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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.


Micro Weddings: The Evolution Of The Modern Wedding

When you think of a wedding, what comes to mind? Is it a large formal affair with hundreds of people in attendance? Or, is it an intimate scenario in a…

Documenting Weddings with Bailey Pianalto

Capturing, saving and presenting the images of a wedding celebration is a process that requires a lot more thought and effort than just throwing a few photos in a scrapbook…

The Women’s Committee for the UMKC Conservatory – Sophisticated Ladies Spring Luncheon

Indian Hills Country Club was the site for The Women’s Committee for the UMKC Conservatory’s Sophisticated Ladies Spring Luncheon, which was held on April 17th. Michele Hamlett-Weith served as the…

University of Central Missouri – Evening of Appreciation Gala

University of Central Missouri honored its most generous donors at the annual Evening of Appreciation Gala on April 20th. The event was held in Warrensburg, Missouri. Former UCM President Dr.…