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Congratulations Alexis and Nick!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Paolantonio of Wayne, Pennsylvania, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Michelle Paolantonio, to Nicholas Guy Pickard, the son of Nancy Pickard of Prairie Village and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Pickard of Fairway. Alex is the granddaughter of Mr. Joseph Paolantonio of Wayne, Pennsylvania, and the late Mrs. Paolantonio and the late Vice Admiral and Mrs. Eli T. Reich. She is a graduate of Villa Maria Academy in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

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Human Relations Dinner

Special Award
November 24th is the date for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau l American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Anita B. Gorman, Phil Kirk, David H. Westbrook, and Kristi Wyatt are serving as the co-chairmen. The Honorable John Lewis, Congressman from Georgia and civil rights icon, will be the featured speaker. James B. Nutter, Sr. will receive the 2013 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award.

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Kansas City Art Institute

A Patron Preview will take place on December 5th at the Kansas City Art Institute, the evening before its much-anticipated end-of-semester exhibition and sale of student artwork. Pam and Gary Gradinger are the chairmen.
Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent 

Pam and Gary Gradinger, chairmen

 
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The Lyric Opera Circle

Be Our Guest
The Lyric Opera Circle welcomed five new members recently with a dinner at Brio Tuscan Grille. Members enjoyed conversation and delicious food and spirits. 
Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent

Abby McCaffree, membership co-chairman; Amy Graham and Felicia Bondi

Felicia Bondi, Amy Graham and Elaine Mann

Francie Mayer, Abby McCaffree, Christine Meuten, Natalie Kohrs, and Annette Sherrow

 
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Under a Harvest Moon

Abundant Harvest
September 22nd was the date for Powell Gardens’ fifth annual Under a Harvest Moon, “A Farm to Table Dinner.” Lory and Kevin Childress served as chairmen of the event which will benefit the youth education programs at Powell Gardens. Chef Alex Pope, Local Pig and Pigwich; prepared a multi-course feast for guests.

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