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Sunflower House – 2013 Valentine Gala

The 2013 Valentine Gala was held at the Sheraton Overland Park on February 2nd. Vickie and Pete Fogarty were the honorary chairmen, and Jeni and Bryan Camerlinck served as the chairmen for the event, which was hosted by Sunflower House. The night began with a cocktail party and silent and live auctions. Later, guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner and presentation of the Sunflower House’s Lionheart Award to Mitch Stevenson. Proceeds from the event supported the child abuse advocacy and prevention programs at Sunflower House. 

Also featured in the March 23rd issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Kendra Gough

Angie Kolenda, Kristiane Bryant, Jennifer Tatum, Mollie Hill, and Jenny Myers
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Tim Decker, speed painter; entertained the guests. Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) members, D-Day and Crazy Carl
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Laura Fajardo, Sunflower House Jaime Skultety, Sunflower House



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