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.

Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

May 1st was the date for Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon at Lidia’s Kansas City. Members celebrated the success of the recent Lyric Opera Ball. Sara Bower Youngblood and Heather Ryan served as hosts. New member Eileen Everett was introduced by Mary Nan Dupont. Outgoing President Tricia Scott passed the gavel to Incoming President Nan Chapman. Lyric Opera Ball Co-chairmen Pam Bruce and Barbara Haviland thanked the membership for their dedication to the Ball and its great success.

Nan Chapman, incoming president; Ken and Marilyn Hager, Ball honorary chairmen; and Tricia Scott, Circle president


Pam Scott, Nancy McGuire, and Trudy Gabriel 


Jill Ingram Reynolds, Sherry Love, Beth Ingram, and Joan Braswell


Sherry Love, Anne Elsberry, Donna Slaughter, Laurie Ingram, and Emilia Barksdale

Additional photos featured in the June 8, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Strauss Peyton


Home Sweet Home

Residents of Our Town have been staying busy while they practice social distancing. Cheers to the simple things in life! Boy Scout Troop 393 Member Ben P. has been living…

Rockhurst University – Leadership Series Luncheon

March 5th was the date for the annual Rockhurst University Leadership Series Luncheon. The annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Carly Fiorina,…

Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

Blue was the color of the evening at Sherwood Autism Center’s Beat The Blues party. The third annual event was held at The Abbott. Mandy and Ryan Gray served as…

The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Extraordinary Measures

As the well-known saying goes, “extraordinary times call for … extraordinary measures.” There is no debate regarding the challenges of the times we are living through now, in the 21st…