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Crib Note – Anne Elizabeth Tagliaferro

Glad tidings from Lake Forest, Illinois: Anne Elizabeth Tagliaferro was born on October 19th to Brooke and Christopher Tagliaferro. The little beauty joins her big brother Robbie, age 20 months. Anne weighed seven pounds and was 19 and one half inches long. She was born with hazel eyes and dark brown hair. Proud grandparents Jo […]

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Village Shalom – Ages of Excellence

Vicki Novorr and James Klein were the co-chairmen of the sixth annual Ages of Excellence, a benefit for Village Shalom, on November 20th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Rick Reilly was the featured speaker, and the Stephen J. Schoenfeld Volunteer Recognition Award was presented to the staff of Village Shalom for their exemplary actions […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

The Johnson County Community College Foundation held its annual Some Enchanted Evening scholarship gala on November 8th at the Overland Park Marriott. Mary Birch was the chairman, and Bryan Biggs served as the corporate sponsor chairman. The Johnson Countian of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Gary Morsch, president and founder of Heart to […]

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Jewel Ball Chairman – Ellen Benson Merriman

Ellen Benson Merriman (Mrs. Michael Atha Merriman) will serve as the chairman of the 2015 Jewel Ball, which will be held on June 20th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The Jewel Ball benefits The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony. Page Branton Reed (Mrs. Bruce Alan Reed) will serve as the […]

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March of Dimes – March for Babies

The March of Dimes’ March for Babies event will be held on May 3rd in the Kansas City Power & Light District. Lenexa’s Alliance Data is serving as the chairman. Brenden Steffens, Kim Prange and Jeremy Kingsley, all with Alliance Data; plan to lead the effort to engage employees in the March of Dimes’ mission […]

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Congratulations, Rebecca & Scott!

Reverend and Mrs. Frank Eschmann of Topeka are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Kathleen Eschmann, to Scott Christopher Jackson, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Roger Jackson of Prairie Village. Becky is a graduate of Shawnee Heights High School. She earned a bachelor of social work degree from The University of […]

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry will be held on April 23rd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Liberation Trilogy is the special guest speaker, and the Honorable Bob Dole will receive the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award. Henry Bloch, Bill […]

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