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The Whole Person – Night of Independence Awards Gala: The Super Ball

Jessica Barranco and Sherry Duncan served as the co-chairs for The Whole Person’s Night of Independence Awards Gala – The Super Ball. The event was held at the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium on October 1st. Adriana Davalos was the emcee. Anna Sarol, disability content creator and advocate, was celebrated as the Individual of the Year. Westlake Ace Hardware was lauded as the Susie Haake Volunteer Group of the Year. Kudos went to Spinning Tree Theatre as the Organization of the Year. The festivities included silent and live auctions, a delicious dinner, and the awards program.

Mike Wiley, The Whole Person; Andrew and Michael Grayman-Parkhurst, founders of Spinning Tree Theatre, honoree; and Chris Albright, board president


Gathel Giebrecht with Anna Sarol, honoree


(Front row) Joseph Stoermann (back row) Megan Gamgy, Jacob Stoermann, John Stoermann, Rosemary Stoermann, and Rhobbin and Dan Rosenthal


Bill and Karen Atkins, Kevin Makin, KC Wolf, Brittany Makin, Danielle Propes, and Carolyn Reid


Joseph and Paige Sublette, Christopher Cushing, Jennifer Salva, Katherine Krueger, and Michael Wholey


Joe Marvil and Seadon Rolston, volunteers; flanked KC Wolf.

Featured in the November 12, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Roy Inman and Sue Pfannmuller


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