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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.

Women’s Employment Network – Legacy Circle Cocktail Party

The 2015 Legacy Circle Cocktail Party, a benefit for the Women’s Employment Network, was held on September 17th at the beautiful home of Julie Anderson Clark and Vince Clark. Jessica Cassidy and Megan Sinclair Hosts Julie Anderson Clark and Vince Clark with Kelly Sullivan Casey Simmons and S. Sloane Simmons Also featured in the October […]

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Giving the Basics – Madminton Tournament

More than 75 teams gathered on September 13th at Theis Park to play madminton. Our Town’s first Madminton Tournament raised funds for Giving the Basics, an organization that provides free personal care hygiene items that are not covered by food stamps to shelters, pantries and local schools. Players had a wonderful time dressing up in […]

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

The Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams was held recently at Kauffman Stadium. Guests enjoyed taking selfies with current and former players, drinks, food from local restaurants, a silent auction, a live performance by American Authors, and a spectacular fireworks show. Jack and Louise Donovan, Ned Yost, Kansas City Royals; David Lazzo and David Pokorny Jennifer […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Schanzer!

Lucille Lauren Pack and Kyle William Schanzer were married on May 30th at the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, California. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Pack of Dallas, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Martin Rutchik of Dallas and the late Mr. Rutchik and Mrs. Steve Pack of Our […]

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Congratulations, Sydney & Josh! 

Mr. and Mrs. Steven B. Glassman of Our Town and Dr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Stoops of Orlando, Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sydney Lear Stoops, to Joshua Andrew Bruner, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lewis Bruner of Hickory, North Carolina. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. […]

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The Friends of Chamber Music – Soirée

Soirée 2016, a benefit for The Friends of Chamber Music, will be held on April 23rd at The American. Guests will celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary and enjoy a gourmet dinner with fine wines, silent and live auctions and a live performance by a world-class ensemble. Ellen and Irv Hockaday are the honorary chairmen, and […]

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Spotlight On Centurions  – Christie Hammond

Christie Hammond is a member of Centurions, class of 2016. She serves as co-chairman of the communications committee and will offer leadership on the upcoming Sports and Entertainment Task Force. Christie is the executive director of Hope Network, a faith-based social services agency in Raytown. She volunteers with Mother’s Refuge, a shelter for homeless teen […]

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