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OPES Charitable Foundation – 4th Annual Green Tie Gala

The 4th Annual Green Tie Gala, hosted by the OPES Charitable Foundation, was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on August 20th. Chris Frantze served as the event chair, and Chuck Cuda is the organization’s founder. Dave Frantze was the Green Tie Honored Survivor. The evening’s festivities included a gourmet dinner, a performance by Lonnie McFadden, and entertainment by the Twice On Sunday Band. Proceeds support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Opes Charitable Foundation.

Julie and George Disciacca, Mary and Kamron Disciacca, Jessica Crane, and Joe Disciacca


Erin Rau, Jeni Briley, and Carol DiSalvo


Brad Nelson, Antoinette Pisciotta, and Annamarie Cuda


Mary Disciacca, Anita Cacioppo, Kay Schramm, Holly Cacioppo, Zoie Smith, and Anna Cacioppo

Featured in the October 15, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Mary Kate Krause Photography



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