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  • April 9, 2015

Ladue News: Society Photos

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Harris-Stowe State University Celebrates the Inauguration of its 19th President Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack

  • 35 photos
  • Harris-Stowe State University celebrated the inauguration of Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack, the university’s 19th president. His installation ceremony took place in the Main Auditorium on the Harris-Stowe Campus at 3026 Laclede Avenue in midtown St. Louis. The St. Louis community, university presidents were on hand to welcome Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack. Entertainment was provided by Rhythm and Blues singer Flirt. KMOX veteran Carol Daniels served as the evening’s emcee. Harris-Stowe State University, located in midtown St. Louis, is a fully accredited four-year institution that offers 14 degree programs in teacher education, business and arts & sciences. In 2014, and is No. 1 in the state of Missouri and No. 47 in the nation in granting degrees in mathematics and statistics to African-Americans according to Missouri Department of Higher Education. Dr. Michelle McClure and Joe Reagan served as co-chairs.
  • 4/18/2015
  • Album ID: 1926372
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Table Tops Annual Spring Event

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  • Guests were invited to join in for this one-of-a-kind luncheon with more than 700 affluent women and men in St. Louis. This stunning event at The Ritz-Carlton was the most talked about event of the spring with very elaborate table tops created by local designers. The event also included a boutique shopping experience and interactive demonstrations. Proceeds benefit St. Louis Children's Hospital programs. Retta Leritz served as chairperson for the event.
  • 4/16/2015
  • Album ID: 1925949
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Little Sisters of the Poor 25th Anniversary Benefit Dinner

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  • The Little Sisters of the Poor are continuing the long tradition of hosting their annual Benefit Dinner at Kemoll’s Restaurant downtown at the “Top of the Met” on Thursday evening April 16. Frank Cusumano of KSDK-TV Newschannel 5 served as emcee for the event. Archbishop Robert J. Carlson graced the supper portion of the event with an invocation. The evening’s festivities will began with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at in the Florentine Room on the 40th floor of the Metropolitan Square Building, with dinner served at the “Top of the Met” on the 42nd floor. A $15,000 Grand Raffle drawing and a presentation of the Jeanne Jugan Award was part of the program. Vocalist Michael Farmer will provide d the musical entertainment. This gala event was an opportunity to enjoy a spectacular view of the St. Louis skyline from atop the Metropolitan Square Building while enjoying a first-class dinner. This event is the Little Sisters’ largest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds will help support the mission of the Little Sisters to the needy elderly at their Home in north St. Louis. Since 1869, the Little Sisters of the Poor have cared for thousands of St. Louis’ needy elderly, offering them a Home where they can feel a sense of respect, safety, independence and love. The Sisters’ mission to the elderly is sealed by their vow of hospitality. Since Residents come to the Home with very limited financial resources, much of the funding for daily operation of the Home is provided through generous benefactors, grants and special events. Anyone can assist the Little Sisters of the Poor in their mission through donations, volunteering, or by donating in-kind items to the Home or for special events. For additional details on how you can help, please contact the Home at 314-421-6022 or visit them on the web.
  • 4/16/2015
  • Album ID: 1925818
  • Photos by David Anderson / AndersonMediaSTL..com

Homers for Health Game Shows

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  • Chuck Woolery from the hit television show “Love Connect” co-hosted the second annual Homers for Health Game Shows that benefit Cardinal Glennon kids. The event was hosted by the St. Louis Cardinal wives and drew thousands of fans to Ballpark Village who came to watch their favorite Cardinals play hilarious game shows on stage. The pitchers went up against the hitters in “Clubhouse Feud,” then Chuck Woolery took the stage with “All-Star Match” followed by Triple Play. All proceeds benefit SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.
  • 4/14/2015
  • Album ID: 1925643
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Webster Arts Celebrates

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  • On Tuesday, April 17, patrons of the arts gathered at Eden Seminary for "Webster Celebrates," a launch of the 2015 arts season and debut of Webster Arts, formerly the Webster Community Arts Foundation. KETC VP of Production Patrick Murphy and Webster Arts President Kathie Cahoon offered welcoming remarks. Speaking on the economic impact of the arts, Jill McGuire, retiring executive director of the Regional Arts Commission, shared how the arts build community in Webster and beyond. Gene Dobbs Bradford & Friends kept things lively with a musical performance. Enjoy Webster Arts’ upcoming event Paint Webster on May 9 and Art&Air, the Webster Arts Fair on June 5-7. As always, all Webster Arts programs are free and open to the public. Webster-Arts.org
  • 4/14/2015
  • Album ID: 1925611
  • Photos by David Anderson

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