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The Jewel Ball

A Kansas City Tradition 
Mary Shaw “Shawsie” Branton (Mrs. William Coleman Branton) will serve as the honorary chairman of the 60th Anniversary Jubilee of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Shawsie was the chairman of the 1983 Jewel Ball. Shawsie’s two daughters participated in The Jewel Ball. Leslie Branton Hoffecker was a debutante in 1968 and Page Branton Reed was a debutante in 1974.

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Congratulations!

Nuptial 
Alexandra Gwyn “Sacha” Nana and Bradley Barr Thies were married on February 8th at The American Restaurant. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zahid Feroze Nana of Fairway. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Joseph Thies of Overland Park. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a lovely rehearsal dinner at Webster House. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at The American Restaurant.

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Congratulations Bailey & Vincent!

Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Robert Armstrong of Fairway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bailey Elizabeth Armstrong, to Vincent Michael Pianalto, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Edward Pianalto of Leawood. Bailey is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned bachelor of arts degrees in Spanish and anthropology from the University of Nebraska. She is a member of Kappa Delta sorority and is a BOTAR, class of 2011.

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Congratulations Lynn & David!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Whitcomb McGregor of Madison, Connecticut, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynn Marie McGregor, to David Bainbridge Lyons, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William McClellan Lyons of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter James Lordo and the late Mr. and Mrs. John R. McGregor. Lynn graduated as valedictorian of Guilford High School in Guilford, Connecticut.

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Finley Rose McInnes

They Say It’s Her Birthday
On December 29th, Finley Rose McInnes celebrated her first birthday with family and close friends. The celebration’s adorable theme was “Winter ‘One’ derland.” Finley’s very proud parents are Priscilla and Matt McInnes. With that adorable face, we wonder… who could tell her no?
Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent 

 
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