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The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

December 3rd is the date for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. The debutantes and their escorts will learn the choreography during practice sessions before they showcase their fabulous performance at the 66th annual event. (First row) Megan Dailey, Emma Kelly, Grace Coker, Mary Margaret Sims, Lena Wencker, Kennedy […]

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Congratulations, Chandler & Justin!

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth George Block of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chandler Bramanti Hampton, to Justin Ross Thompson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ewell Thompson of New Braunfels, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Henry Rudolfo Bramanti of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the […]

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Congratulations, Katie & Camden!

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Redler of Wichita, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Ellen Redler, to Camden Paul Geiger, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Geiger of Crozet, Virginia. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Jules Redler of St. Louis, Missouri, and the late Mrs. Redler and the […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Catholic Charities

Nearly 1,200 people volunteer at Catholic Charities each month. These dedicated volunteers assist in a variety of ways, including picking up food from area grocery stores and delivering it to one of nine pantries, coordinating parish food drives, working in the TurnStyles thrift store, helping with English language classes, serving on the event planning committees, […]

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Happy Birthday, Gus!

Gus Sachse recently celebrated his first birthday with a fun party at home. Gus is the darling son of Brandi and Scott Sachse of Leawood. Family and friends had a wonderful time at the Very Hungry Caterpillar-themed event. Big brother Henry, age three, enjoyed helping Gus eat his cake. Also featured in the November 12, […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Civics and Honoring Day

Kansas City Young Matrons gathered recently at their clubhouse for their Civics and Honoring Day. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch and the premiere of the film, KCYM: The First 100 Years, in recognition of KCYM’s centennial year. KCYM: The First 100 Years Research Committee: Sue von Geyso, Sue Lund, Dianne Tanquary, Lucinda Rice-Petrie, Peggy Beal, […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

The Kansas City Country Club was the beautiful setting for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2016-2017 season’s Fall Luncheon on September 20th. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, and the Ballet’s Second Company performed excerpts. Artistic Director Devon Carney explained “partnering,” while the Company demonstrated “lifts,” when the young men hold their partners high above their […]

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