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Crib Note – Cameron Leigh Collins

A darling baby girl named Cameron Leigh Collins was born on July 7th to Monica and David Collins of Denver, Colorado. Cameron has blue-green eyes and brown hair and weighed eight pounds. She joins her big brother, Thomas Rivers Collins, age two. Cameron’s proud grandparents are Drs. Susan and Charles Porter of Our Town and Debbie and Thomas Collins of Vero Beach, Florida. Delighted great-grandparents are Mary and Dr. Don Smith of Our Town and Ruth Fleigh of Vero Beach.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Brandon Ramos

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
2017 Most Wanted Honoree Brandon Ramos spent spent six years as an active duty Air Force Firefighter. He says his passion for helping kids all began while he was stationed overseas at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England. His passion for helping kids continued when he left the Air Force and started working for the Kansas City Chiefs as the Partnership Activation Coordinator.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Austin Baier

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
After graduating from the University of Nebraska in 2009, 2017 Most Wanted Honoree Austin Baier moved to Kansas City to start a career in real estate. He currently works for CBRE as a Senior Associate, assisting clients with industrial and logistical real estate needs. Austin and his wife, Beki, live in the Northland with their dog, Ridge. He spends most of his free time at the lake, cheering on the Chiefs or officiating wrestling. Beki introduced Austin to BBBSKC.

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Johnson County Library Foundation – The Library Lets Loose

October 14th was the date for The Library Lets Loose, a benefit for the Johnson County Library Foundation, at The Central Resource Library in Overland Park. Ann and Bob Regnier served as the honorary hosts. More than 400 guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from local restaurants, caricatures by Deborah Moreno, trivia games, and much more.

Denise Mills, Christian Madrigal, Aubrey Seavey, Elena McVicar, and Rick Mills

My Brothers & Sisters performed for the guests.

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Congratulations, Lauren & Ross!

Mr. and Mrs. John Christopher McCarthy of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Ann McCarthy, to Ross Vincent Scimeca, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Louis Scimeca of Our Town. The bride-to-be is a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in advertising and public relations from Avila University. Lauren was presented at the Junior League Cotillion in 2001.

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