Event Extras

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

More than 130 guests and patrons attended The Gathering, a Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas event to support the New Roots for Refugees program. The fourth annual event was held on October 4th at the lovely home of Ann and Mike Hays. After perusing the farmer’s market offerings of Menuka Regmi, a New Roots for Refugees farmer from Bhutan, guests enjoyed delectables and libations from The Tavern at Mission Farms and dessert from The Oliver.

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

Trudy and Jack Gabriel served as the chairmen, and the Dunn Family and JE Dunn Employees were the honorary chairmen of the National World War I Museum and Memorial’s second annual Night at the Tower. More than 500 guests enjoyed the September 17th event.

Living Historians Deb Rinehart and Tom Bradbeer flanked Chairmen Jack and Trudy Gabriel.

Leo Nunnink and Amy Sue Bliss, auction committee chairman

The Cuban-themed band, Making Movies, played as the guests arrived.

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Giving the Basics – Madminton

September 24th was the date for Madminton, Our Town’s second annual badminton tournament. Guests enjoyed two-on-two tournament play, drinks, lawn games, a costume competition, and entertainment. Proceeds support the 65 shelters, pantries and 14 school districts that Giving the Basics serves.

Bob Hamilton posed with his son, Jon.

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