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Congratulations, Caffrey & Jack!

 
Beverly Davis Brooks of Mission Hills and Mr. Robert Alan Brooks III of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caffrey Keltner Brooks, to Jack Austin Dudenhoeffer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Joseph Dudenhoeffer of Our Town. Caffrey is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frank Hampton Davis, Jr. of Lafayette, Louisiana, and the late Dr. Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alan Brooks, Jr. of Prairie Village. Caffrey is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.

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Congratulations, Aly & Ryan!

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edward Swyden of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson Patricia Swyden, to Ryan Michael Burnett, the son of Maxine Morillo Novotny of Wichita, Kansas, and Mr. Ray Burnett of Wichita, Kansas. Aly is the granddaughter of Jo Alice Swyden of Our Town and the late Mr. Louis E. Swyden, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Rupe. Aly is a graduate of Blue Valley High School.

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Congratulations, Whitney & Beech!

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leo Gallagher of Springfield, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Leigh Gallagher, to Robert Beech Reagan, the son of Connie Ann Reagan of Lake Tapawingo, Missouri, and Mr. Robert Forest Reagan of Oak Grove, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Marie Brinkman of Pittsburg, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. O. Gene Bicknell of Englewood, Florida, the late Pauline Didlake, and the late Mr. Leo Gallagher.

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Melynn Sight

Melynn Sight has known Barnett Helzberg, founder of University Academy, all of her life. She was a Helzberg Leadership Fellow, and Barnett was her mother’s elementary school sweetheart. Melynn is now volunteering at University Academy in a unique anti-bullying curriculum, Step Up Sisterhood, which was developed by Synergy Services’ STOP Violence program. Melynn meets with a group of nine-year-old girls on a monthly basis to discuss bullying, rumors or injustices.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Ryan Myers

Ryan Myers earned a bachelor of science degree in agricultural education from the University of Missouri. He is a member of Centurions, class of 2017. Ryan serves on the Arts and Education Task Force and the recruitment committee. He and his wife, Sara, have three children, Meredith, Isaac and Luke. Ryan enjoys coaching soccer and basketball.

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