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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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2017 Class of Rising Stars – Patrick Parkes

Following graduate school, Patrick Parkes has worked in Our Town’s non-profit sector for three years and is a member of the 2017 Class of Rising Stars. He serves as the Fiscal Policy Analyst for the Kansas Policy Institute, a nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to providing information about Kansans’ tax dollars. Patrick essentially analyzes […]

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March of Dimes – March for Babies

March of Dimes’ Greater Kansas City’s March for Babies was held in the Kansas City Power & Light District. More than 10,000 people attended the May 7th event. Team Captain Deb Stockwell and her daughter posed with a sign in honor of her son, who was a NICU graduate 27 years ago. Children, ages one […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with The Kansas City Stars “Creating a Masterpiece”

April 22nd was the date for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s 11th annual Dancing with The Kansas City Stars, “Creating a Masterpiece,” at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Ellen and Dr. Mike Sweeney, DeeDee and Jeff Cooper and Deborah and Tom Macon served as honorary co-chairmen, and Mary and Dr. Kevin Ring and […]

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