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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.

2016 Summer Celebrations

The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2016 summer, Kansas City-style!     

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Vignatelli!

Blair Elizabeth Weaver and Nicholas Alan Vignatelli were married on May 7th at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rocke Weaver of Shawnee. Blair is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dale Ferguson of Prairie Village and the late Mr. Ferguson and Mrs. Harold Weaver of Glenwood, Missouri, and the late […]

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The KidsTLC Open

The KidsTLC Open was held on July 11th at Shadow Glen Golf Club. Proceeds from the event provide children with a continuum of care through innovative and successful psychiatric treatment, outpatient behavioral health, homeless teen outreach, autism, and parent support programs. Rob Heise Tray Wiltse, Lance Melber, Bob Steer, and Pat Forman Andrea Kidwell, Erin […]

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Synergy Services – Stand Up for Synergy

Michelle and Ryan Brown are serving as the chairmen of the 10th annual Stand Up for Synergy on November 5th at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa. Comedian Paul Reiser, star of Steven Soderbergh’s new Amazon series, Red Oak, is the featured performer. Proceeds support Synergy Services’ vision of a world without family violence, abuse […]

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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 29th annual Holiday Mart will take place at Bartle Hall from October 20th through the 23rd. Laurel Marselle and Felicia Wirfel are serving as retail co-chairmen. Laurel Marselle and Felicia Wirfel, retail co-chairmen Also featured in the September 3, 2016 issue   Photo Credit: Andrea Nigh Photography  

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The Children’s Place – Beach Volleyball Tournament

August 6th was the date for The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s Beach Volleyball Tournament. Proceeds support The Children’s Place and its mission to heal the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma. (Front row) Ashley Yeo, Samantha Floyd and Lindsay and Nick Medina (back row) Josh Davis, Kate Guettermann, Megan McCormack, and […]

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35th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ 35th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on August 1st at Lake Quivira Country Club. More than 150 golfers enjoyed lunch, great golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. William H. Townsley, Dennis Wilbert, Andy Prosser, […]

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