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Congratulations, Tiffany and Thomas!

Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Lyman of Manhattan, Kansas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Bo Lyman, to Thomas Edward Ruzicka, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ruzicka of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Herman Kastner of Manhattan, Kansas, and the late Mrs. Kastner, and Mrs. Mike […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Strutt With Your Mutt was held on September 20th in Brookside. More than 1,300 people and their pets strutted down Brookside Boulevard on a beautiful Sunday morning in support of Wayside Waifs. Proceeds support the rescue and care for thousands of animals on their journey to find forever homes. Also featured in the November 1st […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2014-2015 Season’s Fall Luncheon was held on September 11th at Webster House. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch, beautiful fall floral arrangements from Craig Sole Designs and the Kansas City Ballet Second Company dancers in their vibrant Alice (in wonderland) costumes. Also featured in the November 1st issue of The Independent […]

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Happy Birthday, Scarlett!

Adorable Scarlett Ann Harris turned one in October and celebrated her birthday with a candy-corn themed party at the home of her parents, Brooke and Richie Harris. The birthday girl adores her pal, Arthur, a Newfoundland. While being strolled at running speed, Scarlett giggles with glee, but she frowns when she hears a leaf blower. […]

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Nigro’s Western Store – Boots & Breast Cancer

Nigro’s Western Store hosted Giddy Up for Boots and Breast Cancer on October 23rd. Guests enjoyed appetizers, refreshments and door prizes. The $10 door donations benefit cleaningforareason.org, the Jennifer Ireland Foundation and the University of Kansas Cancer Center.   

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Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Celebration of Hope Gala

Peggy and Mark Schmidtlein are the chairmen of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s Celebration of Hope Gala. The special 135th anniversary celebration will be held on November 8th at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center.  Also featured in the October 18th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Emily + Pete: Wedding Photographers Chairmen […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

Lake Quivira Country Club was the setting for the Mothers’ Tea for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. Lisa Coen is serving as the Cotillion chairman. Mothers of the participants enjoyed the unveiling of the beautiful gown, which will be worn by the young ladies at the event. Cindy […]

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