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March of Dimes – March for Babies Corporate Kick-Off

March of Dimes recently held a Corporate Kick Off for March for Babies at the Black & Veatch World Headquarters. Sponsors, partners and corporate teams enjoyed breakfast and a special presentation.

Emcees Carolyn Long and Gary Amble took a selfie to promote the 2016 March for Babies social media campaign. #MODKC #IFIGHTFOR

Corporate teams and partners gathered to launch the 2016 fundraising campaign.

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Horizon Academy – Bayou Bash

The 12th annual Bayou Bash was held on February 6th at Starlight Theatre. Arley and Brian Ward and Robyn Schoonover and Don Munce were co-chairmen. Proceeds support need-based scholarships and programming for the students at Horizon Academy.

Laurie and Mark Milton

Kathy and Dan Tiemeier, Jane and Gene O’Neill and David van Asselt and Maura O’Neil

David Flower-Carrothers and Cameron LaFerla, Horizon Academy students; cared for the puppy from the live auction.

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Congratulations, Caffrey & Jack!

Beverly Davis Brooks of Mission Hills and Mr. Robert Alan Brooks III of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caffrey Keltner Brooks, to Jack Austin Dudenhoeffer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Joseph Dudenhoeffer of Our Town. Caffrey is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frank Hampton Davis, Jr. of Lafayette, Louisiana, and the late Dr. Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alan Brooks, Jr. of Prairie Village. Caffrey is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.

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Congratulations, Aly & Ryan!

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edward Swyden of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyson Patricia Swyden, to Ryan Michael Burnett, the son of Maxine Morillo Novotny of Wichita, Kansas, and Mr. Ray Burnett of Wichita, Kansas. Aly is the granddaughter of Jo Alice Swyden of Our Town and the late Mr. Louis E. Swyden, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Rupe. Aly is a graduate of Blue Valley High School.

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