Story: Fanny Brice, a homely young Jewish woman from the Lower East Side of New York City in the early 20th century, is determined to succeed in show business despite her lack of head-turning looks. With considerable faith in her voice and comic skills, she auditions for a role with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld and His Follies on Broadway.
Just call Richard and Kathie Winter an all-star team. Through the years, the pair has utilized their complementary talents for organizing signature events to bring in big dollars for a multitude of nonprofits.
Potted plants soften the edges of hardscape, mute street noise, and create a lush, colorful backdrop. One of the beauties of container gardening is that plants may be moved around to find the ‘best’ spot for their culture.
Susan Bonan was watching the local news when she saw a dog that had been badly burned and found by a Good Samaritan, who took him to the Humane Society of Missouri. Sonny, as the boxer would come to be known, was only a few months old when he was placed in intensive care to recover.
Once Upon a Time…There was a home on 4 acres in Eureka. Bob and Holly Berthold had lived there for almost 20 years with their two dogs, who were brothers from the same litter. When both dogs passed away, the Bertholds found the peace and quiet…well, just a little too quiet.
Once upon a time…Suzanne Woodard was about to embark upon her second career, opening a furniture shop called The Refind Room in Brentwood. “I thought it was the perfect opportunity to have a dog, because since I own the store, he can be with me all the time,” she says. It was 2012, and she had not planned to get her ‘store dog’ until the shop opened, but having started her search several months before the opening, she found Teddy Freddie early, and it was love at first sight.
On a recent sunny spring afternoon at Parc Provence, a resident was helping arrange flowers from the greenhouse when she had an idea: She would make a beautiful bouquet for her daughter’s visit. This is the type of special experience Parc Provence aims to enjoy with residents every day. “We try to create moments of happiness,” says administrator Tracy Cecil. “We celebrate the residents; we celebrate their life successes; and we celebrate who they are.”
Ben Dozier, Verdi
Ann and Roger Weinerth
Matt and Rhonda Wehking
Sue Griesedieck, Jeff Crump, Donna Austin
Ellen Gibson, Wendy Kundsen
Todd and Kathryn Howard, Wally
Rachel Kotalik, Patty Wilcox
Lynn Yarger, Leah Murray
Shruthi Reed and Strover
Jerry and Judy Kent
Dog Trainers: Christina Rustenhaven, Rose, Nadine Wenig, Barley, Christina Smith, Lynn
Pam and Kris Braasch
Linda and Dan Gibson
Shannon and Bill Willhite
Kathy, Kaylee, Shruthi and Bod Reed, Strover
Nathan and Lynette Hemker