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Congratulations, Peter & Greg!

Peter Dodge Nichols and Gregory Albert Domres were united in matrimony on July 2nd at City Hall in New York, New York. Peter is the son of Patricia Nichols of Kansas City, Missouri, and Jesse Clyde Nichols III of Westwood Hills, Kansas, and the late Loretta Nichols. He is the grandson of the late Edward Darnaby, the late Hazel and Lee Tolle, and the late Martha and Jesse Clyde Nichols, Jr. Greg is the son of Darlene and Terry Domres of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the grandson of the late Genevieve and Albert Mortier, and the late Gwendolyn and Bernard Domres. Together with their families, Peter and Greg celebrated in Kansas City on the weekend of August 23rd. That evening, Loretta and Jay Nichols hosted a welcome dinner in honor of their son and new son-in-law at Rye on the Country Club Plaza. The following night, Darlene and Terry Domres hosted Greg and Peter at a celebration at The Carriage Club. Honor attendants for the couple were their oldest friends: Kristin Zinda stood with Greg, and Tony Beasley with Peter. The couple is at home in New York, where Peter is a careering with Michael Kors, and Greg is employed with John Derian Company.


Patricia Nichols, Peter Nichols, Greg Domres, and Loretta and Jay Nichols


(Front row) Gwen Alderton (back row) Peter Nichols, Darlene Domres, Greg Domres, and Alleyne Alderton


Kristin Zinda, Greg Domres, Peter Nichols, and Tony Beasley


(Seated) Doug Marshall, Bobby Graham, Peter Nichols, Matt Marden, Peter Hosmer II, and David Ball, Jr. (standing) Stuart MacDonald, Greg Domres, and Todd Klein

Also featured in the October 26, 2019 issue of The Independent

Photo credit: Ailecia Ruscin


Crib Note – Huntley Faye Tyson

Huntley Faye Tyson is the new girl in Town! The blue-eyed, brown-haired beauty was born on July 3rd to Blair and Truss Tyson of Leawood, Kansas. Huntley came into this…

Congratulations, Sara & George Lewis!

Sara Martha Faessel and George Revis Lewis were wed on August 17th at the United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Maryland. The bride is the daughter of Dena and…

Congratulations, Sara & Stephen!

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark Hjalmarson of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Clark Hjalmarson, to Stephen Charles Balawajder, the son of Mr. and…

Congratulations, Molly & Bryce!

Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Straeter III of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Ann Straeter, to Bryce Alan Warnock, the son of Lorie…