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Nutcracker Luncheon

Kansas City Ballet Guild
December 16th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon at The Kansas City Country Club. Members were delighted by the whimsical Nutcrackers that were used as decorations around the room and adorned as centerpieces on the tables. The festive afternoon was complete with beautiful gingerbread cookies and great friends.

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Congratulations, Alison & Daniel!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stokely Runnion III of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Wells Runnion, to Daniel Fox, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Williams of Independence, Missouri, and the late Mr. Danny Fox. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Robert D. Critton of Our Town and the late Mrs. Critton and Mrs. Charles S. Runnion, Jr. of Newport, Tennessee, and the late Mr. Runnion.

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Centennial Gala

Mission Hills Country Club
The evening of 12-13-14 was an extraordinary one at Mission Hills Country Club. Members celebrated the Club’s 100th Anniversary at the Centennial Gala and enjoyed dinner, drinks and mingling into the night.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Massman, Mr. and Mrs. David Staker, Mr. and Mrs. James Stowers, and Mr. and Mrs. John McClelland

(Clockwise from left) Mrs. Bryan Norton, Mr. Richard Linville, Mrs. George Brett, Mr. Pat McGannon, Mrs.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Aires!

Nuptial
Blair Yukon Benjamin and Daniel Mark Aires were married on August 31st at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lyon Benjamin of Overland Park. Her groom is the son of of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Aires of San Diego, California. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a lovely rehearsal dinner at The Roasterie.

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Congratulations, Madeline & David!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rivers Hughes of Greenville, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Brooke Hughes, to David Carter Ward, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Hardman Ward of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Bullard Whelpley and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earle Hughes. Brooke is a graduate of Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville.

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