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Pathway to Hope – Ninth Annual Golf Tournament

Pathway to Hope held its ninth Annual Golf Tournament on June 10th at Sycamore Ridge Golf Club. Players enjoyed great golf and a barbecue dinner following the round.  Ann Palmer, Pathway to Hope; Sharon Lawrenz, Pathway to Hope; and Joe Lauria, honorary emcee Joe Lauria, honorary emcee; Terry Thompson, Brian Perley, and Ron Shrum, board […]

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Crib Note – Robert Joseph Tagliaferro

A darling baby boy named Robert Joseph Tagliaferro arrived on March 19th, St. Joseph’s Day. He weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Robbie was born with blue-green eyes and a full head of auburn hair. His proud parents are Brooke and Christopher Tagliaferro of Lake Forest, Illinois. Robbie’s grandparents Debra and […]

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Hope House – second annual Margarita Ball

April 26th was the date for Hope House’s second annual Margarita Ball at Studio Dan Meiners. Maria and Danny Pfeifer, Amy Blunt and Matt Mosby and Sarah Millin were the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed tasty tapas, delicious margaritas and dancing to the tunes of The Zeros and X-Parte.  Proceeds from the event help provide shelter and […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Dot to Dot

April 6th was the date for Dot to Dot, a new signature benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Guests enjoyed dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and entertainment by MoonDrop Circus, jugglers, acrobats, stilt-walkers, and strolling musicians. Trapp & Company created the fabulous decorations and a special video highlighted the dot motif throughout the […]

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Congratulations, Claire & Bradley! 

Mr. and Mrs. William James January of Wichita, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Marie January, to Bradley Atha Boeshaar, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tucker Boeshaar of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Wells Cyril Smith of Wichita and the late Mrs. Smith and […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Kristen Cillessen

Kristen Cillessen is a graduate of Kansas State University and began her career in 2003 in the tax department at KPMG. In 2012 she became self employed and is now the owner of Cillessen Financial, which specializes in tax and accounting services for entrepreneurs. Kristen is an active member of the American Institute of Certified […]

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