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The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital – Once Upon A Time

The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s 18th annual Once Upon A Time was held on March 1st at Starlight Theatre. Amy and Eric Graham and Lisa and Curt Chase were the co-chairmen, and Pembroke Hill Freshman Bradley Chapin served as the live auctioneer. More than 360 children and adults enjoyed dazzling table décor, dancing, […]

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Crib Note – Brock Oliver Able

A darling baby boy named Brock Oliver Able was born on February 17th to Kelsey and Christopher Able of Prairie Village. Brock has brown hair and blue eyes and weighed seven pounds, two ounces. His proud grandparents are Nancy and Matt Buchmann of Leawood and Barb and Matt Able of Leawood. Brock’s adorable nursery is […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Harvesters

These four enterprising, adorable girls volunteered during spring break at Harvesters to help pack more than 550 boxes of food to be delivered to low-income seniors. A job well done by these terrific young ladies!  Alice Brandt, Ffion Hughes and Caroline Brandt, all fifth graders at St. Agnes Catholic School; and Nia Hughes, a second […]

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Crib Note – Mary Grace Martin

Rebecca and Scott Martin of Prairie Village welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Mary Grace Martin, on February 27th. She has blue eyes and light brown hair. Mary Grace weighed six pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 and one half inches long. The proud grandparents are Mary and John Harrison of Leawood and Dorian Busby of […]

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Ozanam – Golf Classic

Ozanam’s Golf Classic, “Putting Kids on the Right Course,” will be held on May 11th at Ironhorse Golf Club. Brady Wombolt is serving as the chairman of the event that features a putting contest, silent auction, raffle, lunch, a four-person scramble tournament, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds support the children’s programs and services at Ozanam. […]

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The Children’s Place – Brews & BBQ

The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s Brews & BBQ  was held on March 19th at Boulevard Brewery.  The third annual event featured Boulevard  beers and delicious Jack Stack Barbecue. Proceeds support The Children’s Place and its efforts to heal the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma. Bailey Goodman, Spencer Siemens, Anne Foster, […]

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Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – Patti Phillips

Patti Phillips, NACWAA; was inducted into The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame at the second annual Women in Sports Luncheon on March 23rd at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri. Congratulations, Patti!  Patti Phillips, NACWAA; with Robin Sterneck Also featured in the April 18, 2015 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Janet Rogers […]

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