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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards

Synergy Services’ Honorary Stars for the 28th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards are Anita Gorman and Christy and Bill Gautreaux. Brynn McCan is the chairman for the event, which will be held on May 4th at the Kansas City Zoo. More than 5,000 students have written essays nominating people they know, and the evening will feature the presentation of 20 Kindest Kansas Citians and the students who nominated them. 

2018 Honorary Stars Bill Gautreaux, Anita Gorman and Christy Gautreaux

Also featured in the March 3, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography

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