×
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.

2022 Summer Celebrations

The residents of Our Town love the summer months, and The Independent delights in sharing your special moments.

Stella and Theo Dreyer enjoyed a summer dinner.

 

David and Margot Fair at Cheley Colorado Camps in Estes Park, Colorado

 

Genevieve, Annabelle, and Eloise Fink

 

Shannon Hilding cuddled Chris Miller’s dog, Eleanor, during Bring Your Dog to Work Day at The Miller Group.

 

Blue Hills Country Club Seniors Ben Randall, Zach Giangreco, Cate Von Hoecke, Kiki Welsh, Grace Townsend, and Sophia Totta dressed up for the “Grease” theme for swim championships. (Photo Credit: Chrissy Wichman)

 

Henley Ganz, Ainsley Hellen, Stella Fredrickson, Sylvie Erdmann, Julia Searle, and Vivienne Lisson had a fun summer on the swim team at Homestead Country Club.

 

Kansas City Country Club’s Get Out and Play event was lots of fun! Enjoying some great tennis were: (Front row) Kate Schoenfeld, Megan Himmelstein, Fletcher Mihalovich, Peter Thompson, Weston Harris, Bodie Bennish, Kuehnle Kress, Katherine Remak, Merrill Kress, and Caroline Hills (back row) Caroline Thiessen, Helen Jones, Jack Grant, Connor Sifers, Reed Howard, Stuart Boulware, Trey Pendleton, John Boulware, Luke Howard, Wyatt Grant, Johnny Hills, Harper Pendleton, Carson Kress, Tate Smith, Jack Fadler, Patrick Gray, Emerson Pendleton, Katie Wolbach, and Mary Kate Ruan

 

CCSAKC Swim Coaches Alex Kerr, Katie Aliber, Lawder Desantis, Charlie Moseley, and Will Grant participated in the coaches relay during the swim championship finals, which were held at The Kansas City Country Club.

 

Gayle and Rick Boyd were flanked by Brian Quinn and James Murrary at Big Slick.

 

(Front row) Lila Kimmel, Georgia Boyd, Andi Prendiville, Ingrid Blacketer, and Audrey Coppinger (back row) Grant Kimmel, Sawyer Chapman, Hudson Weaver, Grant Siebert, Luke Sinatra, Hudson Lucas, and Michael Brandmeyer

 

Hampton Boyd and Graham Delzer

 

Kylie David and Chelan David attended the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

Neah, Chelan, and Kylie David at the Wells Overlook in Lawrence, Kansas

 

Trevor Gantt

 

Jennifer Bass, Cathy Cisetti, Lexie Clark, Amanda Braun, Ash Parulekar, Amber Hackett Crosby, Bayli Martin, and Sarah Granath at Band of Angels’ Art That Blows event

 

Avaleigh and Dalton Midget

 

Avaleigh Midget

 

Graham Sansale, age three, practiced his swimming.

 

Emma Blasi and Sloane Sansale at Mission Hills Country Club’s Memorial Day Carnival

 

(Front row) Henry Dremman, Rowan Silvey, Ben Marts, and Owen Dold (back row) Andrew Monnig and Tommy Lynn at Boy Scouts of America’s Camp Naish.

 

Colton Beaver and Rowan Silvey played in a baseball tournament.

 

Dianne Siegel with Millie at Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball

Features

Pathway To Hope – Donor Appreciation Event, “A Taste Of Wellness”

Pathway To Hope’s annual Donor Appreciation Event, “A Taste Of Wellness,” was held on August 14th at Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery. Pathway To Hope was founded in 1988 by…

Arthritis Foundation – Art for Arthritis

Loews Kansas City Hotel was the site for the Arthritis Foundation’s 19th annual Art for Arthritis event, which was held on July 15th. Guests were delighted by the custom artwork…

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Party Arty

“Vitality & Vice” was the theme of this year’s triumphant return of Party Arty, to benefit The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Co-chairs Kelly Hollowell and Maria O’Connor, and Vice Co-chairs…

Awesome Ambitions – 25th Anniversary Celebration

Awesome Ambitions’ 25th Anniversary Celebration was held on July 21st at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Gem Theatre. Debby Ballard and Tammy Edwards served as co-chairs of the…