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The Children’s Place Angels’ Gala

April 5th was the date for the Angels of The Children’s Place Angels’ Gala at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Darrell Hammond, Saturday Night Live alum; was the keynote speaker. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, a live auction and dancing to the music of the KC All Stars. Dallas and Scott Pioli were the honorary chairmen, and Laura Jones and Ann Tinsman served as the co-chairmen.

Also featured in the May 18th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Charles Welborn, Todd Feeback and Julie Denesha

Steve and Nancy Hooley, Darrell Hammond, keynote speaker; and Dallas and Scott Pioli, honorary chairmen
Mike Antonelli, Stephanie Mauer, Jenna Paige, Melanie Haas, Katie Pierce, and Stephanie and Nate Voss
Janet Warren, Denise Gaddy and Amy Hartman
Tom and Sarah Chaffee, Susan and George Satterlee and Brooks Pierce
The Nigro Brothers Ron Stricker, David Nigro, George Nigro, Toby Tyler, and Billy Nachbar led the fabulous auction.
David Matson, The Children’s Place; Judi and Steve Roling and Julie Grimaldi




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Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

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