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High Aspirations – 8th Annual Mentors Challenge

Henry Bloch, Mary and Tom Bloch and Peggy and Terry Dunn served as honorary co-chairmen for the 8th Annual Mentors Challenge, a benefit for High Aspirations. Debbie Swearingen and Gayle Krigel were the co-chairmen of the event, which was held on November 8th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ralph Reid was honored with the Robert B. “Bob” Rogers Legacy Award, and the featured speaker was Edward Dwight, Jr.

Honoree Ralph and Leisa Reid

 

Kenyon Childress and Shamar Robins

 

Anita Maltbia and Michelle Kendrick, steering committee members

 

Fariid Tokpah, Julián Zugazagoitia, emcee; Ed Dwight, featured speaker; and Henry Wash, High Aspirations

 

Tammy Edwards, Sharon Hoffman and Debby Ballard

Also featured in the December 15, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel

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