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Truman Library Institute – 17th annual Wild About Harry

The Truman Library Institute’s 17th annual Wild About Harry dinner was held on April 7th event at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed specialty craft cocktails from Tom’s Town Distilling Company, a special live performance of the “Star Spangled Banner” by Tim Scott and 1948 Whistle Stop Campaign reenactors. Mark Halperin and John Heilemann were the keynote speakers, and Dr. Henry A. Kissinger was honored with the 2016 Harry S.

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The Children’s SPOT – 19th annual Once Upon A Time

The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s 19th annual Once Upon A Time was held on March 6th at Starlight Theatre. Kristen Trigg and Susie Wollard were the co-chairmen, and Pembroke Hill Sophomore Bradley Chapin served as the live auctioneer. More than 440 children and adults enjoyed dazzling table d├ęcor, dancing, dinner, games, great family entertainment, and costumed characters.

Committee Member Annie and Dr.

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National Kidney Foundation – Magic of Giving Gala

Dr. Bradley Warady is the honorary chairman, and Crista Collins is serving as the chairman of the National Kidney Foundation’s Magic of Giving Gala. The June 9th event will be held at The Gallery Event Space. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a balloon pop, a live auction, and entertainment by Charlotte Fletcher & Soigne.

Honorary Chairman Dr.

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Congratulations, Hadley & Nicholas!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Alan Kombrink of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hadley McGuire Kombrink, to Nicholas Adam Grimm, the son of Rosemary Sarah Grimm of St. Louis, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Hoover McGuire of Our Town, the late Jaye Eddie McGuire and Mrs. Wendell Charles Kombrink of Prairie Village and the late Mr. Kombrink. Hadley is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Kramer!

Mary Catherine Weiford and Kyle Michael Kramer were married on October 30th at Top of the Rock Chapel at Big Cedar Lodge. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Weiford of Overland Park. Katie is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hughes and the late Dr. and Mrs. Edward Weiford. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kelly of Overland Park and the late Mr. Terry Kramer. Kyle is the grandson of Mrs. Wilbur Bishop of Overland Park and the late Mr.

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