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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Lane!

On July 17th, Emily Anne Lykens and John Stewart Lane were united in matrimony at Emerald Mountain Overlook Chapel in Estes Park, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Lykens of Fairway. Emily is the granddaughter of Mrs. Allen Lykens of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and the late Mr. Lykens and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Pershing Brown. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Lane III of Our Town. Stewart is the grandson of Mrs. Alonzo Lane, Jr.

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KC Scholars – Scholarship Recipients

KC Scholars has raised more than $4.5 million. That means that more than 600 members of its first class of scholarship recipients will be going off to college. Many will be the first in their families to earn a degree. This called for a celebration – and more than 1,000 guests were present for the festivities on August 1st at the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center.

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Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Holiday Mart

Bartle Hall is the site for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Holiday Mart on October 19th through the 22nd. Not only will shoppers find great gifts, (including some for themselves), but the event benefits the community. For example, two of the beneficiaries are Wayside Waifs and Happy Bottoms. More than 5,400 animals will find forever homes this year, thanks to Wayside Waifs. As for Happy Bottoms, the organization provides diapers to low-income families.

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