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Vacation Vignette – Happy Birthday, Bob!

Family and friends from near and far gathered recently in Palm Springs, California, for Bob Boyd’s 70th birthday. The convivial group enjoyed celebrating Bob at a beautiful party at LaQuinta Country Club.  Also featured in the March 22nd issue of The Independent  (Seated) Bob and Mary Jane Boyd (middle row) Gerry Portusik, Linda Stevens, Sara […]

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The Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry will be held on April 10th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Cathy Schultz and Cathy Hedlund served as co-chairmen for the invitation addressing party that was held on February 25th at the beautiful home of Cathy Schultz.  Also featured in the March 22nd […]

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Vignoble Food & Wine Fest

April 12th is the date for the Vignoble Food & Wine Fest at The National Golf Club. Dr. Carrie and Mischa Bastin, and Inge and George Richter are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner with wine parings, prepared by Top Chefs and brothers Michael Voltaggio and Bryan Voltaggio and Chef Michael […]

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Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Bergrud!

Kimberlee Nicole Ried and Erik Olav Bergrud were married on November 15th in the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel at Powell Gardens. The bride is the daughter of Vicki Ried of Our Town and Mr. David Ried of Blue Springs, Missouri. She is the granddaughter of Thelma Logan of Our Town, the late Mr. James Edwards […]

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Congratulations, Lora & John!

Dr. and Mrs. Rex Marion Joyce of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lora Kathleen Joyce, to John Clayton Mosbarger, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lee Mosbarger of Goodland, Kansas. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Lora earned a bachelor of arts degree in […]

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Scott Pioli Family Scholarship

Grace Li-Haug and Molly Kruse are this year’s recipients of the Scott Pioli Family Scholarship through WIN for KC. This annual scholarship is given to a high school senior girl who has been involved with WIN for KC through Camp WIN or the Youth Advisory Board. Congratulations, Grace and Molly! Also featured in the March […]

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Crib Note – Caroline Elizabeth Grey

Glad tidings from Annapolis, Maryland: Caroline Elizabeth Grey was born on January 24th to proud parents Katie Ligibel Grey and Eric Grey. The darling baby girl has blue eyes and brown hair. She weighed eight pounds, 13 ounces. Caroline joins her big sister Emmy, who is two and one half years old. Caroline’s thrilled grandparents […]

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