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Congratulations, Grace & Charles!

Happily Ever After KC, a wedding to benefit KC Pet Project, took place on October 14th at The Loretto. The bride was Grace Lane Curran, and her groom was Charles Atlas Ward. Guests enjoyed music by Diamond Empire Band, delectables from Cupini’s and floral arrangements from The Little Flower Shop. On September 11th, a bridal shower for Grace took place at the beautiful home of Janet Curran, hosted by Paula Brooks. KC Pet Project is the largest no-kill animal shelter in Our Town.

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KC Most Wanted 2017 Honoree Murray Woodard

KC Most Wanted 2017 Honoree Murray Woodard is a Program Officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he leads community-focused initiatives through program development, project management, building relationships, and grant making. His work contributes to all areas of education programming. A proud native of Our Town, Murray has dedicated his career to improving education and life outcomes for K.C. area youth. Murray is married and has two daughters.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Murray Woodard

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Murray Woodard is a Program Officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he leads community-focused initiatives through program development, project management, building relationships, and grant making. His work contributes to all areas of education programming. A proud native of Our Town, Murray has dedicated his career to improving education and life outcomes for K.C. area youth. Murray is married and has two daughters.

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Congratulations, Peyton & Eric!

Dr. and Mrs. Edward Duncan Dallam of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Peyton Leigh Dallam, to Eric Michael Sorrentino, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sorrentino of Plano, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Roy Holliday, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Dallam, Jr. Peyton is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She was presented at the Junior League Cotillion in 2003.

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Crib Note – June Catherine Perry

A darling baby girl named June Catherine Perry arrived on April 6th. Her parents are Emily and Matthew Perry of St. Joseph, Missouri. Juney weighed six pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 and one half inches long. She has blue eyes and blonde hair. Juney joins her big brother, Thomas, age three. Her proud grandparents are Christie and Timothy Pratt of Boston, Massachusetts, and Our Town and Lynn and James Perry of Corpus Christi, Texas.

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