PARTY LINE: Congratulations and wine all around

Published: Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 03:57 PM.

Karen Kolenberg proudly announces that she has a granddaughter. Isabelle Anne was born Jan. 8 at 2 a.m., weighing in at 8 pounds. Isabelle and her parents live in Annapolis , Md.

Mara Viksnins also has a new addition to her family. Julia Gray Snowden was born Jan. 2 in Silver Springs , Md. , and weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. "We braved the cold, snowy weather to be there for this wonderful occasion," said Mara. "Mama and baby doing well!" 

Jeff and Sheila Wachsman celebrated a milestone last week with 43 years of wedded bliss.

In local travels, Leslie and Scott Provow visited Snowmass , Colo.

Charles and Robin Wiesneth also sought snow in Sun Valley .

Tom and Michelle Fillingim enjoyed the warm sun of Aruba .

Carlton Ragsdale and three of his classmates have left for the remote coffee-growing villages near San Cristóbal , Mexico . Last semester, they raised more than $15,000 selling coffee to help provide clean water systems to the villages there. Now they get to see the result of their work first-hand. The students attend Ohana Institute.

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