When…Dance St. Louis opened its 45th season by bringing the Houston Ballet to the Touhill Performing Arts Center? The three-part classical program included George Balanchine’s Art Deco masterpiece, Apollo, as well as Falling by artistic director Stanton Welch and Hush by associate choreographer Christopher Bruce. Pictured: Kelly Myernick

When…The American Heart Association recognized Rossman School for its fundraising efforts in 2009 and 2010? The school received a plaque for holding the ‘Top Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart,’ event in the St. Louis area during the 2009-2010 school year.  In February, Rossman students raised $7,876 for the American Heart Association. Pictured: teacher Larry Huusko and Elle Sullivan.

When…Nearly 25,000 people participated in the 16th annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Walk To Cure Diabetes? The event was held in Forest Park. Marie Davis, executive director of the local JDRF, set a goal of raising $1.4 million for diabetes research and KMOV-TV investigative reporter Russell Kinsaul was master of ceremonies. Pictured: Fredbird and Kinsaul.

When…St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf was recently awarded Youth Opportunity Tax Credits through the state of Missouri? Sen. Jane Cunningham visited St. Joseph president Debbie Wilson and students.

Pictured: Cunningham, Wilson and SJI students.

When…The Boeing Company donated $42,500 to Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis, for use in its Variety Resource Center? The center provides valuable information and community connections to resolve the legal, social, therapeutic, education, medical and counseling issues often encountered by families of children with disabilities. Pictured: George Roman and Jan Albus.