Social Circles

Engagement

Congratulations Stacy and Lawrence!
Mrs. Anthony Francis Porto, Jr. of Leawood is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Stacy Ann, to Lawrence Douglas Bernabe, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Douglas Bernabe, Sr. of St. Louis, Missouri. Stacy is the daughter of the late Dr. Anthony Francis Porto, Jr. Stacy is a graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy.

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Insider Tip

Sunflower Gift Packaging
Margaret Hartnett of Sunflower Gift Packaging recommends personalized hot-stamped gift boxes to add a special touch of thanks with a present. Giving wine as a gift? Be sure to include a beautiful gift bag or box specifically made to fit a bottle of wine. Sunflower Gift Packaging carries boxes that can fit one, two or even three bottles of wine.

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Nuptial

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Picow!
Jamie Lynn Thiessen and David Harkless Picow were married at the Pilgrim Chapel on July 5th. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Hooton of Our Town and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Burns of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Jamie is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Thiessen of La Vista, Nebraska, and Mrs. Charlie Cramer of Belton, Missouri, and the late Mr. Cramer. Her groom is the son of Mrs. Charles L. Marcotte of Overland Park and the late Mr.

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Soakin’ Up the Sun

Summer Celebrations
The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2013 summer, Kansas City-style!
More photos are posted on our Facebook page at The Independent: Kansas City’s Journal of Society, on Twitter @kcindependent, and on Instagram @kcindependent.

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A Taste of Summer

Summer Celebrations
The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2013 summer, Kansas City-style! 
More photos are posted on our website at kcindependent.com, on our Facebook page at The Independent: Kansas City’s Journal of Society, on Twitter @kcindependent, and on Instagram @kcindependent.

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