When…St. Louis’ newest charter elementary school, Carondelet Leadership Academy, opened Aug. 23? The school, located at 7604 Michigan Ave. in the historic Carondelet neighborhood, has a total enrollment of 225 students, kindergarten through fifth grade.

When…more than $75,000 was raised for Lutheran Senior Services Benevolent Care Fund? 190 golfers participated in the golf, dinner and auction event.

When…University City Children’s Center welcomed 25 Express Scripts employees who shoveled dirt, hauled concrete, pushed wheelbarrows and moved benches in an effort to help complete UCCC’s garden playground and greenhouse project?

When…Eddie Skaggs, a nurse anesthetist at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, was honored with the first Spirit of St. Anthony’s Award? Skaggs has done extensive volunteer work in Honduras for the past 10 years and has raised thousands of dollars to support an orphanage there.

When…a launch event was held for ‘The Arts Live,’ an organization and website connecting with and supporting the arts? Held at St. Louis Artist Guild, it was attended by many well-known and respected local artists.

When…Jeff Orbin and Aaron Teitlebaum hosted an exclusive re-opening of Monarch, their new Southern-inspired bistro and bar to benefit the National Children’s Cancer Society?

When…Stages St. Louis presented Ben & Jack: Together Again, starring Jack Lane and Ben Nordstrom, to benefit the Stages Education and Outreach programs? More than 350 people attended, raising more than $50,000. The evening included a pre-show reception on the grounds of the Robert G. Reim Theatre and a post-show reception at Sunset 44 in Kirkwood.

When…Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis hosted its third annual Hall of Fame event at Busch Stadium? Guests dressed in the locker room, participated in batting practice, met retired Cardinals players, took a private tour of Busch Stadium and attended a cocktail party with players.

When…Wyman Center hosted the 30th Anniversary Wyman Golf Tournament at Whitmoor Country Club? The event brought more than 200 golfers together to raise $219,000 for programs that help break the cycle of poverty.

When…staffers from Price Waterhouse Cooper visited St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf for a day of service? Employees painted the walls and prepared the facility for the first day of school.