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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

The 26th annual Strutt With Your Mutt, a benefit for Wayside Waifs, was held on September 18th in Brookside. The event featured a 5K run and a 3K walk, as well as fun fare, contests and entertainment.

The Companion Protect team prepared for the Strutt.

 Kris Ketz’s dog, Tank, helped to emcee the event.

The Ameristar team posed with their dogs.

Walkers and dogs crossed the finish line.

The annual Waif Alum photo was a huge hit.

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Treads & Threads

The University of Kansas Hospital’s Treads & Threads was held on September 9th at the Kansas Speedway. Leslie and George Brett were the honorary chairmen, and Barclay and Frank Ross served as the chairmen of the event that featured signature cocktails, delicious fare from local restaurants and a special performance by Train.

Guests were greeted with sparkling refreshments.

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – 43rd Annual Snow Ball

The Overland Park Convention Center is the new setting for the 43rd Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas on January 21st. Lynn and Jay Reardon are serving as the presidents of the event that features a cocktail reception, a formal dinner and dancing into the night. Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides a wide range of programs and services to thousands of its neighbors in need each month.

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Congratulations, Linda & Matt!

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Kent Howard of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Linda Ann Howard, to Matthew Stephen Rau, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Henderson Rau and Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Bouchard, all of St. Louis, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Charles Jensen, Jr. of Prairie Village and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Leroy Howard. Linda is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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