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Congratulations, Kate & Jon!

Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Newman, Jr. of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lenore Newman, to Jonathan Carl Rutkowski, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rutkowski of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Kate is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Keller and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Newman, Sr. She is a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Kate earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from The University of Kansas.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Georgiane Hayhow

Georgiane Hayhow is a member of Centurions, class of 2018. She serves on the recruiting committee and the Wild Card Task Force. Georgiane has her own real estate team, The Hayhow Group with Better Homes and Gardens. She serves on the board of Mercy Ambassadors at Children’s Mercy and on the Towers After Hours committee at Starlight Theatre. Georgiane has four children.

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Children’s Mercy – Red Hot Night Gala

Cathy and Rick Baier and Becky and Brett Gordon were the honorary co-chairmen, and Stacie Prosser and John Brandmeyer were the co-chairmen of Red Hot Night Gala, a benefit for Children’s Mercy. More than 1,600 guests enjoyed the 13th annual event on February 11th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The starry night featured cocktails, a gourmet dinner by PB&J, live music, auctions, and dancing.

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Congratulations, Anna & Charles!

Mary Brown Leek of Prairie Village is proud to announce the engagement of her daughter, Anna Sauder Leek, to Charles Robert Ludington, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edward Ludington of Prairie Village. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Louis James Leek of Overland Park and the late Mr. Leek and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Edward Brown. Anna is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in education from The University of Kansas.

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