Chamber members from the area were invited to the K.C. Pumpkin Patch in Gardner for a joint networking event Wednesday night.

Spring Hill Chamber President Ann Jensen talks about the business community in the Spring Hill community as Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce President Steve Devore looks on. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Following speeches and a buffet-style dinner featuring food from Gardner restaurants and stores, guests from the Ottawa Spring Hill, Baldwin, Olathe, Wellsville and Gardner Chambers were invited to experience the pumpkin patch.

Ken Berggren, father of the patch’s owner, shows off a pumpkin cannon during the event. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson