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Channing Swift Tyson

A smiling bundle of joy named Channing Swift Tyson was born on August 12th to Blair and Truss Tyson of Prairie Village. The blue-eyed, brown-haired beauty weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 and one quarter inches long. Channing’s proud grandparents are Deborah and Kenneth Lawrence of Mission Hills, Karen Hudnall of Overland Park and Paul Tyson of Our Town. The darling baby girl is the fourth generation family member to be named Channing.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sorenson!

Alexandra Leigh Pratt and Christopher Michael Sorenson were married on August 22nd at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Allen Pratt of Our Town and Boston, Massachusetts. Alexandra is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Xavier Geier of Independence, Missouri, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Keith Dorman Pratt. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sorenson of Iowa City, Iowa. Christopher is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs.

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Happy Birthday, Suzy!

Suzanne “Suzy” Mitchell Bowlin celebrated her first birthday on January 7, 2016. The darling baby girl is the daughter of Katherine “Kit” Bradley Bowlin and David Leslie Bowlin, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia. Suzy’s proud grandparents are Suzanne and David Rall Bradley, Jr., of Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Ruthie and David “Casey” Bowlin of Memphis, Tennessee. Her delighted great-grandparents are Mrs. Shirley Wyeth Bradley, Mr. James Russell Bocell, Mrs.

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National Philanthropy Day

November 18th was the date when The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mid-America Chapter celebrated National Philanthropy Day at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Guests enjoyed award presentations, a new video about philanthropy in Kansas City as part of the #GivingHeartsKC Campaign and surprise guests Toby Cook and Director of the Royals Hall of Fame Curt Nelson. David M. Fulk served as the chairman.

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