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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.

October 2017

I feel my heartbeat in my ears. The thuds of my pulse seemingly getting louder and faster as I realize that my breath is coming in shorter and shorter gasps. Then my hands start to feel sweaty, and only the chair I am sitting in is keeping me upright as my knees get weak. The […]

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September 2017

There is a definitive moment every year where I take a breath outside and I just know: fall is finally here. It’s that cool crispness with a hint of morning dew like I just bit into a perfectly ripe Granny Smith apple. As the air invades my lungs, I am taken back to all of […]

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BBBSGKC – 2017 Most Wanted Honorees

Annually a class of dynamic, charismatic, charitable, passionate, hard-working professionals are chosen to be honored as KC’s Most Wanted. These individuals are movers and shakers who are making a big difference in their profession and in their community. The selected honorees are featured in the November issue of The Independent and will be honored at the annual […]

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Congratulations, Peyton & Eric!

Dr. and Mrs. Edward Duncan Dallam of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Peyton Leigh Dallam, to Eric Michael Sorrentino, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sorrentino of Plano, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Roy Holliday, Sr. and the late Mr. […]

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Crib Note – June Catherine Perry

A darling baby girl named June Catherine Perry arrived on April 6th. Her parents are Emily and Matthew Perry of St. Joseph, Missouri. Juney weighed six pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 and one half inches long. She has blue eyes and blonde hair. Juney joins her big brother, Thomas, age three. Her proud grandparents […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

Debbie Dellinger was the host for The Gathering on September 26th. The fifth annual event supported the New Roots for Refugees program, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. More than 130 guests attended, and the result was a record-breaking total in excess of $24,000. Janice Hendler, Marianne Moore and Donna Miller   Maureen […]

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BOTAR – TopGolf

Topgolf was the spot, where BOTARs and Escorts mixed and mingled on October 6th. Anna Frame, Grace DeGoler, Hannah Griffith, Katherine Barnthouse, Kelly Love, Liza Clough, Meg Stanley, Michelle Royle, Missy Linville, Riley Clause, Riley Hunter, Sarah Maner, and Sarah Spradling served as the hosts. (First row) Zach Pierce and Kelly Love (second row) Katherine […]

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