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April 15, 2023

The Loop KC – Payton Thielmann

The Loop KC brings together similar yet unique minds to create genuine friendships and ignite the next generation of business leaders in Kansas City. Members of The Loop KC are required to give back to local non-profit organizations. Learn more about The Loop KC, here.  Payton Thielmann is a financial advisor with Prime Capital Investment […]

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Rachel’s Reads – April 2023

“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” – Martin Buber   Children’s books can be filled with lessons about morals, confidence, bravery, friendship, and so much more. They open up new worlds or explain parts of the world around us. They teach us about perspectives and imagination, all while surrounding us […]

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Notre Dame de Sion Schools – 37th Annual Gala, “There’s No Place Like Sion”

A lot of fellowship and fun was had on March 4th at Notre Dame de Sion Schools’ 37th Annual Gala, “There’s No Place Like Sion.” Guests were treated to a performance of the Wizard of Oz featuring Faculty Members Maggie Killian and Kate Pilgreen and Student Carolina O’Byrne, silent and live auctions, a raffle with […]

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Congratulations, Katherine & Scott!

Katherine Elizabeth Richey and Scott Logan Barnow were united in matrimony on December 31st. The bride is the daughter of Julie Davis Richey and Craig R. Richey of Pittsburg, Kansas. Her groom is the son of Stephanie Louk Barnow and W. Kent Barnow of Mission Hills, Kansas. The Barnows hosted a lovely rehearsal dinner at […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Chas Vincent

Chas Vincent has served as a volunteer with Wayside Waifs since 2018. When he is working as a Meet ‘n’ Greet volunteer, he shows dogs who are available for adoption to people who are looking to add canine members to their families. His other duties include assisting at the front desk in the adoptions area, […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Patrons Party for Romantic Revels

On February 16th, the lovely home of Kelly and Joe Privitera was the site for the Patrons Party for Romantic Revels, a benefit for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. That evening, Linda Word, board member, was honored with the Founder’s Award in recognition of her many years of service. Doctors Susan and Charles Porter […]

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Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose

Johnson County Library Foundation’s Library Lets Loose event will be held on September 23rd at the Central Resource Library. Julie Steiner and Stann Tate are serving as the event planning co-chairs. Library lovers can sip on the signature cocktail, “Let Loose Juice,” and enjoy music, sweet and savory bites, prize drawings to win unique experiences, […]

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Park University’s International Center for Music – Benefactor Party for Stanislav & Friends 2023

February 21st was the date for the Benefactor Party for Stanislav & Friends 2023 at The River Club. Guests enjoyed a performance by Park ICM student artists and delectable cuisine by Executive Chef Jos van Hengel. The event, a benefit for Park University’s International Center for Music, was held on March 11th at the Kauffman […]

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Growing Futures Early Education Center – Pickleball & Jams

February 19th was the date, and Chicken N Pickle in Overland Park, Kansas, was the place for Growing Futures Early Education Center’s first annual Pickleball & Jams tournament. Guests competed in multiple rounds of the popular sport and enjoyed the tunes of Vanessa Ramirez, aka DJ Ne$$. Proceeds will help provide quality early learning opportunities […]

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Congratulations, Amy & David!

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Thomas Trader of Columbia, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Trader, to David Rall Bradley III, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Rall Bradley, Jr. of Saint Joseph, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Robert Stanley Lemon of Wildwood, Missouri, and the […]

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Children’s Mercy – 2023 Red Hot Night

February 4th outdoors? Brrr! February 4th at the Kansas City Convention Center? Ahhh. That was the evening for the 19th annual Red Hot Night gala, which was hosted by the Red Hot Night board. Proceeds benefited pediatric research at Children’s Mercy. Angela Hurt and Anita and Dean Newton were the honorary co-chairs, and the co-chairs […]

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Defying the Odds: A HALO Art Auction Benefiting Homeless Youth

February 24th was the date – and Hotel Kansas City was the place – for Defying the Odds: A HALO Art Auction. Missy and Bill Love and Rebecca and Trey Bowen were the honorary co-chairs. There were live and silent auctions, which featured a variety of items, including artwork by HALO youth and professional artists. […]

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Benedictine College – 51st Scholarship Ball

Practice makes perfect! That was certainly true when Lené Westerman and Colleen and Kevin O’Malley reprised their roles as co-chairmen of the 51st Benedictine College Scholarship Ball. The Cross of the Order of St. Benedict was awarded to Kathy and Jack Newman. The emcee was John Holt. The evening’s festivities included videos, student features, and […]

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2023 Paw Print Issue

A celebration of the remarkable pets of Our Town.  Sponsored by:                                                                      

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