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Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2008 12:00 am | Updated: 10:21 am, Thu Nov 10, 2011.

When…the Moneta Group Charitable Foundation granted Howard Park Center $2,500 to support its Pediatric Partnership Program, which provides therapy services to children with disabilities? Howard Park Center is dedicated to meeting the needs of children and their families, with specific attention to children with mild-to-severe development delays. Pictured: Mark Heffernan, Nancy Schiera, Chandler Taylor, Peter Schick, Mike Johnson and Tom Dooley.

When…Home Builders Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to Rebuilding Together, St. Louis to offset repair costs for four houses on Rebuilding Day? Rebuilding Together’s mission is to revitalize neighborhoods by rehabilitating the houses of low-income homeowners. Pictured: Harold Burkemper, Laura Hurt and Tom Hughes.

When…Jewish Family & Children’s Services presented Wal-Mart with a certificate of appreciation to acknowledge its generous contribution to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry during Canstruction 2008? Wal-Mart also received an award for Community Leadership from the eighth annual St. Louis Canstruction Competition and Food Drive for contributing money and volunteer hours. Not pictured.

When…Kennelwood Pet Suites donated $4,800 to Dirk’s Fund, a St. Louis-based Golden Retriever rescue group? The donation allowed Dirk’s Fund to pay an entire month of veterinary expenses and purchase new collars and leashes. Pictured: Kennelwood president and co-owner Alan Jones, VP and co-owner Chris Danforth and Dirk’s Fund president Bob Tilay.

When…Celebrate Fitness, a fitness workshop for men and women held at Washington University, raised more than $70,000 for the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program at Siteman Cancer Center? The 1,300 participants could choose from yoga, walking, aerobics, a 5K run and more for their morning workout. Pictured: Co-chairs Kris Hansford and Missy Fish with Jen Meyer of Y98 and Shawn Lindsey of Fox 2.

When…Webster University welcomed analyst Jerry Herman, managing director of education and e-learning at Stifel Nicolaus? Herman discussed the differences between publicly traded higher education institutions and their non-profit counterparts. Herman has been called the “best on the street” by the Wall Street Journal. Pictured: Jerry Herman with Dr. Benjamin Akande, dean of Webster University’s School of Business and Technology.

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