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.


Stems: A Garden Soirée

Stems: A Garden Soirée was recently hosted by the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The event featured delicious cuisine from 18 local restaurants and music from Funk Syndicate and the David Basse Orchestra. Wanda and Steve Wilkinson were the honorary chairmen and Nancy and Ken Mellard and Marga and Rich Spangler served as co-chairmen. […]

Read More
Back in the Swing

Kansas Citians raised their voices on July 14th to celebrate 10 years of Back in the Swing with a Summer Celebration featuring Grammy-award winner Sheryl Crow. Event Co-chairmen Lisa Cooper and Barbara Unell orchestrated a magical evening, where guests were captivated with Sheryl, her music and her message. Also featured in the August 4th issue of The […]

Read More
Jewel Ball – Caddy Shack Party

The Jewel Ball Caddy Shack party was par for the course on June 7th at Oakwood Country Club. While “Caddy Shack” played on the television screen and music played in the background, guests enjoyed chipping at targets, putt putting through a maze and aiming at the ball cart on the driving range. There were sliders, french fries […]

Read More
Jewel Ball – Club Central Casino

Jewel Ball debutantes, floor committee members and escorts rolled the dice and enjoyed a night of dancing during Club Central Casino. The affair was held at the Kansas City Downtown Library on June 9th. Guests came dressed as famous couples. Julie Aliber, Mattie Merriman, Lauren Newell, Francie Reintjes, Beth Ridge, Libby Sutherland, Laura Tutera, and […]

Read More
The Jewel Ball

The Jewel Ball was held on June 16th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Pamela Sutherland Gyllenborg (Mrs. John Eric Gyllenborg) served as the chairman. Joan Jenkins Bartlett (Mrs. Paul Dana Bartlett, Jr.) was the honorary chairman, and Margaret Hall Pence (Mrs. William Keith Pence) was the vice chairman. Sumptuous textiles and flowers in hues of […]

Read More
Alphapointe Pro Am Golf Tournament

The C& C Group Alphapointe Pro Am Golf Tournament at Loch Lloyd Country Club had more than 150 amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament on June 11th. Proceeds from the tournament benefited the youth programming at Alphapointe, including two summer camps for youth and teens with vision loss. Golf foursomes were paired with a […]

Read More
UMB Big Bash

Grammy-award winning bluegrass group Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers dazzled guests at the 2012 UMB Big Bash. The group performed for a sold-out crowd on June 21st at The Midland by AMC, and helped raise $100,000 for the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired and Women’s Employment Network. Mariner Kemper and Peter deSilva were the […]

Read More
Gilda’s Club Kansas City – Grand Opening

Gilda’s Club Kansas City held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 1st at its Clubhouse location. Joanna Bull, Gilda’s Club WorldWide, was the special guest. Gilda’s Club Kansas City provides free social and emotional support for anyone in the Kansas City area and surrounding counties facing cancer. Also featured in the July […]

Read More
Westport Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution – 75th anniversary

The Westport Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated the 75th anniversary of its founding with a Tea at the Linda Hall Library on the campus of the University of Missouri – Kansas City on June 18th. With 85 guests and members in attendance, the organization presented a gift to the Kansas City community […]

Read More