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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.

The Independent – 2017 Top Ten Party

February 16th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at the beautiful 1900 Building. The Independent’s 2017 Class of Rising Stars and the Top Ten Events of 2016 were announced. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions.  Additional photos featured in the March 4, 2017 issue Photo Credit: David Riffel and Tom Styrkowicz

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The Independent’s 2017 Class of Rising Stars

Dolly Wood, occupational therapist, The University of Kansas Hospital “In addition to her leadership skills to many organizations, Dolly is also the first one to get in the trenches when an important cause needs someone to solicit sponsors or help set up on the day of an event. There are hundreds of us who have […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball Patrons’ Party

A Patrons’ Party for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ 2017 Magic Ball, “All That Jazz,” was held on January 11th at The American Jazz Museum. Honorary Chairman Darol Rodrock introduced Bobbi Jo Reed, Healing House; and Ball Co-chairmen Edie Downing and Gigi Rose thanked patrons for their support. Healing House, the beneficiary of the Ball, […]

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Open Options – Hats Off to Mothers

Cindy Pratt-Stokes is serving as the chairman of the Hats Off to Mothers luncheon on May 9th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. The event will recognize mothers who have demonstrated the remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement and service to our community. Proceeds support Open Options which provides support for people with intellectual […]

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Congratulations, Danielle & Christopher!

Mrs. Thomas Logan and Mr. Larry Kidd of Charlotte, North Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Allison Kidd, to James Christopher Burcham, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Grant Burcham of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Simms and the late […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas held its 43rd annual Snow Ball on January 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,850 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception and formal dinner followed by dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. Lynn and Jay Reardon were the Snow Ball presidents, and Don Foley, Rich Teahan and […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Tiffany Bruce

Tiffany Bruce is a member of Centurions, class of 2018, and serves on the recruiting committee. She is the development director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, and has been with the agency for nine years. Tiffany has been a Big Sister to her Little Sister, M´racle, for the last four years. […]

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