell and Diane Johnson 
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Lory Childress, Susie Heddens, host and co-chairman; and Lynn Mackle
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Susan Palmer, Margi Pence, co-chairman; and Diane Canaday Hesse, co-chairman
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Carlene Hall and Dana Nelson
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Patty Mach and Cathy Schultz
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Wendy Burcham and Brenda Nolte 

 

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Molly Krause

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