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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 41st Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

The 41st Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic benefited the food initiatives of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. More than 160 golfers participated in the event, which was held on May 9th at Lake Quivira Country Club. 

(Front row) Dana Zarda Rieke, Marla Zarda Chandler, Karen Zarda Sneed, Nancy Zarda Sayler, Lilli Zarda, Tom Zarda, Kristen Rieke, Amy Nigro Connealy, Jesse Dull, and Michael Scott (back row) Larry Rieke, Bernie Zarda, Charlie Chandler, Sean Scott, Joanie Davila, Scott Sayler, Alec Wuellner, Heath Fanning, Phil Connealy, Zach Zarda, and Alex Biddlecombe


Camille Pickhinke and Amelia Reyes, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

Featured in the June 25, 2022 issue of The Independent.


Truman Library Institute – Reception and Ribbon-Cutting

Truman Library Institute held a Reception and Ribbon-Cutting at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum on October 12th. The occasion was the opening of the exhibition, Portraits of…

Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

October 8th was the date for Sheffield Place’s Off the Wall at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas served as the honorary chairmen. More than 450…

Pathway To Hope – Night of Hope Gala

October 22nd was the date for Pathway To Hope’s eighth annual Night of Hope Gala. The event helped to support the organization’s goal of ensuring that no one has to…

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – 2022 Dad’s Ice Breaker

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties held its Dad’s Ice Breaker for the fathers of participants in the Community Ball and Cotillion. Everyone gathered on October 23rd at…