Sixth-graders at Chesterfield Day School participated in a year-long philanthropy project during the 2013-2014 school year to raise funds for Support Dogs, Inc. The students sponsored bake sales, worked concession stands and used ticket money from their performance of School House Rock Live! Jr., to donate more than $2,000 for the organization.
Alex Menard, James Buford, Shannon Meyer
Bill Siedhoff, James Buford
James and Susan Buford, Jill and Dan McGuire
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital has elected KENNETH SUELTHAUS as its new board chair. Suelthaus is vice chairman of Polsinelli.
LELIA FARR, DR. MICHAEL STERN, ROBERT WILLIAMS, JOSEPHINE WEIL and PEGGY RITTER have been appointed to the Missouri Botanical Garden’s board of trustees.
ROBERT BUTLER has joined Starkloff Disability Institute’s board of directors. Butler is executive VP at Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions in Clayton. Also, LORI BECKER has joined as director of development and communications.
Michael McMillan piled up a large sum of leadership roles after he became the youngest person ever elected to the St. Louis Board of Alderman; and seven years ago, his clout multiplied tenfold when he was voted in as the license collector for the City of St. Louis.
Delancey Smith from St. Louis Community College, Tom Voss, James H Buford
Bring on the pageantry… A Ballwin woman is the new Ms. Missouri Senior America: SONJA NELSON-STOUGH impressed the judges with her talent, playing on the hammer dulcimer, as well as with her evening gown presentation and private interview. Nelson-Stough will go on to compete in the Ms. Senior America Pageant in October in Atlantic City.
James Buford, Belinda and Art McCoy
In commemoration of its 90th anniversary, the APA has commissioned renowned local sculptor Harry Weber to create a ‘litter’ for its community art project.
MISSION: St. Louis County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) works to eliminate racial discrimination and ensure political, educational, social and economic equal rights for everyone. The nonprofit stands for the belief that people of all races, nationalities and faiths are created equal.
James Buford photo by Sarah Crowder
The National President and the CEO�s of Urban League Affiliates, James H Buford
Vanessa Foster, Chief Sam Dotson, James Buford, Keith Williamson
James Buford Jr., JoeAnn Buford, Jazmin Buford, James Buford III, Kristopher Boyd, James Buford
Vernon and Adrian Bracy, Susan and James Buford
For the second year, in a tight competition with less than 20 votes separating the top two churches, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Fenton, beat out St. Dominic Savio, Affton, to win Friendship Village Sunset Hills' Fourth Annual Quilting Competition. Several hundred voted in the week's competition and display of quilts from area churches at Fountain View, the freestanding assisted-living community at Friendship Village Sunset Hills. Pictured: Erlinda Madridondo, Ruth Finder, Donna Robinson and Mary Haukap (kneeling) proudly display their winning quilt.
For James Buford, leading the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis isn’t a job—it’s a movement. And after 28 years of nurturing and growing that movement, the president and CEO of the local chapter will retire in May 2013. But he already has big plans for staying involved in the National Urban League, as well as the St. Louis community.
Steve Jones, John Fetcher, Patricia Mercurio, Becky James-Hatter and James Buford
When…The Confluence Partnership held its annual meeting at the Deer Creek Golf & Country Club? Co-chair Tom Schlafly and speaker Bob Duffy discussed preservation of the natural spaces along St. Louis-area rivers. The organization works to support a network of natural areas, cultural sites and recreational facilities centered on the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Pictured: Tom Schlafly, Sally Schlafly Cohn and Bob Duffy.
When...more than 1,200 attended the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ third donor appreciation event? It was held at the Blanche Touhill Performing Arts Center and featured the music of Neil Sedaka. Pictured: Lee Wielansky delivering closing remarks.