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  • November 22, 2014

Ladue News: Society Photos

Society Photos

April
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Henry Shaw Dinner-MOBOT

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  • The Board of Trustees of the Missouri Botanical Garden hosted the Henry Shaw dinner at the Ridgway Visitor Center honoring members of the Henry Shaw Society. Dr. Michael A. Dirr, a globally renowned plant breeder and accomplished horticulturalist, received the Henry Shaw Medal from President Dr. Peter Raven and W. Stephen Maritz. Awarded since 1893, The Henry Shaw Medal honors those who have made a significant contribution to the Garden, botanical research, horticulture, conservation, or to the museum community. In his 39 years of exemplary Garden service, Dr. Raven, the world’s leading botanist, has increased household memberships from 3,200 to 37,000; advised 150 scientists in 38 countries, and increased the number of annual visitors. September 1, Dr. Raven will move to a consulting role as Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson becomes the new president.
  • 4/26/2010
  • Album ID: 990537
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

Saul Mirowitz Gala, The Icing on the Cake-Reform Jewish Academy

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  • Event chairs Susan Bosse and Shana Singer welcomed 350 guests to the Ritz- Carlton for ' The Icing on the Cake,' an evening of circus and celebration of the 10th birthday of The Saul Mirowitz Day School - Reform Jewish Academy. More than $ 150,000 was raised to support the school in its work to help young people become confident, be ethical and of good character, and receive a sound Jewish education. Pam and Ron Rubin received The Melvin Dubinsky Visionary Award and Sue Matlof received The I.E. Milstone Community Service Award. Recognized for five years of teaching excellence were Ilene Berman, Marsha Cobb, Becky Lerner, Jennifer Hartranft, and Faye Seigel. Center ring entertainment featured an appearance of David Balding of Circus Flora, The St. Louis Arches with incredible acrobatic feats, world renowned hupa hoop artist Aleysa Gulevich, and more.
  • 4/25/2010
  • Album ID: 989045
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

Dinner with the Stars-Variety The Children's Charity of St. Louis

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  • David Farr and Linda Martinez were named Man and Woman of the Year at Variety the Children' s Charity of St. Louis' s 44th annual Dinner With the Stars at the Chase. Marilyn Fox served as the chair, assisted by her committees and Montie Sommers in decorations. President David Steward welcomed the 630 guests, and television personality and emcee, Bob Eubanks, named the parents as the heroes of Variety' s children for their 24/7 devoted care. Fabulous entertainment, chaired by Steve Schankman, included singers from the cast of Variety's Children's Theatre; Neal Boyd, America' s Got Talent winner, and Southern soul singer Al Green. The dinner raised more than $ 1,087,000 to benefit local children with disabilities and to help them reach their full potential.
  • 4/24/2010
  • Album ID: 988989
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

The Starkloff Disability Institute Event at Deer Creek Club

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  • A Fundraising event and the introduction of a new project for the Starkloff Disability Institute at the Deer Creek Club.
  • 4/24/2010
  • Album ID: 988398
  • Photos by Bryan Schraier

Action for Autism Inaugural Gala Dinner Auction

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  • Action for Autism supporters stepped out in style for a red carpet gala dinner auction at the St. Louis Marriott West. Highlights included a performance by The Blues Brothers Legends and special guest Heidi Glaus of KSDK, who emceed the event.
  • 4/24/2010
  • Album ID: 988354
  • Photos by Bryan Schraier

Angels' Arms - Fashionistas for Fosters

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  • Angels’ Arms and the Circle of Angels hosted the 4th Annual Fashionista Event for Fosters. This unique event included boutique shopping, seated lunch, and a spring fashion show by West County Center. Nicole Benoist Edgerton, St. Louis Magazine’s Style Editor, emceed the event held at The Sheraton Clayton Plaza. Chesterfield Mall, Delmar Gardens, West County Center, and the William S. Kallaos Family Foundation are the main sponsors of the event. All of the proceeds from the Fashionista Event for Fosters will benefit the Circle of Angels, a wing of Angels’ Arms whose mission is to support the families living in the Angels’ Arms homes through a variety of resources. “Oftentimes, children come to our homes with only the clothes on their backs,” said Re-Re Noelke, co-chair of the event. “Emergency clothing like undergarments, socks, and pajamas are just some important items the money raised at this event will support. Funds will also be used for fees for sports teams, class trips, instruments, family activities, food, and so much more.” Thanks to the generosity of our community, more than 200 children total have called an Angels’ Arms house “home” since the first home opened in 2003. Angels’ Arms is a St. Louis based, 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that provides loving homes for foster families, with an emphasis on keeping brothers and sisters together, until a forever home is found. Angels’ Arms currently has five homes spread throughout the St. Louis area, all of which serve as safe havens to many frightened and confused foster care children who need to know they are wanted and loved.
  • 4/24/2010
  • Album ID: 990423
  • Photos by Carla Falasco

Ronald McDonald House - Friends of Ronald Washer's Tournament

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  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis held the First Annual Friends of Ronald Washers Tournament, presented by JCPenny, in Shaw Park to benefit families of seriously-ill children staying in St. Louis for medical treatment. Participants enjoyed the competitive sporting event paired with barbeque favorites, libations, and plenty of side games and raffles. “The new washers event is a great way to get young people involved with the Ronald McDonald House through an enjoyable game anyone can play,” said RMHC President Dan Harbaugh. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis is celebrating 29 years of supporting the Ronald McDonald House’s “home-away-from-home” program that ensures children are able to access the highest quality health care, while family members are supported with living spaces near the treatment centers. Since 1981, over 27,000 families have been aided, with 51 percent from the St. Louis area. The Ronald McDonald House provides a “home-away-from-home” for families of seriously-ill children traveling to St. Louis for medical treatment. The facility has grown from an eight-bedroom facility in 1981, to now include two houses, eight extended-stay apartments, and three Ronald McDonald Family Rooms. The Ronald McDonald House provides comfort, care, and lodging for up to 39 families every day of the year, and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms serve more than 4,000 families per year.
  • 4/24/2010
  • Album ID: 990990
  • Photos by Carla Falasco

Whitfield School - Whitstock

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  • Whitfield School hosted “Whitstock,” a 60s themed gathering, in support of the school's programs and educational services. Groovy guests munched on hors d’oeuvres and sipped “far-out” cocktails, bid on exciting auction items and experiences, and enjoyed a sit-down dinner and live auction. Sheri Diemer and Stacy Rubenstein served as event co-chairs. Whitfield School is a small, college-preparatory learning community that fosters excellent habits of mind, productive social skills, and personal integrity in an innovative, student-centered environment. Whitfield’s core values include: nurturing the success of every student in academics, arts, activities, and athletics; promoting ethical behavior within the members of our community; encouraging intellectual, ethnic, religious, and social diversity while embracing individual and collaborate engagement and achievement; and understanding that learning is a life-long process.
  • 4/24/2010
  • Album ID: 991066
  • Photos by Carla Falasco

Shakespeare Festival-The Tempest Ball

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  • The Tempest Ball, a jubilant bash to celebrate Shakespeare' s Birthday and the 10th anniversary of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, drew more than 400 guests to the Palladium, with proceeds of $140,000 to benefit the Festival' s artistic and education programs. Kiku Obata chaired the event, which included puppetry, dramatic skits and dancing, and was assisted by Marilyn Spirt, Susan Werremeyer, auctioneer Mark Howald of Ivey Selkirk, and a creative committee Executive director Rick Dildine announced the awards presentation and presenters who honored R. Crosby Kemper, III, Lana Pepper, Marvin Moskowitz, and the Founding Board. Each honoree received a 10th anniversary book compiled and photographed by David Levy. Guest speakers were Zuri Thomas, a student at City Academy, and Bertha Lee, teacher at Bryan Hill and partner with the Corporate Shakespeare Educational Program. The 2010 season of Free Shakespeare in Forest Park ( May 26-June 20) will feature Hamlet, directed by Bruce Longworth.
  • 4/23/2010
  • Album ID: 989014
  • Photos by Margaret Rambo

Young Variety - Night of the Rising Stars

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  • Young Variety, a dynamic group of young professionals, gathered for the 12th Annual Night of the Rising Stars fundraiser at downtown hotspot Lumen. Guests sparkled in their sleekest cocktail attire while socializing, dancing, and nibbling on hors d’oeuvres from Lumen. AmerenUE and BKD were event sponsors. Actor, musician, St. Louis native, and Variety supporter Bryan Greenberg, who currently stars in “How to Make it in America” on HBO, was in attendance. Young Variety Board members Justin Kraudel and Adam Bryant co-chaired the event that will benefit Variety’s kids in need of medical equipment, therapy, education, and recreational programs. “Night of the Rising Stars gives St. Louis young professionals the opportunity to socialize and make a positive impact on the lives of local children who need it most,” Kraudel said. “We’re thrilled by the amount of community support Young Variety has received in years past and hope to raise even more funds and awareness for these amazing kids this April.” Young Variety enjoys unique opportunities with Variety children and actively participates in social events throughout the calendar year including planning and hosting annual benefits and providing volunteer support for Variety events. This dynamic, hardworking group provides a fresh perspective on strategies and techniques to raise funds and awareness for Variety and its mission: to help local children with disabilities reach their full potential by providing services every time they need assistance. Founded in 1932, the Variety chapter of St. Louis is an international leader, raising more than $3.5 million annually to help children up to age 21 with differing abilities.
  • 4/23/2010
  • Album ID: 990282
  • Photos by Carla Falasco
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