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Friends of CharacterPlus

  • 26 photos
  • [WHAT] Friends of CharacterPlus 11th Annual Fall Party [WHERE] Vue 17 [WHY] The Fall Party is the annual signature fundraiser of Friends of CharacterPlus. Friends of CharacterPlus is a nonprofit organization that brings together supportive community members who believe in the importance of character education. [WHO] Event co-chairs: Veronica and Randy McDonnell, Debra Hollingsworth and Mark Stacye [HIGHLIGHTS] An evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and music.
  • 11/22/2015
  • Album ID: 1996927
  • Photos by Charles Barnes

Epworth Children and Family Services

  • 41 photos
  • [WHAT] Wine Dinner & Auction, Toasting Sam and Jill Hamacher [WHERE] The Ritz-Carlton [WHY] Why] For 150 years, Epworth Children and Family Services has provided the St. Louis community with essential youth development services that have helped thousands of children overcome severe emotional and behavioral challenges caused by abuse or neglect. [WHO] Event chairs Kim Hamacher, Mike and Kate Kupstas, Deborah LeMoine, Jason Main; CEO Kevin Drollinger; governing board chair Bryan LeMoine [HIGHLIGHTS] Cocktails, silent and live auction, wine collector's auction, dinner, entertainment by The Cunningham Band, emcee Guy Phillips
  • 11/21/2015
  • Album ID: 1996922
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Concordance Academy

  • 35 photos
  • [WHAT] Concordance Academy of Leadership's First Annual Gateway Gala [WHERE] The Ritz-Carlton [WHY] Proceeds from the event help to improve individual and community well-being and assist in reducing high rates of incarceration. [WHO] Keynote speaker General Colin Powell, organization president and CEO Danny Ludeman, co-chair Michelle Smith, board member Danny Smith, CAO Gary Dollar, PNC Banks president Michael Scully. [HIGHLIGHTS] The evening began with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction, followed by a sit-down dinner and address given by General Colin Powell. The evening concluded with a live auction.
  • 11/20/2015
  • Album ID: 1997015
  • Photos by Midge Greenberg

Covenant House

  • 27 photos
  • [WHAT] Covenant House of Missouri Executive Sleep Out [WHERE] Covenant House of Missouri [WHY] Proceeds from the event help fund Covenant House, which provides services to homeless and runaway youth. [WHO] Hosts Tim and Robin Wentworth, board chair Donna and husband Paul Kindl, board members Kathy Peterson, Dave Ryan, Vince Sechrest, Shevon Harris, Rodney Gee [HIGHLIGHTS] Dozens of brave St. Louis executives and community leaders headed outside, carrying sleeping bags and cardboard to serve as their beds in an act of solidarity with the youth Covenant House serves.
  • 11/19/2015
  • Album ID: 1997007
  • Photos by Midge Greenberg

Jewish Federation of St Louis Women's Philanthropy

  • 55 photos
  • [WHAT] L'Chaim Soul To Sole [WHERE] The Ritz-Carlton [WHY] Women's Philanthropy provides an opportunity for every woman in the St. Louis Jewish community to connect with other women, our agencies and programs to inspire social good in St. Louis, Israel and around the world. As a place for women of all ages, backgrounds and interests, Women's Philanthropy supports and enhances Jewish community life through fundraising efforts and special programs. [WHO] Event co-chairs Angela Flotken, Galia Movitz and Sheri Sherman; Women's Philanthropy chair Michelle Rubin; Jewish Federation president and CEO Andrew Rehfeld; featured speaker Jane Weitzman of Stuart Weitzman Shoes [HIGHLIGHTS] Cocktails, dinner, keynote presentation by Jane Weitzman
  • 11/19/2015
  • Album ID: 1996403
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Girls Inc of St Louis

  • 52 photos
  • [WHAT] Ninth Annual Strong Smart and Bold Luncheon [WHERE] The Ritz-Carlton [WHY] Girls Incorporated of St Louis provides educational, recreational and cultural programs to girls in a safe environment to enable them to raise their aspirations and realize their potential. Proceeds from the luncheon will help offset transportation costs for the Extended School Learning Program [WHO] Event chair Dr. Nina Caldwell, board chair Alicia McDonnell, president and CEO Cheryl Jones [HIGHLIGHTS] Girls Inc. step team and choir, recognition of 2015 Strong, Smart and Bold Honorees, lunch
  • 11/19/2015
  • Album ID: 1996377
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Great Circle

  • 56 photos
  • [WHAT] Great Circle - Starry Starry Night [WHERE] Four Seasons St. Louis [WHY] Annual fundraiser to support its work as one of the most comprehensive providers of behavioral health services in Missouri, the Midwest and beyond. [WHO] Event co-chairs Karlos and Samantha Bledsoe and John and Cindy Munich; vice chairs Mary Ann Hunzeker and Lisa Prinster Messey [Highlights] The spectacular venue of the Four Seasons St. Louis for the circus-themed event with strolling circus acts by children during cocktail hour, auctions, dinner and a feature performance by Cirque Productions.
  • 11/14/2015
  • Album ID: 1995658
  • Photos by Charles Barnes

Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School

  • 34 photos
  • [WHAT] Celebrate the night in black and white, 44th annual Bonne Chance Auction [WHERE] Kenefick Gymnasium at Villa Duchesne [WHY] The Bonne Chance Auction is one of the most heartwarming examples of the Sacred Heart family coming together to share Goal IV: the building of community as a Christian value. The evening will benefit not only the students of today, but those of the future [WHO] Co-chairs Missy Leggat and Leslie L'Hommedieu [HIGHLIGHTS] Cocktails, dinner, live and silent auction
  • 11/14/2015
  • Album ID: 1994861
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Stages St. Louis

  • 47 photos
  • [WHAT] Stages 2015 Applause! Gala [WHERE] Ritz-Carlton Clayton [WHEN] November 13, 2015 [WHY] Committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education, this benefit supports the organization’s Education and Artistic Programs. [WHO] Presenting Sponsors and Honorary Co-Chairs Judy and Jerry Kent, Committee Chairperson Lynne Turley. [HIGHLIGHTS] The evening’s entertainment featured STAGES Music Supervisor Lisa Campbell Albert alongside stars from STAGES’ 2015 Season, Julie Cardia, Morgan Amiel Faulkner, and April Strelinger, in a salute to Broadway. The evening also featured inspiring performances from the STAGES Performing Arts Academy’s wonderfully talented performance groups, including Troupe Broadway, TeamSTAGES, Triple Threats, and the newly-formed Triple Threats TEENS.
  • 11/13/2015
  • Album ID: 1995648
  • Photos by Charles Barnes

Kingdom House

  • 52 photos
  • [WHAT] Toast & Taste the 1970s [WHERE] Anheuser-Busch Biergarten [WHY] This second annual event was held to raise funds and bring awareness to Kingdom House’s holistic programs and services that help the economically disadvantaged achieve economic independence, self-sufficiency and a path out of poverty. [WHO] Kingdom House President and CEO Scott Walker, event committee members Peggy Rosenthal, Sarah Moore, Laura Wiley, Paige Koupal and Kate Steele and Brooke Jaffe, Kingdom House Special Events Coordinator [HIGHLIGHTS] Live and silent auctions, Anheuser-Busch beer and photo ops with a Clydesdale
  • 11/13/2015
  • Album ID: 1995291
  • Photos by Meredith Bush