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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.

ReDiscover – 45th Celebration

ReDiscover’s 45th Celebration was held on November 14th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The festive event featured a cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment from Grammy and Tony Award-winner Jennifer Holliday. ReDiscover’s programs provide quality mental health and substance abuse services to more than 8,000 individuals annually. […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

November 7th was the date for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. Deanna and Greg Graves were the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl served as the chairmen. Proceeds support scholarships, student travel and instruments and technology that students might not otherwise have. Also featured in the December 13th issue of The […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sitomer!

Emily Ruth Partin and Alexander Mason Sitomer were married on August 9th in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Earl Partin of McMinnville, Tennessee. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bill Evins Hendrixson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Elbert Partin. Her groom […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Champagne Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Champagne Ball will be held on March 28th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The evening will feature dinner, dancing, an outstanding auction, and world-class musical entertainment, highlighting arias of toasting and celebration from some of the most beloved operas. Also featured in the December 13th issue […]

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National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial  – War & Art

Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, visited the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial on November 17th for a special reception in conjunction with the debut of War & Art, a new exhibition featuring photographs documenting the preservation of Italian art and cultural heritage during World War I. The exhibition, […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

The 41st Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 24th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, a formal dinner and dancing into the night. Members of the Jean and Bill Dunn family are the honorary presidents, and Mary and Paul Thompson are serving as the […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Tom Dowling

Tom Dowling is a member of the Centurions Class of 2015. He was the chairman of the October Task Force on transportation, infrastructure and planning. Tom is a partner with Stinson Leonard Street and practices employee benefits law. He serves on the board of trustees at The Kansas City Art Institute and is on the […]

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