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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.

Cheers to Volunteers! – Kim Steakle

Kim Steakle has been a dedicated volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association for the past five years. She is personally and professionally connected to Alzheimer’s and is a true champion for the cause. Kim Steakle works at Thoughtful Care (Senior Home Care Services) in Family Relations. She shares her passion in all areas, including community awareness, education and […]

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Hope House – Margarita Ball

Guests partied until the wee hours at the Margarita Ball on May 9th at Club 1000. DJ Ashton Martin and Lost Wax provided the rockin’ entertainment. Proceeds support Hope House, which provides shelter and comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence. Also featured in the June 28, 2014 issue of The Independent  DJ Ashton Martin […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

September 26th is the date for The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event, to be held at Pennway Place. Martha Comment and her family are the honorary chairmen of the event that will feature cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions.  Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Riffel Honorary […]

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Haas & Wilkerson Insurance – Special Anniversary

Kimberly Wilkerson and Ryan Wilkerson served as the co-hosts of Haas & Wilkerson Insurance’s 75th anniversary party. Family, friends, clients, and business partners gathered at the May 29th event to celebrate the third generation, Kansas City based business. Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent  Peter Ho, Mark Soukup and Jim Krezek […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Chris Dove

Chris Dove is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. He is a trial attorney in the intellectual property group at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Chris provides pro bono legal services and volunteers with Legal Aid of Western Missouri and Jackson County Family Court. Chris and his wife, Beatriz Ibarra, recently moved to Kansas […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger Program’s Challenge Your Fashion was held on April 26th at Municipal Auditorium. Shirley Pryor was the honorary chairman, and Bree and Jeremy Gaskill were the chairmen of the seventh annual event that featured a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, a fashion show, and live music from the […]

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Congratulations, Elizabeth and John!

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dowling McLiney of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Lux McLiney, to John Delbert “J.D.” Selby, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Alan Selby of Akron, Ohio. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mary Ann Schwantes of Roseville, Minnesota, the late Mr. John Lux […]

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