Safe Connections Quilt National 2015

Nov 18

Safe Connections recently hosted an opening night for their Quilt National 2015 described as “The Oscars” of Fine Art Quilts. Quilt National fans from throughout the Midwest gathered to show their support of Safe Connections and their love of the art of quilting…

"Word Hearder" Rick Sullivan, Habitat for Humanity S. Louis CEO Kimberly McKinney

Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis’ Adult Spelling Bee

Nov 14

St. Elizabeth of Hungary was all abuzz on the evening of Saturday, November 14, 2015 with Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis’ inaugural Adult Spelling Bee. A fun and challenging alternative to a trivia night, players grouped into “hives” of four…

Katie Flamm, Judy Northcutt, Chad Luther, Lauren Anderson Koelker, Valerie Luther

Gateway Pet Guardians’ Soiree for Strays

Nov 13

On Friday, November 13, 2015 Gateway Pet Guardians held it’s annual gala, art show and auction at the Luminary on Cherokee Street.  The Soiree for Strays Charity Gala and Art Show celebrates the loving bond between animals and humans while…

Chris and Lisa Rose Koon, Kathleen and Brian Bauer

St. Louis Arc’s Showdown Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

Nov 13

St. Louis Arc’s 2015 Showdown Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, considered the hip fundraiser of the year, gave participants a chance to make a real difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities and families of the St. Louis Arc,…

Val Harris, Safe Connections Executive Director Susan Kidder, Melinda Brenkendorff, Young Professionals board secretary

Safe Connections’ 6th Annual Trivia Night

Nov 13

The Safe Connections Young Professionals became VERY SUPERSTITIOUS with a night of trivia on Friday the 13th of November, 2015 at St. James the Greater Church in Dogtown. Teams of eight brought their best themed costumes and decor to compete for…

Bill Sheldon, Bret Heinrich, MFA, CFRE, board president, Halbert Sullivan

Association of Fundraising Professionals St. Louis Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day

Nov 12

The St. Louis Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) recognized outstanding philanthropic leaders in the metropolitan St. Louis community, Thursday, November 12, 2015, at America’s Centre, Downtown St. Louis. The awards luncheon and celebration, the 35th anniversary…

Linda Wilson, Danny Baker, founder and president, Peter Wilson

Exotic Motors Midwest Private Opening

Nov 6

The private opening of Exotic Motors Midwest showroom took place Friday November 6, 2015 at 10640 Gateway Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63132. The night included drinks and snacks served at the marvelous bar. Get Down Bella provided the music. Exotic…

Andrew Baur, Gladitood, Chris Frank, Miran Halen, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Craig Kaminer, publisher, Ryan Brennell, Gladitood

Sophisticated Living Magazine’s Launch Party for Sophisticated Giving

Nov 5

Sophisticated Living Magazine hosted a special party to unveil the 2015/2016 Charity Register, Sophisticated Giving, at the Coronado’s renovated Grand Lobby, Thursday, November 5, 2015. The new publication spotlights everything positive about St. Louis philanthropy. Sophisticated Giving focuses on the…

Event steering committee co-chairs Dannae Delano, Alexander Schoch, with Eric Hahn, Susan Kidder, featured speakers Lindsay Fischer, Cari Hill

Safe Connections Tenth Annual Voices Ending Violence

Nov 4

Safe Connections hosted its Tenth Annual Dinner Benefit, “Voices Ending Violence”, at the Clayton Plaza Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom, Wednesday, November 4, 2015. This signature event spread awareness of domestic and sexual violence and raised funds for Safe Connections’ prevention, crisis…

2016 St. Louis Arts Awards honorees

Arts and Education Council Kicks Off 2016 St. Louis Arts Awards

Oct 29

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) kicked off the 2016 St. Louis Arts Awards with a cocktail reception at the beautiful home of Jim and Stacey Weddle, Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. The guests and honorees…

Szelag Family: Jacek, Ewa, Irek, Anna, Tom, Jolletta, Wojtek, Barbara, and Grazyna

Discovered/Re-Discovered In St. Louis

Oct 29

Discover/Rediscovered In St. Louis, an art gallery opening, took place at Union Station St. Louis, Thursday October 29. 2015.  This private event commemorated the restoration and permanent re-installment of “Commerce on the Landing” in Union Station’s Grand Hall. The accompanying…

Event co-chairs Lesley and Jake Whittle, Angie and Jim Glik, Allison and Michael Amann

Little Bit Foundation’s Touching Hearts Feeding Souls

Oct 23

The Little Bit Foundation hosted its signature event, “Join the Journey”, Saturday, October 23, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. With the theme “Touching Hearts, Feeding Souls”, the annual gala, Little Bit’s largest fundraiser, celebrated the many loving…