The Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis' Board of Directors hosted their annual Cornerstone Society Celebration at Palladium Saint Louis in late February. Guests mingled, enjoying cocktails and heavy appetizers, while listening to music by The Owen Ragland Quartet. Board chairperson Deb Vogt welcomed guests before presenting the Cornerstone Society awards recognizing three exemplary partners. Mark and Mary Kohlberg received the individual award, Operating Engineers Local 148 received the organization award, and Emerson received the corporation award. After the presentation of awards, president Dan Harbaugh spoke, as well as retired vice president of development Frank Cognata.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis provides comfort, care and a home-away-from-home for seriously ill children. For more information on the Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis, or to join the Cornerstone Society, visit