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Congratulations Whitney and Derek!

Engagement 
Whitney Ann Hatfield and Derek Allen Hoefer will meet at the altar of St. John’s United Methodist Church on June 7th to exchange vows. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sarah Smull Hatfield and Victoria McVicker of  Aurora, Colorado, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grant Hatfield of Our Town. Whitney is the granddaughter of Jane Smull of Overland Park and the late Dr. Ned Smull and Nancy Laubach of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Dr. Grant Hatfield of Our Town.

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46th annual Nutcracker Ball

The Ballet Guild
Don’t miss the most delightfully festive party in town, the Ballet Guild’s 46th annual Nutcracker Ball on December 6th in the Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall. The evening begins with an enchanting cocktail hour accompanied by endless Christmas goodies, a delicious three-course meal and a behind-the-scenes performance by the Kansas City Ballet dancers. Susan Bubb and Megan Bubb Cribb are serving as the co-chairmen. For more information, visit www.kcballet.org/ball.

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Congratulations Captain & Mrs. David Thomas Collins

Nuptial
Monica Leigh Porter and Captain David Thomas Collins were married on August 31st at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Drs. Charles and Susan Porter of Our Town. Monica is the granddaughter of Dr. Donald R. Smith and the late Mrs. Smith and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Porter. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Collins of Vero Beach, Florida. He is the grandson of Mrs.

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WIN for KC

Get in the Game
November 5th was the date for a reception at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by WIN for KC for the Big 12 Soccer Honorary Coach Program. The women’s soccer teams from The University of Kansas, Iowa State University, University of Texas, Texas Tech University, Texas Christian University, West Virginia University, Oklahoma State University, and Baylor University played in a tournament at the new Swope Soccer Village in Swope Park from November 6th through the 10th.

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Belles of the American Royal

Royal Roundup
On October 11th, BOTARS and their escorts kicked up their heels at the Royal Roundup at the Saddle and Sirloin Club. Katherine Sweeney, Anna Price, Molly Crawford, Sarah Luby, Morgan Gonder, Caroline Hodge, Annie Burcham, Katherine Bruce, Amanda Haviland, and Allie Hartman-Frost were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, entertainment by Tracy Allison and the Drive, a mechanical bull, and plenty of two stepping.

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