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Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini

“Vegas Vacation” was the theme of the Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini. Kevin Westrope, Jason Holmes, Julie Nelson Meers and Sam Meers were the honorary co-chairmen. The event was held on April 6th at Sporting Kansas City and guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious food stations and silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefited needy pets.

Also featured in the May 18th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Tim Yeaglin

Pam Scott and Larry Scott
Pam and Larry Scott
David Arteberry and Michelle Arteberry Sam Meers and Julie Nelson Meers
David and Michelle Arteberry Sam Meers and Julie Nelson Meers, honorary co-chairmen
Olivia, Janet, Wiley and Betty Jean Curran
Olivia Curran, Janet Curran, Wiley Curran, and Betty Jean Curran
Jason Holmes and Kevin Westrope Courtney Thomas and Jodde Olsen Lanning
Jason Holmes and Kevin Westrope, honorary co-chairmen Courtney Thomas and Jodde Olsen Lanning




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