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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Annual Meeting and Vespers

October 29th was the date for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Annual Meeting and Vespers. A service was led by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, followed by a candlelight reception at the Savior Pastoral Center.

Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent

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Kathy O’Hara, Ken Williams, David Staker, Greg and Caroline Reintjes, and Maria and Charlie Jenks
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Ernie and Susan Straub with Karen and Craig Gaffney

 

Features

Fountains In Our Town – The Children’s Fountain

Anita B. Gorman, a resident of the Northland, became the first woman to be a member of the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners in 1979. She…

Empowering Women By Anne Potter Russ

Finding employment and keeping employment are challenging enough tasks. When women in our community add in the stress of starting a new business or trying to navigate the repercussions of…

Fountains In Our Town – William Volker Memorial Fountain

William Volker was born in 1859 in Germany. He came with his family to the United States in 1871, and he settled in Kansas City in 1882. A newspaper advertisement…

Art Scene – Onnissia

Twenty-seven-year-old Onnissia (pronounced oh nee see yuh), born in South Central Los Angeles, became interested in art when she was seven years old. “I was told by everyone that I…