When…the U.S. Conference of Mayors awarded St. Patrick Center $550,000 as one of six national winners of the Green Jobs Initiative Grant funded by Wal-Mart Foundation? St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

When…WIL 92.3 and its ‘Team Breadhead’ set the world record for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure by raising $190,000 and recruiting more than 6,100 participants? Pictured: Team Breadhead.

When…the Alzheimer’s Association hosted ‘A Night to Remember’ at the Muny, an elegant wine tasting and auction? The Association strives to eliminate the disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for patients, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Pictured: event co-chairs Lee and Chris Iselin.

When…Crisis Nursery raised $86,000 at its annual charity golf classic at Sunset Country Club? The funds will support child abuse prevention programs at all five Crisis Nursery locations. Pictured: Kevin Varty, Jeff Keiser, Rick Schlueter and Joe Hesselbach of the Emerson golf team.

When…more than 300 guests gathered for Family Support Services’ ‘Ruby Affair’ at the Columns in St. Charles? The annual dinner and auction was held to celebrate the Developmental Disabilities Resource Board of St. Charles County, which has for 32 years served patients and families living with and impacted by developmental disabilities. Pictured: Sue Roesch and Carolee Patek.