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Pop Tart

Tails of Our Town
Megan Hannahan and Austin Pickett adopted Pop Tart from Great Plains SPCA, and she has quickly settled into her new home. Pop Tart is a three month old American Bulldog mix, a true puppy who plays and sleeps as much as she can.
Also featured in the February 22nd issue of The Independent 

Megan and Pop Tart

 
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Top Ten Events of 2013

Making a Difference
The Independent extends our warmest congratulations to Our Town’s non profits, their honorary chairmen, chairmen, committee members, and volunteers for another successful year of philanthropy in Kansas City. Thank you for helping to make Kansas City a community full of care and compassion! Stay tuned for the full feature debuting in this weekend’s issue of The Independent.

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Ann Goodrich

Ann Goodrich makes good things happen. Ann is retired and spends her time volunteering with many organizations that benefit children, including Reach Out and Read Kansas City. She reads to the children, serves as district captain and fills the clinics with other readers when she is not able to be there. Ann’s love for reading is contagious. Thank you, Ann, for being such a dedicated volunteer.

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The University of Kansas

Rock Chalk Ball
April 26th is the date for The University of Kansas’ Rock Chalk Ball, “Jayhawks and Juleps,” at the Overland Park Convention Center. Laura and Todd Sutherland are the chairmen, and Steve Doocy, Fox & Friends, will serve as the emcee. Hats, bow ties and mint juleps will set a festive mood for this year’s Derby-themed evening.

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Clara Jane Cusser

Crib Note
A beautiful baby girl named Clara Jane Cusser arrived on October 21st. She weighed six pounds, nine ounces and was 20 and one half inches long. Clara has blue eyes and brown hair. Her proud parents are Anne and Andrew Cusser of Leawood. Clara’s thrilled grandparents are M.J. and Larry Walden of Leawood and Diana and Jim Cusser of Our Town.
Also featured in the February 22nd issue of The Independent 

 
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