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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Kraemer!

Christine Ashley Ginter and Joseph David Kraemer were married at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Ginter of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Christine is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary E. Haggerty of Lee’s Summit and Mrs. LeRoy Ginter of Salisbury, Missouri, and the late Mr. Ginter. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kraemer of Blue Springs, Missouri. Joseph is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs.

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Literacy KC – 23rd Annual Spelling Bee

April 28th was the date for Literacy KC’s 23rd annual Spelling Bee at UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium. Gillian Helm, Literacy KC; served as the chairman of the evening that featured an appearance by Vanya Shivashankar, 2015 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee co-champion; “Bee Stinger” cocktails, student testimonials and live and silent auctions. The event co-champions were the members of the teams representing EPR Properties and Euronet Worldwide.

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Congratulations, Mary Clare & Jeff!

Mr. and Mrs. David Rufus Gibson, Jr. of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Clare Gibson, to Jeffrey Martin Crowe, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Martin Crowe, Sr. of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Gene Gerard of St. Louis, Missouri, and the late Mrs. Gerard and the late Mr. and Mrs. David Gibson. Mary Clare is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.

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Congratulations, Kristen & Mike!

Mr. and Mrs. Fred I. Rock of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen J. Rock, to Michael David Chouinard, the son of Karen Chouinard of Overland Park and the late Mr. David Chouinard. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. James J. Russell of Olathe and the late Mr. Russell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lyall C. Rock. Kristen is a graduate of Olathe East High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Kansas State University.

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Congratulations, Molly & Kirk!

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas David Clemans of Melissa, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Opal “Molly” Clemans, to Kirk Robert Farrell, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Anthony Farrell of Plano, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Hovey of Mission Hills, the late Carol Hovey and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Clemans of Rochester, Indiana. Molly is a graduate of Melissa High School in Melissa, Texas.

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