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Crib Note – Daisy Leone Selman

A darling baby girl named Daisy Leone Selman arrived on July 17th to proud parents Daisy and Andrew Selman. She joins her big brother Noah, age three. Delighted grand parents are Mr. and Mrs. John MacDonald and Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Boyle. Daisy is the fifth generation Daisy on her mother’s side. She is named for her mother, Daisy MacDonald Selman, her grandmother, Daisy Park MacDonald, her great aunt, Daisy Hoffman Crouch, and her great, great aunt, Daisy Hoffman Johntz.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Will Pryor

Will Pryor is an audit senior manager at Grant Thornton. He is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Arts and Culture Task Force and the communications committee. Will enjoys running marathons, traveling, photography, and the Kansas City Royals. He and his wife, Lindsey, have a daughter, Lincoln.

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

On December 15th, Kansas City Ballet Guild members gathered for the Nutcracker Luncheon at Hallbrook Country Club. Guests enjoyed Nutcracker centerpieces, delectable bites and a performance by the KCBII and KCB trainee dancers. Gigi Rose, executive guild member; was the host.

Susan Bubb, Susan Sands and Melinda Petet

Lisa Schubert Hickok

The dancers performed for the guests.

RW and Lou Thompson

Photo Credit: Larry F.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Church!

Hillary Ann Franke and Richard John Lester Church were married on June 20th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stephen Franke of Prairie Village. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Whitmer and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Joseph Franke. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Gentry III of Tucson, Arizona. He is the grandson of Mrs. James Wilson Lester of Tucson and the late Mr. Lester.

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