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The Ben and Betty Zarda Family – Annual Golf Classic

Golfers “chipped-in” at The Ben and Betty Zarda Family 32nd Annual Golf Classic on May 13th at Lake Quivira Country Club. Guests enjoyed a round of golf, patio lunch, dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds helped Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas to secure an additional emergency assistance resource bus to deliver food, clothing and direct financial assistance to those in need. 

Also featured in the June 15th issue of The Independent

Connor Teahan and Kyle Teahan
Mark McGilley, Peter McGilley, Patrick McGilley, and Scott Asbury
Matt Knopke and Derek Hileman




Symphony Ball – Stardust

On March 11th, members of the Symphony Ball Committee gathered at Kate Banks’ lovely home to celebrate the revealing of the plans for this year’s Symphony Ball, “Stardust.” Melanie Fenske…

Grow It And They Will Come: Producing the Produce

Our Town is full of the most innovative, delicious, accessible, and inviting selection of produce and the means by which to achieve healthy sustenance. One need not dig very far…

Home Sweet Home

Residents of Our Town have been staying busy while they practice social distancing. Cheers to the simple things in life! Boy Scout Troop 393 Member Ben P. has been living…

Rockhurst University – Leadership Series Luncheon

March 5th was the date for the annual Rockhurst University Leadership Series Luncheon. The annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Carly Fiorina,…