Four Vietnam veterans were at the Gardner Historical Museum’s Vietnam Veterans Tribute on the opening day of the exhibit. Top row is Lane Smith, Overland Park. Front row from left is Jack Hiles, Overland Park, Mike Rivera, Gardner, and Tom Mader, Edgerton. The exhibit runs into November. Photo courtesy of Charlie Troutner


Gardner hosts vterans Appreciation Program
Gardner is hosting the city’s second annual Veterans Appreciation Program to honor and celebrate our local service members for their dedication and service. The event will be held on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, 6 p.m., at Gardner City Hall Council Chambers. Please RSVP you and your guests at [email protected] or 913.856.0939. Hope to see you there.

USD 231 to honor veterans
The public is invited to a 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, reception at the Gardner Edgerton High School gym. A reception will follow immediately in the GEHS Media Center for veterans and their family.
The event is in recognition of those who have and are serving our country.
Please RSVP to Robin Schrack at 856-2647 or [email protected] by Friday, Nov. 2, 2017.