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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.

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The Barstow School – Barstow on Bourbon Street

Barstow on Bourbon Street, a New Orleans-themed auction, was held on February 25th at The Ritz Charles. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of The Barstow School enjoyed silent auctions, live music, dinner, and a Social Club. Jann Stevens-Moore and Heidi Whitehill served as the co-chairmen. Proceeds support Barstow’s Annual Fund. Additional photos featured in the […]

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HALO ArtReach Auction

Jody and Bryan Albers and Sarah Strnad were the honorary co-chairmen for the 12th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction, “This is my story. Will you listen?” The February 24th event featured orphan artwork from around the world and artwork from nationally-recognized artists.  Artist William Buchina’s “Reaching Summits” was inspired by HALO Child Gerald. HALO volunteers Amy […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – INSPIRE Benefit

March 4th was the date for Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s INSPIRE Benefit. Lindsey Heinz and Tim McCoy served as the co-chairmen. The annual event featured an evocative performance by world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College, followed by drinks, dancing and access to the Nerman Museum […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

More than 500 guests enjoyed the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s 10th annual Challenge Your Fashion event on January 28th. Partygoers enjoyed dinner, live and silent auctions, live music from Dolewite, and a fashion show, where professional athletes and YMCA Challenger athletes left their jerseys at home and walked the runway. Proceeds will help expand […]

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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

February 1st was the date for the WIN for KC Women’s Sports Awards Celebration in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Area high school female state champions and six local individuals were recognized for their community contributions and achievements in sports. Olympic medalist and ESPN Analyst Jessica Mendoza was the keynote speaker. […]

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Children’s Mercy – Red Hot Night Gala

Cathy and Rick Baier and Becky and Brett Gordon were the honorary co-chairmen, and Stacie Prosser and John Brandmeyer were the co-chairmen of Red Hot Night Gala, a benefit for Children’s Mercy. More than 1,600 guests enjoyed the 13th annual event on February 11th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Donor Recognition Dinner was held on February 8th at the Broadmoor Bistro. Shawnee Mission School District Signature Culinary Program students prepared a delectable dinner. Jim and Kathy Vigliaturo, Suzette and Kenny Southwick, Michael Kautz, and Anthony Springfield The Broadmoor Bistro Student Chefs were hard at work preparing a wonderful meal. […]

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