When…the 30th anniversary Beaux Arts Council dinner celebrated the Saint Louis Art Museum’s featured exhibition, Joe Jones: Painter of the American Scene? The event was held at the Coronado Ballroom and the exhibition was organized and curated by Andrew Walker, assistant director for curatorial affairs and curator of American art, and by Janeen Turk, senior curatorial assistant. Pictured: Brent Benjamin,

Jan and Ronnie Greenberg.

When…the staff at Butler’s Pantry donated their time and talents to create a birthday party for the kids at Camp Hope, a weekend-long camp for HIV-positive children and their families? The birthday party was Camp Hope’s grand finale, celebrating each child’s life.

When…the St. Louis Cardinals and Siteman Cancer Center announced they have raised more than $57,000 for cancer research from the sale of special Cardinals baseball hats? For each hat sold as part of the team’s ‘Tip of the Cap’ promotion, $10 of the proceeds went directly to Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine to fund cancer research.

When…the Holy Redeemer Alumni Association held a ribbon cutting event to commemorate the completion of a brick garden? The garden was built to beautify an area between Holy Redeemer Church and School, and commemorate the 100th year since the school was built. Pictured: Father Kenneth Brown, Susan Gerard and Wayne Schiefelbein.

When…the Volunteer Service Council charitable organization held a flower arranging event with Scott Hepper of Carriage House Florals at Diane Breckenridge Interiors to teach tips on arranging favorite bouquets? The event was held at the Racquet Club Ladue. Pictured: Scott Hepper and Anna Harris.

When…the American Jewish Committee honored the Kalishman family with its prestigious Natzach Award? The St. Louis Regional office of the AJC recognized Nancy Kalishman and her children, Susan and Paul Goldberg, John and Diane Kalishman, and Jim and Amy Kalishman, for the family’s inspiring leadership and steadfast commitment to making St. Louis a better place.

When…Operation Charcuterie! was held to benefit Operation Food Search? The event featured a six-course feast prepared by 12 top chefs to honor Master Chef Frederic H. ‘Fritz’ Sonnenschmidt. Pictured: Amy Abraham, Sonnenschmidt and Kevin Nashan.

When…some 4,500 people attended OLIVER! the Broadway Musical, presented by Variety Children’s Theatre at the Touhill Performing Arts Center? Six shows featured children of all abilities including eight Variety children with physical or mental disabilities, nine equity actors and a full orchestra. Proceeds benefitted Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis. Pictured: Kaci Conley, Christian Probst, John Schultz and Kaitlyn Trower.

When…St. Louis Rams employees joined Operation Brightside in planting an outdoor classroom for Hilltop Child Development Center?

When…the Make-a-Wish Foundation held a dinner and silent auction at Dave Mungenast Lexus St. Louis? Guests enjoyed live music, fine wine, food and fashion.  Pictured: Chef Jay Witte of Brio Tuscan Grille.

When…Ranken Jordan, a pediatric specialty hospital, hosted its annual fall homecoming dance? Young patients wore their finest ‘cruise ship’ apparel as they enjoyed a night of tropical dining and dancing at the hospital. The event included a barbecue dinner, DJ, and guests had their picture taken by a professional photographer. Pictured: Hannah Woodward, Jill Wiethuchter and Gabe Cena.