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. VanDyke!

Mallory Ann Nemmers and Cory Caldwell VanDyke were married on May 30th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Douglas William Nemmers of Leawood. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael VanDyke of Our Town. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Loose Mansion. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful wedding reception at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Sarah Tankard served as the maid of honor. Molly Angold, Jenny Anderson, Lainey Lake, Sarah Said, Lauren VanDyke, sister-in-law of the groom; and Lauren Weigand, sister of the groom; were bridesmaids. Ryan VanDyke, brother of the groom; served as the best man. Kevin VanDyke, brother of the groom; Ryan Gound, Andrew Bradshaw, Kevin Welsh, John Nemmers, brother of the bride; and Jimmy Van Dyke, cousin of the groom; were groomsmen. The happy couple enjoyed a honeymoon to Jamaica and is at home in Our Town. Mallory is careering with Wagstaff & Cartmell, and Cory is employed with Polsinelli.

nemmers wedding pic

Also featured in the September 19, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Clayton Jenkins



The C & C Group Alphapointe Golf Tournament

Loch Lloyd Country Club was the site for the C&C Group Alphapointe Golf Tournament on June 3rd. More than 140 golfers enjoyed drinks and delicious fare, raffles, and a special…

Rising Star Megan Bubb

Lifelong Kansas Citian Megan Bubb has become a prominent figure in the community’s philanthropic scene. Recognized as a Rising Star by The Independent, Megan’s achievements in philanthropy are numerous.  Despite…

Life Unlimited – Hats Off to Mothers

Life Unlimited celebrated 20 years of its very successful fundraiser, Hats Off to Mothers, with its annual luncheon on May 10th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.…

Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball, “A Toast to Opera”

Feeling like a delightful “springtime in Paris” evening, the Lyric Opera Ball, “A Toast to Opera,”had guests swooning over the gorgeous decor by Studio Dan Meiners. Partygoers enjoyed an auction,…