Charity Keeven, Tara Blunt, Christy Sodemann
From lighting menorahs and enjoying latkes to singing traditional songs and blessings, local families share with us how they celebrate Hanukkah.
Two local women just returned from Washington, where they joined more than 100 other volunteers from across the country to decorate the White House for the holidays.
Local artist Theresa Disney recently opened The Funhouse Gallery, which will display her work. The first exhibit, The Art of the Circus, features Disney’s circus-themed work, including painted furniture, paintings and 3-D sculptures. Guests at the recent grand opening enjoyed circus-themed drinks and food, as well as a performance by Clownvis Presley.
The animal control department of Peoria, Illinois, found Dixie, a 4-year-old basset hound, on the streets with a litter of puppies. They took her in, but during the procedure to have her spayed, something went wrong and she became very ill.
The Magic House
St. Louis Symphony
Spotlighting a different veteran each month, First Bank and Greater St. Louis Honor Flight kicked off its ‘Tribute to the Greatest Generation’ program by recognizing World War II veteran Robert Bareford during a recently St. Louis Blues game. Fans enjoyed a video honoring Sgt. Bareford, and cheered as, in uniform and with four generations of family members, he waved to the crowd on the jumbotron. Each time the Blues score first during a game this season, First Bank will donate $104 to Greater St. Louis Honor Flight.
Gateway to Hope, which provides uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients and those at high risk of having breast cancer with comprehensive care at no cost, has announced MARY LEE SALZER as its executive director.
With so many deserving organizations, it can be hard to decipher where and what to give this holiday season. For your consideration, LN has compiled a list of just a handful of the area’s most worthy causes, and what’s topping their wish lists.
Local author and former Famous-Barr employee Edna Campos Gravenhorst recently released Famous-Barr: St. Louis Shopping at Its Finest, a book that covers the ins and outs—and impact—of the store, whose history spanned almost an entire century.
Nonprofits across St. Louis are celebrating a milestone in years of service to the community. Here, we highlight their past contributions and future philanthropic plans. Join LN in wishing them a happy anniversary—and many more! Cheers!
St. Louis Rams players help distribute food at Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis' Turkey Giveaway.
Dec. 11: POLAR NIGHTCAP at the Saint Louis Zoo to benefit The Young Zoo Friends, stlzoo.org/polarnightcap.
Castlewood Treatment Center