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KidsTLC – KidsTLC Open

Shadow Glen Golf Course was the site for the KidsTLC Open. The event was held on August 17th and featured libations, food stations, and unique games. Players safely hit the links at staggered, assigned tee times, and enjoyed a beautiful day of golf. Proceeds support services that help children deal with the challenges of mental and behavioral health, developmental trauma, and autism. 

Larry Jones, Gary Jones, Harlan Parker, and Jason Parker


Nick Jaros, Patrick Frickleton, and Julie and Jim Frickleton


Mary Melody, Debbie Hopkins, and Rochelle Stringer carried Jimmy Bergner.


Kendra Best, Jill Phillips, Amanda Stewart, and Jennifer Lowe


Joel and Michelle Jacobsen with Patty and Jim Kimberling

Also featured in the October 3, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Rob Smith


Saint Luke’s Foundation – 10th Annual Plaza 10K

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s 10th Annual Plaza 10K, a benefit for Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice, was held on September 13th. Participants were given the option to run virtually or…

Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

Park International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends was held on September 17th at the Boulevard Drive-In. Guests enjoyed beautiful classical music at the reimagined event which featured a pre-recorded…

A Few Of My Favorite Things By Heather N. Paxton

Joe Vaughan started collecting political buttons when he was still in grade school – and his collection has grown to include bumper stickers, leaflets, magazine articles, and other souvenirs of…

Jackson County CASA – CARnival for CASA

The Unity Village campus was the setting for Jackson County CASA’s 15th Annual CARnival for CASA, which was held on September 13th. From their vehicles, families could enjoy the spirit…