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Recent Features

Cornerstones of Care – Chiefs Charity Game August 9th was the date for the Chiefs Charity Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Christy and Bill Gautreaux were the honorary chairmen, and Kyle Hartman served as the chairman. Cornerstones of… Read More
Congratulations, Hilary & Bennet! Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Duvall Gee of Prairie Village, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Wilson Gee, to Bennet Bell Goeckner, the son of Dr.… Read More
Spotlight on Centurions  –  Julie Steenson Julie Steenson is a member of the Centurions Spring Class of 2020. She serves on the community leadership committee and on the first task force to focus on women in… Read More
FORMULATING THE DREAM: Coterie marks 40th anniversary with new play by prominent KU author If there was one thing that 15-year-old Martin Luther King, Jr., knew for certain when he enrolled at Atlanta’s Morehouse College in 1944, it was that he did not want… Read More
Margaret Sally Keach
Her maiden name was Margaret Frances Sally. She was born in April 1903 and grew up in Rolla, Missouri. After attending Springfield Teachers College and serving as a St. Patrick’s Queen at the Missouri School of Mines, she wed Artileus…
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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Emerald City Ball
Plans are in full swing for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual gala. Members gathered for an invitation addressing event on August 23rd at the beautiful home of Sunday Siragusa. October 6th is the date for The Emerald City Ball, which…
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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series
Dr. Milton Chen, senior fellow and executive director emeritus of the George Lucas Educational Foundation; was the guest speaker for Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s inaugural Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series event. Pati Chasnoff and Carol Logan served as the co-chairmen for…
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September 2018
Growing up, the wonders of Kansas City seemed normal. It was just the place where I lived, with no history or preconceived notions to color my thoughts and experiences. The moment that changed was while I was watching the 1955…
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The Savoy at 21c
When I walked into The Savoy at 21c’s bar area at the newly renovated 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City, I literally did a time travel back to my teens and twenties. My cousin, Richard Stern, and his partner, Gino Happy,…
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The Independent invites you to nominate an individual making a difference in Kansas City for our 2019 Class of Rising Stars!
Deadline to submit: November 16th

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