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Congratulations, Carrie & Ryan!

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Barton, Jr. of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Ree Barton, to Ryan Jeffrey Tudas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Alan Tudas of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fredrick Downey and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Barton. Carrie is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School. She was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2009.

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Name Dropping – The 68th BOTAR Ball

The 68th BOTAR Ball will take place on October 21st at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Tracy Lyon Tetrick is serving as president of BOTAR and is a BOTAR, class of 1990. She has been on the Executive Committee as treasurer in 1999, vice president of BOTAR activities in 2004 and vice president of American Royal activities in 2015. Her other leadership roles have included Benefactors co-chairman, Reservations chairman, Tablescapes co-chairman, and Program chairman.

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AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City – AIDS WALK Kansas City

Hundreds of people gathered for AIDS WALK Kansas City, a benefit for the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City. The 29th annual event was held on April 29th in Theis Park. Due to thunder and the lightening, the walk portion of the event was canceled, for everyone’s safety. Despite that, fundraising actually increased by $140,000 from last year, bringing the total to $529,000 earmarked for those living with HIV/AIDS.

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Congratulations, Claire & Will!

Beverly Davis Brooks of Mission Hills and Mr. Robert Alan Brooks III of Kansas City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Beverly Claire Brooks, to William Anton Majeski, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anton Majeski of Demarest, New Jersey. Claire is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alan Brooks, Jr. of Prairie Village and the late Dr. and Mrs. Frank Hampton Davis, Jr. She is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.

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Congratulations, Ashley & Dan!

Mr. and Mrs. David Buell of Overland Park, Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rettenmaier of Denver, Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Rettenmaier, to Daniel Andrew Moye, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Moye of Rogers, Arkansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ronyon Greene of Leawood and the late Mr. Greene and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leon Rettenmaier. Ashley is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.

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