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Where You There When… - Ladue News: Charities & Non-Profits

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Posted: Friday, November 6, 2009 12:00 am | Updated: 10:11 am, Thu Nov 10, 2011.

When…Ashley Furniture HomeStores’ Michael Phillips presented Claire Devoto of Nurses for Newborns with a check for $1,000 worth of free furniture? The visiting nurses agency provides newborn supplies and education for at-risk families.

When…Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty won the 2009 REALTOR® Housing Assistance Fund Annual Giving Contest? Dielmann Sotheby’s raised more than $9,100 to contribute to the total $21,603 raised in the competition, which will benefit programs that support the homeless in the St. Louis area.

When…nearly 200 friends and supporters filled Powell Symphony Hall for the ‘Fairytales Can Come True’ concert to benefit University City Children’s Center’s scholarship assistance program? Pictured: one of the performers.

When…the 20th annual Memory Walk in Forest Park raised more than $300,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association? More than 2,500 walkers participated, with Vickie Newton and Mayor Slay attending as special guests.

When…Haven of Grace hosted an open house to showcase a new sculpture and its recently constructed Quadrangle Apartments? Nearly 100 visitors turned out to view the residential and aftercare facilities for homeless, pregnant, young women. Noted St. Louis sculptor David Jaworski created the sculpture, titled ‘Grace,’ with assistance from his apprentice, Matthew Csernansky. Pictured: Haven of Grace.

When…Bill Donius, former Pulaski Bank chair and CEO, received the Brotherhood Sisterhood Award for his commitment to equity in the St. Louis metropolitan region? Donius was honored at the 64th annual Brotherhood Sisterhood Awards dinner.

When…Jack Dorsey, St. Louis native and Twitter chairman/co-founder, spoke at Webster University? Pictured: Benjamin Akande, Jack Dorsey, Beth Stroble and Debra Carpenter.

When…Gourmet to Go held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its downtown location? Pictured: Martha Ulhorn and Mayor Francis Slay, center.

When…nearly 24,000 walkers participated in the 2009 Walk to Cure Diabetes in an effort to support research needed to treat, cure and prevent the disease?

When…the Women’s Safe House hosted its 17th Annual ‘Building a Better Future for Women and Children Golf Tournament,’ sponsored by U.S. Cellular? Held at Normandie Golf Club, the tournament raised nearly $50,000 to support Women’s Safe House services for battered women and their children. Pictured: Donna Coble and Donna Boxx.

When…Team Moneta Group made its fourth consecutive appearance at the Gateway area Bike MS event in Columbia, Mo.? The team cycled to raise awareness for the disease and the Moneta Group Charitable Foundation donated more than $20,000 to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Pictured: Karl Dunajcik, Jason Kettler, Chandler Taylor, Marvin Hayden, Ryan Martin, Don Kukla, Jamie Mealey, Patrick McGinnis, Brian Kukla and Joe Sheehan.

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