×
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.

The American Royal – 2020 Junior Premium Livestock Auction

The American Royal Complex was the site for the 2020 American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction. The event was held on October 17th and also included a virtual option. There were 61 exhibitors. The Grand Champion Market Steer was purchased by the Patterson Foundation for $280,000 – and yes, that’s a new record! Numerous area food pantries were among the beneficiaries.

The Patterson Foundation purchased the Grand Champion Goat. Garrison Straka, Hayden Schroader, and Matt Smith and Lindsey Patterson Smith are pictured.

 

Tim Congrove, committee chairman 

 

Phoebe Sanders, exhibitor; and Greta Sanders

 

(Front row) Caleb Hollman, Abby Bell, Sadie Winn, and Bella Winn (back row) Neil Orth and Justin Stout

Also featured in the November 28, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Legacy Livestock

Features

JCRB|AJC – 2020 Virtual Human Relations Event

November 1st was the date for Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s 2020 Human Relations Event, “Pursuing Justice Standing Together,” which was held via private broadcast. The evening featured the presentation of…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Virtual Most Wanted Auction

December 12th was the date for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s virtual Most Wanted Auction. This year, 31 individuals were honored as Kansas City’s Most Wanted. A…

The Folly Theater – 6th Annual Folly Frolic

November 21st was the date for the Folly Theater’s 6th Annual Folly Frolic (a socially-distanced benefit concert). The Folly was able to stage a live performance, as well as a…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2020 Nutcracker Ball Private Broadcast

November 21st was the date for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2020 Nutcracker Ball private broadcast event. The event was led by Co-chairmen Edie Downing and Gail Van Way. Guild President…