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Crib Note – Thomas Rivers Collins

Thomas Rivers Collins was born on July 31st. The darling baby boy is the first child born to Monica and David Collins of Denver, Colorado. Rivers has brown hair and hazel eyes and weighed eight pounds. His proud grandparents are Susan and Charles Porter of Our Town and Debbie and Thomas Collins of Vero Beach, […]

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Children’s Mercy Hospital – Inside Pediatrics Premiere Party

Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Inside Pediatrics Premiere Party was held on October 15th at Cinetopia in Prairiefire. Airing on December 16th and 23rd, Inside Pediatrics is a four-part documentary series that follows Children’s Mercy doctors, nurses, patients, and families during a three month period. Guests enjoyed a special appearance by the show’s narrator, Paul Rudd. Jeff […]

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The 66th BOTAR Ball

It was a picture perfect evening for the 66th BOTAR Ball  on October 24th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, gorgeous flowers by Studio Dan Meiners, and fabulous music and entertainment by David Basse and the City Light Orchestra along with The Karen Davis Project. […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. England!

Annie Elizabeth LeMark and Christopher James England were married on August 29th at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael LeMark of Overland Park. Annie is the granddaughter of Antoinette Bonsignore LeMark of Elmira, New York, and the late Mr. James LeMark and the late Mr. […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Reintjes

Amelia Elizabeth Wenzel and Paul Joseph Reintjes were married on April 25th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harold “Hal” Wenzel II of Mission Hills. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert James Reintjes, Jr., of Mission Hills. The […]

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Community Ball and Cotillion – Fathers’ Icebreaker

October 18th was the date The Fathers’ Icebreaker for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion at the Allegro Ballroom in Overland Park. The fathers of the Cotillion participants enjoyed cocktails and fun conversation. Jake Shriver, Kevin Shriver, Jeff Vestal, and Jim DeGraw Jim Kanan and Adam Elyachar David Pittman, […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Brooke Beason

Brooke Beason leads the Digital & Social Influence team at Meers Advertising. She is a member of Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Trip Task Force and the curriculum committee. Brooke grew up in Hopkins, Missouri, and graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in interactive digital media. Brooke enjoyed visiting […]

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