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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. LaVita!

Lauren Kathryn Cimpl and Anthony Patrick LaVita were married on June 4th at Visitation Church. The bride is the daughter of Laura Foley and Mr. David Cimpl of Our Town. Lauren is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald Foley of Leawood and the late Evelyn Thomas Foley and Mildred Kortan Cimpl of Columbus, Nebraska, and the late Mr. Emanuel Cimpl. Her groom is the son of Carol Melendy LaVita of Milton, Massachusetts, and Mr. Michele Anthony LaVita of Derry, New Hampshire.

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

Trudy and Jack Gabriel served as the chairmen, and the Dunn Family and JE Dunn Employees were the honorary chairmen of the National World War I Museum and Memorial’s second annual Night at the Tower. More than 500 guests enjoyed the September 17th event.

Living Historians Deb Rinehart and Tom Bradbeer flanked Chairmen Jack and Trudy Gabriel.

Leo Nunnink and Amy Sue Bliss, auction committee chairman

The Cuban-themed band, Making Movies, played as the guests arrived.

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Giving the Basics – Madminton

September 24th was the date for Madminton, Our Town’s second annual badminton tournament. Guests enjoyed two-on-two tournament play, drinks, lawn games, a costume competition, and entertainment. Proceeds support the 65 shelters, pantries and 14 school districts that Giving the Basics serves.

Bob Hamilton posed with his son, Jon.

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