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Congratulations, Kathryn & Chris!

Debora H. Field and David J. Orlowski of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Orlowski, to Christopher Ray Jones, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin R. Jones of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Richard M. Orlowski of Prairie Village and the late Mr. Orlowski and the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Field. Kathryn is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Crittenton Children’s Center – Toast for the Children

Crittenton Children’s Center celebrated its 120th anniversary at Toast for the Children on October 20th at Union Station Kansas City. Mariel Hemingway was the special guest speaker. She recently released two memoirs in conjunction with National Mental Awareness Month, Out Came The Sun and Invisible Girl. Proceeds support mental health services and programs for area youth struggling to overcome traumatic life experiences and mental illness.

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Susan Walker

Susan Walker has a very humble and happy approach to community service. Susan and her team of volunteers have been essential to the growth of Community LINC’s Rent Party event. She has also been instrumental in coordinating organization leadership and facilitating discussions surrounding the Karen and Hank Herrmann Humanitarian Award.

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation – An Evening with Lisa Parker

An Evening with Lisa Parker was held recently at the 1900 Building. Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors and guests enjoyed a presentation from Lisa, who serves as president of the Lawrence Welk Family Foundation. She discussed raising charitable children, youth philanthropy, new models of giving, and the evolution of family philanthropy.

Sean and Karen Miller

Greg Maday, board member; addressed the guests.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Osmundsen!

Megan Anne Sinclair and Mark Robert Osmundsen were married on May 1st at the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Santa Barbara, California. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Sinclair of Wichita, Kansas. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Osmundsen of Black Mountain, North Carolina. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Wine Cask. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful reception at The Biltmore.

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