Social Circles

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Bruning!

Blair Stewart Thompson and William Quigley Lucas Bruning were married on September 10th at the bride’s family home oceanside at Cedar Oaks in Bremen, Maine. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Painter Thompson of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Blair is the granddaughter of Susan Clancy of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, the late Mr. John Preston Levis, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Thompson, Sr. Her groom is the son of Daphne Nan Muchnic and William Lucas Bruning of Our Town.

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Congratulations, Rachel & Jake!

Mr. and Mrs. James Eugene Lewis III of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Brooks Lewis, to Jacob Blas Falcon, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Faraon Falcon, Jr. of Borger, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. James Eugene Lewis, Jr. Rachel is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in classical antiquity from The University of Kansas. Rachel is a BOTAR, class of 2011.

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Congratulations, Lena & Drew!

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Forest Warren of Lawrence, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lena Marie Warren, to Frank Maxwell Andrews, Jr., the son of Carol Coles Andrews and Mr. Frank Maxwell Andrews, both of Nashville, Tennessee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Helmut Justus Horn of Huntsville, Alabama, and the late Mr. Horn and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Volney Warren. Lena is a graduate of Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Congratulations, Michelle & James!

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mellard of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Elizabeth Mellard, to James Henry Petersen, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Petersen, of Belleair, Florida. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. George Himmelberg of Glasgow, Missouri, and the late Mr. Himmelberg and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mellard. Michelle is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.

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The Jewel Ball – 2017 Chairman

Nancy Dreyer Sachse (Mrs. Mark Joseph Sachse) will serve as the chairman of the 2017 Jewel Ball, to be held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Nancy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Charles Dreyer II. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Louis Snyder and the late Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wolff Dreyer. Nancy was a Jewel Ball debutante in 1981.

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