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26 Issues

In addition to receiving 26 issues of The Independent Kansas City’s Journal of Society, your subscription will include our annual publication, the Charitable Events Calendar and a subscription to our e-newsletter, The Insider. Questions about your current subscription? Contact Laura Gabriel at 816-471-2800.

Cheers to Volunteers! – Sue and Lewis Nerman

Sue and Lewis Nerman have been championing the Kansas City Art Institute for many years. Most recently, the couple served as honorary chairmen of the 2017 Art & Design Auction, where more than $500,000 was raised for student scholarships. As a board member, Sue serves as an advocate for the college and her passion for […]

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Congratulations, Lexie & Greg!

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Williams III of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Koegel Williams, to Gregory Glenn Rasby, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Rasby of Columbus, Nebraska. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Joseph C. Williams, Jr. of Mission Hills, Kansas, and the late […]

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Ruth and Henry Koppang: The Parties  

Continued from the December 16, 2017 issue A previous article discussed the jet-set lives of Ruth Minor Koppang and Henry Koppang, whose passports must have brought new meaning to the term stamp collection. Ruth was a portrait painter, and Henry was vice president of the Federal Reserve’s Kansas City branch for many years. They were […]

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Rightfully Sewn – Golden Gala

The Grand Hall at Power & Light was the site of Rightfully Sewn’s inaugural fashion event, the Golden Gala, on December 2nd. The evening featured sumptuous cuisine by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, a performance by Crystal Rose, the tunes of DJ Sheppa, and a coffee and dessert bar. Isabella Emmack received the first Internationally-Acclaimed Fashion […]

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Indian Hills Country Club – Holiday Happenings

Indian Hills Country Club members celebrated the holiday season with three special events. The Ladies’ Christmas Luncheon, the Men’s Christmas Luncheon and the annual dinner and dance, the Jingle Ball, were all held in December. Mike and Sally Steckler at the Jingle Ball   Richard McEachen, Tom Ward and Chuck Wells at the Men’s Christmas […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – White Coat Gala

April 12th is the date for Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s third annual White Coat Gala, which will “Illuminate Kansas City’s Healers and Heroes.” The festivities will be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Live music, a cocktail hour and dining are merely the beginning of the fun. There will […]

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Vacation Vignette – Schoenthaler

Emmaline Schoenthaler is all smiles after a wonderful family trip to Beaver Creek, Colorado. She attended ski school and moved up to level three plus. Emmaline celebrated after riding her first open-air chairlift with her mother, Kimberly Wilkerson.

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