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Open Options – Hats Off to Mothers

Cindy Pratt-Stokes is serving as the chairman of the Hats Off to Mothers luncheon on May 9th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. The event will recognize mothers who have demonstrated the remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement and service to our community. Proceeds support Open Options which provides support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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Congratulations, Danielle & Christopher!

Mrs. Thomas Logan and Mr. Larry Kidd of Charlotte, North Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Allison Kidd, to James Christopher Burcham, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Grant Burcham of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Simms and the late Mr. and Mrs. Chester Walton Kidd. Danielle is a graduate of Central Cabarrus High School in Concord, North Carolina.

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas held its 43rd annual Snow Ball on January 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,850 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception and formal dinner followed by dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. Lynn and Jay Reardon were the Snow Ball presidents, and Don Foley, Rich Teahan and Pat Wilkerson served as the Snow Ball honorary presidents.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Tiffany Bruce

Tiffany Bruce is a member of Centurions, class of 2018, and serves on the recruiting committee. She is the development director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, and has been with the agency for nine years. Tiffany has been a Big Sister to her Little Sister, M´racle, for the last four years. In her spare time, Tiffany and her boyfriend, Ben, enjoy renovating their house in Brookside.

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American Heart Association – Kansas City Heart Ball Patron Party

The American Heart Association’s 30th Annual Kansas City Heart Ball Patron Party was held on January 19th at Lathrop & Gage. Guests were treated to a sneak peek of the Heart Ball program and a preview of the Charlie Hustle line of products benefiting the American Heart Association.

Bob Grossman

Susan and Rick Worrel and Dr. Sanjaya Gupta

Daniel and Jenna Bell, Teri Ackerson and Leslie and Jacob Bayer 

Jill and Ray Kowalik with Dr.

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