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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.


Hallbrook Country Club – Silver Anniversary

Happy 25th anniversary, Hallbrook Country Club! The sophisticated Hampton-style White and Silver Party took place on May 26th at the Club.  Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent Dr. Douglas and Barbara Cusick  Robert and Dr. Suzanne Elton  

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Hats Off to Mothers

The Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon was held recently to honor 10 mothers from Our Town who have the remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement and civic engagement. Patricia Scott served as the chairman.  Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Strauss Peyton Brian Dunn, Katie Dunn Fitzgerald, […]

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Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Man & Woman of the Year

Congratulations to the 23 candidates of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale, which took place at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on May 23rd. Carey Morrison and Anna Dudenhoeffer Simpson were named the 2013 Man & Woman of the Year. Anna Braukmann Raccuglia was the chairman.  Also featured […]

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KidsTLC – Pour For More

Pour For More, a benefit for KidsTLC, was held on May 10th at The Guild. Steve Metzler served as the chairman. Guests enjoyed a Patrons’ Party, silent auction and dancing to the music of The Dueling Piano Guys.   Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent Photo Credit:  David Riffel Judge Kevin Moriarty, […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

May 9th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon at the River Club. Guests enjoyed delicious fare and beautiful floral arrangements from Craig Sole. President Melissa Petet thanked the outgoing Guild board and welcomed Jane Webster, incoming president; and the 2013-2014 board. The Nutcracker Ball will be held on December […]

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The Ben and Betty Zarda Family – Annual Golf Classic

Golfers “chipped-in” at The Ben and Betty Zarda Family 32nd Annual Golf Classic on May 13th at Lake Quivira Country Club. Guests enjoyed a round of golf, patio lunch, dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds helped Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas to secure an additional emergency assistance resource bus to deliver food, clothing […]

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Cabot Westside Medical and Dental Center – Cinco de Cabot

May 3rd was the date for Cinco de Cabot, a benefit for Cabot Westside Medical and Dental Center, in the KC Live! block of the Power & Light District. Guests gathered for a Pre-Party featuring local Latin band Aztlan, followed by a public concert by Sugar Ray. The bilingual staff at Cabot Westside Medical and […]

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