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Congratulations Brooke & Dane!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. George Paul Jandl, Jr. of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Elizabeth Jandl, to Dane Michael Carillo, the son of Linda Page Carillo of Windsor, Connecticut, and the late Mr. David Lawrence Carillo. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Gould of Our Town and Mrs. George Paul Jandl of Blue Springs, Missouri, and the late Mr. Jandl. Brooke is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Rose Brooks Center

Casino and Auction Night
On October 26th, Rose Brooks Center is hosting their Casino and Auction Night at the Sheraton Overland Park. Kate and David Banks are serving as the co-chairmen. The evening will feature casino games galore, live and silent auctions and a delicious dinner. For tickets, visit www.rosebrooks.org.

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In the Spotlight

The Salvation Army
John Sherman will serve as The Salvation Army’s 2013 Christmas Campaign chairman. He will oversee the money raised during the campaign which will help fund food pantries, homeless shelters, emergency assistance, and substance abuse programs throughout the year.
Also featured in the October 5th issue of The Independent 

John Sherman, chairman

 
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Cheers to Volunteers

Brian Ellefson

Brian Ellefson’s passion is to promote full employment for people with disabilities, giving individuals the means to achieve total independence. He has been involved with The Whole Person since 1980, and is currently serving his third year as president of the board of directors. 
Also featured in the October 5th issue of The Independent 

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63rd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

Rich Tradition

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties will hold its 63rd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion on December 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Julie and Trent Green are serving as the honorary chairmen. The Cotillion will honor 40 high school senior girls and boys and three high school juniors as alternates.

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