Subscribe Today

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.

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

September 20th was the date for The Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. The special event was held at the lovely home of Angela and Troy Moore. Mothers of the Cotillion participants enjoyed fun conversation and delicious fare from Brentano’s. The 65th Annual Ball will be […]

Read More
University of Kansas Hospital – Treads & Threads

Candice and Mark A. Uhlig were the honorary chairmen, Michelle and Peter deSilva were the chairmen and cancer survivor John Holt served as the emcee of the 14th annual Treads & Threads, a benefit for The University of Kansas Hospital. The September 11th event was held at Kansas Speedway. Doctors Charles and Susan Porter Following […]

Read More
High Aspirations – 5th Annual Mentors Challenge

Gayle and Bruce Krigel and Leisa and Ralph Reid are serving as co-chairmen of the 5th Annual Mentors Challenge, a benefit for High Aspirations. The November 17th event will be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. High Aspirations is a prevention-based mentoring program that serves young African American men in Our Town, ages eight […]

Read More
Crescendo: New Mood Rising

Volunteers from the Friends of UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance gathered on September 15th at Lisa Schellhorn’s beautiful home to prepare invitations for Crescendo. Sherry and Gary Forsee are the honorary chairmen, and Melanie and Mike Fenske are serving as chairmen of Crescendo: New Mood Rising on November 6th at the Kauffman Center for […]

Read More
Crib Note – Blaire Camille Stingley

A beautiful baby girl named Blaire Camille Stingley arrived on September 3rd to proud parents Gina and Jeffrey Stingley of Our Town. Blaire joins her big brother Jack, age two. Blaire weighed seven pounds, three ounces and was 20 inches long. She was born with blue eyes and brown hair. Proud grandparents Barbara and Frank […]

Read More
Kansas City Young Matrons – Land Exchange Ceremony

September 12th was the date when Kansas City Young Matrons’ clubhouse moved from its address at 5100 Oak Street to its new location at 5211 Cherry Street. Members, neighbors and the community at large turned out to watch the slow, steady progress of a house on wheels. Van Trust Realty provided a delicious lunch and […]

Read More
Kansas City Young Matrons – Reassembly Day Tea

The Kansas City Young Matrons kicked off its club year at the Reassembly Day Tea. The event was held in the organization’s temporary quarters at the Central United Methodist Church. Members enjoyed a delicious brunch and caught up on all of their summer adventures. Two days earlier, KCYM’s clubhouse moved down Oak Street to its beautiful […]

Read More