When…more than 400 guests attended the 24th annual Colliers Turley Martin Tucker Golf Tournament Dinner Auction at Forest Hills Country Club to benefit Ronald McDonald House? More than $545,000 was raised for the organization. Pictured: president Dan Harbaugh, committee member Katie Thorman and co-chair Denny Ahal.

When…employees of Moneta Group set a record at the Wellness Community’s 11th annual Cancer Survivorship Walk in Creve Coeur Park? More than 50 Moneta participants signed up and raised $9,055, the largest sum garnered by a single team in the walk’s 11-year history. Pictured: Leonard Komen, Terry Friedman, Marc Cox of KMOV-TV and Laura Rossmann.

When…the 2009 Scramble for Kids golf tournament at St. Albans Country Club, sponsored by the Qualy Group of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, helped raise more than $1.3 million for Children’s Miracle Network? Funds  benefit St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Pictured: Rob Westrich, Chris Wright, Matt Sullivan, John Qualy, Gerard Hempstead, Jason Baldus, Aaron Laramore, Chris Lowery, Justin Hennessey, Mike Corry, Matt Plocher, Rob Rubbelke II, Brett Gilliland, Ben Newman and Gil Engler.

When…AmerenUE hosted the fourth annual ‘Fire and Ice’ dinner to benefit Food Outreach? The event raised more than $50,000 for the organization, which provides nutritional support for those living with HIV/AIDS or cancer. Pictured: AmerenUE senior VP, general counsel and secretary Steve Sullivan with president and CEO Warner Baxter.

When…the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer donated $170,000 to local cancer charities during a luncheon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Clayton hosted by Guy Phillips of KYKY-FM? The money came from the group’s 37th annual fund-raising dinner last fall. Pictured: Alan Brockman, Brooke Nickelson and Philips.

When…the silent auction at the seventh annual Angel Ball raised $40,000 for Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc.? The event was held at the St. Charles Convention Center and Brenda Warner was honorary chair. Pictured: director Cathi Lammert, Warner and Mandy Murphey of Fox 2.

When…the St. Nicholas Women’s Society hosted ‘Time for Fashion: Autism Speaks, Philoptochos Listens’ at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac, a boutique, luncheon and fashion show benefiting Autism Speaks? Vickie Newton served as emcee. Pictured: event co-chairs Kim Tarlas, Christina Anastas, Jeanne Tompras and Carol Kamburis (photo by Carla Falasco).

When…200-plus area restaurants participated in ‘Dine Out for the Cure?’ Restaurants donated a portion of the day’s proceeds to the St. Louis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Pictured: event chairs Fran Zamler, Margie Jaffe and Marcia Pass photo by Jan Wells Butler.

When…the Women’s Safe House partnered with Molina Health Care to offer an educational workshop on home safety, ‘stranger danger,’ and self protection? Pictured: Kelleé Peebles, Jennifer Bush, Dr. Cleo the Cat, Sylvia Jackson, Idalia McNulty and Danielle Perkins.

When…Missouri state Sen. Eric Schmitt presented Edgewood Children’s Center the board of directors with a Senate Proclamation to acknowledge the organization’s 175 years of service to area children and families? Pictured: board chair Clark Davis with Sen. Schmitt.