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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.


Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

Eddie Kennison, one of Our Town’s most beloved former Kansas City Chiefs, is leading the way to raise funds to battle lupus at the Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on November 2nd at the CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Proceeds from the event will raise funds to find a cure for lupus, an autoimmune disease that affects […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – John Burgess

John Burgess joined Walsworth Publishing Company in 2009 and serves as director of strategy and innovation. John is a member of the Centurions Class of 2014 and serves as co-chairman of the Curriculum Committee. John also contributes his time and talent to the Gillis Center for Children and Families, Cornerstones of Care and Junior Achievement. […]

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Human Relations Dinner – Henry Bloch

November 24th is the date for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau l American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Anita B. Gorman, Phil Kirk, David H. Westbrook, and Kristi Wyatt are serving as the co-chairmen. The Honorable John Lewis, Congressman from Georgia and civil rights […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – Patron Preview

A Patron Preview will take place on December 5th at the Kansas City Art Institute, the evening before its much-anticipated end-of-semester exhibition and sale of student artwork. Pam and Gary Gradinger are the chairmen. Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent  Pam and Gary Gradinger, chairmen  

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Women’s Foundation – 21st Annual Luncheon

On December 6th, the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City will host the 21st Annual Luncheon at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. America Ferrera, who plays Betty Suarez on ABC’s Ugly Betty, will be the featured speaker. America is a passionate advocate for women and girls, devoting her time to Save the Children, […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – William Sosna

William Sosna is a staff scientist at MRIGlobal. Bill serves in the medical countermeasures division and has worked overseas on a classified program to combat the War on Terror. Bill is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. He serves  as co-chairman of the trip committee, where is he responsible for logistics, entertainment and […]

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