Social Circles

Happy Birthday, Gus!

Gus Sachse recently celebrated his first birthday with a fun party at home. Gus is the darling son of Brandi and Scott Sachse of Leawood. Family and friends had a wonderful time at the Very Hungry Caterpillar-themed event. Big brother Henry, age three, enjoyed helping Gus eat his cake.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. LaVita!

 
Lauren Kathryn Cimpl and Anthony Patrick LaVita were married on June 4th at Visitation Church. The bride is the daughter of Laura Foley and Mr. David Cimpl of Our Town. Lauren is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald Foley of Leawood and the late Evelyn Thomas Foley and Mildred Kortan Cimpl of Columbus, Nebraska, and the late Mr. Emanuel Cimpl. Her groom is the son of Carol Melendy LaVita of Milton, Massachusetts, and Mr. Michele Anthony LaVita of Derry, New Hampshire.

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Congratulations, Maggie & Scott!

Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Straeter III of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Allen Straeter, to Scott Henry Schoenfeld, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kemp Schoenfeld of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roger Davies and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Straeter, Jr. Maggie is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from The University of Kansas.

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Miss Missouri USA Pageant

Miss Kansas City, Bayleigh Dayton, recently competed in the Miss Missouri USA Pageant and won the title. Bayleigh is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School and Baylor University. She is the first African American to hold the title in the pageant’s history. Bayleigh hails from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and she will compete in the nationally-televised Miss USA Pageant next year.

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Congratulations, Sarah & Bernard!

Mr. and Mrs. William Love of Leawood and Mr. Christopher Smart of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ellen Smart, to Bernard Lee Parham, Jr., the son of Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Parham, Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. Marsha Pachter of Overland Park, Mr. Myron Wang of Prairie Village and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Smart. Sarah is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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