When…The Parkway Alumni Association inducted 18 graduates into its Hall of Fame? The Parkway Hall of Fame Celebration was held at the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet. The inductees represented a broad spectrum of professions and areas of success. Pictured: Amy Brunig, Liz Kriegshauser, Eric Greitens, Harlan Hodge and Susan Veron

When…Eden Theological Seminary recognized professor Dr. Enoch Oglesby for his many contributions to Eden students with the Oglesby Endowed Scholarship? The scholarship was signed by Eden president Rev. Dr. David Greenhaw and Oglesby’s wife Gloria, along with other members of the Eden community. The scholarship will benefit Eden African-American students. Pictured: Rev. C.J. Duvall, Rev. Russell Ewell II, Rev. Dr. David Greenhaw, Rev. Dr. Enoch and Gloria Oglesby, Rev. Dr. Freddy Clark and Rev. Kevin Anthony

When…Paul Flotron and Dara Hoffman of Creature Comforts Great & Small delivered pet food and supplies to Randy Grim of Stray Rescue? Pictured: Paul Flotron, Dara Hoffman and Randy Grim

When…Assistance League of St. Louis held its Cabaret fundraiser ‘A Jazzy Affair’ at the Kemp Auto Museum? The event raised $100,000 to benefit the organization, which serves the community by providing much-needed necessities in times of tragedy and trauma. The evening included entertainment by The Benefit Blues Band and a unique auction. Pictured: Anne and Tino DiFranco

When…Midwest Martial Arts Academy sponsored Kicking for a Cause, its first ever fundraiser to benefit Life Skills? More than 300 people participated in the event, which raised $7,135 for the local nonprofit that helps people with developmental disabilities live and work in the community. Pictured: Charlie Foxman and a young participant

When…Thirteen members of Rossman School’s sixth grade class joined one of their teachers at the Schnucks in Ladue Crossing to ring bells for the Salvation Army? The students took turns taking one-hour shifts, along with their teacher Jim Holmes and his son Sam. Student volunteers were Laura Butka, Jessica Goldberg, Lauren Handy, Ben Hasara, Lily Hofer, Jack Holekamp, Meg Maune, Matthew May, Sadaf Naushad, Sarah Olsen, Zahir Quader, Nicole Tajkarimi and Joseph Tischler

When…Ameren Missouri presented Ronald McDonald House Charities of Metro St. Louis with a $250,000 check? The donation supports the recently opened third St. Louis Ronald McDonald House. The kitchen in the new house is named in honor of Ameren Missouri. After the check presentation, Ameren Missouri employees served lunch to families staying in the home. Pictured: Dan Harbaugh, Richard Mark and Steve Lux

When…CHADS Coalition for Mental Health hosted an open house to celebrate its new office space donated by Montgomery Bank? Montgomery Bank gave a generous donation to the organization for office space located at 180 Crestwood Plaza. The celebration included students from Oakville and Mehlville high schools, who entertained the crowd with holiday music. Pictured: Joel Montgomery, Marian McCord and Larry McCord

When…St. Louis symphony concertmaster, David Halen and his wife Miran, soprano, held a private concert in their home to benefit Whitfield School? The concert was a sign-up party from the 2010 Montage Auction at the school. The Halens, who are Whitfield parents, had more than 50 guests in their home while David performed Brahms’ Violin Concerto and joined his son in a performance of Meditation from Thais by Jules Massent. Miran also sang as guests dined on wine and a cocktail buffet. Pictured: Miran, Christopher and David Halen