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  • The Whole Person

    2023 Casino Royale Night of Independence Awards Gala

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  • First Call

    2023 Soiree

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  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

    Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon

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  • Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care

    Sunday Night Live

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  • The Symphony League of Kansas City

    Seasons Symphony Ball

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  • National WWI Museum and Memorial

    Night at the Tower

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  • The Johnson County Library Foundation

    Library Lets Loose

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  • KC Shepherd’s Center

    Prom with a Purpose

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Recent Features

Powell Gardens – 2023 Under A Harvest Moon This year’s Under A Harvest Moon, a benefit for Powell Gardens, was a special one. Chairman Susan Ambler Spencer created a delightful evening where two special people were honored: Courtney… Read More
Congratulations, Alexandra & William! Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Scott Maday of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Adair Maday, to William Charleston Bolen, the son of Mr.… Read More
The Loop KC – Samantha Morain The Loop KC brings together similar yet unique minds to create genuine friendships and ignite the next generation of business leaders in Kansas City. Members of The Loop KC are… Read More
BUT THE FIRE IS SO DELIGHTFUL: Chamber Orchestra underscores the joy of the Baroque If it’s December, you can be pretty sure that our concert-life is turning very Baroque. That is to say, there will be a bevvy of choral, orchestral, and chamber performances… Read More
UMKC Conservatory – Crescendo Brilliant Together
November 3rd was the date for the UMKC Conservatory’s Crescendo Brilliant Together, which was held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Co-chairs Bev and Erik Elving and Peter Bali and JoZach Miller created a 1920’s-themed soiree to delight…
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KidsTLC – Benefit23
KidsTLC hosted Benefit23, a dreamy evening filled with pajamas and a fun celebration (sounds wonderful!) led by Chairmen Sarah and Ryan Owings. With delightful cocktails from J. Rieger & Co., and a fun after-party with a DJ, guests were able…
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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Meet and Greet/Icebreaker
Being fitted for formalwear before the Community Ball and Cotillion on December 2nd should be fun, so the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties hosted a Meet and Greet/Icebreaker for dads and escorts at Lake Quivira Country Club on…
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The Loop KC – Samantha Morain
The Loop KC brings together similar yet unique minds to create genuine friendships and ignite the next generation of business leaders in Kansas City. Members of The Loop KC are required to give back to local non-profit organizations. Learn more…
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Kansas City Young Matrons – Civics and Honoring Day
Kansas City Young Matrons’ annual Civics and Honoring Day was held on October 2nd. The membership gathered to honor the president, past presidents, silver members, life members, and honorary members, in addition to a special presentation to Lucinda Rice-Petrie for…
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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Snow Ball Kickoff
The Snow Ball season has officially begun for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas! The Patron, Table, and Snowflake committee members gathered recently at Indian Hills Country Club to kick off the 50th Anniversary. Guest speakers included Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of…
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BOTAR – 2023 School Tours
The BOTAR Organization participates in conducting school tours of The American Royal twice, annually. Each year, members gather in May and October to help guide school children through the various programs and offerings at The Royal.      Featured in…
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Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2023 Nutcracker Ball Invitation Addressing
Kansas City Ballet Guild members gathered at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity on September 28th to assemble invitations for the 2023 Nutcracker Ball. The Guild’s 56th annual gala will be held on December 1st at The Westin…
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National Urban Indian Family Coalition
The National Urban Indian Family Coalition, founded in 2003 by Janeen Comenote, elevates a national voice for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban communities and sustains indigenous values and culture through a strong network of urban Indian organizations.…
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Guardians Of Hallowed Grounds
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Kansas City underwent significant growth, transforming into a busy trading and transportation hub that attracted a continuous influx of settlers. Within the growing population, two Native American sisters, Eliza “Lyda” and Helena…
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Each year, community members and subscribers nominate various Kansas Citians to be chosen for The Independent’s Class of Rising Stars. These Rising Stars are passionate about philanthropic fundraising, volunteerism, and community awareness. Nominate here!