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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Bernabe, Jr.!

Bride’s Book
Stacy Ann Porto and Lawrence Douglas Bernabe, Jr., were married on November 9th at St. Francis Xavier Church. The bride is the daughter of Mary Porto of Leawood, and the late Dr. Anthony F. Porto, Jr. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Douglas Bernabe, Sr., of Chesterfield, Missouri. The wedding weekend kicked off with a welcome barbecue in Downtown Kansas City. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Grand Street Cafe.

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Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park

June 28th is the date for the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s Stems: A Garden Soiree at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Kim and Brad Scafe are the honorary chairmen of the seventh annual event. Guests will enjoy wine, delicious fare, strolling through the gardens, entertainment, en plain air art, and fireworks.

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Road to Arabia

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
January 18th was the date for the Young Friends of Art’s Party Arty: Mirage at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Laura Allinder, Andrea Ganier, Katherine Myers, and Leah Vomhof served as the co-chairmen. This year’s theme celebrated Echoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists on display now at The Nelson-Atkins, as well as the upcoming exhibition, Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, arriving in Town in April.

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St. Teresa’s Academy

Lucky Stars
St. Teresa’s Academy’s Auction, “You Are A Shining Star,” was held on November 23rd. Lynn and Jay Reardon, Lena and Joe Runyan and Amy and Jim Sullivan were the co-chairmen, and Larry Moore and Mark Fitzpatrick served as the emcees. More than 500 guests enjoyed a delicious gourmet dinner from Garozzo’s Ristorante and silent and live auctions.

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Congratulations Emily and Lucas!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Melville Wilson Perry III of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Rhoades Perry, to Lucas Charles Short, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Charles Short of Hamilton, Kansas. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Emily earned a bachelor of science degree in social work from Miami University, and a juris doctorate from The University of Kansas School of Law.

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