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The first annual Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference recently drew 200 women to The Ritz-Carlton. Founded by Erin Joy, CEO of Black Dress Partners, the event featured the discussion of data from an organizational leadership survey completed by thousands of women business owners in the Midwest. Pictured: Emily Castle and Erin Joy; photo by Eric Nemens Photography
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More than 200 people attended the second annual Women in Science & Entrepreneurship Conference at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. The conference, which aims to help women make inroads in the science industry, featured Dr. Doris Taylor, director of regenerative medicine research for Houston’s Texas Heart Institute. Pictured: Dr. Doris Taylor, Dena Ladd, Mark Stallion
On Oct. 22, Trailnet hosted the Active Living Awards to honor local leaders, including county executive Steve Stenger and Cortex president and CEO Dennis Lower. At the event, Mayor Francis Slay read a proclamation declaring the date Active Living Day.
More than 300 people recently attended Project Inc.’s first trivia night at the Kirkwood Community Center. The event raised more than $11,000 for the nonprofit’s mission of providing long-term employment for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Pictured: Christine Massey and Michelle Townsend with Christine’s mother
lutheran elementary school associationThe Lutheran Elementary School Association recently hosted a successful Brew in the Lou event at Concordia Seminary. More than 1,500 people attended and more than $140,000 was raised to benefit students in 35 Lutheran schools across the bi-state region.