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Congratulations, Brittany & Clark!

Mr. and Mrs Perry Dean Atha of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Baird Atha, to Clark L. Johnson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanton L. Johnson of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Russell Edmond Atha, Jr. of Mission Hills and the late Mr. Atha and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph William Baird. Brittany is a graduate Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Cheers to Volunteers – John DeWitt

Rose Brooks Center’s annual Field Day event would not be the same without Coach John DeWitt, Belvidere Elementary School. John donates his time, equipment and energy to transform the grounds into a maze of relays, parachutes, balloon tosses, sack races, and more. Thanks to John’s kindness and generosity, the nearly 50 children living Rose Brooks Center enjoy a day full of smiles, normalcy, escape, and healing.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Lydia Allen

Lydia Allen is a member of the Centurions, class of 2018. She is a steering committee member and serves on the May Trip Task Force. A native of Our Town, Lydia is the ArtsKC Fund Manager at ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council. She enjoys learning about new volunteer opportunities in the arts, education and healthcare through Centurions.

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Kansas City Museum – The Derby Party

The Derby Party, hosted by the Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum, will be held on May 6th. On the Museum’s historic grounds and Carriage House, enjoy music by Victor & Penny, southern food created by The Westside Local, southern beverage creations made with local Kansas City distillery labels, yard games, and Best-dressed and Best-hat competitions with special guest judges. For tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

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