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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Steel Beam Signing Ceremony

The National World War I Museum and Memorial held a Steel Beam Signing Ceremony on May 3rd to commemorate construction of the new Wylie Gallery. More than $5 million has been raised for a new gallery space as the result of the Museum’s ongoing “Call to Duty” Centennial Capital Campaign. The Jack F. and Glenna […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Kraemer!

Christine Ashley Ginter and Joseph David Kraemer were married at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Ginter of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Christine is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary E. Haggerty of Lee’s Summit and Mrs. LeRoy Ginter of Salisbury, Missouri, and […]

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Literacy KC – 23rd Annual Spelling Bee

April 28th was the date for Literacy KC’s 23rd annual Spelling Bee at UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium. Gillian Helm, Literacy KC; served as the chairman of the evening that featured an appearance by Vanya Shivashankar, 2015 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee co-champion; “Bee Stinger” cocktails, student testimonials and live and silent auctions. The event co-champions were […]

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Congratulations, Mary Clare & Jeff!

Mr. and Mrs. David Rufus Gibson, Jr. of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Clare Gibson, to Jeffrey Martin Crowe, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Martin Crowe, Sr. of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Gene Gerard of St. Louis, Missouri, and […]

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Congratulations, Kristen & Mike!

Mr. and Mrs. Fred I. Rock of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen J. Rock, to Michael David Chouinard, the son of Karen Chouinard of Overland Park and the late Mr. David Chouinard. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. James J. Russell of Olathe and the late Mr. Russell […]

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Congratulations, Molly & Kirk!

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas David Clemans of Melissa, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Opal “Molly” Clemans, to Kirk Robert Farrell, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Anthony Farrell of Plano, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Hovey of Mission Hills, the late […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Austin Bickford

Austin Bickford is a member of Centurions, class of 2017. He is co-chairman of the Wild Card Task Force. Austin is a board member of Children’s Mercy’s Mercy Ambassadors Auxiliary. He was a Japanese major at The University of Kansas, and his favorite sports team is the Tottenham Hotspur, an English Premier League Football team. […]

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