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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.

Red Dirt Shop

Tom Corbin has an international reputation as a sculptor, but his talents as a painter also make him a beloved and highly sought after artist in Kansas City. Tom’s female figure sculptures are often transformed into tributes for notable people and organizations in Our Town, and he has generously lent his creative talents to The […]

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Harvester – Chefs Classic

June 23rd is the date for Harvester’s Chefs Classic to be held at The American Restaurant. Carla and Danny O’Neill are the honorary chairmen, and Debbie Gold is the host chef. Visiting Chefs Vinny Dotolo, Animal Restaurant, Los Angeles; Kelly English, Restaurant Iris, Memphis; and Nancy Olson, Gramercy Tavern, New York; will join local Chefs […]

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Tails of Our Town – Lucy Dreyer

Thelma and Gene Dreyer have fallen in love with their new baby, Lucy. The beautiful golden Labradoodle loves to play tug-of-war, go for car rides and have her stomach scratched. Lucy recently celebrated her first birthday, complete with toys and cake! Also featured in the May 18th issue  

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Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini

“Vegas Vacation” was the theme of the Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini. Kevin Westrope, Jason Holmes, Julie Nelson Meers and Sam Meers were the honorary co-chairmen. The event was held on April 6th at Sporting Kansas City and guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious food stations and silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefited needy pets. Also featured in […]

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2013 Kids TLC Open

July 12th is that date for the 2013 Kids TLC Open at Sycamore Ridge Golf Course. David Nickloy, Kyle Tucker and Devin Schuster are serving as the co-chairmen.  Also featured in the May 18th issue of The Independent David Nickloy, Kyle Tucker and Devin Schuster, co-chairmen  

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Tacos and Beer on the Boulevard – Brew with a View

Tacos and Beer on the Boulevard is set for June 20th at the Boulevard Brewing Company. Elaine McMilian, Margaret Kolm, Henna Fuller, Anne Garney, and Pam Taylor are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy a delicious taco bar, a vast selection of Boulevard brews, a silent auction, and entertainment by Three Minutes Since. Proceeds […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Troy Lillebo

Troy Lillebo, a South Dakota native, lived in Arizona and Indiana before settling down in Our Town. He is the assistant vice chancellor for external relations at UMKC. Troy is the treasurer for Centurions, serves on the Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s board of directors and was recently appointed to the Mayor’s Challenge Cabinet.  Also featured […]

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