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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Aires!

Blair Yukon Benjamin and Daniel Mark Aires were married on August 31st at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lyon Benjamin of Overland Park. Her groom is the son of of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Aires of San Diego, California. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a lovely rehearsal dinner at The Roasterie. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful reception at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Catherine Cooling Davis served as the matron of honor. Claudia Aires, sister of the groom; Elizabeth Benjamin, cousin of the bride; Charlotte Melcher Berlin and Kathryn Davis were bridesmaids. Jonathan Aires, brother of the groom; served as the best man. Brett Benjamin, brother of the bride; Stephen Ahron and Brian Danza were groomsmen. The couple is at home in New York, New York, where Blair is careering with Edelman and Daniel is employed with Schulte Roth & Zabel.


Also featured in the February 7th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Paul Versluis


Crib Note – Clare Corson Armistead

There’s a new little miss at the home of Alison Hebenstreit Armistead and Hunter Westwood Armistead – and her parents couldn’t be more thrilled! Clare Corson Armistead will celebrate future…

Congratulations, Danielle & Daniel!

Julie Iodice and Mr. Jerry Iodice, both of Southbury, Connecticut, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Filomena Iodice, to Daniel Edward Miller, the son of Mr.…

Crib Note – Cameron Leigh Collins

A darling baby girl named Cameron Leigh Collins was born on July 7th to Monica and David Collins of Denver, Colorado. Cameron has blue-green eyes and brown hair and weighed…

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Porter!

Anna Linnea Freedenfeld and Troy Thomas Porter were united in matrimony on July 8th at the Triple S Ranch in Calistoga, California. The bride is the daughter of Linnea Borg…