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Mr. and Mrs. Doug and Katie Ackerman of Creve Coeur are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter, Sally Marie. Grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Timothy H. Trout of Ladue are elated to welcome the newest addition to the family. The child\u2019s grandparents also include the late Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ackerman of St. Louis.

January 10, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.

8 lbs. 3 oz., 20 inches

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

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Logan Finerty & Adela Slovakova

Steve and Linda Finerty of St. Louis are thrilled to announce the engagement of their son, Logan William, to Adela, daughter of Tomas Slovak and Lenka Slovakova of Jesen\u00edk, Czech Republic. Grandparents of the future groom are the late Logan and Maxine Finerty, and the late William and Barbara MacCarthy.

The future groom graduated in 2005 from John Burroughs School. He earned his bachelor\u2019s degree in business at the University of Richmond in 2009. He is a senior advisor at Argent Capital Management and Moneta Group.

The bride-to-be graduated in 2013 from Lindenwood University, with a bachelor\u2019s degree in both international relations and political science. She also played tennis and continued on to earn her MBA. Adela works at SogoTrade in Chesterfield.

Logan first met Adela on her birthday in June 2015, and took her to the Saint Louis Zoo\u2019s Zoofari on one of their first dates. While at Boone Valley Golf Club, the couple came upon the Czech flag flying over the sixth hole. Logan proposed to Adela in her native language, pulling the ring from the cup . The couple plans to wed on July 8 in Jesen\u00edk, Czech Republic, with a party to follow in St. Louis in September. After honeymooning in Seychelles, they will reside in Clayton.

Douglas Munsch & Joy Hodge

Paul and Kathleen Munsch of Ladue are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Douglas, to Joy, daughter of Donald and Jane Hodge of Muscatine, Iowa.

The future groom graduated in 2005 from MICDS. He earned his bachelor\u2019s degree in philosophy from Santa Clara University in California. Douglas is a project developer for StraightUp Solar.

The bride-to-be earned her bachelor\u2019s degree in biology and environmental studies from Iowa State University. She currently is studying for her master\u2019s degree in environmental science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Joy is a project scientist for Trileaf.

The couple will be wed on May 20 at Strathalbyn Farms Club in Weldon Spring, Missouri, which overlooks the Missouri River Valley. The couple will reside in Webster Groves.

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Sound the trumpets! We now know the WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT Class of 2015 honorees. They are: CAROL BARTLE (Community Betterment), LISE BERNSTEIN (Social Justice), SARA BURKE (Cultural Enrichment), MAXINE CLARK (Educational Leadership), BETSY DOUGLASS (Educational Empowerment), DR. GHAZALA HAYAT (Multicultural Leadership), LEE ETTA HOSKINS (Youth Enrichment), CAROL LOEB (Educational Philanthropy), SHERI SHERMAN (Humanitarian Concerns), and PAMELA TALLEY (Community Advocacy). The ladies will be celebrated for their exceptional volunteerism in the community during the 60th annual Women of Achievement luncheon on Tuesday, May 5, at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. Stay tuned for upcoming editions of Ladue News for profiles on each of the 2015 honorees. Ladue News is a proud presenting sponsor of the Women of Achievement Luncheon.

A number of local productions are being lauded as the best of the best for the third annual ST. LOUIS THEATER CIRCLE AWARDS. Nominations were recently announced for the awards, which honor the best in local professional theater. Leading the field of nominations are New Line Theatre's production of Bonnie & Clyde\u00a0and Stages St. Louis' presentation of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, with both garnering nine nominations each. Among the finalists for Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy: All in the Timing and Blithe Spirit from St. Louis Actors' Studio, The Liar from St. Louis Shakespeare, and Noises Off and One Man, Two Guvnors by The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama nominees include Death of a Salesman by Insight Theatre Company, The Diary of Anne Frank and The Price by New Jewish Theatre, Eat Your Heart Out by R-S Theatrics and The Normal Heart by HotCity Theatre. For Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical, the nominees are: Cabaret from Stray Dog Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Stages St. Louis, Hands on A Hardbody from New Line Theatre and Seussical the Musical from The Muny. The Circle Awards will be handed out during a March 23 ceremony at COCA in University City. For tickets, call 725-6555 or email info@cocastl.org. Ladue News theater critic Mark Bretz is among the co-founders of the St. Louis Theater Circle.

The Emperor's New Clothes will be presented at Clayton High School this Sunday, Feb. 8, to benefit a local literacy program for youngsters. The Rep's Imaginary Theatre Company will perform a one-hour new musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic to support READY READERS, which helps preschool-age children from low-income communities. Doors open at 2 p.m. for first-come seating and family-friendly activities. The show begins at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $18 at the door.

A Kirkwood High School senior is one of only seven students in the world to earn a perfect score on the Advanced Placement (AP) Exams. CAMERON KELL earned every point possible on the AP United States Government and Politics exam by answering every multiple-choice question correctly and achieving full points on the free-response section of the test. Cameron is a member of Kirkwood's football team and Pioneer Pride Marching Band. Well done!

Happy Birthday to LUCY HAMM, who recently turned 107 years young! The birthday girl, who has lived in St. Louis since the 1930s, is a resident of Tower Grove Manor in St. Louis. A party in her honor featured cake and music, and a visit by MAYOR FRANCIS SLAY, who has attended Ms. Hamm's birthday celebrations for seven years in a row.

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A St. Louis holiday tradition is making its 'entr\u00e9e' onto The Touhill stage this month: SAINT LOUIS BALLET's production of The Nutcracker is set for 10 performances, from Dec. 18 to 23. With music by Peter Tchaikovsky, the production will be under the direction of former New York City Ballet principal GEN HORIUCHI, artistic director of Saint Louis Ballet.

Fashion 'it' girl, St. Louisan DEVON WINDSOR, is in London for the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The annual runway extravaganza will air Tuesday, Dec. 9, on CBS. Windsor, who started her modeling career in high school, is an MICDS alum. She was named an LN Dynamic Person for 2014, and has walked the runway for the likes of Chanel and Dior, among others. Also making an appearance on the runway this year is fellow St. Louisan KARLIE KLOSS.

St. Louis designer RESITO PECSON is known for his signature timeless arrangements. And his new mini coffee-table book, Twigs & Moss, Lasting for More Than a Season, showcases his work over the years. He tells LN he prefers clean and simple designs with great visual impact, and \"absolutely nothing overly complicated and fussy.\" Pecson's Clayton boutique, Twigs & Moss, which opened in 2002, carries an array of his nature-inspired custom arrangements and one-of-a-kind accessories, as well as copies of his new book.

A new MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM exhibit explores an immigrant journey to America by 500 Germans in the 1830s.\u00a0Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America\u00a0tells the story of the Giessen Emigration Society, who crossed the Atlantic looking to create a model German State in the U.S., eventually settling in Missouri. The exhibition, which opened in Germany and traveled to Washington, D.C., last month, is making its final stop in St. Louis and will be on display through April 15.

LN Cooks columnist JOHN JOHNSON, executive chef of River City Casino & Hotel, is at it again: He and his team have created not one, but two life-sized gingerbread homes, perfect for a unique family holiday dining experience. The Not So Silent Night gingerbread houses are available at River City and Ameristar St. Charles from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. through Dec. 24. A holiday menu that includes soup or salad, entree and dessert is $20 per person; diners also can order from restaurant menus available at each location. A reservation donation of $25 is required to reserve seating, with proceeds to benefit the Center for Hearing & Speech.

Listen up, baseball fans! Next summer, a one-of-a-kind 'baseball experience' theme park will be unveiled in Branson. BALLPARKS OF AMERICA, BRANSON will feature two-thirds replicas of some of the most iconic stadiums of past and present, including Busch Stadium, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Tiger Stadium. The venue will have on-site dorms for youth teams, retail shopping and fan experiences contained in a 'baseball village.' Opening is expected in late May.

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May

Friday 2

15th annual SUNSET AT THE SHELDON WINE TASTING to benefit Sheldon Educational Programs, sheldonconcerthall.org.

Friday 2 \u2013 Saturday 3

19th annual ST. LOUIS MICROFEST at Forest Park in the Upper Muny Parking Lot to benefit Lift for Life Gym, stlmicrofest.org.

Saturday 3

BAND TOGETHER at the Randall Gallery to benefit the National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis Section, ncjwstl.org.

CATWALK, COCKTAILS & CUPCAKES at Saks Fifth Avenue to benefit Friends of Wings, friendsofwings.org.

DERBY DAY SOIREE 2014 at Cedar Lake Cellars to benefit Therapeutic Horsemanship, derbydaystl.org.

Annual DINNER WITH THE STARS at Peabody Opera House to benefit Variety the Children's Charity, varietystl.org.

Annual DREAM GALA at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch to benefit JDRF, stl.jdrf.org.

Sixth annual SHOOT FOR A CURE at Strathalbyn Farms Club to benefit The Friends of the Saint Louis University Liver Center, friendsoftheslulc.org.

12th annual BLUE JEAN BALL at the World's Fair Pavilion to benefit Sherwood Forest Camp, sherwoodforestcamp.com.

Sunday 4

Fourth annual CELEBRATING SUCCESS FASHION SHOW at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis to benefit Lift for Life Academy, liftforlifeacademy.org.

DERBY BRUNCH 2014 at the Magic Chef Mansion to benefit St. Andrew's Charitable Foundation, standrews1.com.

Tuesday 6

GIVE STL DAY, stlgives.org.

Wednesday 7

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT at Sweetology to benefit Girls in the Know, girlsintheknow.org.

WHAT'S RIGHT WITH THE REGION! AWARDS 2014 at The Sheldon Concert Hall to benefit FOCUS St. Louis, focus-stl.org.

Thursday 8

AN EVENING WITH ELAINE VIETS\u00a0at Left Bank Books to benefit the Animal House Fund Cat Shelter, animalhousefund.org.

The 10th annual EVENING OF HOPE at The Sheldon Concert Hall to benefit the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, hopehappens.org.

FLOWER POWER at the Piper Palm House benefiting Tower Grove Park, 771-4465.\u00a0

FOREST PARK UNCORKED at the World's Fair Pavilion to benefit the Young Friends of Forest Park Forever, forestparkforever.org/youngfriends.

10th anniversary JOE BUCK CELEBRITY BEE at Wings of Hope Airplane Hangar to benefit KidSmart, back2schoolwithjoebuck.kidsmartstl.org.

Friday 9

20th annual THE SKY IS THE LIMIT LUNCHEON at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark to benefit the Mathews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club, mathews-dickey.com.

Saturday 10

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Gateway Chapter's second annual BLOOD CANCER CONFERENCE at West Port Lakeside Chalet, lls.org.

DIAMONDS & DENIM at The Boatworks at the Loading Dock to benefit Beverly Farm's Equestrian Therapy Program, beverlyfarm.org.

20th annual GOLF FOR LUPUS AND JUVENILE ARTHRITIS TOURNAMENT at Norman K. Probstein Golf Course to benefit Saint Louis University Division of Rheumatology\u2019s Lupus and Juvenile Arthritis Research, lupus.slu.edu.

Thursday 15

2014 WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT LUNCHEON at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, woastl.org.

SCHNUCK MARKETS INC. 75TH ANNIVERSARY GALA at The Chase Park Plaza to benefit Operation Food Search, schnucks.com/anniversary.asp.

Friday 16

WINE, WOMEN & SHOES at Crowne Plaza St. Louis-Clayton to benefit the St. Louis Area Foodbank, winewomenandshoes.com.

Saturday 17

2014 SPRING GALA at St. Louis Union Station to benefit Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, opera-stl.org.

Inaugural SPIRIT OF MARYVILLE DINNER at Gander Dining Hall at Maryville University to benefit Maryville University, 529-6854.

Annual BARK IN THE PARK at Cricket Field in Forest Park to benefit the Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Fund, hsmo.org/bark.

IMAGINE GALA & AUCTION at Ameristar Casino Resort & Spa to benefit the St. Charles City-County Library Foundation, stchlibraryfoundation.org.

16th annual STEPS FOR HOPE in Creve Coeur Park to benefit Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis, cancersupportstl.org.

UNDER ONE ROOF at Garfield School to benefit Peter & Paul Community Services, ppcsinc.org.

Sunday 18

JAY-CRAIG CELEBRITY BOWL at Flamingo Bowl to benefit Great Circle, jaycraigbowl.com.

Monday 19

Annual APDA GOLF CLASSIC IN MEMORY OF JACK BUCK at Algonquin Golf Club to benefit the American Parkinson Disease Association St. Louis Chapter, stlapda.org.

GOLF TOURNAMENT at Meadowbrook Country Club to benefit Assistance League St. Louis, alstl.org.

Tuesday 20

JARED COOK'S CELEBRITY GOLF SCRAMBLE at Old Hickory Golf Club to benefit Jared Cook's Dreambuilders and Little Patriots Embraced, 615-535-3140.

Thursday 22

GRANT AND RECOGNITION LUNCHEON at the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Louis-Clayton to benefit the St. Louis Men's Group Against Cancer, 428-4452.

MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR GRAND FINALE at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Gateway Chapter, mwoy.org.

Friday 30 \u2013 Sunday 1

44th annual CENTRAL WEST END HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR to benefit the Central West End Association, thecwe.org.

Saturday 31

Annual FLORA DORA GALA at the big top adjacent to Powell Hall to benefit Circus Flora, circusflora.org.

RELAY FOR LIFE OF WEST COUNTY at the Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School to benefit the American Cancer Society, relayforlife.org/stlouis.

Coming in JUNE\u2026

Sunday 1 - Monday 2

29th annual CASSIDY TURLEY/RMH GOLF TOURNAMENT & DINNER AUCTION at Meadowbrook Country Club to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis, rmhcstl.com.

Thursday 5

2014 LEFFINGWELL HAT LUNCHEON at the World's Fair Pavilion to benefit Forest Park Forever, forestparkforever.org.

Monday 9

Fifth annual SING FOR SITEMAN at John Burroughs School to benefit the Siteman Cancer Center, opera-stl.org/singforsiteman.

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Skincare entrepreneur and Ladue High School alum LAUREN PADAWER (\u201996) is ready to take her company to the next level. She\u2019ll be appearing on ABC\u2019s Shark Tank to bat for Alaska Glacial Mud Co., which she owns and operates from Cordova, Alaska. The company harvests mineral-rich glacial mud from the Copper River and combines it with organic extracts to use in its sustainable skincare line. The Shark Tank episode featuring Padawer airs on Friday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m.

St. Louisans already know this, but now, there\u2019s research to back it up: A recent study of the best places to live in Missouri finds St. Louis-area neighborhoods occupying every spot in the top 10. The CITY OF GLENDALE takes top honors, according to the study by national real estate brokerage firm, Movoto. Glendale, which has a population of about 6,000 residents, managed the best average of out of the 137 cities surveyed when it came to cost of living, crime rate, high-school diploma attainment, median household income, median home value, median rent price and unemployment rate. Also in the top five are Town and Country, Ladue, Wildwood and Chesterfield. Rounding out the top 10 are Creve Coeur, Dardenne Prairie, Clayton, Ballwin and Manchester.

Washington University School of Medicine researcher ANDREW YOO is the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest government honor for innovative researchers in their field. Yoo, an assistant professor of developmental biology, is known for his work in identifying the function of microRNA molecules in controlling the packaging of the genome and the reprogramming of cell fates. The work may lead to better ways to help patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as Huntington\u2019s or Parkinson\u2019s disease. The honor, given by PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, will be awarded at an upcoming ceremony in Washington, D.C.

There\u2019s still time to enter the NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARTS AND LETTERS\u2019 (NSAL) 2014 Competition. This year\u2019s competition, Music: Woodwinds, is open to artists ages 18 to 24, who are offered a rare opportunity to perform for a panel of top-ranked professional judges. Applications are due Feb. 3, with the St. Louis Chapter competition taking place at The Sheldon on Feb. 24. Serving as judges this year are Chamber Music Society of St. Louis\u2019 MARC GORDON, St. Louis Symphony principal clarinet SCOTT ANDREWS and Symphony principal flute MARK SPARKS. The local winner will compete in the national competition in Charleston, W. Va., in May. The national NSAL competition has awarded the likes of SHIRLEY MACLAINE, opera\u2019s JESSYE NORMAN, and Broadway\u2019s MEGAN HILTY among its top winners. For more information, visit nsal-stl.org.

If you\u2019re out and about this weekend, stop by Ladue Middle School on Sunday, Jan. 12, to support student HARRISON WRIGHT, who is hosting a gently used clothing, book and toy drive to benefit SAINT LOUIS CRISIS NURSERY. Harrison, a member of Ladue\u2019s Boy Scout Troop 344, is holding the drive for his Eagle Project. Donations will be collected from noon to 4 p.m. Harrison lives with his mom, BETH, in Ladue.

Fox 2\u2019s SHIRLEY WASHINGTON, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, has released a new eBook called The Diary, a heartwarming tale about a husband who is planning a surprise for his wife for their 10-year wedding anniversary. Washington previously co-authored The Motherhood Club: Help, Hope and Inspiration for New Mothers from New Mothers and A Gift for Girls: Words of Wisdom from Successful Women. Washington and her family live in Ladue.

A Chesterfield woman\u2019s debut novel is drawing rave reviews for a tale about the infamous Jack the Ripper. Author FEDORA AMIS has won Mayhaven\u2019s Award for Fiction for Jack the Ripper in St. Louis, her humorous whodunit set locally in 1897. The protagonist is a young reporter named Jemima McBustle who roams through the back alleys of Victorian St. Louis on the trail of the notorious serial killer.

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Mary Ruth Wagner has quite the resume: The Ursuline Academy grad served as student ambassador, a youth retreat leader and a varsity athlete, in addition to being a frequent volunteer. Her community work includes volunteering with Saint Louis Crisis Nursery for her junior service project at Ursuline\u2014a school which features the motto, Serviam, as she notes\u2014in addition to work with the Pujols Family Foundation.

\u201cIt was something that came to me easily, and helping others was something I have always wanted to do,\u201d says Mary Ruth, who explains she will continue to volunteer. \u201cIt\u2019s how I was raised. It\u2019s my drive to want to help others.\u201d

The strong philanthropic upbringing comes from the lead of parents Raymond and Ann Wagner. Mom Ann, the U.S. congresswoman who lists organizations such as Catholic Charities of St. Louis and St. Patrick's Center among the beneficiaries of the family\u2019s involvement, says giving back is a family commitment. \"It's our feeling that we should be involved as a family in giving back to the community, to our parish and to those who are less fortunate. The best way to do that with children is not to tell them, but to show them. Serving a cause greater than one's self is something that Mary Ruth and our two other children have not only been actively involved in, but have witnessed in their young lives,\u201d Ann says. \"You can tell your kids or you can show your kids, and I'm pleased they've picked up on this commitment through watching my husband and me, as well as others in my family who have decided to give back to the community in whatever way they can.\u201d

Outside of her volunteer work, Mary Ruth played on the varsity teams in cross country, swimming and track, participated in a charitable swim-a-thon, and was the cross country team captain during her junior and senior years\u2014a combination that surely influenced her nomination from Ursuline for the Skippy Keefer Sportsmanship and Participation award. Previously, while living in Luxembourg, Mary Ruth traveled as a member of the honors choir. Even at a young age, responsibility was present, as she says she understood she was a participating as a representative of the U.S.

Mary Ruth currently is a student at Miami University in Ohio, and recently was presented at the 55th annual Fleur de Lis Charity Ball.

\"I was glad she was interested in attending the classes, doing the preparation work and making the commitment of service to the Catholic church and community through the Fleur de Lis program,\" says her proud mom. \"We found it to be something very special, and we're glad she stayed involved and was able to be presented to the Archbishop.\"

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One of\u00a0LN\u2019s favorite people, Woman of Achievement honoree\u00a0FRAN ZAMLER, has embarked on a new business venture with her husband,\u00a0STEVE. The couple has unveiled Elegant Eyewear in Creve Coeur, billed as a superstore for reading glasses and sunglasses\u2014and the largest in the country. Elegant Eyewear carries a number of national brands and more than 12,000 pairs of reading glasses in its 3,000-square-foot store in Creve Coeur Plaza.

Congratulations to Villa Duchesne junior BRITTANY GREEN, the winner of the Missouri Girls Tennis Championship this past weekend. Brittany won the first round, 6-1, 6-0; and then prevailed in the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-0 score. For the semi-finals, she scored 6-0, 6-1 to advance; and won the final match, 6-0, 6-2. With her win, Brittany becomes the first Villa tennis state champ in school history!

St. Louisan CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER will host an inaugural event next year to support a future women\u2019s pavilion at SSM St. Mary\u2019s Health Center in Richmond Heights. \u2018A Night with Cedric and Friends\u2019 will be held Oct. 25, 2014 at Peabody Opera House to benefit the pavilion, which will be named after the comedian\u2019s mother, ROSETTA BOYCE KYLES, a cancer patient at the hospital. DAVID and THELMA STEWARD will serve as co-chairs for the event, which will feature Cedric\u2019s celebrity friends as entertainment.

Top honors for ST. LUKE\u2019S HOSPITAL: A national hospital quality study has ranked the Chesterfield institution among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide for overall cardiac services, overall pulmonary services and neurosurgery. The ranking comes from online consumer resource Healthgrades, which also recognized St. Luke\u2019s as one of America\u2019s 50 Best Hospitals earlier this year.

If tonight is TV night\u2026tune in to ABC\u2019s Shark Tank to see St. Louis business partners TIM BARKLAGE and KEVIN TIBBS of Better Life go for a most unusual swim. The CEO entrepreneurs, who launched their line of plant-derived, natural cleaning products in 2007, will face the \u2018sharks\u2019 (venture capitalists), in hopes of inspiring one of the show\u2019s investors to propose a deal. Shark Tank\u2019s Nov. 1 episode airs at 8 p.m., St. Louis time.

Meet me at the Fair\u2026FAIR SAINT LOUIS, that is! Next year, \u2018America\u2019s Biggest Birthday Party,\u2019 including the 137th Veiled Prophet Parade, will move to Forest Park. The parade, which will feature 18 hand-built floats, 750-plus costumed performers and the efforts of more than 1,000 volunteers, is scheduled for July 4. Fair Saint Louis runs July 3 to 5. Ongoing construction on the Arch grounds prompted the change of venue.

St. Louis is one of six cities selected to host NAVY WEEK in 2014. The event, held Apr. 28 to May 4, is one of the Navy\u2019s signature outreach programs. The week-long celebration will coincide with the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show, and will include exhibitions from the Blue Angels and Leap Frogs (the Navy parachute team), among others.

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MISSION: At its most basic level, The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis is a social, professional and charitable organization, with members ranging from columnists and cartoonists, to authors and editors.

\u201cOne of its purposes is to advance the understanding of mass communicators, and also to promote awareness of important issues that are facing the press,\u201d says executive director Glenda Partlow. \u201cThe members are not just members of the press, but people who influence the news, make the news, cover the news or are just interested in communications.\u201d

HISTORY: The original creation of the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis can be credited to catfish. In the mid-1950s, over lunch plates of Bismarck Hotel catfish, Martin Quigley of FleishmanHillard and Al \u2018Red Dog\u2019 Dopking of the Associated Press\u2014alongside St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff members Ernest Kirschten, John Keasler, Bill Mauldin and Dickson Terry\u2014decided to create The Catfish Club, a media organization named in homage to their frequent lunchtime meal. The Catfish Club officially began in 1956, with Quigley as its first president; by the 1960s, it became known as The Press Club.\u00a0

As the face of journalism changed, so did the club. Members-only meals have long since been abandoned; on the other hand, the group's charitable aspect has been given room to grow. Activities are still recurrent, with both social and educational events frequenting the calendar.

And while the present-day name may be more self-explanatory, The Press Club pays tribute to its fish-filled roots. \u201cWe have an annual meeting in December, and the club honors somebody with The Catfish Award,\u201d Partlow explains\u00a0. \u201cThis is a member who not only has done great things that we\u2019d consider accomplishments for St. Louis, but great things for the club.\u201d

COMMUNITY IMPACT: The charitable aspect of The Press Club surfaces through a variety of media-related scholarships and programs, offering an estimated $20,000 in support last year. Internship opportunities also are available, including through the Press Club-sponsored media achieves at the St. Louis Public Library.

But the impact of the organization reaches farther. Through its Enterprise Journalism grants, The Press Club also acts as a financial backer to media professionals with a story to tell. The program funds travel and other research-related expenses for approved print, online, radio or television journalistic endeavors.

WHAT/WHEN/WHERE:

PRESS CLUB 2014 MEDIA PERSON OF THE YEAR GALA, DATE T.B.D., EDWARD JONES HEADQUARTERS

At this scholarship dinner, the Press Club will award St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports columnist Rick Hummel as the Media Person of the Year, as well as honor longtime broadcaster and former Cardinal Bob Uecker and journalist Bob Duffy.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED: To find out more, call 636-230-1973 or visit stlpressclub.org.

ON THE BOARD: BILL SMITH

The Enterprise Journalism grants brought Bill Smith into The Press Club, after \u00a0the former president, Richard Weiss, asked him to join as a board- and committee-member for the then-new program. Some five years later, Smith, who is a handful of months into his two-year term as board president, says the entire Press Club should be proud of the work they have financed.

Smith explains that members have become increasingly concerned that \u201cgood journalism was being lost because of cut-backs\u2026 and [Weiss] saw this as one way to fill that gap. The idea was to look at stories that were underreported in the community; stories that maybe took some investigation.\u201d Grants range from a few hundred dollars to $10,000 to support the research behind such stories. \u201cThe Press Club doesn\u2019t own its own printing press, so we have to rely on partnering with other media to get these stories out,\" Smith adds.\u00a0

When he's not overseeing his Press Club board colleagues (equipped with his trademark gavel), Smith works as an investigator with the Better Business Bureau. Prior to the BBB, he was a newsman, covering topics ranging from hard news to features for outlets such as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Beacon.

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Perfect! We applaud Nerinx Hall senior LILLY WEBSTER, who recently earned a perfect score on the ACT college admissions and placement exam. Only approximately one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the test receive a top score. Lilly, an accomplished pianist, is a founding member and current president of the Academic Teams at Nerinx, and also has served as head of the set building crew for numerous musicals and plays. Proud parents are ALBERT WEBSTER and KRISTINA STIERHOLZ.

The SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM has set a date for the grand opening of its much-anticipated expansion. A free, two-day public festival will be held June 29 and 30 to celebrate the completion of the David Chipperfield- designed East Building. Details on the celebration, as well as other events surrounding the opening, are still being planned. For more information, visit slam.org/expansion.

An award-winning play by Fontbonne University professor DEANNA JENT is making its Off-Broadway premiere. Falling, which received the 2012 Kevin Kline Award for Best New Play, will begin an open- ended run at New York\u2019s Minetta Lane Theater, with opening night set for Oct. 15. The play is about an autistic 18-year-old, and how his autism affects the lives of those around him. Falling was first developed last fall for Mustard Seed Theatre, where Jent serves as artistic director.

\u2018Til you drop...Shopportunity, a one-day shopping event to help raise funds for SITEMAN CANCER CENTER, takes place Saturday, Sept. 29. Participating stores include Giddyup Jane, Ivy Hill, Laurie Solet, Pink Magnolia, Verde Kids, Egg by Susan Lazar, Blush, Cha, City Sprouts, Esther, Klutch, MACS Designs, Meka Boutique and Vie. Fifteen percent of purchases made from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. that day will benefit Siteman.

To mark its 10th anniversary, WEST COUNTY CENTER is lending a helping hand to local women in need. Through Sept. 30, the mall will serve as a drop-off location for donations of new and gently used women\u2019s clothing and accessories on behalf of RUNG Boutique. The resale shop, which offers professional women\u2019s attire at affordable prices, donates a significant portion of its profits to the Women\u2019s Foundation of Greater St. Louis, which supports programs for at-risk women and children. Clothing donations can be dropped off during regular mall hours at Customer Service on the lower level (in front of Nordstrom).

ADELAIDA PETERSON of Chesterfield is the 2013 Mrs. Missouri International. The 32-year-old wife and mother of three is a human rights advocate and has chosen to campaign against human trafficking as part of her pageant platform. She\u2019s headed to Chicago next summer to compete for the title of Mrs. International.

Save the date\u2026LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY\u2019s Light the Night Walk takes place next Friday, Sept. 28, in The Muny\u2019s Upper Parking Lot in Forest Park. This year\u2019s annual fundraiser also will feature a remembrance ceremony and a 5K run. The walk begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 590-2230 or visit lls.org.

Do you know a woman who has inspired others to live healthier lives? ST. LUKE\u2019S HOSPITAL is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Healthy Woman Award, a recognition for women who not only take steps to improve their own health, but who also inspire better health in the community. Winners will be honored Oct. 25 during St. Luke\u2019s Spirit Girls\u2019 Night Out. The nomination deadline is Oct. 1. For a nomination form or information about Girls\u2019 Night Out, call 205-6654 or visit stlukes-stl.com.

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Joel Goldstein is one of the smartest people in St. Louis. He went to University City High, graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University, got his doctorate as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and then went on to Harvard Law School. He\u2019s been a law professor at Saint Louis University for the past 19 years and just happens to be one of the world\u2019s foremost experts on the vice presidency of the United States of America.

With the presidential election now at \u2018DEF- CON-1\u2019 intensity, Goldstein has been in high demand. CNN, The New York Times, Washington Post and other outlets from around the globe all want to pick his brain for insights into how a running mate might affect the outcome this November.

\u201cOne Saturday, I did 13 interviews,\u201d Goldstein says. \u201cI talked with reporters from China, the Netherlands, Australia, Spain\u2026it\u2019s been pretty active.\u201d

Goldstein fills me in on his media schedule as he walks briskly across campus, quickly adding that all the attention still doesn\u2019t cut him any slack with his wife when it comes to taking out the garbage (never mind that C-SPAN is on hold). \u201cI don\u2019t want to make it sound like I\u2019m 24/7 talking about the vice president; or that I inflict this on my wife and children or friends,\u201d he explains. \u201cIf anything, I like to talk about a lot of other things.\u201d

For example, Goldstein also likes to talk about sports: When I ask him if he thinks the Cardinals can do it again this year, he seamlessly shifts from Richard Mentor Johnson (Martin Van Buren\u2019s VP, in case\u2014for some reason\u2014you didn\u2019t already know that) to Mike Matheny\u2019s lineup card. \u201cIt\u2019s a funny team this year,\u201d he muses. \u201cThey\u2019ve got this incredibly robust offense and this bullpen that sometimes is lights-out, but other times, it falters.\u201d His analysis is spot-on\u2014 but weren\u2019t we just talking about Spiro Agnew? Either way, the conversation is intriguing. Professor Goldstein says sometimes, you just have to know your audience and speak accordingly. \u201cIf somebody raises it (the vice presidency) at a dinner party, I try to skew the conversation away \u2018cause I think that\u2019s not what\u2019s going to be most interesting.\u201d But get him on PBS and Joel Goldstein has moves like Mick Jagger. Even a recent New York Times story featured him on its \u2018Style\u2019 pages\u2014his friends couldn\u2019t believe it. But there he was, right next to the Gucci ad. \u201cIt\u2019s been a blast,\u201d he says. \u201cIt\u2019s a fascinating subject, actually. To some extent, anything you get interested in becomes fascinating.\u201d

I\u2019m surprised when Goldstein tells me he thinks Walter Mondale was the most influential vice president because of the way Mondale changed the office to that of a high- level advisor\u2014a model which has been copied by every administration since. But I\u2019m not surprised to hear that he considers Agnew the worst. I\u2019m heartened, though, when he tells me the Spiro Agnew wristwatch I\u2019ve held on to all these years may actually be worth something! For the most part, Goldstein explains, Agnew (and many of his predecessors) turned the office into a national joke. The job was once considered so inconsequential that instead of working, some of the office-holders wrote books, ran taverns or generally slept their way through their terms\u2014despite being one heart- beat away from the presidency.

So how did Goldstein become captivated by the subject? He says it was his father, the late St. Louis attorney Milton Goldstein, who suggested that he write a course paper on the topic. A senior thesis at Princeton followed, then a doctoral dissertation at Oxford. Books came next, and voila! Saint Louis U. now has the Bob Costas of VP analysis.

There have been some unusual episodes mixed in with Goldstein\u2019s experiences over the years, like the time he was standing in SLU Law School lobby in the mid-\u201990s when a complete stranger approached him and said, Can you tell me what the vice president does? At first, Goldstein thought that one of his colleagues was playing a prank and had put the stranger up to it. It turns out, the person was about to take a test to gain his American citizenship, and was sure that a question about the VP would be a part of the exam. Goldstein says the man apparently wandered into the law school looking for answers. \u201cIt was total irony that here was this guy, coming up to the first person he saw, to ask this question because he was totally baffled about the vice presidency. And it just happened to be someone\u2014for better or worse\u2014who made this the major issue he studies.\u201d Nobody knows if the man passed his citizenship test, but like anyone who has spent much time talking with Goldstein on the topic, he probably went away with much more information than he could ever possibly use.

We\u2019ve been talking for about 45 minutes and I can tell there are likely more interviewers waiting in the wings. After the election, however, Professor Goldstein knows his rock-star status will likely take a four-year hiatus. And besides, it\u2019s almost November and the garbage is starting to pile up. He\u2019s way too smart to let that happen.

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Rain didn\u2019t dampen the crowd\u2019s spirits at the second annual Almost Home gala, hosted at the Busch Mansion. On the heels of last year\u2019s inaugural event, which was intended as more of a \u2018friendraiser,\u2019 approximately $11,800 was raised, says executive director Rhonda Gray. The funds support the nonprofit\u2019s mission of helping teenage mothers through a transitional housing program, as well as providing education and counseling for the young women who live at its facility.

The Busch Mansion, which was also last year\u2019s venue, was chosen at the suggestion of hostess and longtime supporter Trudy Busch-Valentine, Gray notes. More than 100 guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d\u2019ouvres and live music from the Rosewood Ensemble, along with a program that included remarks by honorees Berneshia Dorris and Danise Taylor.

Taylor became a mother at 16, but was able to overcome high odds to eventually become a financial analyst coordinator at Edward Jones. Dorris came to Almost Home as a young mother in May 2011, and recently transitioned to permanent housing. She is a junior of University of Missouri\u2014St. Louis and found a job at Saint Louis Public Library. \u201cTheir stories were so compelling and authentic, as they shared the challenges and barriers and how they\u2019ve overcome those things,\u201d Gray says.

Another highlight was an address by Busch-Valentine, she adds. \u201cShe talked about when you have to overcome obstacles\u2014which she\u2019s had to do\u2014about needing people to encourage you and rally around you.\u201d

The evening also kicked off the celebration for Almost Home\u2019s 20th anniversary next year, Gray adds, along with the nonprofit\u2019s Inspired by Women campaign. \u201cWe want to introduce as many women as possible to Almost Home\u2014to expose the girls to women in the community who are doing dynamic things, so they can see what\u2019s possible for them.\u201d

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I know that I\u2019m speaking for most of us when I say I\u2019m glad this summer is over. This was the hottest, most humid summer I can remember. Yet, we did at least one wedding every weekend from May through August. My own niece\u2019s wedding (which I was so looking forward to) was on the hottest day of the year.

So when considering the type of wedding you want, you\u2019ll want to imagine the scene in each season. The weather will have an undeniable impact on the tone of the occasion.

SPRING: March can be a very wet and unpredictable weather month. April\u2014especially late April\u2014is an incredibly romantic month, with all the year\u2019s loveliest flowers available: lily of the valley, tulips, daffodils, hyacinth, even peonies and blooming branches. May is a pretty safe month weather-wise, but you may not be able to get some early-blooming branches like quince, forsythia, dogwood and pear blossoms. But, you\u2019ll be sure to have the wonderful peony, which was voted the most asked-for flower in 2012, beating out the rose for the first time in decades.

SUMMER: Probably June is the most ideal month weather-wise: Gardens are still crisp and maintained; and the most romantic of all flowers, the rose, is available in profusion. The legend behind the \u2018June bride\u2019 goes back to ancient Rome, where the goddess Juno vowed to protect all those who married in this, her month. A big problem is vendors: If you don\u2019t book them early enough (up to a full year in advance), you may not be able to get all your preferred vendors on the same day. But being a June bride is so classic, it may be worth all the planning.

Some couples who want a summer wedding, and are unable to get all their \u2018favorites\u2019 coordinated, might go into July or August. This is a great time to get all your family and friends together, as most people can get off school or work during these months.

AUTUMN: Fall is for lovers\u2014there is that special crispness in the air that evokes romance. September and October can be mild and sunny, and the foliage and the scenery can be spectacular. All the colors of fall are fiery and rich with harvest motifs, wreaths, fruit and grain available (I particularly like bittersweet). Another advantage to a fall wedding is that honeymoon destinations can be less crowded, since schools start in late August and September.

WINTER: What is more romantic than exchanging your vows in a candlelit chapel with the snow falling outside? With holiday d\u00e9cor usually already in place, clubs, hotels and restaurants can be lavishly decorated and you may be able to save on decorations. Wreaths can be used at home after the ceremony and some evergreen arrangements can last for weeks.

Irish lore has it that the last day of the year is the luckiest day to get married. However, the Scots swear that January 1 is the best.

A word to the wise: Be careful when planning weddings on holidays, especially Christmas Eve and Valentine\u2019s Day, as most of your caterers, florists and reception sites can be booked as far out as several years in advance.

I think after this summer, we all may be a little reluctant to plan summer weddings, but hope is eternal and summer 2013 could be the most perfect ever. Right now, I\u2019m very excited about the fall weddings coming up. After the miserably hot summer, some cooler, crisp weather will be heaven-sent.

John Sullivan has a fine arts degree from Kansas City Art Institute. He has partnered with Ken Miesner for the past 25 years at Ken Miesner\u2019s Flowers at Plaza Frontenac, where they have done flowers for more than 1,000 weddings!

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What better way to raise money for a worthy cause than a night out with the girls? That\u2019s what Chris and Scott Homan have done for three years running with Ladies Night Out, a gathering they host annually in their Ladue home.

A group of 65 women gathered in support of Lutheran Family and Children\u2019s Services, which helps children throughout St. Louis and across Missouri through foster care and adoption services, youth mentoring programs, counseling and more. This year, the host couple was helped by a committee including Kati Connell, Lynn Kapp, Cindy Verseman and Karen Starnes. \u201cChris is a former board member and a longtime supporter,\u201d says LFCS annual giving coordinator Gina Haney. \u201cShe and her husband are always looking for ways to help.\u201d

Guests enjoyed wine, appetizers and live music by Big Band St. Louis pianist Steve Luhmann, along with a presentation by LFCS school counselor Byron Devrouax. The presentation was especially relevant because the counseling program is expanding, and currently exists in 28 public and Lutheran schools in the area. \u201cThe need for counseling inside the schools is growing,\u201d Haney says. \u201cA lot of schools have had to cut back their counseling staff, so LFCS now has a program where we can take our counselors on-site to help deal with issues like bullying or divorce.\u201d

LFCS is a full-service adoption agency that facilitates domestic and international adoptions, and supports 25 licensed foster families, who provide foster homes for children from birth to 5 years old. It also operates a sliding-fee childcare facility called Hilltop Child Development Center.

The Ladies Night Out has been successful and grows every year, Haney says. \u201cThese women might plan a night out with their girlfriends anyway, and now that women know that we do it, they put it on their calendars,\u201d she says. \u201cIt\u2019s women from all walks of life\u2014 it\u2019s low-key, reasonably priced and a fun way to support a local charity. But mainly, we really appreciate that they do it. We\u2019re grateful for the fact that they put it together and chose us as the benefactors.\u201d

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THEIR STORY... Nina Schmid and Alex Engelsmann met through mutual friends in 2007. Fueled by their appreciation of the other\u2019s sense of humor, a romance blossomed. \u201cI knew pretty quickly Alex was \u2018the one.\u2019 We have a similar sense of humor and we just get the biggest kick out of each other,\u201d says Nina. Alex echoes her sentiment, \u201cShe makes me laugh more than anyone; and she thinks I\u2019m funny, which is a plus. We also share a lot of the same values.\u201d

The couple\u2019s engagement mirrored their relationship. \u201cIt was very laid back and simple\u2014but that\u2019s how we do things,\u201d explains Nina. Alex popped the question one evening after dinner at his home. \u201cIt was no- frills, but I wouldn\u2019t have wanted it any other way,\u201d she adds.

The couple was joined by family and friends on June 8 when they were married at Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church in a ceremony of\ufb01 ciated by The Rev. James Tobin. The bride wore her grandmother\u2019s veil and Edelweiss from The Sound of Music played during her processional. \u201cIt was a remarkable moment to be walking arm-in-arm with my sweet dad to be given away to my sweet husband!\u201d recalls Nina. Following the ceremony, the couple rode off in a vintage Woody car that belonged to Alex\u2019s late mother.

A Southern-inspired soir\u00e9e followed at Deer Creek Club. Blue and white vintage vases, (found by Nina and her mother at various antique stores) \ufb01lled with pink and white peonies graced each guest table, and favors were replaced with donation cards bene\ufb01ting the St. Louis Symphony in honor of the groom\u2019s late mother. Guests were served traditional Southern appetizers like ham biscuits, as well as shot glasses of cold soups. Dinner fare consisted of beef tenderloin and, in keeping with the Southern theme, shrimp and grits. Instead of the traditional bouquet toss, the bride presented the bouquet to her grandmother, who was celebrating 60 years of marriage.

The newlyweds honeymooned on Maui, where they explored the island in a helicopter and took a submarine below sea level. Nina offers advice for brides to be: \u201cMake your wedding your own\u2014don\u2019t feel constrained by tradition or trends. Also, pick a good groom and none of the rest matters!\u201d The couple resides in Ladue.

Nina Schmid is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Schmid II of Creve Coeur and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schmid and Mr. John Phelan and the late Shirlie Phelan, all of Ladue. Alex Engelsmann is the son of Richard and the late Judith Engelsmann of Ladue and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Engelsmann of Ladue and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hickey of Frontenac.

THE DETAILS

DATE

June 8, 2012

CEREMONY

Our Lady of the Pillar

Catholic Church

RECEPTION

Deer Creek Club

PHOTOGRAPHER

Lisa Hessel Photography

FLOWERS

Tina Barrera

BAND

Downtime Band

CAKE

McArthur\u2019s Bakery

GOWN

Vineyard by Priscilla of Boston-

Town & Country Bridal Boutique

BRIDESMAID DRESSES

Coren Moore-Berrybridge Bridal

THE OFFICIANT

The Rev. James Tobin

THE BRIDAL PARTY

MAID OF HONOR

Kimberly Musick

MATRON OF HONOR

Elizabeth Magee

BRIDESMAIDS

Abigail Giles

Elizabeth Engelsmann

Kate Munsch

BEST MAN

Peter Engelsmann

Kenneth Engelsmann

GROOMSMEN

Douglas Giles

Edwin Schmid III

Patrick Schmid

FLOWER GIRLS

Flynn Engelsmann

RING BEARERS

Wyatt Giles

Hunter Giles

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