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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 Los Angeles, California. She received a bachelor of arts degree in English from Washington University in St. Louis. Emily careers with WME | IMG in San Francisco, California. 

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. William G. Dietrich of Our Town and the late Mr. Dietrich and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lester Cooling. James is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. He was a member of the Jewel Ball floor committee as well as an escort in 2007. James earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Miami University. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and was a BOTAR escort in 2011. James is currently working towards a juris doctor degree at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Theirs will be a September 4th wedding at the home of the bride’s grandparents in Beverly Hills, California.

Emily and James engagement photo

Also featured in the May 14, 2016 issue 



Congratulations, Jillian & James!

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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…

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…

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…