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SOCIAL CIRCLES

Kansas City Museum – Derby Party

The Kansas City Museum Foundation hosted its ninth annual Derby Party on May 4th. Amy and David Embry were the honorary chairmen, and Board Member Darcy Frick Stewart served as the chairman. More than 500 partygoers donned their favorite derby fashion and enjoyed southern bites, local spirits, watching the race, and music from Cowtown Country […]

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City Year Kansas City – Idealist Gala Awards

City Year Kansas City’s annual Idealist Gala was held on April 17th at Studio Dan Meiners in celebration of its students, AmeriCorps members, and community members who challenge cynicism, and inspire others into action. The 15 honorees were recognized for valuing racial and social justice and making a difference in the life of one person, […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Canyon Farms Golf Club was the site for The 43rd Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, whichwas held on April 29th. More than 140 golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the course. Proceeds support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to provide critical food assistance for families served by the agency throughout the summer […]

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Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Hope Ball

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s inaugural Hope Ball, which was heldon April 27th. Twenty-four young ladies were presented to Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr. Proceeds support Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s mission of serving people of all faiths, as they […]

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Congratulations, Frances & Vance!

Frances Marie Wooldridge and Vance Simon Wentz exchanged vows on December 31st at The Kansas City Country Club, creating an always-memorable New Year’s Eve anniversary celebration! Frances is the daughter of Jane and Chris Wooldridge of Overland Park, Kansas, and Vance is the son of Jenny and David Wentz of Leawood, Kansas. The groom’s parents […]

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Congratulations, Sara & Ben!

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moore Benson of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ellen Benson, to Benjamin Arthur Wickey, the son of Tracy Anne Whelpley of St. Louis, Missouri, and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Michael Wickey of Leawood, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. William Blaine Kircher […]

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Congratulations, Erin & James!

Erin Leigh Patterson and James Davis Parkerson met at the altar to exchange vows on September 23rd at The Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary, North Carolina. The bride is the daughter of Tracy and Captain Michael Patterson, United States Navy, Retired, of Raleigh, North Carolina. James is the son of Carolyn and Bill Parkerson […]

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Congratulations, Stephanie & Eric!

Stephanie Grace Nesslein and Eric McLean Wingbermuehle were united in matrimony on June 17th at St. Francis Xavier College Church in St. Louis, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of Drs. Susan and Gary Nesslein of Prairie Village, Kansas. Stephanie is the granddaughter of the late Helen and Dr. S. George Laing and the late […]

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Congratulations, Jillian & James!

Jillian Grier Campbell and James Henry Helzberg were united in matrimony on September 30th at The Kansas City Country Club in Mission Hills, Kansas. The bride is the daughter of Susan Grier Campbell of Mission Hills, Kansas, and Douglas Campbell of Kansas City, Missouri. Jillian is the granddaughter of Virginia and James Grier of Paradise […]

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Congratulations, Allie & Andrew!

Allie Lynn Dillingham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Edwards Dillingham of Kansas City, is engaged to be married to Andrew Thomas Hipp on June 22nd at Union Station Kansas City. Andrew is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Thomas Hipp, Jr., also of Kansas City. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ronald […]

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Congratulations, Nicole & John!

Dr. Nicole Alexandra Hefner and John Kennedy Goodwin, Jr. will meet at the altar of St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, this August to exchange vows. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Drs. Denise and George Hefner of Lincolnshire, Illinois, and she is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Peter Verges […]

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Crib Note – Lillian Blair Snively

And then there were three – three girls, that is – for Amy and Matt Snively of Our Town! Lillian Blair Snively joined the family on December 15th, weighing six pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. The blue-eyed, dark-haired beauty is the little sister to siblings CeCe, age four; and Mags, age two. […]

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Crib Note – Miles Henry Floyd Dunn

Miles Henry Floyd Dunn arrived on December 5th, much to the delight of his parents, Sarah Ingram Dunn and Alec Dunn, and older sibling John Oliver Dunn! Weighing eight pounds, 12 ounces, and reaching 20 and one-half inches long, the newest member of the Dunn family has beautiful brown hair and grey eyes, and resembles […]

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Congratulations, Ericka & James!

Ericka Jean Schubert and James Austin Howe were joined in matrimony on October 14th at Pippin Hall Farm and Vineyards outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. The bride is the daughter of Lisa Schubert Hickok and John D. Hickok, Jr., both of Our Town; and Kristy and Bart Schubert of Bradenton, Florida. She is the granddaughter of […]

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Congratulations, Claire & John!

Claire Schaefer Kramer and John Peter Cunningham will meet at the altar of the Church of the Ascension in Overland Park, Kansas, for a June wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Edward Kramer of Overland Park, Kansas. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Lawrence Schaefer of Jefferson City, Missouri, […]

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2024 Jewel Ball Chairman

Holly Barnes Milledge (Mrs. Droste DeForest Milledge, Jr.) will serve as the chairman of the 2024 Jewel Ball, which will be held on June 15th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Holly is the daughter of Mrs. Bryant Page Barnes and the late Mr. Barnes. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. […]

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Congratulations, Captain Molly Kay Langland and Lieutenant Andrew Rankin Carter!

Captain Molly Kay Langland and Lieutenant Andrew Rankin Carter were joined in matrimony on August 12th in Missoula, Montana, at a private home, with a friend officiating, the Reverend Matthew Holmes. The bride is the daughter of Kay and Jon Langland of Missoula, and the granddaughter of Donna and Roger Schumacher of Buckley, Illinois, and […]

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Crib Note – Henry James Robinson

Henry James Robinson made his parents so proud on October 29th, when he, as their first child, entered the world weighing eight pounds, six ounces; and boasting 20 and one-half inches in length! His blue eyes and dark hair make him a charmer already, especially to parents Anne Winter Robinson and Adam Robinson of Overland […]

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Congratulations, McKenzie & Riley!

McKenzie Rose Burns and Riley James Shirk were married on September 9th at White Iron Ridge in Smithville, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of Marianne and Timothy Burns of Village of Loch Lloyd, Missouri. She is the granddaughter of the late Vera Clarke, the late Lupe Alvarez, and the late Virginia and Edmund Burns. […]

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Congratulations, Alexandra & William!

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Scott Maday of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Adair Maday, to William Charleston Bolen, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Patrick Bolen of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Beverly Sue Brownlee-Duncan of Prairie Village, Kansas, and the late Alden […]

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70/60/30 – Congratulations, Lisa & Ken Block!

It’s all about the numbers! Lisa and Ken Block threw their signature numbers party for their birthdays and anniversary: 70/60/30 (previous bashes included 60/50/20 and 50/40/10) to the delight of a great number of their friends and family. The Prime Social Rooftop was the location for the soiree, which included dancers from Quixotic, signage on […]

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