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  • April 17, 2014

Ladue News: Society Photos

Society Photos


A Night in Hollywood: Every Child's Hope

  • 42 photos
  • Every Child’s Hope held their 27th Annual Extend a Caring Hand Dinner and Auction at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. The Hollywood themed extravaganza brought together guests to celebrate a worthy cause. Michael Brennan, Chief Executive, Shari Smith, President of the Board of Directors along with their fellow board members, staff and numerous volunteers make it possible to support the programs of Every Child’s Hope. Last fiscal year, ECH served more than 1,400 individuals, offering them $3.1 million in free services to the families and children who needed it most. Their mission is to continue to partner with the community to assist children, youth and their families in their individual quest for health and wholeness through quality, faithful professional services. Donors including Gold Sponsor, Lee Marketing and Silver Sponsor CJ Thomas Company, Inc.
  • 4/15/2014
  • Album ID: 1788904
  • Photos by Molly James

Razzle Dazzle Ball 2014

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  • Saint Louis Crisis Nursery’s annual Razzle Dazzle Ball was the Bee’s Knees that featured glitz, glamour and goodies, Great Gatsby style. Guests dressed in their favorite Roaring 20s inspired glad rags. An elegant evening took place at Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet. The event featured cocktails, dinner, live music and dancing. The coveted H.U.G.S. and K.I.S.S.E.S. Awards went to individuals, groups, organizations and corporations that strive to improve the quality of life for children. This dazzling event also featured the popular Champagne and Diamond Extravaganza, in which guests had the opportunity to win a one carat diamond, and unique silent and live auction capped off the fun filled evening. Auction chair was Charlotte McClure, creative co-chairs were Scott De Broux and Penny Rogers, Champagne and Diamond Extravaganza chairs were Don and Gretchen Gerber.
  • 4/14/2014
  • Album ID: 1788132
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Hunt For a Cure

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  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Gateway Chapter hosted its 4th Annual Hunt for a Cure family egg hunt in Queeny Park. The Easter Bunny arrive via helicopter and greeted thousands of children who hunted for 60,000 eggs filled with toys and wrapped candies stuffed by 55 area senior centers. Other egg-citing activities included appearances from favorite nursery rhyme characters, face painting, educational health booths, a petting zoo and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Proceeds stay in the community and benefit local patient services and blood cancer research.
  • 4/13/2014
  • Album ID: 1788055
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Special Education Foundation Women Leaders Boutique, Fashion Show and Luncheon

  • 38 photos
  • Special Education Foundation Women Leaders Boutique, Fashion Show and Luncheon was held recently at Forest Hills Country Club. Guests were treated to cocktails while they went boutique shopping followed by a sumptuous lunch and fashion show. Diane Buhr, Executive Director of Special Education Foundation gave the welcome and Introduction. Special Education Foundation Women Leaders Scholarship Recipients were Mallory Evans of Ladue High School and Maria Nicole Molino of Parkway west High School. The Special Education Foundation, established in 1984, is a not for profit organization whose mission is to assist children with disabilities achieve success in areas not supported by tax dollars. Co-chairs were Julie Ellis and Jane Wright.
  • 4/13/2014
  • Album ID: 1788049
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

20th Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Awards

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  • Awards were presented at the annual dinner on at the Chase Park Plaza. Awards were given to individuals and institutions known worldwide for their scientific contributions to research, industry, and quality of life. In every category, preference was given to candidates who also have a record of excellence in communicating with the public or mentoring colleagues. Since its inception, the Academy has promoted the recognition of the impressive scientists of St. Louis. This tradition continues with the 20th Annual Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Awards. Each award-winner represents both an extraordinary caliber of expertise and a dedication to fostering science literacy. Here are the awards and the recipients: The Peter H. Raven Lifetime Achievement Award, John Edward Heuser, M.D. Science Leadership Awards Novus International, Inc., Individual Robert T. Fraley, Ph.D. The Trustees Award, Michael Cosmopoulos, Ph.D. and George Yatskievych, Ph.D The Fellows Award, David Holzman, M.D. and Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D. The James B. Eads Award, Charles L. Armstrong, Ph.D. and Lihong Wang, Ph.D. The Innovation Award, Caitlin Kelleher, Ph. D. The Science Educator Award, Robert J. Marquis, Ph.D. Teacher of the Year Awards, Christine Ries and Charlotte Smith
  • 4/13/2014
  • Album ID: 1787969
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson


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