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Spofford – Butterfly Gala

Spofford’s 17th annual Butterfly Gala was held on October 8th. More than 500 guests enjoyed dinner and dancing to the tunes of The Dave Stevens Band to celebrate Spofford’s 100th birthday. David Janus was the honorary chairman, and Teresa and Ryan Keller and Christian and Jim Brown served as the co-chairmen.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Light The Night Walk

September 30th was the date for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk at Cleveland University-Kansas City. More than 7,000 participants carried illuminated lanterns: white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

The Commerce Bank team was ready to light the night.

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Congratulations, Chandler & Justin!

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth George Block of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chandler Bramanti Hampton, to Justin Ross Thompson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ewell Thompson of New Braunfels, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Henry Rudolfo Bramanti of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the late Dr. Bramanti and Mrs. Allen Jacob Block of Prairie Village and the late Mr. Block. Chandler is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.

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