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Health Partnership Clinic – Opening Doors

Health Partnership Clinic’s Opening Doors luncheon was held on April 28th. The event celebrated the organization’s 30th anniversary. Christel Bell served as the emcee. AdventHealth Mid-America Region received the annual Founders Award, and Shelby Rebeck, Shawnee Mission School District, was honored with the Leadership Impact Award. The Clinic sponsored video and coloring contests as part of its 30-year celebration. The winning videos of Shawnee Mission West High School students were premiered, and the winning artwork of third grade students in the Olathe School District was displayed. Proceeds help to provide medical, dental, and behavioral health care to uninsured children and adults in Johnson, Franklin, and Miami counties.

(Seated) Maggie Outler, Gary Taylor, Whitney Venegoni, and Derek Cox (standing) Joshua Parrish and Amy Falk


Stephanie Rojas, Diana Ortiz-Vargas, and Christina Cook


(Seated) Karole Bradford, Kasi Smith, Maria Valencia, and Rocio Melchor (standing) Debbie Sparks, Dr. Wael Mourad, Jason Terry, and Amber Eastabrooks


Denise Kelly, Judy Janes, Tom Wilhauk, Burnis Lance, and Jody Rice

Featured in the June 11, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: John Caulfield Photography



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