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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.


Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

October 23rd is the date for Off the Wall, an art event benefitting Sheffield Place.  There will be delicious food, libations, raffles, live and silent auctions of original art, and entertainment. Proceeds benefit children and family services that empower homeless children and families to heal from their trauma and break the generational cycle of homelessness, […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Jenny Turner Tuttle

The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Jenny Turner Tuttle as their 2014 president. The 65th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jenny is a BOTAR, class of 1987. She served as a page in 1974. Jenny […]

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The March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The Signature Chefs Auction, a benefit for The March of Dimes, will be held on October 13th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Chef Mark Gaier and Chef Clark Frasier of Arrows and MC Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, Maine, and M.C. Spiedo Ristorante & Bar in Boston, Massachusetts, will be cooking at […]

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Chiefs Charity Game

CiCi Rojas, Greg Graves and Tim DeSett are the honorary co-chairmen of the Chiefs Charity Game, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Committee members are busy planning the event to be held on August 7th, when the Kansas City Chiefs will host the Cincinnati Bengals at Arrowhead Stadium. Paul Kushnir is serving as the […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Kim Steakle

Kim Steakle has been a dedicated volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association for the past five years. She is personally and professionally connected to Alzheimer’s and is a true champion for the cause. Kim Steakle works at Thoughtful Care (Senior Home Care Services) in Family Relations. She shares her passion in all areas, including community awareness, education and […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

September 26th is the date for The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event, to be held at Pennway Place. Martha Comment and her family are the honorary chairmen of the event that will feature cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions.  Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Riffel Honorary […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Chris Dove

Chris Dove is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. He is a trial attorney in the intellectual property group at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Chris provides pro bono legal services and volunteers with Legal Aid of Western Missouri and Jackson County Family Court. Chris and his wife, Beatriz Ibarra, recently moved to Kansas […]

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