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Störling Dance Theater

Inspire Freedom Gala
February 8th is the date for Störling Dance Theater’s Inspire Freedom Gala at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Christopher Miller, Underground Railroad Museum Freedom Center; will be the featured speaker. Guests will enjoy a performance of the Theater’s acclaimed production of Underground. Leisa and Ralph Reid and Beth and Pat McCown are the co-chairmen.

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Congratulations Lauren & Teddy!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lee Kenworthy of Falls Church, Virginia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Kenworthy, to Edward Shifrin Bloch, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Morton Bloch of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Major General Roger Scheer (USAF Ret.) of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and the late Mrs. Scheer and Mrs. Joe Kenworthy of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the late Mr. Kenworthy.

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Synergy Services

Stand Up for Synergy
On October 26th, more than 400 guests gathered at The Improv for Synergy Services’ Stand Up for Synergy. Karen and Sean Miller and Josh Mitchem served as co-chairmen of the event which featured Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy.

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Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Richard Allen Zahner III!

Megan Elizabeth Sayler and Richard Allen Zahner III were married on June 1st at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott William Sayler of Our Town. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Anthony Zarda of Shawnee and Mr. and Mrs. John William Sayler, Jr., of Our Town. Her groom is the son of Cynthia Zahner of Roeland Park and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zahner, Jr., of Nashville, Tennessee. He is the grandson of Mrs.

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An Evening of Enchantment

Johnson County Community College
Some Enchanted Evening scholarship gala was held on November 9th at the Overland Park Marriott. The event raised funds to benefit Johnson County Community College students in need of financial assistance.
Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent 

Mr. and Mrs. Tim McKee, chairmen; with Mr. and Mrs. Bret Sheffield

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Mellard

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Stein

Mr. and Mrs.

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