In the Know: 3.7.18
webster groves high school
The school’s regional and international foods class learned about entrepreneurship and the food business from Tamara Keefe of Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery, a micro-creamery in Lafayette Square and Clayton. Students also got to sample her gooey butter cake ice cream.
pi beta phi fraternity for women
The group donated 500 books to The Little Bit Foundation, a nonprofit that serves St. Louis children in need. The books will be used for the agency’s Books & Buddies and 1-2-3 Read! programs, both of which promote literacy. Pi Beta Phi has donated $4.5 million to literacy programs in the past several years.
The nonprofit hosted more than 550 guests during its largest fundraiser of the year, the InspiRED gala, at The Ritz-Carlton. The evening of lavish refreshments and high style raised more than $400,000 to benefit people affected by HIV/ AIDS. Doorways serves 750 clients a year who live at or below the poverty level.
ranken Jordan pediatric bridge hospital
The Maryland Heights hospital invited a large crowd to celebrate the grand opening of its new Berges Family Foundation Adolescent Center. The expansion is twice the size of the acute care hospital itself and provides more room for seriously injured and ill children.