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  • LOVE To Smile Down The Aisle

    Tie The Knot Signature Issue

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  • Fountains In Our Town

    The Children’s Fountain

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  • Sweet, Sweet Summer

    Serving your Summer Sweet Tooth

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  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City

    Dr. Dred Scott

  • Fountains In Our Town

    William Volker Memorial Fountain

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  • 2020 James Beard Award Best Chef Finalist Michael Corvino

    By Ann Slegman

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  • Rockhurst University

    Leadership Series Luncheon

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  • William Jewell College

    76th Annual Achievement Day Dinner and Celebration

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  • The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital

    School Night Out For SPOT

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  • Grow It And They Will Come: Producing the Produce

    by Anne Potter Russ

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  • Homegrown: Living The Independent Life

    Garden Party by Kelsey Potts

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Recent Features

To Have And To Host – Blooms For The Bride A Blooms For The Bride shower is my absolute favorite bridal party to host and to attend! Flowers play an integral role in all of life’s celebrations and meaningful moments.… Read More
Congratulations, Sarah & Alec! Sarah Marie Ingram and Alexander Robert Dunn were joined in matrimony on June 13th in Greenwood, Mississippi. The bride is the daughter of Laurie and Chip Ingram of Our Town.… Read More
Kansas City Young Matrons – Anne Keil Anne Keil was recently elected president of the Kansas City Young Matrons, where she has been a member since 2013. Anne previously served as admissions chairman, new member chairman, and… Read More
AT A CROSSROADS: Conservatory finds ideal leader by following one simple rule When Diane Helfers Petrella was charged with running the UMKC Conservatory, first as interim dean and then, in 2018, as full-time dean, she was so busy juggling the half-dozen crises… Read More
LOVE To Smile Down The Aisle
Tying The Knot wouldn’t be the same without these adorable ring bearers and flower girls. (Front row) Ring Bearer Cole Shondell and Flower Girl Maria DeAngelis (back row) Reid and Allie Robson with Kate DeAngelis Photo Credit: Danielle Mousley Photography…
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Spotlight on Centurions – Nancy Phelps
Nancy Phelps is a member of Centurions Spring Class of 2021. She is the director of community impact at JE Dunn Construction, where she promotes corporate and employee engagement throughout JE Dunn’s 21 offices. She works with the Dunn Family…
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The Dish With Ann – Blackhole Bakery
Since Chef/Owner Jason Provo opened up Blackhole Bakery in midtown on April 1st, lines have been around the block, and his baked goods have frequently sold out by 11 a.m. “I would describe our pastries as classic French but not…
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Philanthropy MATTERS
To learn more about becoming a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter, please visit afpkc.org. The Independent is proud to be the exclusive media partner of AFPKC. David M. Fulk is the director of philanthropic giving at…
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Empowering Women By Anne Potter Russ
Finding employment and keeping employment are challenging enough tasks. When women in our community add in the stress of starting a new business or trying to navigate the repercussions of a world-wide pandemic, the programs and services of the Women’s…
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Join us in honoring your board of directors in our signature issue set for October 3, 2020. Our Directors of Philanthropy issue will recognize your organization’s board members. 

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