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Welcome House – 6th Annual Breakfast

April 24th was the date for the 6th Annual Welcome House Breakfast at the Overland Park Convention Center. Keynote Speaker Danny Trejo delivered a powerful message chronicling his personal triumph over drug and alcohol addiction. Proceeds support the Kansas City residential sober living recovery organization.

Guests enjoyed remarks from Danny Trejo, keynote speaker.

 

Katie Castro, co-chairman, and Dr. Heather Hale

 

Reverend Dr. Ted Pierce, Danny Trejo, and John Hungerford

 

John Wendorff, Danny Trejo, and Grant Baumgartner, co-chairman


Also featured in the June 8, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography

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