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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="2134" img_size="large" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Independence Police Officer Jeff Nunn has been named the recipient of the 2018 Susan Paxton Block Award for Distinguished Public Service. Officer Nunn, a school resource officer within the Independence School District since...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]HOPE Dental provides dental services for children of low-income families in Eastern Jackson County. This non profit organization’s mission is to bring healthy smiles to those in need with compassionate care and education. HOPE Dental’s vision is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Alboneé Winery and Country Inn Junior Service League held their September Business Meeting at the Alboneé Winery and Country Inn.  Al & Bonnie Renner were wonderful hosts and all the members loved tasting their variety of wine. A...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_gallery interval="3" images="2064,2063,2062,2061"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]JSL members volunteered for various tasks during the SantaCaliGon Days Festival in Independence, Missouri. This festival commemorates the origin of the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon trails during the country’s great westward expansion in the 1800's...

Members of Junior Service League and Guests met for a Happy Hour in the Garden at the wonderful Vililore on August 24th. They enjoyed socializing out on the patio as well as appetizers and drinks. [gallery size="medium" ids="1930,1929,1928,1927,1926,1925,1924,1923,1922,1921" orderby="rand"]  ...

Tickets are on Sale Now! Join us on October 13th! The money raised goes toward funding community grants in Eastern Jackson County. Enjoy a fun morning with friends eating a delicious brunch, playing Bingo (and winning prizes!), bidding on amazing silent auction items, and trying your...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_gallery interval="3" images="1699,1696,1700,1702,1697,1695,1694,1693,1701"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Each August, the Community Services League holds Back to School Fairs in eastern Jackson County to provide school supplies and tennis shoes to students that might go without. In order to succeed in school,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]In 1978, The Children’s Place began providing critical early intervention services to the community’s youngest members who had suffered abuse and neglect. The Children’s Place was one of the first groups to understand the concept of child...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The 2017-2018 Provisional Class of Junior Service League of Independence organized the Play, Come Play With Us Event and donation drives to benefit The Children’s Place. The event consisted of different stations to make DIY play therapy...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Meet our new President, Stephanie Merriott! Stephanie is a proud Independence resident who has lived here since the early 90s when her family moved from southern California. She attended John W. Luff Elementary, Palmer Jr. High School, and graduated from Truman...