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Giving the Basics – Madminton Tournament

More than 75 teams gathered on September 13th at Theis Park to play madminton. Our Town’s first Madminton Tournament raised funds for Giving the Basics, an organization that provides free personal care hygiene items that are not covered by food stamps to shelters, pantries and local schools. Players had a wonderful time dressing up in costumes and playing badminton.

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

The Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams was held recently at Kauffman Stadium. Guests enjoyed taking selfies with current and former players, drinks, food from local restaurants, a silent auction, a live performance by American Authors, and a spectacular fireworks show.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Schanzer!

Nuptial
Lucille Lauren Pack and Kyle William Schanzer were married on May 30th at the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, California. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Pack of Dallas, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Martin Rutchik of Dallas and the late Mr. Rutchik and Mrs. Steve Pack of Our Town and the late Mr. Pack. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schanzer of Overland Park. Kyle is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schanzer.

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Congratulations, Sydney & Josh! 

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Steven B. Glassman of Our Town and Dr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Stoops of Orlando, Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sydney Lear Stoops, to Joshua Andrew Bruner, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lewis Bruner of Hickory, North Carolina. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. William Yancey Eubank of Leawood and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wendel Stoops. Sydney is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.

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The Friends of Chamber Music – Soirée 2016

Soirée 2016, a benefit for The Friends of Chamber Music, will be held on April 23rd at The American. Guests will celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary and enjoy a gourmet dinner with fine wines, silent and live auctions and a live performance by a world-class ensemble. Ellen and Irv Hockaday are the honorary chairmen, and Jeanne Sosland and Ann Readey are serving as co-chairmen.

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