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The Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose

September 28th was the date for The Johnson County Library Foundation’s fourth annual Library Lets Loose event, which was held at the Central Resource Library in Overland Park, Kansas. Partygoers enjoyed delectable fare and drink pairings, local music, trivia games, and the Black & Veatch MakerSpace. Audrey and Asher Langworthy were the honorary hosts.

Anne Blessing, Angie Steffensmeier, Skid Roadie, emcee; Amanda Vega-Mavec, Vickie Trott, Doris Royals, and Rachel Berbiglia


Mya and Jason Lawrence


Zack Hangauer, Craig and Liz Wakeman, and Ava Christie


Tom Mertz with Rich and Denise Mills

Photo Credits:Laura Fitzgibbons and Kelly Sime


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,…

Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

Blue was the color of the evening at Sherwood Autism Center’s Beat The Blues party. The third annual event was held at The Abbott. Mandy and Ryan Gray served as…

The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Extraordinary Measures

As the well-known saying goes, “extraordinary times call for … extraordinary measures.” There is no debate regarding the challenges of the times we are living through now, in the 21st…