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The Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute – HEARAid Gala

November 1st is the date for The Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute’s 12th annual HEARAid Gala at Indian Hills Country Club. Clara and Joseph Paris are the honorary chairmen, and Felicia Siragusa Bondi and Pauline Siragusa Henne are serving as the co-chairmen.  Also featured in the May 31st issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David […]

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Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation – 41st Annual Sports Awards Banquet

Clark Hunt, Matt Besler, Shannon Vreeland, Adam Dorrel, and the Shawnee Mission West Football Community were recognized for their commitment and achievement in Our Town’s sports at the Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation’s 41st Annual Sports Awards Banquet. Denny Scott served as the chairman of the event that was held on April 11th at […]

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The Linda Hall Library – Panama Canal Centennial Celebration

The Linda Hall Library has launched a year-long Panama Canal Centennial Celebration. On April 8th, the Library celebrated the opening of The Land Divided, The World United: Building the Panama Canal exhibit. A working model of a canal lock, created in partnership with graduate students at the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering, was displayed […]

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Langdon!

Laura Elizabeth Beachy and Jesse Langdon were married on October 5th at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Beachy of Prairie Village. Her groom is the son of Dorothy Langdon of Parkville, Missouri and the late Mr. Emmett Langdon. The evening prior, Dottie Langdon hosted a rehearsal […]

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Morgan Peterson

Morgan Peterson, who just graduated from The Pembroke Hill School this spring, was chosen to be on the Southern Methodist University Pom Squad. The Squad will perform at all the football and basketball games. Congrats, Morgan! Also featured in the May 31st issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Kdog PHOTOGRAPHERS  

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Gary Davis

Gary Davis is a member of the board of trustees at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. He has been a dedicated volunteer committed to making Catholic education affordable for families in Johnson County. Gary and his wife, Jackie, served as the chairmen of Extravaganza in 2012 and 2013. Jackie and Gary are the parents of […]

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Congratulations Ashleigh and Wesley!

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Thomas Montgomery of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashleigh Louise Montgomery, to Wesley Ryan Sterr, the son of Dr. and Mrs. William Brian Telle of Forsyth, Illinois, and the late Mr. Thomas Xavier Sterr. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Albert Boggess of Charleston, […]

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