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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.

Horizon Academy – Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign

October 23rd was the date for Horizon Academy’s Kick-Off Party for its Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign. The Campaign will support scholarships, teacher training, programs, and facility renovations. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and remarks by Bob Dunn, Campaign chairman.  Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent Board Members: Tiffany Lynch, […]

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CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball

September 26th was the date for CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties’ Hops & Barley Ball at the Dark Horse Distillery. More than 275 guests enjoyed swing jazz music by Tim Whitmer & the KC Express, dining stations, a silent auction, giving tree, and price drawings. Also featured in the November 15th issue of The […]

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Crib Note – Emily Mooers Powell

A pink bundle of joy named Emily Mooers Powell arrived on February 2nd. She weighed nine pounds three ounces and was 21 and one half inches long. Emily has blue eyes and copper-colored hair. Her proud parents are Anne Riker and David Powell of Our Town. Emily’s grandparents are Mary Ann and Nick Powell of […]

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Tutera Senior Living & Health Care – Expansion and Renovation

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care recently broke ground on a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of Stratford Commons. The 34,0000 square foot expansion of Stratford Commons will include 38 new private suites, four couples suites, a rehabilitation gym, a new dining venue, and other amenities. The newly-expanded, single-story facility will adjoin the existing 29,000 […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – G30 Gala

October 25th was the date for the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s 30th Anniversary G30 Gala at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Sandra and Dr. Willie Lawrence and Anita and Gary Robb were the honorary co-chairmen, and Niki Lee Donawa and Nicole Corbett Wang served as the co-chairmen. Julia Irene Kauffman is […]

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BOTAR – Night at the Royal

The BOTAR organization wanted to show its appreciation to volunteers and their families at the BOTAR Night at the Royal on September 26th at the American Royal Complex. Stacy Curtis and Bridget Hoffman served as the co-chairmen. Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent  Co-chairman Stacey and Ryan Curtis with their sons […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Mad Hatter Party

By order of the queen of hearts, the Kansas City Ballet Guild kicked off the year with a new member Mad Hatter Party at the beautiful home of Susan Bubb. Members old and new donned festive hats, “Alice” attire and enjoyed bites from Gourmet Grocer, Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and cookies from Brown Sugar Bakes.  […]

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