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MOCSA – Chiefs Charity Game

Kris Reeder is serving as the event committee chair for the Chiefs Charity Game, which will benefit MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault). He is also leading the  fundraising efforts during the final year of a three-year partnership with the Hunt Foundation. The event, which will be held on August 26th at Arrowhead Stadium, will raise awareness and support MOCSA’s education and prevention programs. 

(Kneeling) William Munoz and Lisa New, event committee members; Sarah Rathke, and Brendan Otteman (standing) Sandy Murphy, Kate Schwaller, Carey Rich, Sandra Williams, Ross Lanius, Kristi Bond, and Tiffany Melton Meeks, event committee members (out of camera range) Jessi Bixler, Taylor Dunn, Melanie Fenske, Melanie Glassman, Monica Gray, Emily Hall, Christi Hilker, Mike Hopkins, Jenn Kabler, Stacy King, Sean Klippel, Mary Larkin, Reed Martens, Erin McGrane, Sonya Nutter, and Katie Peterson, event committee members; Kris Reeder, chair; and Karen Schroeder, Alex Strotheide, Nancy Tonkins, Jill Wehner, Caroline Wilber, and Kris and Jason Wilcoxson, event committee members

Featured in the June 24, 2023 issue of The Independent. 


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