Subscribe Today

Save almost 50% off the newsstand price!

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.

Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy were the honorary co-chairmen, and Carol Rauckman and Carolyn Price served as the co-chairmen of Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The April 21st event featured a “Fly Me To The Moon” theme. Guests enjoyed an all-star dance competition that featured Pat Contreras, Dr. David Emmott, Taryn Klein, Lisa Lyddon, Tony Miller, Kathy Nelson, grand prize winner; David Hess, first runner-up; and Marcy Johnson, second runner-up and Judges’ Choice. 

 Jenny Beerman, Carolyn Price, co-chairman; Mary Lockton, honorary co-chairman; Martha Comment and Pam Bruce


Valentin Bachvarov and Kathy Nelson, grand prize winner


Co-chairman Carol Rauckman, Honorary Co-chairmen Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy and Co-chairman Carolyn Price


Alumni Star Rozanne Prather and Star Marcy Johnson


The All Star Team Members: Tony Miller, Tamara Sanders, David Hess, Toni Dodd, Jacob Marshall, Taryn Klein, Dr. David Emmott, Laura Szymanski, Pat Contreras, Elizabeth Watkins, Gil Maldonado, Lisa Lyddon, Kevin Medlin, Marcy Johnson, Valentin Bachvarov, and Kathy Nelson


Judges Lauren LaPointe and Jake Schloegel with Star Taryn Klein and Jacob Marshall

Also featured in the July 7, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Keith Gard


The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Menu Release Party

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts’ Spotlight Premier Members recently enjoyed the Fall Menu Release Party in The Dining Experience. The event featured Kauffman Center Executive Chef Laura Comer’s…

Kansas City Young Matrons – Civics and Honoring Day

October 1st was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Civics and Honoring Day. The organization, now in its 102nd year, honored the President, Past Presidents, Life Members, Silver Members,…

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Kick-off Meeting

The 45th Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 19th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Recently, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas held a Kick-off Meeting for Snow Ball…

Johnson County Library Foundation – The Library Lets Loose

September 29th was the date for Johnson County Library Foundation’s third annual The Library Lets Loose. Rachel Berbiglia and Rich Cook served as the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed scrumptious food and…