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KVC Health Systems – Friday Night Live Gala

KVC Health Systems’ Friday Night Live Gala was held on March 4th. More than 400 guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious cuisine, an auction, a performance by the KC Improv Company, and dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. Maria and Sean Hurley served as the chairmen of the event that supports the children and families served by KVC through foster care, adoption, in-home support, behavioral health, and more.

Sean and Maria Hurley, chairmen


Tom and Karla Raupp with Renny Arensberg


Nicole Feltz, Michelle Cormack, and Laurie Minard


Maria Hurley, chairman; and Shannon Julian


Kimberly O’Connor-Soule with Anh and Johnny Vihn


Angela Hedrick, Linda Bass, and Danielle Bartelli


Cyndi and Lonnie Johnson


Brandi Palmer, Jen Mann, Nicole Feltz, Lori Holmes, and Suzanne Bradbury


Skyler Aldrich and Kimberly Lor

Featured in the April 30, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Bo Tunberg


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