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Congratulations, Katherine & Austin!

Mr. and Mrs. Michael David Mercier of Denver, Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Augusta Mercier, to Austin Rance Johnston, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Allan Johnston of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Joseph Bollwerk of Rapid City, South Dakota, and the late Mr. Bollwerk and Mr. William Mercier of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the late Mrs. Mercier.

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

More than 1,250 guests attended Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams event at Kauffman Stadium. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare from local restaurants, a silent auction, a live performance by Daughtry, a VIP Party featuring Tiffany & Co., and a spectacular fireworks show.

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Congratulations, Adena & J. Kirk!

Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Schutzman of Los Angeles, California, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Adena Tova Schutzman, to John Kirk Goza, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk J. Goza of Leawood. The bride-to-be earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a juris doctor from Georgetown University. Adena is careering with the Department of Energy in Washington, DC. 
Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. T. F.

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Crib Note – Emerson Louise Walsh

A pink bundle of joy named Emerson Louise Walsh arrived on February 25th to proud parents Laura Beth and Spencer Walsh of Austin, Texas. Emerson’s nickname is Sonny. She weighed five pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 and 3/4 inches long. Sonny has blue eyes and brown hair. Her delighted grandparents are Amy and Michael Shartzer and Teresa and Thomas Walsh, all of Our Town. Great-grandparents Kathy and Michael Shartzer and Molly McGroder are thrilled with this adorable addition to the family.

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Crib Note – Margaret Ruth O’Leary

Glad tidings from Auburn, Nebraska: Margaret Ruth O’Leary was born on June 1st. Margot is the first child born to Margaret “Meg” and John O’Leary. The blue-eyed, brown-haired beauty weighed seven pounds, five ounces. She is the granddaughter of Joseph Michael Rowley, Jr. of Fairway and the late Elizabeth “Betsy” Hamilton Rowley, Judy Alice and Kenneth Michael Henderson of Monett, Missouri, and Sondra Lou O’Leary of Gardner, Kansas, and the late Michael O’Leary.

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