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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Schieber!

Nuptial
Elizabeth Anne Lewis and Loren Joseph Schieber were married on October 26th at Country Club Christian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Emerson Lewis II of Prairie Village. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul McKie of Prairie Village and the late Dr. and Mrs. Revis C. Lewis. Her groom is the son of Janice Schieber of Roeland Park and Mr. William Schieber of Olathe. The evening prior, Jan Schieber hosted the rehearsal dinner at Loretto Academy.

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Rick Kahle

Phoenix Family has truly benefited from Rick Kahle’s leadership. He is chairman of the board of directors for the organization. Rick’s involvement in Kansas City is far-reaching and varied. He serves on the board of directors of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and was the chairman of its 2013 Annual Dinner.  Rick also serves on the board of directors of the Kansas City Civic Council and the Mid America Coalition on Healthcare.

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Pendleton II!

Nuptial
Lauren Marie Friedrichs and Steven Willis Pendleton II were married on October 5th on the lawn of the Main House at the historic Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill, Georgia. The bride is the daughter of Kay Marie Peterson of San Francisco, California, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Charles Friedrichs of Bellaire, Texas. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Edwards Pendleton of Our Town.

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In the Spotlight

American Heart Association
March 1st is the date for the American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Ball to be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Linda and John Nobles and Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon are serving as the co-chairmen. 
Also featured in the January 25th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Blaine Fischer Photography

John and Linda Nobles and Peggy and Dr.

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The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital

Land of Enchantment
Once Upon a Time, a fundraiser for The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital, will be held on February 23rd at Starlight Theatre. Connie and Anthony Mendolia and Stephanie and Mike Moustakas are the honorary co-chairmen, and Amy and Eric Graham and Elizabeth and Dr. Michael LeBlanc are serving as the co-chairmen of the 17th annual event. A Patrons’ Party will be held on February 20th at the beautiful home of Kristin and Donald Trigg.

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