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Vacation Vignette

A Day In Paradise

Barrett Woods and Chapin Woods flanked their new friend, Henry, in Reading, Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Also featured in the February 21, 2015 issue of The Independent 
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Congratulations, Alison & Daniel!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stokely Runnion III of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Wells Runnion, to Daniel Fox, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Williams of Independence, Missouri, and the late Mr. Danny Fox. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Robert D. Critton of Our Town and the late Mrs. Critton and Mrs. Charles S. Runnion, Jr. of Newport, Tennessee, and the late Mr. Runnion.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Aires!

Nuptial
Blair Yukon Benjamin and Daniel Mark Aires were married on August 31st at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lyon Benjamin of Overland Park. Her groom is the son of of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Aires of San Diego, California. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a lovely rehearsal dinner at The Roasterie.

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Congratulations, Madeline & David!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rivers Hughes of Greenville, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Brooke Hughes, to David Carter Ward, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Hardman Ward of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Bullard Whelpley and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earle Hughes. Brooke is a graduate of Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Donais, Jr.!

Nuptial
Dr. Kathleen Smith and Ronald Donais, Jr. were married on June 28th in a vineyard wedding at Monte De Oro Winery in Temecula, California. The bride is the daughter of Kathy Smith of Leawood and the late Mr. Mike Smith. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lenny Madalinski of Elgin, Illinois, and Mr. Ronald Donais, Sr. of Arcadia, Wisconsin. The evening prior, the bride and groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at an estate in Temecula.

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