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Robert Joseph Tagliaferro

A darling baby boy named Robert Joseph Tagliaferro arrived on March 19th, St. Joseph’s Day. He weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Robbie was born with blue-green eyes and a full head of auburn hair. His proud parents are Brooke and Christopher Tagliaferro of Lake Forest, Illinois.

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Hope House

Margarita Mania
April 26th was the date for Hope House’s second annual Margarita Ball at Studio Dan Meiners. Maria and Danny Pfeifer, Amy Blunt and Matt Mosby and Sarah Millin were the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed tasty tapas, delicious margaritas and dancing to the tunes of The Zeros and X-Parte.  Proceeds from the event help provide shelter and comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence in Our Town.

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Dot to Dot

Delightful Dots
April 6th was the date for Dot to Dot, a new signature benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Guests enjoyed dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and entertainment by MoonDrop Circus, jugglers, acrobats, stilt-walkers, and strolling musicians. Trapp & Company created the fabulous decorations and a special video highlighted the dot motif throughout the Museum. The later party featured a buffet and dancing to the tunes of DJ Chris Taylor.

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Congratulations Claire & Bradley! 

Mr. and Mrs. William James January of Wichita, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Marie January, to Bradley Atha Boeshaar, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tucker Boeshaar of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Wells Cyril Smith of Wichita and the late Mrs. Smith and Mr. Bill Dean January of Andover, Kansas, and the late Mrs. January. Claire is a graduate of Wichita High School East.

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Spotlight on Centurions

Kristen Cillessen
Kristen Cillessen is a graduate of Kansas State University and began her career in 2003 in the tax department at KPMG. In 2012 she became self employed and is now the owner of Cillessen Financial, which specializes in tax and accounting services for entrepreneurs. Kristen is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kansas Society of CPA’s, Hope Faith Ministries, DeLaSalle Education Center, and JDRF.

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