a special advertising supplement to

THE EXAMINER
Winter 2014

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Ending with a massive bang
Owners at Berry Acres, a renovated former Clydesdale Horse Ranch in
Odessa, trots out an array of magnificent extras to set your next event apart

L

Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

iving your dream wedding,
is the invitation from Alan
and Angela Berry, owners
of Berry Acres: Wedding &
Event Venue. The former
Clydesdale Horse Ranch
has been completely renovated into an event
venue.
Berry Acres, just north of Interstate 70 in
Odessa, offers multiple ceremony sites inside

and outside on 20 country acres. Outdoor
scenery includes sweeping views of the
property and neighboring farmland as well
as a pond and manicured lawn. The large,
green-trimmed white barn has all the modern
conveniences needed.
The bridal suite has a private entrance and
includes a three-mirror stage to make sure
every viewing angle is just right. The groom
can prepare in the man cave which includes a
foosball table. Other facility amenities include

an LED dance floor in the reception area, a
full industrial kitchen, and a fire pit.
Berry Acres can accommodate 50 to 550
guests and offers a variety of services including
BerryGood Light & Sound DJ, a full-service
bar, carriage rides, and of course you have to
end the night with a fireworks display.
Special Thanks to Rebecca Shrier
Photography.
For more information call 816-797-7963 or
visit www.berry-acres.com.

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WEDDINGS & EVENTS
Winter 2014

a special supplement to

THE EXAMINER
Berry Acres

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2

Nadler’s Catering

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Acquaint Gathering

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Adams Pointe Golf Club

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6

Hawthorn

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8

Allen’s

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9

Bed

Breakfast

The Grand Universal Center

Banquet

Hall

The Cotillion Room & Garden Center

Page 10

The Exchange Event Center

Page 12

The Pavilion at Winterstone

Page 13

The Emaline

Page 14

Ballroom

Clergy Services

Page 15

Vesper

Hall

Page 15

Heart Inn

Page 16

Silver

Call 816.350.6341 to
advertise your venue or
business with The Examiner

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Finding the right wedding vendors
Metro Creative Connection - SB147329
Weddings are a careful balance of many
elements that culminate on one special
day. Making all of the components of
a wedding come together seemlessly
requires a well organized bride and groom
and the cooperation of professional
wedding vendors who understand their
unique roles.
Vendors, including florists, transportation
companies, musicians, and dressmakers
are essential to a successful wedding.
Competent wedding vendors will remove
much of the worry and work from a couple’s
shoulders.
But not every couple ends up with
top-notch wedding vendors. Research,
planning and verifying references are
some ways to ensure your vendors make
your wedding day that much more
enjoyable.
* Seek recommendations from trusted
friends and family members. Talk to
friends and family members whose insight
you value about which wedding vendors

they used. If you attend a wedding or
another party and find the flowers or the
music particularly well done, ask for the
name of the florist or band. Word-ofmouth advertisement is a great way to find
quality wedding vendors who will help
make your dream wedding a reality.
* Consult with a wedding planner. If
budget allows, work with a wedding
planner. He or she will have an extensive
list of wedding vendors you can contact. A
wedding planner wants the job to get done
right and efficiently, and many wedding
planners have already vetted and verified
certain vendors as quality workers.
* Always ask for references and don’t
ignore them. Busy wedding vendors
should provide you with a list of names
of satisfied customers. Talk with couples
who used the vendors’ services in the
past and ask the questions that are most
important to your decision-making
process. Unbiased feedback also may be
available through online review sites, but
direct contact with references may make

you feel more comfortable. If a vendor fails
to provide references, this should raise
suspicions about the person’s reliability.
* Deposits should be a fraction of the
total price. Avoid wedding vendors who
insist on hefty deposits. A deposit is a
good-faith agreement to hold the date
of the wedding, and it should be a small
percentage of the overall cost of the
services.
* Do not pay balances too far in advance.
Many wedding vendors require the
balance be paid on the day of the wedding
or shortly before. Good vendors realize
couples will not want to pay the tally until
they have received the products or services
they signed up for. A photographer may
ask for the final payment when albums are
delivered. The exception may be a caterer
or reception site that needs the funds to
order food and beverages a few weeks in
advance. Paying off a vendor too early
means you run the risk of that vendor
having your money and then not coming
through on the wedding day. It’s difficult

to track down a person for a refund, plus
you’re left with finding a replacement at
the last minute.
* Contracts are your friends. Every
agreement should be in writing. You have
a better chance of fighting for a refund
or restitution in court when you have a
contract in writing.
* Consider wedding insurance. Even the
best-laid plans can go awry on a wedding
day. Anything from freak weather events
to illness to vendor absences can wreak
havoc. The Better Business Bureau advises
purchasing wedding insurance to protect
yourself when weddings are especially
costly. Such insurance may cover vendors
who fail to show up, cancellations,
inclement weather, military deployment,
medical emergencies, and travel delays.
With wedding insurance, you won’t lose
money if plans change. A basic insurance
policy that covers loss of photos, videos,
attire, presents, rings, and deposits usually
costs between $155 and $550, depending
on the amount of coverage you want.

Cater with these savory meatheads
Nadler’s Catering serves any meat dish for up to
300 in corn-fields to cathedrals across Kansas City

Nadlers Catering
5527 Hwy. 224 | Wellington, MO 64097
(816) 240-8124 | www.nadlerscatering.com

Advertorial by Ronda O’Brien
Nadler’s Catering has
been serving meals in
Jackson, Clay, Lafayette,
and Johnson counties
for 25 years. Owners
Glen and Sandy Nadler
boast they have the best
meats because Nadler’s
began as a butcher shop
in 1943 and continues to
process meat today. They
are best known for their
barbeque beef brisket
but happily prepare the
meal of your choice.
Nadler’s will cater events
in cathedrals or corn
fields, and they will serve

a gathering of 30 to over
300 guests. Whether we
are catering an all glass
event or a field day event
in the middle of a corn
field, our buffets are
designed to “meat” our
clients needs.
Wedding
service
includes a buffet dinner,
two beverages, cake
cutting, setup, cleanup,
and staff for the
event. Whether your
celebration is black
tie or something more
casual, Nadler’s can
provide meal service
with
glass
dishes,

stainless
silverware,
and linen napkins or
with disposable dishes,
utensils, and napkins,
and price the service
accordingly.
Catering now on a
regular basis our area
encompasses as far as
Emporia and Stanley
KS, St. Joseph, Lake of
the Ozarks, Sedalia,
and Columbia. Our
service area is constantly
growing.
For more information
call 816-240-8124 or visit
www.nadlerscatering.
com.

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Not your typical ‘chapel of love’
Nested in the historical downtown Grain Valley, Acquaint Gathering offers cozy gatherings

Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien
Built in 1889 on land purchased in the Finnell’s
Addition from Mary Kirby Wright and husband,
J.B. Keshlear at a cost of $135, this church is the
oldest continuously used building in Grain Valley.
The design is typical or rural churches at that time.
The lumber and other material for the church were
purchased from the sale of Pleasant Valley Methodist
Church in the Stoney Point community. The original
building was a large one-room structure heated by a
wood stove. The ceiling, sides, and windows with the
curved, pointed tops pointing to heaven remain a
part of the sanctuary today. As new innovations came
about, indoor plumbing, a gas furnace, electricity
and air-conditioning were added. Three renovations
have been made to the church: a fellowship hall,
kitchen and two classrooms were added in 1948. In
1961, a narthex and upstairs classrooms were added
along with a complete remodeling of the sanctuary.

In the 1990’s, a two story room was built on the west
side of the building, giving the church more class
room space. The first pastor was C.B. Fontaine . The
Pink Hill Methodist Church established in 1871 was
the “mother church” of the Oak Grove, Oakland, and
Grain Valley Methodist’s churches. These churches
were served by “circuit rider” ministers who
alternately preached at the Pink Hill, Grain Valley
and Oakland. The practice was disbanded in the
mid-1980’s and the Grain Valley United Methodist,
now called Faith United Methodist Church of Grain
Valley is still active in the community and holds
services every Sunday.
Cheryl Ellis, owner of Acquaint Gathering,
envisioned a venue where she could take the stress
out of memorable occasions for her customers.
The chapel in historic downtown Grain Valley fit
her vision perfectly. This former stop for circuitrider ministers has the charm of old rural church

architecture with the modern conveniences needed
to provide a great event space.
In addition to weddings and wedding-related
events, Acquaint Gathering is available for
corporate events, school events, parties and plays.
An Acquaint Gathering event planner can help you
make the most of the elegant, vintage space which
can accommodate up to 150 people.
Event fees cover complete set up and clean up,
tables and tablecloths, chairs and chair covers, and
centerpieces. Benefits include early access to the site
the day before the event and the ability to bring the
catering or food and beverage service of your choice
into the full kitchen.
The folks at Acquaint Gathering would love to
show you our quaint facility, please feel free to call if
you would like to come by and take a look.
For more information call 816-582-6814 or visit
www.acquaintgathering.com.

512 Capelle | Grain Valley, MO 64029 | 816-582-6814 | www.acquaintgathering.com
Make any event special in our turn of the century, lovingly restored chapel. We are nestled in historical downtown Grain
Valley, Missouri, seconds from 1-70 & Blue Springs, Missouri. Enjoy the convenience of multiple accommodations minutes
from our charming chapel for your out of town guests.
Enjoy the option and cost savings of arranging your own catering and alcohol service for your special event. Not only is this
place a cozy and historic spot to hold your event, we also provide tables, chairs, tablecloths, full setup and cleanup.
We would love to show you our quaint facility, please feel free to call if you would like to come by and take a look.

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Your on-pointe event center
Adams Pointe Golf Course and Event Center includes banquet room
and a buffet dinner

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Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

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planning

s om e t h i ng
celebratory
serious,

or
Adams

Pointe Golf Club has the trained staff
to make your event special. The private
banquet room with a panoramic view of
the golf course can accommodate up to

150 guests. Event space is also available
outside the banquet room on the large
patio overlooking small pond.
Wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners,
corporate events, graduation and
birthday parties, memorial receptions
and gatherings of all kinds need good
food to share with guests. Adams Pointe
Golf Club provides customizable dinner

buffets, or you can choose your own
private catering.
Banquet room fees include the setup of
tables with white linen tablecloths and
chairs. Amenities include a dance floor
and an audio-visual system.
For
more
information
call
(816) 220-3673 or visit us online at
www.adamspointgolfclub.com.

Party, Event, and Wedding Packages include
EXCELLENT SERVICE, GOLF,
CATERING, SCENIC VIEWS
and more, all at an affordable price!
MENTION THIS AD WHEN BOOKING
YOUR EVENT TO RECEIVE A FREE
ROUND OF GOLF!
www.adamspointegolfclub.com 816.220.3673

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Special Brides deserve a special place
Hawthorn, a Bed and breakfast transforms into your wedding/event headquarters
Advertorial
by Ronda O’Brien
The stone mansion of Hawthorn, a
Bed and Breakfast, sits on a two-acre
estate in residential Independence.
Owners Jim and Wendy Allen had
a dream of turning Jim’s experience
in hotel and restaurant management
and cooking skills along with Wendy’s
creativity and gardening skills into
a business of their own. For 9 years,
Jim and Wendy have been living their
dream at Hawthorn.
Guests enjoy the convenience of
being close to all that is happening
in the greater Kansas City and
Independence areas, yet far enough
away to avoid the congestion and
hassles of urban living. Hospitality

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awthorn

a Bed & Breakfast

and so much more...

• One Hawthorne Place • Independence, MO 64052 •
• (816) 252-2607 • www.hawthornbb.com •

• 19th Century Elegance • Spacious Guest Rooms • All Private Baths • Full Breakfast •
• Cable TV & WiFi • Complimentary Beverages • Two Acre Estate •

meets historic elegance for the guests
of Hawthorn. Wedding packages can
be bundled with guestrooms to turn
the bed and breakfast into a unique
wedding headquarters. Jim and
Wendy enjoy working with the bride
to create the occasion of her dreams.
Hawthorn has an indoor capacity of
up to 50 guests and an outdoor space
for over 200 guests. Jim and Wendy
offer catering as well as full service for
events. In addition to bed and breakfast
services and weddings, Hawthorn can
host birthday and anniversary parties,
showers and receptions, reunions and
social meetings, as well as business
meetings and retreats.
For more information, call 816-2522607 or visit www.hawthornbb.com.

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Center ensures your
next event will be just

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Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

Grand
Universal
Center is a recently
opened venue. The
modern event space
is located on Old U.S.
Highway 40 in Independence and accommodates up to eighthour rentals for up to
150 guests.
Weddings are welcome as well as any celebratory occasion or
business event. Grand
Universal Center features wireless internet,
a DJ booth and sound
system, a dance floor,

handicap accessibility,
a kitchen suitable for
caterer preparations,
and the customary
table and chairs. You
can choose additional
services such as event
planning, linen rental,
cleaning service, and
coffee, tea, and pastry
service. An on-site coordinator is available
at each event to ensure
your event is “Grand.”
To learn more, call
816-886-2983 or visit
www.granduniversalcenter.com.



























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Graduation Parties. We can accommodate almost any event up to 150 guests!

Amenities:
• 4 hour minimum rental • Special daytime rental rates available • Tables, Chairs, Internet Wi-Fi, Prep Kitchen
and Sound System are available • Unique Amenities priced per request

16650 East US 40 Highway • Independence MO 60455 • 816-886-2983 • grandcen@icloud.com • www.granduniversalcenter.com

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Presenting the life-step venue

From baptisms to weddings, Allen’s Banquet Hall in
Independence equips you and your guests for success

A

Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

llen’s Banquet Hall
in
Independence
accommodates
a
variety of events. In
business for over two years, owner
Roxann Allen enjoys working with
her customers and invites you to

take a tour and discover why this
venue should be your choice for
your special event.
Allen’s Banquet Hall can seat up
to 212 for weddings, receptions,
dances, game tournaments, and
any of life’s celebrations. The
facilities include a full kitchen,

two dressing rooms, a nursery or
play room with a television and
DVD player, and a dance floor.
A gazebo is also available for
outdoor events.
For pricing and availability,
or to schedule a tour, call
816-876-6426.

11330 E Truman Road • Independence, MO 64050 • www.allensbanquethall.com • 816.876.6426

Specializing in Weddings & Life’s Special Moments
Rate Plans
Half Day (up to 5 hours, includes cleaning and set up time) $500
Full Day (up to 12 hours, includes cleaning and set up time) $900
Deposit and payment details available upon request per written contract

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Social dancing the night away
When it comes to setting the perfect mood for your timeless moment, make
sure your event is held at Cotillion Room and Garden.
Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien timeless event. We pride ourselves as event is something that happens and cleanup as well as audio-visual

A fountain burbles amid flowers
and trees as guests sitting on white
garden chairs witness the bride and
groom exchange vows. Inside, linenclad tables await the cutting of the
cake, and crystal glasses anticipate
toasting the happy occasion. The
Cotillion Room and Garden,
located on five wooded acres in
Independence,
celebrates
this

the only wedding and event venue in
Independence, MO with an elaborate
outdoor garden and fountain.
Whether planning a wedding
or birthday, hosting a corporate
event, or remembering a life well
lived, the Cotillion Room and
Garden has the venue to make your
event memorable and stress free.
Commemorating a truly special

only a few times in a person’s life
— shouldn’t these moments be the
best memories of your life as well?
At the Cotillion Room and Garden,
we believe that no matter what
you’re celebrating — a wedding,
corporate event or birthday —
you should be able to enjoy it in a
stress-free environment.
Accommodations include setup

equipment. Dining and DJ services
are also available, but you can choose
your own if preferred. Additional
options include a punch fountain,
chocolate fountains, a party barrel,
a picture on the electric sign out
front, and a free dance lesson.
For a tour or more information,
call 816-217-7653 or visit www.
weddinghallindependence.com.

The Cotillion Room & Garden
We are now booking for dates for your event at our beautiful
garden venue for 2015! Only some dates are still available for 2014.
Call for details, questions, and to reserve your slot for your venue in
our beautiful hall and garden! They are going fast.

www.weddingreceptionhallandgarden.com
16816 E Hwy 40 • Independence, MO 64055
(816) 217-7653

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Sparkling evening dinner
Exposed brick and hardwood floors sets the perfect mood for a
catered or plated dinner

H

Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

istoric
brick
buildings
surround
the
Truman
Courthouse on the Square in
Independence and offer visitors a variety
of restaurants, shops, and services to enjoy.
Directly across from the courthouse, The
Exchange Event Space occupies the main
floor of the building which is also home to

Event fees include setup and cleanup as

the Courthouse Exchange restaurant.
The

Exchange

accommodate

Event

250

to

Space
400

can well as a venue coordinator and catering

guests, management. Bar packages are available

depending on whether plans are for a and you can choose catering from four
seated buffet, plated dinner, or cocktail nearby restaurants.
reception. For outdoor events, Between

For more information call Chelsea

the Bricks, an outdoor patio next to The McClain at 816-866-5522 or visit www.
Exchange Event Space, is also available.

The Exchange Event Space is quite unique offering a location at the historic
Independence Square with a view of the Truman Courthouse. Exposed chandeliers,
hardwood floors and more, our space has personality as well as room for
personalization. We also offer an outdoor courtyard, 2900 square feet on the main
floor and offers a seated buffet for 250 guests, a plated dinner for 300 guests and
cocktail reception for up to 400 guests. Come visit us and let us help you plan your
unique event. Don’t forget to mention this ad in the Examiner for $100’s off your rental.

theexchangeeventspace.com.
The Exchange Event Space
113 West Lexington Avenue
Independence, MO 64050
816-866-5522

Mention this ad to
receive a $100 discount
on your rental.

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Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

Dining is al fresco in pleasant weather. When a reception, class reunion, seminar, party, or poker

The Pavilion at WinterStone Golf Course in controlled indoor environment is desired, the tournament.
Independence is the 19th hole for your golf and doors can close while still allowing guests to Every afternoon, around 3 pm, golfers hear and
non-golf events. The Pavilion at Winterstone enjoy the view.
feel a rumbling from underground, as miners blast
holds clam to the only golf course in America The Pavilion can accommodate formal events the limestone that will be hauled out of the ground
perched above an active mine. Featuring a with up to 125 guests or less-formal receptions for processing. Thunder Time is truly exciting.
wall of folding glass doors, the Pavilion allows of up to 150 guests. The experienced staff will For more information call Debbie Reddell at
unobstructed views of the rolling greens. help you plan your “worry-free” wedding 816-257-5755 or visit www.winterstonegolf.com.

The Pavillion at Winterstone
17101 E. Kentucky Road • Independence, MO 64058 • (816)257-5755 • www.winterstonegolf.com

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Fluttering gowns
and long black tails

T

Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

he Emaline Ballroom
in Lee’s Summit invites
you to experience the
service and attention to
detail which make this
venue “Jackson County’s
premier event space.” The Emaline Ballroom
creates the perfect atmosphere for proms or

wedding receptions. Whether you need a
room with no frills or an entire event package,
The Emaline Ballroom’s knowledgeable staff
can make sure everything is perfect.
The main ballroom can accommodate
tables and chairs for up to 300 guests. An
additional space, dubbed “E2,” has room for
tables and chairs for up to 125 guests or can
be arranged for an elegant ceremony space

616 SW 3rd Street
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063
816.524.9499
www.emalineballroom.com

for up to 200 guests. E2 also has a bride’s suite
and a groom’s suite.
The Emaline Ballroom has its own beverage
service and welcomes outside vendors. The
staff can help make your wedding, reception,
party, celebration, corporate event, or prom
everything you hope for.
For additional information call 816-5249499 or visit www.emalineballroom.com.

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For the love of the ceremony

Courthouse Weddings
Friday & Saturday afternoons
Truman Memorial Building
416 West Maple Avenue
Call 816-753-3886 for an appointment
www.weddingsonthesquare.com

Gazebo gives gathering glamor
Whether for a small group or 300 of your closest
friends, Vesper Hall can accommodate it all
Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien

Vesper
Hall
Community
Center, a public facility managed
by the Blue Springs parks and
recreation department, is located
in the green space of Rotary
Park at Railroad Lake. Whether
you need one room for a small
gathering or the whole building
for up to 300 guests, Vesper Hall
can accommodate your event.
Building features include tiered
ceilings, a gas fireplace, and
large windows with views of the
lake and park. Other amenities

include a commercial kitchen
and a public address system.
Vesper Hall welcomes wedding
receptions, anniversary parties,
birthday parties, and celebrations
and events large and small. If you
would like your venue rental to
include reservations for outdoor
spaces or the gazebo, the Blue
Springs parks and recreation
department can help you
coordinate that as well.
For more information call 816228-0181 or visit bluespringsgov.
com/1204/vesper.

Priest Roger Coleman offers civil ceremonies and
religious services plus includes the families’ children
Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien
Roger Coleman, president of Clergy
Services Inc., is available to perform
wedding ceremonies. Whether you
want a religious service or a civil
ceremony, Coleman is happy to unite
couples – and families – together in
the promise of love.
Children may be present in a couple’s
life when they come to the marriage.
Coleman developed the Family
Medallion as a tangible and ceremonial
way to include those children in the
wedding as a symbol of the family
being joined as well as the couple.
Clergy Services Inc. has been the
wedding coordinator for the Jackson

County Department of Records in
Independence for 30 years. Coleman
serves a primary clergyman for
wedding ceremonies at the Truman
Memorial Building, two blocks west of
the historic courthouse.
Coleman is an ordained minister
of the Christian Church (Disciples
of Christ). He is also the director of
the Pilgrim Center and chaplain of
Pilgrim Chapel in Kansas City.
For more information about
weddings at the Truman Memorial
Building visit weddingsonthesquare.
com. To contact Roger Coleman
directly, call 816-753-3886 or email
rcoleman@clergyservices.com.

Vesper Hall
400 N.W. Vesper Street, Blue Springs
www.bluespringsgov.com/1697/Vesper-Hall
Call for more information, 816-228-0181
EntirE Building:

Small roomS only:

multi-PurPoSE room only:

$200 Deposit
$515 First two hours
$40 Every additional hour

$75 Deposit
$70 First two hours
$20 Every additional hour

$150 Deposit
$485 First two hours
$35 Every additional hour

Amenities: state-of-the Art PA system • tiered Ceilings
• Gas Fireplace • Large Windows • service Kitchen
AvAiLAbiLity: Friday 3 p.m. - 1 a.m.
saturday - sunday 8 a.m. - 1 a.m.

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Bed and breakfast with love

Silver Heart Inn Bed & Breakfast cooks with love and offers modern conveniences
Advertorial | by Ronda O’Brien
Blending the elegance of a bygone era with the
comforts of today, Silver Heart Inn Bed and Breakfast,
originally the The Stone-Gamble mansion transformed
into a must-stop Independence destination after
Melanie and Perry Johnson purchased it in 2012 in
Independence. The Johnsons spent a year turning the
historic home into their bed and breakfast.
The original structure was built in 1856 and
survived the Civil War. Updates were made to the
home over the years, but many fine architectural
details remain. One modern convenience which
could not have been imagined over 150 years ago is
handicap accessibility, including an elevator.
The main house has four individually decorated
guest rooms each with a unique theme. If that’s not
your style, just across the garden past the fountain is
a secluded Beach Cottage. Silver Heart Inn amenities
include wireless internet, high-definition televisions

with digital video players and program streaming,
and a hot beverage machine. If you have special
needs or dietary requirements, just ask. Melanie
says the heart in the name is there for a reason.
Here at Silver Heart Inn we are crazy about food.
Many bed and breakfasts have a signature dish that
they make regularly. We like to be inventive, use
local foods, and tailor our menu to the best of what
each season has to offer. This gives our guests the
freshest ingredients and the tastiest of breakfasts.
Some of our favorite dishes include: Blueberry
Pecan French Toast, Hazelnut Creme Berry-Banana
Crepes, Summer Garden Frittata, Triple Berry
Buttermilk Muffins, Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins,
Spiced Apple French Toast and Savory Garlic
Cheddar Biscuits.
In addition to traditional bed and breakfast service,
the Silver Heart Inn is available for teas, business
meetings, small weddings, ladies’ getaways, murder

Bed & Breakfast
1114 S Noland Rd
Independence, MO
816.838.9508
www.silverheartinn.com

mysteries, reunions, anniversary parties, bridal &
baby showers and receptions.
In the morning, you will awaken to a delicious
breakfast prepared to meet your unique dietary
requirements. Enjoy sharing stories of your
adventures with other guests, or sit at your own
intimate table.
In the afternoon, follow the birdsong and gurgling
fountain to a retreat in the charming courtyard,
bordered in white picket fence.
Handicapped guests enjoy full access to the house
and rooms using exterior ramp, elevator and rollin shower.
Our Bed and Breakfast is located within a mile of
the historic Independence Square and the Truman
Library. We are also less than fifteen minutes from
numerous Kansas City attractions.
For more information call 816-838-9508 or visit
www.silverheartinn.com.