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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Mullin!

Bride’s Book 
Courtney Elizabeth Frantz and James Zachariah Mullin were married on May 23rd at the Mill Creek Community Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Gilbert Bainter of Derby, Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs. Leeland Amos Frantz of Mulvane, Kansas. Courtney is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon John Gericke of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Richard Frantz of Ottumwa, Iowa. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs.

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Fuzzy, Feathered & Furry Friends
FuzzyFotosKC is a photo contest featuring fuzzy, feathered and furry friends. Contestants work in creative ways to inspire friends, family, colleagues, and the animal loving public to cast a vote for their team. Each dollar counts as one vote, and all of the proceeds will support the lifesaving work of the Kansas City CARE Clinic and Great Plains SPCA. Vote for your favorite fuzzy friend at through August 31st.

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Trevor Gantt & Coco

Tails Of Our Town
Eight-year-old Trevor Gantt loves feeding and walking his new friend, Coco. Trevor and Coco are a perfect match and go everywhere together. We know that this happy pair is enjoying the dog days of summer!

Also featured in the August 8, 2015 issue of The Independent
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Congratulations, Anne & Michael!

Mr. and Mrs. James Richard Slaughter of Fairway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anne Manion Slaughter, to Michael Clark Hinckley, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Clark Hinckley of Cincinnati, Ohio. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. James Langwith Manion of St. Louis, Missouri, and the late Mrs. Manion and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Stephen Slaughter. Anne is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Under a Blue Moon

Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction
Diane Phillips and Larry McMullen served as co-chairmen of the 12th annual Under a Blue Moon Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, “Blue Moon Over Cuba,” on June 7th at Powell Gardens. Partygoers dressed in their best Cuban attire and enjoyed delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and silent and live auctions.

Peter and Lynne Brown

Guests enjoyed a Cuban-themed dinner under the tent.

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