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Congratulations, Laura & Jon!

Dr. and Mrs. William Patrick Donnelly of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Ann Donnelly, to Jonathan David Mueller, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Mueller of St. Louis, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Max Moore and the late Honorable and Mrs. Francis J. Donnelly. Laura is a graduate of Bishop Miege High School.

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First Birthday – Cecilia Anne Mirakian

Guess who turned one on October 2nd?  This adorable little girl named Cecilia Anne Mirakian. Cece is the namesake of her maternal great-grandmother. Proud parents are Alexis and Chris Mirakian of Leawood. Tickled pink grandparents are Patty and Rich Parsons of Leawood and Laura and Steve Mirakian of Lenexa.

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

November 6th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. The special evening recognized supporters of Catholic Charities’ annual Snow Ball. Guests enjoyed an inspirational Mass at Nativity Parish, followed by a reception hosted by Bridget and John Murphy. The Snow Ball will be held on January 16th at the Crown Center Exhibition Hall.

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The Children’s Place – Art & Apps

The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place hosted Art & Apps, a benefit for The Children’s Place, on November 6th at 2000 Grand. Guests enjoyed live entertainment by Ozark Hutch and Artist Sike created a wonderful canvas featuring the Kansas City skyline. Thanks to the generosity of local artists, David Gentile, Sue Adams, Alli Whorley, and Lindsay Nichols, fabulous artwork was raffled off to raise funds for programs and support.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Adam Gebhardt

Adam Gebhardt is the director of marketing for TIVOL and is a member of Centurions, class of 2017. He serves on the board of the Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Chancellor’s LGBT Council at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. In his spare time, Adam enjoys kayaking and running.

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