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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.

Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade took place on June 4th at Mission Hills Country Club. Dan Bolen served as event chairman, with Hunter Wolbach as event co-chairman. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball entertained their mothers and grandmothers with songs and handed them roses. The Gentlemen enjoyed a light moment. Kay Beck and Jay Guastello […]

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Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Beyond Beyonds

“DAZZLING!” was the theme of Beyond Beyonds, which took place on April 29th at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests enjoyed lavish buffets and desserts and live entertainment by Will Matthews’ The Saturday Night Trio. Hundreds of Our Town’s most prominent collectors competed in a live auction for major works of art by regionally, […]

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Kansas City Museum Foundation – The Derby Party

The Kansas City Museum Foundation hosted The Derby Party on May 6th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, entertainment by Victor & Penny and Southern fare from The Westside Local. The event honored the Long family’s love of horses and the equestrian legacy of Loula Long Combs. Tom and Elizabeth Paolini Danee Wallace and David Greenwald Additional photos […]

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet

The 27th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet was held on May 5th at The View at Briarcliff. The event featured entertainment and delicious refreshments, in addition to spotlighting those who do so much for Our Town.  Jamie Cummings and John Isenberg were proclaimed Honorary Stars. As in other years, students at area schools wrote […]

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Welcome House – Fourth Annual Breakfast

More than 800 supporters of the Welcome House attended the Fourth Annual Breakfast at the Overland Park Convention Center on May 11th. A coveted round of golf with longtime supporter Tom Watson led the auction offerings. Rick Fleenor claimed a winning ticket. Additional photos featured in the July 8, 2017 issue  Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create the Night…Through the Eyes of Picasso

Christy and Bill Gautreaux will be serving as the honorary chairmen for the Committee of 100’s black-tie gala, Create the Night…Through the Eyes of Picasso, on October 14th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Guests will have an opportunity to see this internationally-renowned exhibition, which presents how non-western art influenced the work of Picasso. The […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Thompson!

Chandler Bramanti Hampton and Justin Ross Thompson were married on May 13th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth George Block of Our Town. Chandler is the granddaughter of Mary Florence Bramanti of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the late Dr. Henry Rudolfo Bramanti, Mrs. […]

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