Photos courtesy Rick Poppitz


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The Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce sponsored a free family event at the KC Pumpkin Patch on Sept 23. One of the many popular attractions at the patch is the giant pumpkin on a hill that kids climb into and slide out of. The event kicked off the 2016 season which runs through Oct. 31. More than 450 attended the event, according to Jason Camis, Gardner Edgerton Chamber president. Door prizes included Price Chopper gift cards and tickets to KC Pumpkin Patch. Winners were Angie Irwin, Kylie Kopriva, Gary Duggan, Courtney Hoedl, Alisha Wickham and Angie Heinrich. The chamber’s next event isHope4TheHolidays – A Team Trivia Event on Nove. 12.