Subscribe Today

26 Issues

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.

Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy – Leading with Love

Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy will host a celebration to mark its first five years on September 6th at Loews Kansas City Hotel. Members of the Celebration Committee for Leading with Love met recently to kick off the festivities at a luncheon hosted by Mara Cohara, committee member. Leading the fundraising event is Christine Kemper, founder and board chair, along with Co-chairs Ellen Bresky, Eli Bresky, Kim Alexis Newton, Nikki Newton, Teri Miller, and Julie Quirin. Proceeds will further the mission of preparing young women to use their voices, to succeed in college, and to lead impactful, meaningful lives.

Teri Miller, Julie Quirin, Eli Bresky, and Ellen Bresky, co-chairs; Christine Kemper, founder and board chair; and Kim Alexis Newton and Nikki Newton, co-chairs

Featured in the May 18, 2024 issue of The Independent.


2024 Class of Rising Stars – Amy Barnthouse

Known for her extensive charitable work in Kansas City, Amy Barnthouse has earned her recognition as one of The Independent’s  Rising Stars of 2024. For many years, she has dedicated…

2024 Starry Night at Starlight

The stars will be out – all of the Starry Night at Starlight stars, that is! On July 27th, a group of Kansas City’s most dynamic charitable movers and shakers…

The Kansas City Ballet Guild – 57th annual Ballet Ball

The Kansas City Ballet Guild will host its 57th annual Ballet Ball on December 7th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The Nutcracker Ball will help celebrate…

Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, the 17th annual Stems: A Garden Soirée will be held on June 22nd to benefit the Arts…