2016 Honorees

2017 St. Louis Arts Awards Kickoff Reception

Oct 6

Be Inspired! A great theme for the 2017 St. Louis Arts Awards Kickoff Reception! Held this fall at the lovely home of Susan and Terry Block atop the Chase Park Plaza. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with the 2017…


The Next Step 2016 Annual Scholarship Dinner

Oct 1

Next Step Annual Scholarship Dinner Auction 2016 proved to be a fantastic affair! Guests registered and then enjoyed drinks while perusing the many robust silent auction tables. Later upstairs in the stately Missouri Athletic Club Ballroom dinner was served, videos…

Shannon Bailey, Rex Sinquefield, Emily Allred, John Donaldson, Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield, Larry List

World Chess Hall of Fame

Sep 29

World Chess Hall of Fame Celebrates Five Years in Saint Louis, Debuts Three New Exhibitions Spanning Nearly Five Centuries of Chess & Art This month, the World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) in Saint Louis celebrates its five year anniversary….

Many of the patrons that came as well as the many dogs there smiling for the camera

Stray Rescue St. Louis’ Pups on the Patio

Sep 24

Stray Rescue’s St. Louis’ Pups on the Patio took place at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on Saturday September 24th, 2016.  It was a beautiful night for the event with people and pooches from all over the Saint Louis area meeting…

Leadership St Louis Class 13-14

FOCUS St. Louis 40/20 Anniversary Party

Sep 7

Wednesday evening September 7th FOCUS St. Louis celebrated turning 20 while Leadership St. Louis celebrated turning 40!  In attendance were alumni from all programs and friends from across the St. Louis region in celebration of these milestones. The event was…

Janet and Mike Grant, Gary Liming, Phillip Leharke, Pam Exler, Cindy Tilling, Bruce Darrugh: The Flying Aces

Support Dogs “Food For Thought” Trivia Night

Aug 20

On Saturday, August 20, 2016 Support Dogs, Inc. held it’s ever popular Trivia Night. This year the event titled “Food for Thought” encouraged guests to get creative with their food in order to compete for a Fabulous Foodie Award. Prizes…

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Jenna Sorenson, Alicia Deck, Isaac Bruce

Mercy Kids Dinner Auction

Jul 29

The evening kicked off at 5:00 at the Ritz Carlton with a VIP party in the wine room, featuring a meet and greet with national sports celebrities, Jackie Joyner- Kersee, and Isaac Bruce. At 6:00 the party moved to the…


2016 Annual Ranken Jordan Golf Tournament

Jul 25

On Monday, July 25th, Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital celebrated it’s 2016 Annual Golf Tournament at the historic Norwood Hills Country Club. The Ranken Jordan Golf Tournament is in memory of Phillip W. Mull Jr. and benefits the incredible level…

Kathy Nelson, Nancy Lange, Jane Abele, Anne Sellenriek

Gateway to Hope 2nd Annual Polo Match

Jul 30

It could not have been a more beautiful day for Gateway to Hope to host their second annual polo match in partnership with Saint Louis Benefit Polo. The Bridle Tent was set up to host VIP’s with a buffet from Massas, and…

Kelly's Young Friends Group

Jammin’ At The Zoo

Jul 27

Jammin’ at the Zoo, presented by Macy’s, was another successful Young Zoo Friends event Wednesday, July 27th on a beautiful night at the ZOO.  Guests 21 and up experienced cabernets for conservation-free samples from more than 10 wineries, featuring 85…

Bert Vescolani, Donna Wilkinson, Michael and Naomi Neidorff,

GROW- Special VIP Grand Opening at SLSC

Jun 14

On Tuesday, June 14th the St. Louis Science Center opened it’s first new permanent exhibit in more than 30 years. The VIP party guests were treated to Hors D’oeuvres, drinks specialty drinks and deserts by Prairie Farms, guest speakers and…

Ken and Jena Costello, Eden, Ave and Jeffery

Let Them Eat Art – Heads Will Bowl

Jul 8

The 11th Annual Let Them Eat Art is Maplewood’s Whimsical Tribute to Bastille Day. This year entitled “Heads will Bowl” is an artful tribute to Saratoga Lanes’ Centennial, was held on a spectacular Friday night July 8th. The Saratoga Lanes’ parade…