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Circle of Concern

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  • [What] 50th Anniversary Celebration [Where] Forest Hills Country Club [Why] Funds raised will help with the nonprofit's mission of providing food, emergency financial assistance, coaching, counseling, kids programs, scholarships and holiday events for those in need. [Who] Co-chairs Steve and Debbie Ernst, board president Steve Ernst, master and mistress of ceremonies Ryan and Dana Dean of KSDK [Highlights] Cocktails, balloon raffle, music by The Original Knights of Swing, program of Stories of Hope
  • 11/4/2020
  • Album ID: 2168959
  • Photos by Rick Miller

Jewish Community Center

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  • [WHAT] The J'la [WHERE] Hilton Frontenac Hotel [WHY] A fund raiser for the Jewish Community Center that enriches lives, builds community, promotes inclusivity and creates meaningful Jewish experiences [WHO] Co-chairs Meredith and Joe Berger, Amy and Brad Snitzer, President and CEO Lynn Wittels [HIGHLIGHTS] Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, casino games, live and silent auction, dancing, dueling pianos
  • 12/9/2017
  • Album ID: 2175058
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Anthropedia Foundation

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  • [Where] PALM Health [Why] To raise funds for the Anthropedia Foundation whose mission is to promote mental health and educate people on how to become and stay positive, inspired, productive, and resilient while facing the stress and challenges of everyday life. [Who] Honoree Patrick Little [Highlights] Cocktail hour, dinner, silent auction and live band
  • 12/8/2017
  • Album ID: 2175092
  • Photos by Christina Kling-Garrett

Gateway Arch Foundation - A Winters Dinner

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  • [Where] Ruths Chris Steak House (St.Louis) [Why] Proceeds from the dinner help benefit the Gateway Arch Park Foundation whose mission is to enhance and preserve the Arch and surrounding grounds now and for generations to come. [Who] GM Ruths Chris STL Lisa Harvey, VP Dir of Marketing Ruths Chris Peggy Baltz, Marketing Coordinator Ruths Chris Samantha Harwood, GM Ruths Chris Clayton Jeffrey Daniels, Asst GM Ruths Chris STL Ben Joseph, Mgr Justin McCord, Sales Mgr Anna Hamilton, Board Chair Carolyn Betz,Hyatt Dir of Events Lisa Savin, Hyatt Pastry Chef Julie Weldele, Exec Chef Ruths Chris Bruce Starr, Logan Jones, Hyatt GM Randy Thompson, Hyatt Global Dir of Sales Christine Thompson, Sr VP of Emmis Communications John Beck, Erin Bode [Highlights] Cocktails and Champagne started the evening. A wonderful dinner buffet followed and was served in the Ruths Chris kitchen for a very unique setting and a chance to show off a beautiful kitchen. During dinner everyone took time to reflect on the progress they have made and the mission of stewardship that everyone looks towards in the future. Also, there was a special room to showcase Hyatt Pastry Chef Julie Weldeles deserts for all to taste. Singer Erin Bode provided holiday tunes to set the mood.
  • 12/7/2017
  • Album ID: 2174903
  • Photos by Rick Miller

VOYCE - Care Giver Awards Luncheon

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  • [Where] Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. [Why] To honor 97 of the "best of the best" caregivers in long-term care. The event showcased the nominees of 53 organization including skilled nursing, assisted living, residential care communities, medical and non-medical in-home providers, hospice agencies and adult day care programs. Also, 18 Caregivers of the Year and two 20-Year Lifetime Award Recipients were selected. [Who] Executive Director Mary Lynn Faunda Donovan, Chair Lauree Peterson-Sakai, Co-Chairs Rachel Griffhorn, Lynn Potts, Committee Members Tina Bauer, Cindy Marsh, Nancy McClure, Amanda Moen, Christina Prinster, Mark Rogers, Lisa Sesti, Shirley Smith, Laura Wasson, Carmen Worley Staff: Program Dir Chien Hung, Regional Ombudsman Coordinator Ashley Averbeck, Care Giver Awards Nominees Roquita Wagner, William Johnson, Linda Stanford, Susan Gale, Former KSDK Chief Meteorologist Cindy Preszler, Former KSDK Weather Anchor Mike Roberts [Highlights] The event started with a reception with the Nominees and Sponsors. A welcome by Board Chair Lauree Peterson-Sakai and remarks by Executive Director Mary Lynn Faunda Donovan led to lunch followed by the Awards Presentation that was emceed by Cindy Preszler and Mike Roberts.
  • 11/30/2017
  • Album ID: 2173357
  • Photos by Rick Miller

Crown Center

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  • [WHAT] Arts, Aging and All That Jazz [WHERE] Soulard Preservation Hall [WHY] To benefit the senior arts project at Crown Center, a fund supporting participatory arts programming for older adults, helping them to remain active, creative and engaged, regardless of their financial circumstances [WHO] Executive Director Nikki Goldstein, Board President Keith Cohen, Co-chairs Hilary and Jake Cedergreen, Suzanne Epstein-Lang and David Lang [HIGHLIGHTS] Recognizing Lynn Friedman Hamilton, Honorees Les Borowsky, Jeffrey Cohen, Ted Flom, Betsy Garland, Randy Green, Petie Karsh, Joe Marchbein, Merle Miller, Jeff Rosenblum, Steven Rosenblum, Richard Tallin and Miriam Wilhelm. Entertainment by Jazz St. Louis All-Stars, special guest vocalist Nancy Kranzberg
  • 11/19/2017
  • Album ID: 2171551
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

St. Louis Public Library Foundation

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  • The [WHAT] St. Louis Public Library Foundation hosted its literary-themed fundraiser, Stranger Than Fiction: When Words Collide, celebrating the golden era of science fiction. The intergalactic celebration was held at [WHERE] Central Library, where guests were invited to wear cocktail attire or dress as their favorite science fiction-inspired character. In addition to the gala fundraiser, [HIGHLIGHTS] library lovers and science fiction ‘geeks’ from all over the globe can show their support by purchasing a chance to win tickets to Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, Calif. The 2nd prize winner will be featured in the Lion Forge comic, “The Lion’s Den.” All prizes courtesy of Lion Forge Comics. Chairs for this year’s event are [WHO] Megan and Tom Wall and Erica and Bryan Willert.
  • 11/18/2017
  • Album ID: 2171552
  • Photos by Wesley Law

St. Louis Sports Commission

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  • [WHAT] The Musial Awards [WHERE] Peabody Opera House [WHY] An event like no other in the country, the Musial Awards presented by Maryville University honor the year's greatest moments of sportsmanship and iconic sports figures who embody class and character. [WHO]SLSC Chair Dave Peacock, SLSC President Frank Viverito, [HIGHLIGHTS] Lifetime Achievement Award Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Award recipients Carl Edwards,Krista Young and Levi Thompson, Aliyah Charbonier, Michael Bidwell, Kaleb Carter and Carla Collins, Paul Maineri, Abbey D'Agostino, Matthew Garcia, Dion Puthoff
  • 11/18/2017
  • Album ID: 2171513
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Friends of CharacterPlus

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  • [WHAT] The 13th Annual Fall Party [WHERE] Moulin in Lafayette Square [WHY] The mission of CharacterPlus is to inspire and empower positive character development in young people by connecting with schools, families and communities to provide resources, processes and support. [WHO] Co-chairs Trish Muyco-Tobin and Dr. Lynn Lowrance, executive director Kasey McKee, board president Logan Finerty [HIGHLIGHTS] Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, slider bar, music by Steve Ewing Duo
  • 11/17/2017
  • Album ID: 2171419
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum

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  • [WHAT] Hall of Fame Induction and Award Ceremony [WHERE] .ZACK [WHY] The IPHF annually awards and inducts notable photographers or photography visionaries for their artistry, innovation and significant contributions to the art and science of photography [WHO] Co-chairs Pat Whitaker and Dick Miles, president Anna Harris [HIGHLIGHTS] Lifetime achievement award recipient Kenny Rogers, award winners Harry Benson, Ernest H. Brooks II, Edward Curtis, William Eggleston, Anne Geddes, Ryszard Horowitz, James Nachtwey, Cindy Sherman and Jerry Uelsmann
  • 11/17/2017
  • Album ID: 2171415
  • Photos by Bill Barrett