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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.

Happy Birthday, Sophie!

Sophie Uhlmann Blazar was born last year on Christmas Eve to Lauren and Aaron Blazar. She celebrated her first birthday recently with family, friends and cupcakes. Sophie loves cruising in her car, petting her dog Charlie, blowing kisses, and eating rice cakes and green beans. She is frightened by large stuffed animals, shoes, grass, and […]

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World AIDS Day 2013

The AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City recognized Worlds AIDS Day 2013 with several special events. On November 13th, patrons enjoyed a spirited evening at the beautiful home of Dan Nilsen. The Community Luncheon was held on November 25th and featured a panel of local HIV/AIDS experts and advocates, emceed by Phil Witt. On […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Cindy Marshall

Since the opening of Great Plains SPCA’s Independence Campus in April, Cindy Marshall has donated more than 2,300 hours of service. Rain or shine, hot or cold, Cindy makes sure that all dogs are walked and receive individual play time. Her hard work improves the shelter pets’ experience, and prepares them for forever homes. Thank […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

December 12th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon at The American Restaurant.  Guests enjoyed a festive afternoon, complete with sounds of the season as played on the piano, as well as a presentation by Devon Carney, Kansas City Ballet. Also featured in the February 8th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Joy Vann-Hamilton

Joy Vann-Hamilton is the academic dean of ITT Technical Institute in Our Town and oversees campus academic operations, which includes curriculum, instruction, staffing, and compliance. She is a member of the Centurions Class of 2015, and serves on the leadership and civic engagement and communications committees. Also featured in the February 8th issue of The […]

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Congratulations, Kristyn and John!

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joseph Reardon of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristyn Leigh Reardon, to John David Kimminau, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Paul Kimminau of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Joseph Sullivan of Our Town and the late […]

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