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Ronald McDonald House Charities of KC – Red Shoe Shindig

September 17th is the date for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City’s Red Shoe Shindig at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. Ann and Bob Regnier and Kate and Jonathan Bender are serving as the co-chairmen. Proceeds from the event help provide a “home away from home” to the families of sick children. Co-chairmen Bob and […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope Luncheon

CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon was held on March 31st at Ritz Charles. CASA volunteers Amy Fowler, David Platt and Marty Swayze were honored at the event. Proceeds support CASA to raise funds to recruit and train volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children under court protection […]

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KCU & KCALSI – Research Reception

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), in conjunction with the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI), hosted Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman, at a Research Reception on March 24th at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center and at a Research Symposium Day on March 25th at the University. Dr. Wayne Carter, KCALSI; and […]

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Congratulations, Katie & Trip!

Darcy Ann Howe and Mr. John Sheldon Black of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Anne Black, to William Thomas Mullen III, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph John Mullen, of Charlottesville, Virginia. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Overlock Howe and […]

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Happy Birthday, Emmett!

This beautiful angel-in-training named Emmett Langdon turned one on March 19th and is the daughter of Laura and Jesse Langdon. Since Emmett loves strawberries and was a strawberry for Halloween, she had a strawberry-themed birthday party, replete with a strawberry chocolate swirl cake for family and friends in attendance. And the birthday girl even got […]

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Congratulations, Emily & James!

Sara Fischer of Los Angeles, California, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Emily Fischer Bylsma, to James William Joseph Cooling, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Cooling of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fischer. Emily is a graduate of the Brentwood School in […]

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Cheers To Volunteers! – Carolyn Voelker

Carolyn Voelker has made the library at Horizon Academy a better place to read and relax. While volunteering there twice a week, Carolyn reorganized the shelves, added decorative flair and registers new books so that students can continue to have access to new materials. Also featured in the May 14, 2016 issue   

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