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Camp WIN

I Play. I WIN.
Campers at WIN for KC’s Camp WIN enjoyed learning 14 new sports and fitness activities from June 3rd through 6th at St. Teresa’s Academy. Camp WIN offers a fun, safe and encouraging environment to empower young girls in Our Town. 
Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: WIN for KC

Callie Sims
Camryn Cohen

Josie Kaine and Bailey Swyden

Sumaya Qadi

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Picture purrrfect!
FuzzyFotosKC is a photo contest featuring fuzzy, feathered and furry friends. Vote for your favorite from July 1st through 31st at Each dollar counts as one vote and the proceeds are split equally between Great Plains SPCA and the Kansas City CARE Clinic, two organizations providing medical care to people and pets.

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Kids’ Jazzoo

All That Jazzoo
Plans are underway for Kids’ Jazzoo, which will take place on August 23rd at the Kansas City Zoo. Children up to 12 years old and their parents can get the inside scoop on animals, groove to kid-friendly music and enjoy face painting and fun crafts. Jen Johnson will serve as the chairman.

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The Jewel Ball

Prelude Party
The Jewel Ball Prelude Party was held on May 30th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Janet Russell was the honorary chairman of The Jewel Ball, and Margi Pence served as the chairman.
Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Mary S. Watkins and Mark McDonald

Amy Sachse and Nancy Sachse

Mike and Nancy Thiessen flanked Betsi Waldeck, page.

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Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Pendleton!
Michelle Ann Rushinsky and John Chambers Pendleton were married on March 9th on the lawn of the Main House at the historic Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill, Georgia. The bride is the daughter of Lori Ann Crnobrnja of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mr. Michael John Rushinsky, Jr. of Monroe, Georgia, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Crnobrnja of Lorain, Ohio, and Sandra Jennings of Sheffield Lake, Ohio, and Mr.

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