When…the Missouri Botanical Garden hosted a Plants of Merit Garden party at Bowood Farms in the Central West End? Event proceeds were matched dollar for dollar by a challenge grant from the William T. Kemper Foundation-Commerce Bank, Trustee, and will support the Garden’s program to promote plants that are native to the Midwest. Pictured: Janet Lange, Sharon Mertzlufft and Paula Lampen.

When...Maryville University’s Music Therapy Program hosted a cocktail reception at the home of Steven and Jennifer Straub to introduce Kids Rock Cancer? The program will work with three local hospitals to help children use music therapy to cope with the emotional challenges that accompany a cancer diagnosis. Pictured: Dr. Mark and Liza Lombardi, Lisa Kruse, and Dr. Jennifer and Steve Straub.

When…the ‘Divas Building Dreams’ Women Build project, part of Habitat for Humanity, completed its first home? More than 800 women donated their time, talent and funds to complete a home in St. Peters for the Brown family. Pictured: Women Build team captains presenting Wendy and Skylar Brown with the keys to their Habitat home.