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UCP Heartland

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  • [WHAT] 8th Annual St. Louis Wing Ding [WHERE] Queeny Park Greensfelder Arena [WHY] UCP Heartland serves people living with disabilities and their families in the St. Louis Metro region and Central Missouri. They provide services in five primary areas: Children's Services, Family Support Services, Adult Day Services, Residential Services and Employment Services [WHO] President & CEO Brenda Wrench, CFO Lori Burch, Board Chair Jeff Rayfield, Past Board Chair Brian O'Neal, Vice Chair, Finance Rick Aselage [HIGHLIGHTS] The Wing Ding is a best chicken wing contest and tasting event. Local restaurants donate and showcase their finest chicken wings and compete for trophies along with bragging rights for "best chicken wings" while a panel of local celebrity judges pick their favorite in the People's Choice category. 100 percent of proceeds will directly support UCP Heartland
  • 8/8/2018
  • Album ID: 2209354
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Italian Open

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  • [WHAT] 45TH Annual Children's Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner [WHERE] Westport Sheraton Chalet Hotel [WHY] Proceeds to benefit over 30 local charities [WHO] Chair Carmen Castellano, Honorees Guy and George Giudici, Rosemary Locascio Hanley. Award recipients Grace Frisella and Jimmy Lahrman [HIGHLIGHTS] Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, award presentation, silent and live auction
  • 8/4/2018
  • Album ID: 2208899
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Gateway to Hope

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  • [WHAT] Charity Polo Match [WHY] To raise funds for comprehensive care and provide financial assistance to individuals in need diagnosed with or at high risk for developing breast cancer [WHERE] McGehee Polo Field at Spirit Valley Farms [WHO] Event Chair: Diane Gantner, Executive Director: Katie Manga, Board President: Susan Sullivan [HIGHLIGHTS] Polo competition, catered food, beverages, a traditional champagne divot stomp, silent auction, YETI cooler raffle, cash bar and kids craft area
  • 7/30/2018
  • Album ID: 2208306
  • Photos by Sue Henry Wolf

Lift for Life Academy Fundraiser/ True Champions Classic Kickoff

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  • [Where] Racquet Club Ladue [Why] To help raise funds for the Lift for Life Academy of St.Louis and to kickoff the True Champions Classic Tennis Tourney to be held at The Chaifetz Arena October 4, 2018. [Who] CEO True Fitness & Tourney Sponsor Frank Trulaske, VP InsideOut Sports & Entertainment Zach Galin, Founder of Lift for Life Academy Marshall Cohen, Committee member & Owner of Racketman Tennis Jim Diekroeger, Committee member John Rast, Tennis Pro Jesus Bandres, Pres. Apted-Hulling Dan Apted, Tennis Pro Thomas Tenreiro, Stl Sports Commission Chris Roseman, Partner Creve Coeur Racquet Club Dani Apted Schlottman [Highlights] The evening started with cocktails and hors d oeuvres and was followed by a short program that featured a welcome and thankyou from Frank Trulaske. Zach Galin said a few words about the upcoming True Champions Classic and how St.Louis is a perfect fit. VP of the St.Louis Sports Commission Chris Roseman gave everyone an update on the tennis future in St.Louis with a hint of a possible Davis Cup coming soon! Lift for Life Academy Founder Marshall Cohen was next and spoke about the roots of the school and how far they have come and how bright their future is. Last was John Rast who was a college teammate of John McEnroe and gave everyone an insight to what John is really like. The evening ended with all guests receiving a gift bag.
  • 7/26/2018
  • Album ID: 2208107
  • Photos by Rick Miller

Arts As Healing

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  • [WHAT] Gala VII [WHERE] Duane Reed Gallery [WHY] Artwork created by participants of the Arts As Healing Program. All of the artists have been touched by cancer or a chronic illness and have benefited from the healing effects of creative expression [WHO] President and executive director Vicki Friedman, vice president Karen Berger, gallery owner Duane Reed [HIGHLIGHTS] cocktails, dinner by Cafe Napoli, raffle, donated artwork, keynote speaker Dr John DiPersio
  • 7/14/2018
  • Album ID: 2207121
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Miriam

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  • [WHAT] Friends of Miriam Luncheon [WHERE] Westwood Country Club [WHY] Friends of Miriam is the membership branch of the organization and is comprised of individuals who are committed to improving the lives of children with learning disabilities. Friends are a diverse group of parents, relatives, professionals, and community members with a variety of backgrounds and expertise. They seek to increase public awareness and support of Miriam by planning and participating in a variety of fundraising events [WHO] Executive Director Andrew Thorp, Immediate Past President Laurie Cato, President Susie Luten, Head of School Mary Cognata [HIGHLIGHTS] Lunch, award presentations
  • 7/12/2018
  • Album ID: 2206967
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Humane Society of Missouri

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  • [WHAT] 13th Annual Purses & Pumps for Pooches & Pals [WHERE] Best Buddy Pet Center [WHY] Proceeds benefit the Animal Cruelty Fund, which is dedicated to investigating, healing and preventing animal abuse. [WHO] President Kathy Warnick; event co-chairs Pam Nicholson, Judy Calhoun and Harika Savci-Fava; honorary chair, the late Jan Torrisi-Mokwa [HIGHLIGHTS] Refreshments from St. Louis' finest restaurants, networking, raffles of stunning designer purses and shoes
  • 6/21/2018
  • Album ID: 2204914
  • Photos by Sue Henry Wolf

Saint Louis Zoo

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  • [What] A Zoo Ado [Where] Saint Louis Zoo [Why] To support conservation efforts for primates and other animals both at the zoo and around the world [Who] Zoo president and CEO Jeffrey Bonner, Ph.D., representatives from presenting sponsor Wells Fargo Advisors, event co-chairs Kathy Federico and James Williams Jr. [Highlights] Cocktails, food stations, silent auction, entertainment by DJ Needles, DJ Micro, The LustreLights and Party on the Moon
  • 6/15/2018
  • Album ID: 2204359
  • Photos by Christina Kling-Garrett

The Magic House

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  • [WHAT] A Grand Safari [WHERE] The Magic House [WHY] All proceeds raised will benefit the museum's Grandparent Scholarship Fund. The event featured the newest exhibit, Kenya's Kids, where visitors can explore and learn about life in Kenya. [WHO] President Beth Fitzgerald, U.S Kenya ambassador nominee Sen. Kyle McCarter [HIGHLIGHTS] Dinner, a scavenger hunt, face painting, balloon animals, and performances by Juggling Jeff and F4KIDZ African Performing Arts
  • 6/10/2018
  • Album ID: 2203625
  • Photos by Bill Barrett

Forest Park Forever

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  • [What] 28th annual Hat Luncheon [Where] World's Fair Pavilion [Why] As the single largest annual fundraiser for Forest Park, the event supports the important work done to restore, maintain and sustain the park. This year's event raised $450,000. [Who] Co-chairs Sharon Price John, VP/CEO of Build-A- Bear Workshop, and Leah Merrifield of Washington University; Forest Park Forever president and executive director Lesley Hoffarth and board chair Lawrence Thomas; Mayor Lyda Krewson [Highlights] Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, Stifel Hat Contest
  • 6/7/2018
  • Album ID: 2203315
  • Photos by Rick Miller