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Congratulations Bristol & Austin!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Erich Edward Brandt of Overland Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bristol Nicole Brandt, to Austin Wayne Whiles, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wayne Whiles of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Charlotte May Schoofs, the late Mr. Robert David Silk and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur John William Brandt. Bristol is a graduate of Olathe East High School.

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Congratulations, Rachel and Nathan!

Engagement
Carolyn Jemelka Price of Our Town and Dr. Richard Brooke Price, Jr., of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Price, to Nathan John Peterson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Joseph Peterson, of Norman, Oklahoma. Rachel is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Oklahoma, and a juris doctor from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

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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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