×
Subscribe

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.

Women’s Employment Network – Annual Luncheon

Cathy Baier and Maria Maffry served as co-chairmen of the Women’s Employment Network’s Annual Luncheon, “MORE Than I Thought I Could Be,” on April 4th. The event drew more than 1,100 guests. Recipients of the 2018 Beth K. Smith Award were Elizabeth and James Ferrell, Kate Ferrell Banks and David Banks and Pamela Breuckmann. They were honored in recognition of their commitment to WEN and its mission.

Megan McCurdy, board chairman; with Angela Hurt, board vice chairman

 

Amanda Hughey delighted the crowd by playing her song, “Be More,” which was written specifically for the event.

 

Ann DeAngelo, a WEN graduate, shared her journey with the guests.

 

Cathy Baier, co-chairman; Sherry Turner, WEN; Debbie Smith and Maria Maffry, co-chairman

Additional photos featured in the May 12, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography

Features

UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

Suzanne Shank and Marty Smoler were the honorary chairmen, and Yvette and Joseph Miceli served as the chairmen of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. The November 2nd…

Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter – Parkinson’s Prohibition

The second annual Parkinson’s Prohibition was held on October 25th at the KCP&L Building. Kelly Kehrees and Blake Nelson were the co-chairmen. Trisha Brauer served as the auctioneer, and Neal…

March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The sixth annual Signature Chefs Auction took place on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ted Habiger, Room 39 and Brewery Emperial; led a…

MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s 15th annual Johnson County Fall Forum took place on October 12th at the Overland Park Sheraton. The luncheon ensured that MOCSA’s advocacy, counseling and prevention education services reach thousands…