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Congratulations, Kathryn & Jason!

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark Hjalmarson of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Olivia Hjalmarson, to Jason Stephen Blake, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Arthur Randolph MacKenzie Blake of San Diego, California. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Gerson, the late Carroll Clark Hjalmarson, and the late Mr. Gordon Hjalmarson. Kathryn is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2010. Kathryn earned a bachelor of arts degree from Elon University. She is employed with Embrace.io in New York, New York. 

Her groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Ignacious HoLung and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Oswald MacKenzie Blake. Jason is a graduate of Francis Parker High School in San Diego. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of  San Diego. Jason is currently studying for a master’s degree in business administration from the New York University  Stern School of Business. After graduation in May, he will be employed with Guggenheim Partners. Theirs will be an April 15th wedding at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego.         


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