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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.

EVENT EXTRAS

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

February 4th was the date for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Barbara and Robert Bloch served as the chairmen. The Founder’s Award was presented to Mark Edelman in honor of Theater League’s 40th anniversary year, and R. Crosby Kemper III paid special tribute to HASF […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball, “All That Jazz!”

Darol Rodrock was the honorary chairman, and Edie Downing and Gigi Rose served as the co-chairmen of Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball, “All That Jazz!” The January 14th event was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, a dinner, a silent auction, five raffles, and entertainment by Dueling Pianos. Proceeds support […]

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The Independent – 2017 Top Ten Party

February 16th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at the beautiful 1900 Building. The Independent’s 2017 Class of Rising Stars and the Top Ten Events of 2016 were announced. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions.  Additional photos featured in the March 4, 2017 issue Photo Credit: David Riffel and Tom Styrkowicz

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball Patrons’ Party

A Patrons’ Party for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ 2017 Magic Ball, “All That Jazz,” was held on January 11th at The American Jazz Museum. Honorary Chairman Darol Rodrock introduced Bobbi Jo Reed, Healing House; and Ball Co-chairmen Edie Downing and Gigi Rose thanked patrons for their support. Healing House, the beneficiary of the Ball, […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas held its 43rd annual Snow Ball on January 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,850 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception and formal dinner followed by dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. Lynn and Jay Reardon were the Snow Ball presidents, and Don Foley, Rich Teahan and […]

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American Heart Association – Kansas City Heart Ball Patron Party

The American Heart Association’s 30th Annual Kansas City Heart Ball Patron Party was held on January 19th at Lathrop & Gage. Guests were treated to a sneak peek of the Heart Ball program and a preview of the Charlie Hustle line of products benefiting the American Heart Association. Bob Grossman Susan and Rick Worrel and […]

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Warriors’ Best Friend

Warriors’ Best Friend places service dogs adopted from shelters with veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. The organization received a grant from the Home Depot Foundation to finish construction on the service dog training facility. The new space will allow Warriors’ Best Friend to shelter and train more service dogs […]

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