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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’s 2016 Top Ten Party

The new 1900 Building Event Space was the perfect setting for The Independent’s Top Ten Party on February 18th. The Top Ten Events of 2015 and The Independent’s 2016 Class of Rising Stars were announced. Each Rising Star was presented with a custom Lindsey Nichols print of Our Town. Partygoers savored delicious fare from Lon […]

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Tails of Our Town – Opal

Opal was adopted by Kimberly Winter Stern in February from Great Plains SPCA. Playful, loving and curious, Opal now resides at her fur-ever home with cat sibling, Buddens. Opal was a special medical case at Great Plains SPCA, but the no kill animal welfare agency provided her with the care she needed until she found […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

January 30th was the date for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenge Your Fashion event at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Rex Hudler and Steven St. John served as emcees. Proceeds support the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger adaptive program for kids with diverse abilities. Rex Hudler had a […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Committee members for MOCSA’s Community Luncheon gathered at The Mezzanine at Lead Bank for a planning meeting hosted by MOCSA Board Secretary Josh Rowland. The May 6th luncheon will be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence; is the keynote speaker. Heidi Peter, […]

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Girls’ Night In: A Heartfelt Evening of Storytelling

Sara Colt and Susan Morris were honorary co-chairmen of the 11th annual Girls’ Night In: A Heartfelt Evening of Storytelling on February 9th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Proceeds support the Adelaide C. Ward Women’s Heart Health Center at The University of Kansas Hospital and Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing. Leslie […]

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The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – 2016 Centennial Celebration

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its newly renovated Administration Building that served as the kick-off event for the 2016 Centennial Celebration. Originally home to the first Children’s Mercy Hospital, the 100-year old building was purchased by KCU Alumni Association in 1971 and now features artwork […]

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

Cara and Travis Rhoades are serving as chairmen of the fourth annual Pour for More, a benefit for KidsTLC. The Palm Beach themed-event will be held on April 22nd at The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, farm-fresh food from Café Sebastienne, local entertainment, silent auction bar carts, and dancing. Cara […]

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