×
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.

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Langston!

Lauren Elizabeth Breithaupt and Benjamin Thomas Langston were married on September 10th at Our Lady of Sorrows. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Spencer Breithaupt of Leawood. Lauren is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold A. Sandbothe of Four Seasons, Missouri, and Mrs. J. C. Breithaupt of Baldwin City, Kansas, and the late Dr. Breithaupt. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Marc Langston of Overland Park. Ben is the grandson of Mr. Bob Langston of Wichita, Kansas, and the late Mrs. Langston and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shepherd.

The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a beautiful rehearsal dinner at Boulevard Brewery. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a lovely reception at Carriage Club. The happy couple enjoyed a honeymoon to Tokoriki Island Resort in Fiji and is at home in Arlington, Virgina. Lauren is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at George Mason University, where she is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in Fairfax, Virginia. Ben is employed as a commercial accounts manager with Amazon Web Services in Washington, D.C. Lauren and Ben will continue their honeymoon in Stockholm, Sweden, prior to Lauren beginning her research at the Center for Eating Disorders Innovation at Karolinska Institutet, focusing on advancing research on the genetic epidemiology of eating disorders.

Lauren+Ben720

Also featured in the December 10, 2016 issue 
Photo Credit: Mary Beth Russell/epagaFoto

 

Features

City Year Kansas City – Idealist Gala Awards

City Year Kansas City’s annual Idealist Gala was held on April 17th at Studio Dan Meiners in celebration of its students, AmeriCorps members, and community members who challenge cynicism, and…

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Canyon Farms Golf Club was the site for The 43rd Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, whichwas held on April 29th. More than 140 golfers enjoyed a beautiful…

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Hope Ball

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s inaugural Hope Ball, which was heldon April 27th. Twenty-four young ladies…

Congratulations, Frances & Vance!

Frances Marie Wooldridge and Vance Simon Wentz exchanged vows on December 31st at The Kansas City Country Club, creating an always-memorable New Year’s Eve anniversary celebration! Frances is the daughter…