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The Women’s Foundation – Annual Luncheon

Linda Hanson and Steve Edwards served as co-chairmen of The Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon on December 4th at the Sheraton Crown Center Exhibit Hall. Guests enjoyed lunch and a lively presentation by Featured Speaker Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post Media Group. Anab Abdulahi, advisory committee member; Brenda Lowe, Mamie Hughes, advisory committee member; and Michelle Watley […]

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Congratulations, Liz & Cole!

Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Albani of Parkville, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Kay Albani, to Patrick Cole McGregor, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Patrick McGregor of Liberty, Missouri. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Saint Pius X High School in Our Town. Liz earned a bachelor of science […]

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Crib Note – Channing Swift Tyson

A smiling bundle of joy named Channing Swift Tyson was born on August 12th to Blair and Truss Tyson of Prairie Village. The blue-eyed, brown-haired beauty weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 and one quarter inches long. Channing’s proud grandparents are Deborah and Kenneth Lawrence of Mission Hills, Karen Hudnall of Overland Park […]

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Children’s Mercy – Red Hot Night

  February 20th is the date for Children’s Mercy’s 12th annual Red Hot Night at the Kansas City Convention Center. Christy and Bill Gautreaux and Gisele and Brad Sprong are serving as the honorary co-chairmen, and Bryan Andres and Steve Peppes are serving as co-chairmen. Honorary Co-chairmen Brad and Gisele Sprong and Christy and Bill […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sorenson!

Alexandra Leigh Pratt and Christopher Michael Sorenson were married on August 22nd at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Allen Pratt of Our Town and Boston, Massachusetts. Alexandra is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Xavier Geier of Independence, Missouri, and the late Mr. […]

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Happy Birthday, Suzy!

Suzanne “Suzy” Mitchell Bowlin celebrated her first birthday on January 7, 2016. The darling baby girl is the daughter of Katherine “Kit” Bradley Bowlin and David Leslie Bowlin, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia. Suzy’s proud grandparents are Suzanne and David Rall Bradley, Jr., of Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Ruthie and David “Casey” Bowlin of Memphis, Tennessee. […]

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National Philanthropy Day

November 18th was the date when The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mid-America Chapter celebrated National Philanthropy Day at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Guests enjoyed award presentations, a new video about philanthropy in Kansas City as part of the #GivingHeartsKC Campaign and surprise guests Toby Cook and Director of the Royals […]

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