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The Barstow School

Big Win 
Congratulations to the tennis superstars from The Barstow School for recently taking home the Missouri Class One State Championship. In addition, Alena Frye and Maddy Tadros won the Missouri State Doubles Championship, putting Barstow Girls’ Tennis fourth in the record books for most individual titles by school.

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The 40th Annual Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 
The 40th Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Three addressing parties were hosted recently by Connie Euston, Jeni Haake, Shannon Lillis, and Jeannine Wilkerson. 
Also featured in the November 30th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Fixation Media

Patty Becka and Debbie Huber

The beautiful invitation

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Spofford Butterfly Gala & Auction

HOPE Took Flight
On October 19th, more than 400 guests gathered to celebrate Spofford’s mission of transforming lives at the Spofford Butterfly Gala & Auction. The annual event raises funds to support Spofford’s mission to provide residential and community-based services for children with emotional and behavioral disturbances attributed to abuse, neglect and childhood mental illness.  Janine and Doug Nickerson and Dede and Paty Daves served as co-chairmen.

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Erin Gregory

Cheers to Volunteers

Erin Gregory has been a hardworking member of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, since 2004. She has served as marketing chairman for Holiday Mart, as the marketing director on the JLKCMO’s board of directors and spent a year in the Leadership Institute, a program that teaches members how to be an effective member in and outside the organization. Next year, Erin will serve as the retail co-chairman for the 2014 Holiday Mart.

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Congratulations Kendall & Charles!

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth John Matous of Wichita, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall Marie Matous, to Charles William Schellhorn, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles William Schellhorn of Our Town. Kendall is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles John Matous of Wichita and the late Mr. and Mrs. William T. Powell, Jr. She is a graduate of Blue Valley North High School.

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