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Crib Note – Benjamin Lawrence Winter and Charlotte Elizabeth Winter

Winter weather in January? That’s nothing new. Winter twins in January? Tell us more! Charlotte Elizabeth Winter and Benjamin Lawrence Winter were born on January 25th. They are the children of Pamela Ganer Winter and Richard Winter of Overland Park, Kansas. Charlotte weighed five pounds, one ounce, and was 18 inches long. Benjamin weighed four pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18 and one-half inches long. The darling duo have blue eyes and brown hair. Their proud grandparents are Mary and Lou Grasse of St. Louis, Missouri, and the late Donald Ganer, and Susan and Larry Winter of Mission Hills, Kansas.

Charlotte Elizabeth Winter


Benjamin Lawrence Winter

Featured in the May 14, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Captured by KC 


The Loop KC – Samantha Morain

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…

AFPKC’s Philanthropy MATTERS: Julianne DeLessio

To learn more about becoming a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter, please visit afpkc.org. The Independent is proud to be the exclusive media partner of AFPKC.…

Rachel’s Reads – May 2022

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” – Mark Twain Between the popularity of Wordle and…

The Jewel Ball – 2022 Honorary Chairman

Mary Jane Young Barnes (Mrs. Bryant Page Barnes) is serving as the honorary chairman of the 2022 Jewel Ball. She was the chairman of the 1995 Jewel Ball, following in…