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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.

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sutherland!

Madelyn Corinne Montague and Andrew Kenneth Sutherland were married on August 12th at Beano’s Cabin in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Donald Montague II of Our Town. Her groom is the son of Penni Sutherland of Estes Park, Colorado, and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Sutherland of Tulsa, […]

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Laura Rollins Hockaday

The first time she graced our pages, we didn’t even know her name: “Mr. and Mrs. Burnham Hockaday of St. Louis announce the birth of a daughter, June 25.” That was Laura Rollins Hockaday, and the date on the cover of The Independent was July 9, 1938. Not quite 80 years later, we count ourselves […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s 25th annual Fall Breakfast was held on October 10th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests attended the event that featured the State of District address by Interim Superintendent Dr. Kenny Southwick, along with student achievements and performances. The crowd celebrated the Foundation’s support of Arts, STEM and […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Casino and Auction Night

Rose Brooks Center’s 13th annual Casino and Auction Night was held on October 14th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Guests went “all in” at the event to support the families and pets served by Rose Brooks Center. Diana Keating, John Lathrop and Raleigh Lang served as co-chairmen of the evening that featured casino-style gaming, silent […]

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The BOTAR Ball

October 21st was the date for The BOTAR Ball. The 68th annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Studio Dan Meiners transformed the ballroom into an enchanting garden, where guests enjoyed the beautiful presentation, a sumptuous dinner and dancing to the tunes of Galaxy Red. Tracy Lyon Tetrick […]

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