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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Wild About Harry will be held on April 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The theme, “Truman’s Whistle Stop Campaign,” will transport guests back to 1948 and Harry Truman’s historic race for the White House. John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, managing editors of Bloomberg Politics; will be the special guest […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create the Night…Masterpiece

On December 16th, committee members gathered to address invitations for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s gala, Create the Night…Masterpiece, which will be held on February 20th at the Museum. The black-tie affair will highlight the opening of the Museum’s exhibit, Reflecting Class in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Joan and Alan Marsh and The […]

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JLKCMO – 2016 Take Five

The 2016 Take Five event, a benefit for The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will be held on March 4th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. The fifth annual event will feature specialty libations, delicious fare from local restaurants, live entertainment by Lost Wax, raffle packages, and a $5,000 giveaway.  Co-chairmen Katie Adams […]

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Great Plains SPCA – Pawtini: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs

Anne and Howard Elsberry and Shelley Elsberry are the honorary co-chairmen, and Suzanne Shank and Jackie Middelkamp are serving as co-chairmen of Great Plains SPCA’s 2016 Pawtini: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs. The March 5th event will be held at Union Station Kansas City. Partygoers will don fabulous fifties attire and enjoy cocktails, a delectable dinner, […]

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Holiday Soirée

The Independent hosted a Holiday Soirée on December 10th and 11th. Guests enjoyed fabulous shopping from local vendors, tasty treats and holiday cheer. Local charities dropped business cards into a hat for the chance to win a portion of the sales. The lucky winners were Phoenix Family and Variety Children’s Charity. A great time was […]

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Congratulations, Lindsay & Niles!

Mr. Martin and Dr. Lucinda Vogtsberger of Columbus, Ohio, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Sears Vogtsberger, to Niles Ericsson Jager, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Thor Jager of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Henry Vogtsberger of Bowling Green, Ohio, and the late Dr. Vogtsberger […]

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Crib Note – Boden Kendall Schoenthaler

A darling baby boy named Boden Kendall Schoenthaler arrived on November 10th to proud parents Kimberly Wilkerson and Chad Schoenthaler of Fairway. Bode joins his big sister Emmaline Elise, age four. This young fellow weighed eight pounds, one ounce and was 20 inches long. Bode has blue eyes and brown hair. His grandparents are Adrienne […]

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