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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.

Cheers To Volunteers! – Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz

Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz strongly support First Call’s mission to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and addiction by providing quality resources to individuals, families and the community. Together, they spearheaded a successful 2017 Celebration Evening: A Night of Recovery & Hope with Mackenzie Phillips. As chairmen, their hard work and dedication resulted in 10 […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Trevor Flannigan

Trevor Flannigan is a native of Blue Springs, Missouri, where he spent his formative years. After sampling a variety of Midwestern locations, he now resides in the City of Fountains. He and his wife, Courtney, share their home in the Waldo neighborhood with their adorable dog, Maeve. Trevor manages a website chat company in Lee’s […]

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Westport Café and Bar

If you are an impassioned Francophile who just can’t cross the pond often enough, you can get your fill of savoureux cuisine at Westport Café and Bar. Intimate and cozy, it has accents of copper on the exposed brick walls, rustic pendant lamps, dark wood wainscoting, and a black and white checkerboard floor. It is […]

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The American Royal – Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown

The American Royal hosted the Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown to honor the legacy of Jeanne and Neal Patterson. The November 18th event was held in Hale Arena. Megan and Mariner Kemper were the honorary chairmen, and Board Chairman Angie Stanland served as the event chairman. Event Chairman Angie Stanland, board chairman; Bryan Beaver, Mariner Kemper, honorary […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City and The Independent  annually select Kansas City’s Most Wanted. On December 2nd, 31 honorees were celebrated at the Most Wanted Auction at The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. Nearly 1,000 guests were in attendance. The event featured amazing, once-in-a-lifetime auction packages and raised $587,744 – a […]

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Turner House Children’s Clinic – Kicks 4 Kids KC

More than 200 guests enjoyed Kicks 4 Kids KC, a benefit for Turner House Children’s Clinic, on November 30th at CBIZ. Liz Oxandale and Gigi Kammerer served as the co-chairmen. Honorary Chairman CiCi Rojas presented the Dr. Frank Vaughters Service Award to Paulette Manville and Jennifer Hunter. It was announced that Turner House, Silver City […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

December 9th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet’s 23rd annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed a performance by Kansas City Youth Ballet, holiday carols sung by Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists from the Lyric Opera, face painting, jugglers, and shopping […]

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