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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.


War Horses For Veterans – The Derby Party

War Horses for Veterans, founded by Andy and Patricia Brown, held its third annual fundraiser, The Derby Party, on May 4th. More than 400 guests watched the Kentucky Derby race…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Spring Luncheon

Lidia’s was the lovely location for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s annual Spring Luncheon on May 8th. Mandy Burditt and Trish Mayer were the co-chairmen. Nearly 60 members and…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Ball Kickoff

Symphony League members gathered at Amy Volini’s beautiful home recently to kick off preparations for the 2024 Symphony Ball, “NOVA.”Amy and Julie Sykes hosted the fun event, where Ball Chairman…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

In the spirit of gratitude, Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted its Spirit of Philanthropy Awards celebration on April 18th at the 1900 Building. Being honored this year are: Philanthropists of the…