Happenings: 4.26.17

the rocket ball
The Family Resource Center and Children’s Home Society of Missouri hosted The Rocket Ball (pictured at top) at St. Louis Union Station Hotel to raise money for abuse prevention programs.

new city school
New City School, for students age 3 through grade six, hosted an Alumni Panel to give parents of prospective students the opportunity to ask alums questions about their New City experiences and their successes after graduation. Pictured, front: Jeanne Roberts, Chelsey Carter, Morgan Nelson. In back: Jack Krewson, head of school Alexis Wright, Jake Hirschberg, Noah Sock

saint louis crisis nursery
The nonprofit collected 500 handbags filled with toiletries for women in need during the Eat Shop Love event at Plaza Frontenac.

webster university
The university has formed a strategic partnership with ARDN ( African Renaissance and Diaspora Network) in New York to help advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Webster has a campus in Ghana, where students now will be able to collaborate on projects pertaining to AIDS and participate in various public health initiatives.

Marygrove hosted its Bloom & Soar event at the Four Seasons Hotel, raising more than $600,000 to help children overcome abuse and other trauma.