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Children’s Mercy – KC Cares for Kids Walk

October 5th was the date for the sixth annual KC Cares for Kids Walk. Community partners, the leadership of the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center Auxiliary, and Children’s Mercy employees braved the rainy weather and had a fabulous time at this year’s event. The Walk raised more than $70,000 and counting for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center Auxiliary.

Team Teddy


Team Evelyn


Team #BraxStrong


Team #OliviaStrong


Team ChasetheChamp

Additional photos featured in the November 23, 2019 issue of The Independent



Home Sweet Home

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Rockhurst University – Leadership Series Luncheon

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Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Extraordinary Measures

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