Hearts and Darts

The Johnson County Public Library would like to thank the following businesses for contributing to the success of the Culture Fair on September 10th at the Clark Pleasant Branch: Long River of Franklin, Great Wall, Mi Abuelito’s 3, Enedina’s fiesta bar and grill, and Swagat Indian Cuisine. The food was delicious and the community had a wonderful opportunity to learn about the different cultures here in Johnson County!

The Johnson County Public Library would like to thank the following people for helping to make the Culture Fair a success at the Clark Pleasant branch on September 10th: The Burmese American Community Institute, Hina Nakanishi, Azhar Arystanova, Ayana Lut, Ani Hayrapetyan, Kayou Li, and the Canizares Family. We SO appreciate the time you took to share your talents and information about your cultures!

Special thanks to Masato and Yuka Fukatsu, Kazu and Sayuri Sogawa, Diana Velasquez, and Shiho Taira for volunteering your time at the Johnson County Public Library’s Culture Fair. We truly appreciate you sharing your culture with the Johnson County community! We know local residents learned some new things thanks to you!

Wendy Preilis


A big thank you to the Criminal Defense Team of Baldwin, Perry and Kamish for sponsoring Interchurch Food Pantry of J.C. for the day of Sept 23rd. They provided funding to provide 3-4 days of groceries to 150 households. In addition, they conducted a food drive collecting 453 pounds of food. What a wonderful group of supporters who are committed to making a big impact in our community! Thank you so much!

Carol Phipps

Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County