When…Frontenac Tennis Club hosted ‘Rally Tennis for Cancer Cure’? Proceeds went toward providing support to cancer patients who face serious financial difficulties as a result of their cancer. The 150 players raised $30,000 for the Siteman Cancer Center Division of Oncology. Pictured: Mark Platt and Robert Barczewski.

When…Peace for Kids, an affiliate of Queen of Peace Center, held its second annual ‘Packs for Peace’ fundraiser at the home of Matt and Linda Renner? The 100 guests raised $17,000 to purchase backpacks and essential items for the children whose mothers are being treated for addictions at Queen of Peace Center. Pictured: Karen Lorenzini, Paula Wilson, Megan Seeling, Laura George, Wendy Fraser, Liz Arnold, Stacey Wehrle, Michelle Lorenzini, Missy Leggat, Terese Mitchusson, Ellen Dolan and Cheryll Knopf.

When…the 2010 Howard Park Center Golf Classic raised around $37,800 for Howard Park Center? The event, held at Norwood Hills Country Club, attracted about 100 golfers. Money raised goes toward the center’s mission of helping families, children, teens and infants with developmental delays.

Pictured: Orville and Jane Middendorf and Dawn Casey.

When…Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School held its Duchesne Society Mass and Cocktail Reception? The event was held at Villa to honor some of the school’s most generous donors and volunteers. Pictured: Dr. James Coyle, Cynthia Coyle and Cindy Coyle.

When…St. Patrick Center’s Key Players raised $528,000 for the Key Player Initiative, a community effort to help move homeless clients into housing? The money has allowed the center to provide homes for 264 clients and their families. Pictured: Students from Key Player schools with St. Patrick Center CEO Dan Buck and school administrators.

When…MetLife Foundation gave a $25,000 grant to St. Louis Area Foodbank? The grant, one of 12 awarded throughout the nation, will help the food bank respond to the needs of the community. Pictured: Marcus Creighton, Julie King, Frank Finnegan, Verletta Cole and J. Paul Hurt.

When…a $5,000 donation was presented to Cardinal Ritter Senior Services for new windows at DuBourg House Assisted Living? The donation was made by Physician Ambassadors of St. Anthony’s Charitable Foundation. Pictured: Sr. Suzanne Wesley, Becky Larson, Dr. Leroy Ortmeyer, Bill Hopfinger, Jeff Randall and Virginia Montgomery (seated).

When…Karr-Bick Kitchen + Bath held the Sip, Shop & Salute!? Seven local boutiques participated in the event, where more than 175 attendees shopped to benefit The Fisher House. The organization provides housing for military families with loved ones here in medical treatment. Pictured: Dawn Patterson, Anne Kelleher, Toni Sides, Robin Gruber, Jenny Rausch, Anne Bodges, Robin Bretz and Laura Johnson.