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Truman Medical Center’s Behavior Health Sciences – Benefit at the Bristol

The 17th annual Benefit at the Bristol was held on October 15th at the Bristol Seafood Grill in Leawood. Janet and Ron Reimer were the honorary chairmen, and Ann and John Sundeen served as the chairmen. More than 300 guests helped to make this event the most successful ever. Special guests were Senia and Will Shields, who are strong advocates for mental health services in Our Town. Proceeds benefited Truman Medical Center’s Behavior Health Sciences.

Additional photos also featured in the December 8th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  David Riffel

John and Ann Sundeen, chairmen; Niel Johnson and Jim Dawson, TMC Charitable Foundation
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Marsha Morgan and Nancy White Gail Himmelstein, Jerome Tilzer and Harry Himmelstein
Ron Reimer, Janet Reimer and John Bluford, TMC
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Mary Ann Hale with Mary Shaw Branton Paul Black, Terri Curran and Doug Curran




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