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.

The Independent’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars

Ruth J. Brackney
Lathrop Gage


Jason Carter-Solomon
Vice President, Commercial Real Estate and Commercial Banking,
Enterprise Bank & Trust


Chuck Cuda
Opes Commercial Real Estate


Chris Miller
Commercial Risk Advisor,
The Miller Group


Bess Wallerstein Huff
Director of Marketing,
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


India M. Williams
Director of KIPP Through College,
KIPP Endeavor Academy


Jason Wright
Vice President,
JE Dunn Construction Company

Find a full profile on each Rising Star and a list of the Top Ten Events of 2019 in our February 22, 2020 issue.
Photo Credit: Tom Styrkowicz



Cheers To Volunteers! – Kansas City Ambassadors

The Kansas City Chiefs Ambassadors are a group of former Kansas City Chiefs players who support Our Town with local scholarship programs, charity golf tournaments, and numerous charitable visits and…

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Celebration

Pella Fingersh and Neil Sosland are serving as co-chairmen for the Civic Service Award Celebration. The event will celebrate Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s 54 years of educating and developing students…

Name Dropping – Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions

Kansas City native Jaime Geer Steinman is the new owner of Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, and the company’s future could not be in better hands. “All I want is to…

Life Unlimited – Hats Off to Mothers

The 17th annual Hats Off to Mothers will be held on May 5th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ellen Merriman will be the chairman, and John Holt will serve…