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.


Congratulations, Amal & James!

Amal S. Gochenour and Dr. James K. Fields were united in matrimony on August 20th at Meridian International Center in Washington, D.C. The bride, born in Kuwait, is the daughter of Helen Gochenour of Sterling, Virginia, and Tatiana Federovskaya and David Gochenour III of Moscow, Russia. Amal is the granddaughter of the late Natiba and […]

Read More
Congratulations, Amy & James!

Amy Lee Middleton and James Paul Uhlmann will be united in matrimony at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on January 21st. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Verne Middleton. Amy is the granddaughter of the late Edith Delores Lyle, Mrs. Jack Lee Lyle of Maryville, Missouri, and the late […]

Read More
Crib Note – John Oliver Robert Dunn

Sarah Marie Ingram Dunn and Alec Dunn are lullabying a new little darling! John Oliver Robert Dunn was born on September 28th. He weighed eight pounds, one ounce, and was 20 inches long. John Oliver is the first grandchild for Laurie and Chip Ingram and Julie and William Dunn. His great-grandparents are the late Mr. […]

Read More
Congratulations, Caitlin & Brody!

Caitlin Claire Benson and Broderick Lee Johnson were united in matrimony on June 25th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of Jennifer and Charley Benson of Leawood, Kansas. Caitlin is the granddaughter of William Kircher of Fairway, Kansas, and the late Susan Kircher, and the late Marilyn […]

Read More
Congratulations, Jillian & Pedro!

Jillian Alexis Mullin and Pedro Henrique Cordeiro were united in matrimony on June 18th at The Simpson House in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of  Georgianna and James L. “Lenny” Mullin II of Lenexa, Kansas. Jillian is the granddaughter of Irene Manuel of Lenexa, and the late Herschel Manuel, and Marla and […]

Read More
Congratulations, Meghan & Elijah!

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Gerard Spivak of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Elizabeth Spivak, to Elijah James Beal, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Beal of Belleville, Illinois. Meghan is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in […]

Read More
Congratulations, Kathleen & Nicholas!

Kathleen Mary Sullivan and Nicholas Anthony Kolarik were united in matrimony on May 29th at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter of Lisa and Bill Sullivan of Kansas City. Kathleen is the granddaughter of Kathleen Wirtz of Kansas City and the late John Wirtz and the late […]

Read More
Congratulations, Gigi & Brock!

Glynnis Greer Conger and Brock William Hightower were united in matrimony on September 3, 2021, at Villa Regina Teodolinda in Lake Como, Italy. The bride, who is known as Gigi, is the daughter of  Meg and Michael Conger of Scottsdale, Arizona. Her groom is the son of  Lorraine and William Hightower of Excelsior Springs, Missouri. […]

Read More
Congratulations, Courtney & Christopher!

Courtney Alexandra McCray and Christopher Jordan Swope were united in matrimony on June 18th at Beano’s Cabin in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Sandra Morello McCray of Prairie Village, Kansas, and Chandler McCray of Mission Hills, Kansas. Courtney is the granddaughter of Mary Morello of Canton, Ohio, and the late Frank […]

Read More