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The Jewel Ball

Chairmen’s Coffee
The Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee was held on April 9th at The Kansas City Country Club. Ellen Zimmer Darling is the chairman of the 60th Anniversary Jubilee of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Also featured in the May 31st issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Mary S.

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Luke Wade

Rising Star Reflections
A native of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Luke Wade is a Rising Star, Class of 2014. Prior to his high school graduation, Luke enlisted in the Army National Guard and served eight years, including one tour of duty as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Luke moved to Kansas City and started KC Crew and SocialHeart. He is a full time web developer at VML. Luke was honored with an Urban Hero award earlier this year.

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Making a Promise

CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties
April 3rd was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon at the Ritz Charles. Proceeds from the event will support CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ work as advocates for abused and neglected children under court protection and help provide more Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers.

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Congratulations Katherine and Adam!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Edward Bear of Chesterfield, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Marie Bear, to Adam Joseph Brown, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Edward Brown of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gene William Farthing of Springfield, Missouri, and the late Dr. Farthing and the late Dr. and Mrs. David Eli Bear. Kat is a graduate of Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis, Missouri.

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12th annual HEARAid Gala

The Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute
November 1st is the date for The Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute’s 12th annual HEARAid Gala at Indian Hills Country Club. Clara and Joseph Paris are the honorary chairmen, and Felicia Siragusa Bondi and Pauline Siragusa Henne are serving as the co-chairmen.

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