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Charlotte Opal Thompson

Maigan and Hayes Thompson of Nashville, Tennessee, welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Charlotte Opal Thompson, on September 9th. She weighed seven pounds, five ounces, and was 21 inches long. Charlotte has blue eyes and brown hair. Her delighted grandparents are Barb and Webster Thompson of Our Town and Diane and Ron Shanks of Delano, Tennessee. Charlotte’s great-grandparents are Prudence Thompson of Overland Park, the late Mr. Hoyt Thompson, Mrs. Albert Watkins, Jr.

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Millie’s Event Designs

Insider Tip
Lisa Jones, Millie’s Event Designs; has great tips for planning events. Lisa advises that it is important to make sure that everyone involved with an event has a clear understanding of the budget very early in the planning process. She says that it is also critical to determine if the budget is realistic.
Also featured in the February 22nd issue of The Independent 

Amelia “Millie” Jones with her mom Lisa. 

 
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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Schwalbach!

Nuptial
Mary Lynn Coulson and Zachary John Schwalbach were married on December 28th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Coulson of Leawood. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Schwalbach, of Hudson, Wisconsin. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Grünauer. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful reception at Mission Hills Country Club.

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Patrick Michael Pearce

One and Having Fun!
Michaela and Patrick A. Pearce, Jr., held a “Mustache Bash” for their son, Patrick Michael Pearce, to celebrate his first birthday on January 10th. The active little boy enjoys playing with toy balls, and his father, who is a KU graduate and passionate Jayhawk’s fan, hopes that Patrick will play basketball someday for The University of Kansas. Patrick loves meatballs, and enjoys roughhousing with his friends at Premier Learning.

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Pop Tart

Tails of Our Town
Megan Hannahan and Austin Pickett adopted Pop Tart from Great Plains SPCA, and she has quickly settled into her new home. Pop Tart is a three month old American Bulldog mix, a true puppy who plays and sleeps as much as she can.
Also featured in the February 22nd issue of The Independent 

Megan and Pop Tart

 
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