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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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Spotlight on Centurions

Dr. Leslie Fields
Dr. Leslie Fields is a hospitalist physician with Saint Luke’s Health System. Leslie is a member of the 2013 class of Centurions and currently serves as co-chairman of the Health and Wellness Force. She is also a member of the Centurions Gold Club, where she has completed more than 100 hours of community service.

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Cheers to Volunteers

Janet Curran
Janet Curran is a founder and active volunteer for Great Plains SPCA’s SASSY program and coordinates the fabulous Project Poochie fashion show for shelter alumni. A true hero for pets, Janet’s countless hours with Great Plains SPCA have not gone unnoticed. In addition to serving as an active volunteer, she serves on the agency’s board of directors, where she helps guide the non-profit towards a no-kill community.

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