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Golden Birthdays

First Fun
On March 29th, Henry James Golden shared his first birthday party, which had a Toy Story theme, with his big sister, three-year-old Daphne. Henry is the son of Lauren Gyllenborg Golden and Justin Golden of Leawood and the grandson of Pam and John Gyllenborg of Our Town, Sherry Golden of Norman, Oklahoma, and Janet and James Golden of Houston, Texas.

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Sloane Harper Sansale

Crib Note  
Sloane Harper Sansale is the new girl in town! The blue-eyed, blonde-haired beauty was born on March 28th to Melissa and Casey Sansale of Fairway. Sloane arrived on her due date and weighed seven pounds and seven ounces. Her proud grandparents are Susan and Michael Fate of Our Town and Lynn and Paul Sansale of St. Paul, Minnesota. Sloane’s great-grandmothers are Margaret Schoenfeld and Maurine Fate. She is the first grandchild for the Fate family.

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Forks & Corks

Eating Well
Mary McClure served as the chairman of Forks & Corks on April 23rd at the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The Patrons’ Party took place at 909 Walnut on April 16th. Proceeds support Harvesters and its network of agencies that provide more than 1.1 million meals to hungry families, children and seniors.

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Brew for Books

Great Reads 
The second annual Brew for Books, a benefit for The Family Conservancy, was held on April 16th at Boulevard Brewing Company. Guests donated children’s books and enjoyed Boulevard beer, Waldo Pizza and entertainment by John Goolsby.

Centurion Volunteers Hannah Hasselquist, Megan Stock and Karen Moore

Guests mingled on the patio of the Boulevard Brewing Company.

Michael Judy, Brian Sulley, John Minnis, and Cameron Duff flanked Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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Hot Summer Nights

Summer Delight
The 12th Street Bridge will be transformed into Paris, Venice, New Orleans, China, Mexico, and an Irish pub at Hot Summer Nights, a benefit for Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing. The June 27th event will feature signature cocktails, delicious fare from local restaurants and unique entertainment. Marlys and Michael Haverty are the honorary chairmen, and Suzanne and Joe Donnelly and Liz and Perry Brandt are the co-chairmen.

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