Social Circles

Congratulations, Alexandra & Yann!

Engagement
Mrs. B. B. Andersen of Our Town is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Alexandra Patricia Andersen, to Yann Benjamin Coquoz, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Coquoz of Nassau, the Bahamas. The bride-to-be is also the daughter of the late Mr. B. B. Andersen. Alex is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Joseph Shortall, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Andersen. She is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School.

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Congratulations, Erin & Paul!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Fischer of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Kay Fischer, to Paul Burroughs Rainer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rainer of Austin, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Connie Waide Allen of Perryton, Texas, and the late Dr. Eugene Waide and Mr. Eugene Fischer of Our Town and the late Mrs. Fischer. Erin is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Congratulations, Dara & James!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Charles Nemes of Singer Island, Florida, and Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard Helmut von Hollander of West Hartford, Connecticut, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dara Ilene von Hollander, to James Scott Whitaker, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John William Whitaker of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Reichstein of Boca Raton, Florida, and Mrs. Walter von Hollander of Westfield, Massachusetts, and the late Mr.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Kimminau!

Bride’s Book
Kristyn Leigh Reardon and John David Kimminau were married on August 2nd at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joseph Reardon of Leawood. Kristyn is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Joseph Sullivan of Our Town and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joseph Reardon. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Paul Kimminau of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

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Private Stock

Insider Tip
Guests often take their cue from the bride and groom at a wedding reception. If they are on the dance floor, everyone will join them. If not, guests are more hesitant to dance. So, here’s a message to the bride and groom…be sure to dance!

Lisa and Mark Marek of the band Private Stock

Also featured in the February 21, 2015 issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: David Riffel

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