Social Circles

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Raab!

Katherine Michelle Martin and Kenneth Scott Raab were married on June 1st at St. John’s Church at Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baxter Martin of Leawood, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Samuel Beasley and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Martin. Her groom is the son of Mrs. Charles H. Raab of Walnutport, Pennslyvania, and the late Mr. Raab. He is the grandson of Mrs. Lawrence W.

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Splash into Summer!

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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Tails of Our Town

Cooper Fate Sansale

Melissa Fate and Casey Sansale adore their darling Lhasalier puppy, Cooper Fate Sansale. Cooper loves playing fetch, chewing bones and cuddling with his parents! 
Also featured in the August 10th issue  

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Congratulations Caroline and Anthony!

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Roy Cross of Winter Park, Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Ann Cross, to Anthony Joseph Buccino, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Buccino of Orlando, Florida. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald E. Noland of Shawnee and the late Mrs. Noland and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roy Cross of Our Town. Caroline is a graduate of Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando.

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Congratulations Shana and Thomas!
Amy Lichtenstein of Highland Park, Illinois, and Jim Lichtenstein of Los Angeles, California, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shana Lisa Lichtenstein, to Thomas Bradley Martin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baxter Martin of Leawood. Shana is a graduate of Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Indiana University.

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