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26 Issues

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.

American Heart Association – Heart & Stroke Ball

March 1st was the date for American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Ball. Linda and John Nobles and Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon were the co-chairmen. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, auctions, and an after-hours party with music by The Patrick Lentz Band at the Kansas City Convention Center.   Also […]

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Binny Pearce

Having worked as a high school teacher, assistant principal and principal, Binny Pearce knew she was not able to sit home after she retired. Beth Liebling, granddaughter of the City Union Mission founder, Reverend David Bulkley, and daughter of the director, Reverend Daniel J. Doty, was in a Sunday School class that Binny taught. Beth […]

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Hats Off to Mothers – Honoree Tea

March 6th was the date for an Honoree Tea given by Hats Off to Mothers at Nell Hill’s in Briarcliff Village. Guests enjoyed receiving springtime decorating tips, followed by a fun morning of shopping and mimosas.  Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman of Hats Off to Mothers, benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas […]

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Happy Birthday, Finley!

On December 29th, Finley Rose McInnes celebrated her first birthday with family and close friends. The celebration’s adorable theme was “Winter ‘One’ derland.” Finley’s very proud parents are Priscilla and Matt McInnes. With that adorable face, we wonder… who could tell her no? Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent   

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In the Spotlight – Kansas City Hospice House Angel Gala

Ellen Bradbury and Carol Gast are the co-chairmen of the 11th annual Kansas City Hospice House Angel Gala. “Come to the Cabaret” is the theme of the event, to be held on August 16th at the DoubleTree by Hilton.  Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Sally Morrow Photography Ellen Bradbury, […]

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WIN for KC – Camp WIN

Camp WIN, hosted by WIN for KC, will be held from June 9th to the 12th, for nine to 12 year old girls at St. Teresa’s Academy and at Rockhurst University from June 16th through the 19th, for six to eight year old girls. Team Captain applications are still being accepted and can be found […]

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The Kansas City Freedom Schools Initiative – Saving Kansas City’s Sixth Child

Celebrating 20 years in Kansas City, The Kansas City Freedom Schools Initiative’s annual luncheon, Saving Kansas City’s Sixth Child, will be held on May 14th. Jonah Edelman, Stand for Children; is the featured speaker of the event to be held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Debby and Gary Ballard are the chairmen, […]

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