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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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41st Annual Sports Awards Banquet

Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation
Clark Hunt, Matt Besler, Shannon Vreeland, Adam Dorrel, and the Shawnee Mission West Football Community were recognized for their commitment and achievement in Our Town’s sports at the Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation’s 41st Annual Sports Awards Banquet. Denny Scott served as the chairman of the event that was held on April 11th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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The Linda Hall Library

Connecting the World
The Linda Hall Library has launched a year-long Panama Canal Centennial Celebration. On April 8th, the Library celebrated the opening of The Land Divided, The World United: Building the Panama Canal exhibit. A working model of a canal lock, created in partnership with graduate students at the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering, was displayed as part of the opening on the north lawn of the Linda Hall Library.

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Langdon!

Nuptial
Laura Elizabeth Beachy and Jesse Langdon were married on October 5th at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Beachy of Prairie Village. Her groom is the son of Dorothy Langdon of Parkville, Missouri and the late Mr. Emmett Langdon. The evening prior, Dottie Langdon hosted a rehearsal dinner at Piropos. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a lovely reception at The Kansas City Country Club.

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