She already had the stove, so Shelley Donaho jokes, “I bought the house to go with the stove.” Before becoming the keeper of one of St. Louis’ architectural gems, Donaho had visited the house before—she had even met the previous owner. Designed by Ernst Janssen, the 12,000-square foot historical marvel was originally built in one year’s time for $49,500; these days, if using the same quality of materials, that isn’t even enough money to repair the exterior railing.
Frontenac Bank has hired KIMBERLY WEISHAUPT as senior VP of business development, and NEAL ALSTER as the Investment Professionals’ financial adviser.
Dr. Robert Bergamini chose pediatric oncology as his medical specialty almost 35 years ago because he knew it was challenging: He saw it as an opportunity to care for sick children and their families, part of "doing the complete job of providing care for the entire family unit," he explains. And while you may assume working with cancer-stricken children would be emotion-ally draining, when asked how he copes, Bergamini pauses and then says simply, “We have fun.”
Sheri Sherman’s life as a community volunteer began innocently enough, some 30 years ago, when she was asked to be on the board of the Ethical Society preschool, which her children attended. “I had no experience, and someone said, You can be the vice-president, because the vice-president doesn’t really do much and you can develop,” Sherman recalls. “Soon after I started, the board president resigned, and the executive director quit at the same time, so I was thrown in deep water right away.”
With a mission of finding a cure for melanoma, Blackout Melanoma recently donated $10,000 to Washington University School of Medicine, funding research to eradicate the deadly disease. The donation is the second of a five-year, $50,000 research grant.
The Contemporary Art Museum will look a lot greener this summer, thanks to a 'living' installation that will transform the courtyard into an immersive green space. New York-based landscape architecture firm Nomad Studio is helming the project.
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