When…Jazz St. Louis held a Gala Kick-Off party at Kodner Gallery? The event was held in anticipation of its April 11 gala at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Pictured: Richard and Kathie Winter, Crystal and Steve O’Loughlin.

When…St. Anthony’s Medical Center observed Ash Wednesday with a ‘Pauper’s Meal’ that netted $1,100 for victims of the Haitian earthquake? St. Anthony’s food service employees served soup and bread to hospital workers and visitors in the hospital cafeteria for a donation of $5 each. Pictured: Sister Sandra Straub, Gary Holzen and Linda Seffens.

When…Hope Happens for Neurological Disorders held a cocktail reception to honor its Hope Society members at the Duane Reed Gallery? Pictured: Mark Goldberg, Sandy Kaplan, Duane Reed, Toby Martin and Leigh Gerard.

When…Archbishop Robert Carlson welcomed to his residence the patrons of a recent fund raising to benefit the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation? Pictured: Kevin and Patti Short, Archbishop Carlson, Sharon Gerken and Rex Sinquefield.

When…Ranken Jordan officials surprised Equis Hospitality Management CEO Michael Mullenix and President Jerry Fisher with a celebration at three Equis hotels in the area? The event recognized Equis’ generous contribution of complimentary housing for families of patients being treated at Ranken Jordan. Pictured: patient Adam Fleetwood and his mother, Barbara.

When…Howard Park Center hosted a Ladies Night Out to benefit the center’s programs and to provide information for the public? Pictured: Stacy Ravindranathan, Marnie Parr, Marla Wild and Kathy Evans.

When…Hundreds turned out for the Cheers for Children! Charity Gala, which raised more than $500,000 for St. Louis charities? Pictured: DiAnne Mueller, Krista Schaub, Chris Adelmann, Stephanie Garvey, Erin Taake, Craig Suntrup, Deb Fruend and Steve Reuther.