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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.

KidsTLC – Pour For More

KidsTLC’s Pour For More was held on May 9th at The Guild. Kristin and Matt Holton served as chairmen of the event that featured cocktails, delicious fare, silent and live auctions, entertainment by The Dueling Piano Guys, and music by The Old No. 5s.  Also featured in the June 14, 2014 issue of The Independent […]

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Art Bra KC

Art Bra KC was held on May 2nd at Signature Hangar. More than 1,100 guests enjoyed a special fashion show featuring 70 work-of-art bras that were part of the auction. Sharon Snowden-Hake and Adrienne Helvey served as the co-chairmen. Also featured in the June 14, 2014 issue of The Independent Photo Credit:  Sheldon Golden Dustin […]

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Project 39 – The Mother of All Happy Hours

May 8th was the date for Project 39’s The Mother of All Happy Hours. The hosts of the more than 60 events asked friends and family to come for a happy hour celebration and bring baby items. The Family Conservancy partnered with Project 39 to receive the donated baby items that will be stored at […]

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee was held on April 9th at The Kansas City Country Club. Ellen Zimmer Darling is the chairman of the 60th Anniversary Jubilee of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Also featured in the May 31, 2014 issue of The Independent Photo […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Luke Wade

A native of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Luke Wade is a Rising Star, Class of 2014. Prior to his high school graduation, Luke enlisted in the Army National Guard and served eight years, including one tour of duty as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Luke moved to Kansas City and started KC Crew and SocialHeart. He […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope Luncheo

April 3rd was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon at the Ritz Charles. Proceeds from the event will support CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ work as advocates for abused and neglected children under court protection and help provide more Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers. Also featured […]

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Congratulations, Katherine and Adam!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Edward Bear of Chesterfield, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Marie Bear, to Adam Joseph Brown, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Edward Brown of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gene William Farthing of Springfield, Missouri, and the late Dr. Farthing […]

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