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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.

Off to College – Class of 2014

Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2014. We wish the best to these fantastic students as they start their exciting journeys around the country this fall. Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent  Grant Forsee, Vanderbilt University; Teddy Thum, Yale University; and Brendan McCann, The University of Kansas […]

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The Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Gentlemen’s Serenade took place at Mission Hills Country Club on June 8th. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball enjoyed tea sandwiches and desserts, learned about good manners and serenaded their mothers and grandmothers. Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Mary S. Watkins Photography Mary Thompson, Robbie Thompson and Carolyn […]

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Man & Woman of the Year – Grand Finale

Many kudos go to the 22 candidates at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale, which took place on May 29th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The 2014 Man & Woman of the Year were Abbey Brockman and Tyler Paytas.  Also featured in the July 12th issue of […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction will take place on October 13th at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Chef Jimmy Bannos, Sr. is one of eight chefs who will be featured. For 34 years, his Heaven on Seven restaurants have been some of the most popular dining destinations in Chicago. Chef Jimmy […]

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Union Station Kansas City – Centennial Weekend Open House

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Union Station Kansas City will host a Centennial Weekend Open House on November 1st and 2nd. Lynn Devins and Patty Kincaid are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy entertainment, featured films and performances, building tours, history lectures, and historic trains on display.  Also featured in the July 12th issue […]

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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

October 23rd is the date for Off the Wall, an art event benefitting Sheffield Place.  There will be delicious food, libations, raffles, live and silent auctions of original art, and entertainment. Proceeds benefit children and family services that empower homeless children and families to heal from their trauma and break the generational cycle of homelessness, […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Jenny Turner Tuttle

The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Jenny Turner Tuttle as their 2014 president. The 65th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jenny is a BOTAR, class of 1987. She served as a page in 1974. Jenny […]

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