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The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital – School Night Out For SPOT

February 29th was the date for The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s School Night Out For SPOT. The festive event, which celebrated the organization’s 40th anniversary, was held at the Plexpod Westport Commons. Partygoers enjoyed the tunes of DJ Kirby and dined on creative cafeteria-inspired fare and drinks. Ed Matheny Jr., Bob West, and Starr and Tom Wagstaff were honored with the Guardian Angel Award.

Dr. Harold Morris, Dr. Melinda Estes, Saint Luke’s Health System; and Jamie and Chuck Allen

 

Joan and Alan Marsh

 

Emcee Kelly Eckerman

 

Peaches Cunningham, Suzanne Zimmerman, Dr. Michele Kilo, and Teri Tankel

 

Spencer Dean, Lauren Blazar, Nick Block, and Logan Dean

Also featured in the May 2, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography

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