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Neighbors: Wes Mills

Wes Mills

Wes Mills

January 7, 2010

Wes Mills

Occupation: Owner of Mills Trophies and More; new member of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Area Chamber of Commerce

Place of birth: San Jose, Calif.

Family: Wife, Beverly; son, Larry; daughter, Nanette; stepson, Jeremy Studt; stepdaughter, Jennifer Studt; grandchildren, Grant, Kennedy and Kami

Q: When did you move to Bonner Springs, and what brought you here?

A: 1994, it was a job change and marriage to Beverly. She lived up here, (and) teaches at Clark Middle School.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: I organized my own calf-roping event with the 40 top ropers on the rodeo circuit. It turned out real good. It was a real good event.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: You only get out of life what you’re willing to put into it.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I don’t like to lose, and I’ll always give you my best, and I eat and sleep golf.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: I just wanted to be successful. But I guess being a golf professional would have been in there, too, because I was a golf professional for awhile.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Colorado and Lake Tahoe

Favorites:

Song: “House of the Rising Sun,” by The Animals

Color: Blue

Food: Seafood

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