Jolene and Konstantin Chartkov were honored with a miscellaneous baby shower on Saturday, March 29, in St. Pat’s Hall, Vandalia. Jolene is the daughter of Dennis and Rhonda Smith and the granddaughter of Bob and Carolyn Gish, all of Vandalia. Konstantin is the son of Victor and Svetlana Chartkov, St. Louis. The shower was hosted by Beth Straube, Vandalia, Dr. Rachel Williams, Farmington, and Abbie Rothermich, Kansas City.
Those attending included Svetlana and Anna Chartkov, St. Louis, Rhonda Smith, Carolyn Gish, Renee and Brooke James, Lana Black, Isis Black, Marcella Bauman, Kathy Langston, Martha Libby, Crystal Sparks and Debbie Wood all from Vandalia.
Also attending were Linda Stringer, Janet Stevenson and Connie Hesse, Farber, Stephanie Minor and Victoria Witherspoon, Mexico, Lindsy Alexander, Kansas City, Val Bostic, Debbie Kohl, Jennifer Hanford, Columbia, Jackie Kaminski, High Hill, Kelli Maskey, Martinsburg, Charlotte Lauer and Joan Smith, Montgomery City, Melissa and Shelby Gish, Sturgeon, Sarah Cammack, Bowling Green, Jennifer Torrence, Center, Carol Craven, New Florence, and Caren Richard, Hermann.
Unable to attend but sending gifts included Lue Devrouax, Warrenton, Fran Slusher, Webster Groves, Tanya Gorelik, St. Louis, Tanya Dolgovsky, St. Louis, Sue Niemeyer, Columbia, Paula Thompson and Debbie Pursiful, Vandalia.