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Urban Rendezvous
Urban Rendezvous IV will be held on October 25th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Susan and Jon Cassat are the honorary chairmen, and Bryan Busby will serve as the emcee. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a delicious dinner and a live auction with the Nigro Brothers. Proceeds from the event will support the Urban Ranger Corps’ mission to help prepare at-risk inner city youth for responsible and productive futures.

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Renovation Sensation

Tour Our Town 
Renovation Sensation, a benefit for the SHARE program at Shawnee Mission East, will be held on September 18th. Tourgoers will view four beautifully-renovated homes. Sheryl Kaplan and Deb Schneider are the Tour co-chairmen, and a Patrons’ Party will be held the evening prior at the home of Lynn and Joe Poskin.

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Nuptial

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Picow!
Jamie Lynn Thiessen and David Harkless Picow were married at the Pilgrim Chapel on July 5th. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Hooton of Our Town and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Burns of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Jamie is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Thiessen of La Vista, Nebraska, and Mrs. Charlie Cramer of Belton, Missouri, and the late Mr. Cramer. Her groom is the son of Mrs. Charles L. Marcotte of Overland Park and the late Mr.

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Puptial

Congratulations Bella & Glint!
Bella Cronin and Glint M. Merlo exchanged vows in a poolside ceremony on July 28th. Bella is the daughter of Dr. Hyland Elizabeth Cronin of Fairway and the granddaughter of Nora Cronin of Morgantown, West Virginia, and the late Mr. Harry Cronin. Her groom is the son of Rachel Hack and Matthew Merlo of Our Town, and the grandson of Elizabeth Miller of Kansas City, Mr. James Hack of Leawood, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Merlo of St. Louis.

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Holiday Mart Happenings

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
The 26th Annual Holiday Mart, hosted by The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will celebrate the League’s 100th anniversary. This year, the shopping extravaganza will take place at Bartle Hall from October 17th through 20th. Kat DeLeon is the transportation and security chairman and Erin Lambert is the administrative chairman.

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