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Congratulations, Lena & Drew!

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Forest Warren of Lawrence, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lena Marie Warren, to Frank Maxwell Andrews, Jr., the son of Carol Coles Andrews and Mr. Frank Maxwell Andrews, both of Nashville, Tennessee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Helmut Justus Horn of Huntsville, Alabama, and the late Mr. Horn and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Volney Warren. Lena is a graduate of Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Sunita Lavin

Sunita Lavin is a member of Centurions, class of 2018 and is a project manager at Garmin. She recently received the Society of Women Engineer’s Distinguished New Engineer Award, and she is a community advocate for STEM for women and girls. Sunita received a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering at the University of Nebraska and completed a master of science degree in electrical engineering and a master of business administration degree.

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Congratulations, Michelle & James!

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mellard of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Elizabeth Mellard, to James Henry Petersen, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Petersen, of Belleair, Florida. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. George Himmelberg of Glasgow, Missouri, and the late Mr. Himmelberg and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mellard. Michelle is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.

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Ozanam – 33rd annual Hollywood Holiday Gala

Hundreds of guests gathered at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center on December 1st for Ozanam’s 33rd annual Hollywood Holiday Gala. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, a dinner, a silent auction, and an exciting live auction with Emcee Larry Moore, Auction Reader Bryan Tuta and the Nigro Brothers. Ellen and Peter Clune served as the chairmen. Proceeds support life-changing services for children and families at Ozanam.

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