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Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

Blue was the color of the evening at Sherwood Autism Center’s Beat The Blues party. The third annual event was held at The Abbott. Mandy and Ryan Gray served as the chairmen. Guests helped to raise $116,000 to support the mission of changing the world for a child or adult with autism.

Chris and Julie Catron with Bob Dunn

 

Carrie Cameron, Brad Doty, and Lindsay Dunsworth

Additional photos featured in the May 16, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Jeremy Ruzich

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