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Congratulations, Blair & Quig!

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Painter Thompson of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Blair Stewart Thompson, to William Quigley Lucas Bruning, the son of Daphne Nan Muchnic of Mission Hills and Mr. William Lucas Bruning of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Parkman Halsey Clancy of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, the late Mr. John Preston Levis, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Thompson, Sr.

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Congratulations, Pamela & Richard!

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grasse of St. Louis, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Pamela Jane Ganer, to Richard Bradley Winter, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Winter of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is also the daughter of the late Mr. Donald Ganer. Pamela is a graduate of Nerinx Hall High School in Webster Groves, Missouri.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Lon Lane IV!

Lauren Joan Lee and Alonzo Everett Lane IV were married on August 28th at Secrets The Vine Cancun in Cancun, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Richard Lee of Towson, Maryland. Lauren is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hung Check Leung and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fong Wing Lee. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Everett Lane III of Our Town. Lon is the grandson of Shirleye R. Lane of Inverness, Florida, and the late Mr. Alonzo Everett Lane, Jr.

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Cheers to Volunteers! – First Hand Foundation

Eric Hofmann, Julie Shuss and Sean Burrell are dedicated to impacting the health of children, their families and communities through reactive and preventative initiatives at First Hand Foundation. Eric is a founding member of the Rolling for First Hand motorcycle ride, Julie is the silent auction lead for the Masquerade Ball and Sean Burrell is a founding member of the First Hand Ambassadors Board committee.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter – 2016 Man & Woman of the Year

Excitement was at an all time high for the announcement of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2016 Man & Woman of the Year candidates. A Kick-Off Party was held on March 3rd at AMC Entertainment. For the next 10 weeks, the candidates will raise funds to reach their goal of collecting more than $640,000. Each dollar counts as one vote. The winners will be announced at the Grand Finale on May 19th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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