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Pedal The Cause

  • 44 photos
  • [What] Pedal The Cause [Where] Soldiers Memorial St Louis [Why] Fund raiser with donations to Siteman Cancer Center and The St Louis Children’s Hospital [Who] Jay Indovino Executive Director [Highlights] Cycle races for adults and children, Taste The Cause, Live Music
  • 9/28/2014
  • Album ID: 1850770
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Winter Opera St. Louis

  • 25 photos
  • [WHAT] Fall Gala [WHERE] Dominic's Trattoria in Clayton [WHEN] September 26 [WHY] To launch the Opera's eighth season that includes productions of L'Amico Fritz, Le Nozze di Figaro, The Wise Women, and Otello [WHO] General director Gina Galati greeted guests; internationally renowned tenor Jorge Pita Carreras posed graciously with opera enthusiasts. [HIGHLIGHTS] An authentic five-course Italian dinner followed by a sneak preview of the Opera's upcoming season
  • 9/26/2014
  • Album ID: 1851799
  • Photos by Carla Falasco

Let's Start

  • 37 photos
  • [WHAT] Let’s Start (Voices For Second Chances) [WHERE] Rooftop Pavilion of Saint Louis University’s Scott Hall [WHY] A fundraiser to support Let’s Start aims to break the cycle of incarceration in families by working with formerly incarcerated women and their children to support recovery and reentry, mitigate the impact of parental imprisonment, educate the public and inform policy [WHO] Executive director Dot Soldavini, founder Sr. Jackie Toben, Outreach and advocacy coordinator Cynthia Stevenson-Johnson, Program manager Deana Scobbier [HIGHLIGHTS] Hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, raffle
  • 9/25/2014
  • Album ID: 1849861
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Saint Louis Ballet

  • 33 photos
  • [WHAT] Donor reception [WHERE] Residence of Dr. Leo and Pat Whiteside [WHY] To thank supporters and announce the 2015 ballet season [WHO] Hosts Pat Whiteside and Laurie Lock; artistic director Gen Horiuchi and his wife Tanya Strautmann; board president Cathie Hernandez; Stephanie Riven; Susan Sherman; dancers and supporters [HIGHLIGHTS] Gen Horwich outlined the 2015 performance dates, introduced the artistic dancers in attendance, and spoke of his inspiring journey from Japan to his scholarship to New York at age 15
  • 9/19/2014
  • Album ID: 1849024
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

Crescent Coast

  • 23 photos
  • [WHAT] "Welcome Home Johnnie-O,” sponsored by Town & Style [WHERE] Crescent Coast in Carondelet Plaza [WHEN] September 19 [WHY] to showcase 'West Coast Prep' styles from the johnnie-O label at Crescent Coast, the Clayton shop that specializes in the sophisticated surf look [WHO] Store owners Terry and Paul Warner greeted and outfitted guests [HIGHLIGHTS] Label founder and St. Louis native John O'Donnell made a special appearance to promote his new arrivals and mingle with guests.
  • 9/19/2014
  • Album ID: 1848412
  • Photos by Carla Falasco

Arts & Education Council

  • 26 photos
  • [WHAT] Arts and Education Council Kickoff Reception [WHERE} Residence of Jim and Lynne Turley [WHY] To present the 2015 honorees for the St. Louis Arts Awards [WHO] Honorees Jill McGuire, Warner Baxter and Tom Voss; organization president Cynthia Prost; Christine Blonn; presenting sponsors World Wide Technology and the Steward Family Foundation; other donors and guests [HIGHLIGHTS] Acknowledgment of the Council's annual giving campaign, which funds nearly 70 arts education organizations throughout the 16-county, bi-state region; mingling with the honorees and the reception
  • 9/18/2014
  • Album ID: 1849017
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

St Louis National Charity Horse Show

  • 31 photos
  • [WHAT] St. Louis National Charity Horse Show cocktail reception and Giorgio Armani fashion presentation [WHERE] Neiman Marcus [WHY] To benefit St. Louis National Charity Horse Show [WHO] Event co-hosts Ann Horton, Tracey Gentry Ryan, Gretchen Land, Joni Friesen, Berkley Land [HIGHLIGHTS] Giorgio Armani fashion presentation, cocktail reception, dog adoption from Stray Rescue
  • 9/18/2014
  • Album ID: 1846629
  • Photos by Bill Barrett


  • 23 photos
  • [WHAT] YouthBridge Community Foundation Reception [WHERE] Donald Danforth Plant Science Center [WHY] To present the partners, financial advantages, resources and recipients of the multiple programs provided by the Foundation [WHO] CEO Michael Howard, board president Rick Kallaus, leaders of the partners and organizations served; Jessica Hentoff, artistic/executive director of Circus Harmony; and donors [HIGHLIGHTS] Explanations and updates on how the Foundation and donorship operates; a spectacular performance from Circus Harmony members
  • 9/17/2014
  • Album ID: 1848517
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

March of Dimes

  • 25 photos
  • [WHAT] Signature Chefs Auction [WHERE: Newly renovated Ritz-Carlton [WHY] To benefit babies and families [WHO] Co-chairs Angie and Randy Koning, Thom Sehnert, emcee Catherine Neville, Missouri State Director Susan Bushnell, Stacy Abeles, Drs. Sessions and Pat Cole, supporters and sponsors including Barnes-Jewish Hospital/BJC Health Care, St. Louis Children's Hospital, FEAST and Town & Style. [HIGHLIGHTS] Ambassador Family Ashley, Bryan and little Elle Knapp, 24 Signature Chefs who served their delectable fares and auctioneer Leslie Hindman who helmed a spectacular oral auction.
  • 9/16/2014
  • Album ID: 1845696
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

United Way of Greater St. Louis

  • 32 photos
  • [WHAT] Charmaine Chapman Society 20th Anniversary Gala [WHERE] Peabody Opera House [WHEN] September 13 [WHY] To celebrate the life and legacy of Charmaine Chapman, United Way's first African American and first woman president and CEO, as well as African American leadership and philanthropy in the St. Louis region [WHO] Orvin Kimbrough, president and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis, and Donald Suggs, Charmaine Chapman Society founder, thanked guests for their significant support. Also present were Ruben and D'Anne Shelton who serve as co-chairs of the Society and Kennard and Michelle Tucker who were gala co-chairs. [HIGHLIGHTS] Mingling with 600 of St. Louis' most influential donors; the Society is comprised of African Americans who pledge an annual gift of $1,000 or more to support the impact of the United Way on our community. Last year, the Society raised more than $2.1 million for United Way of Greater St. Louis' annual campaign.
  • 9/13/2014
  • Album ID: 1846745
  • Photos by Carla Falasco