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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.

YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

April 25th was the date for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger Program’s Challenge Your Fashion at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The festive event featured dinner, silent and live auctions and a celebrity-filled fashion show with styles from Dillard’s and Meierotto Jewelers. Proceeds support the expansion of the Fred and […]

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March of Dimes – March for Babies

The March of Dimes’ March for Babies Kansas City was held on May 3rd at the Kansas City Power & Light District. Ten thousand walkers participated in this event. Also featured in the June 27, 2015 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Jessica Strom Photography and Brandon Abe Photography  

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Child Abuse Prevention Association – Blue Ribbon Burgers & Brews

The Child Abuse Prevention Association’s (CAPA) Blue Ribbon Burgers & Brews was held on April 17th at Longview Mansion. Carol Sours served as the chairman. More than 200 guests enjoyed a silent auction, a raffle and unique tastings from local eateries and brews from top breweries, including Abita and KC Bier Company. Proceeds support CAPA’s […]

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Crib Note – Beckham Douglas Steele

A blue bundle of joy named Beckham Douglas Steele arrived on December 12th. He weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces. Beckham has blue eyes and brown hair. His proud parents are Kristen and Stephen Steele of Tucson, Arizona. Grandparents Leigh and Douglas Briggs of Olathe and Susanne and Kendall Steele of Phoenix, Arizona, are thrilled with […]

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Powell Gardens – Under a Harvest Moon

Powell Gardens is the beautiful setting for Under a Harvest Moon – Farm to Table Dinner on September 20th. Annette and Dennis Young are the honorary chairmen, and Hillary McCoy and Anne Riker Powell are serving as co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception in the Heartland Harvest Garden, followed by an elegant dinner with […]

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards

Synergy Services’ 25th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards was held on May 8th at The View at Briarcliff. Guests enjoyed hearing portions of the essays written by 20 area students who were chosen from more than 5,500 entries honoring their Kindest Kansas Citians. Barbara Unell and Liz Uhlmann were the honorary co-chairmen, and Jenny Tuck […]

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The Children’s Relief Association – Gift Shop Grand Opening

May 14th was the date for The Children’s Relief Association (CRA) Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy’ Gift Shop Grand Opening. CRA was founded in 1910 and has a rich history of volunteering at Children’s Mercy. This spring, the hospital’s main gift shop was relocated and renovated, which CRA celebrated with a special fundraising campaign and reception. […]

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