Town Talk Features

In the Know: 6.19.19

ronald mcdonald house charities of st. louis
In between games three and four of the Stanley Cup finals, Blues defenseman Colton Parayko stopped by Meadowbrook Country Club for the nonprofit’s 34th annual St. Louis Dinner Auction and Golf Tournament. Along with volunteering for the organization, Parayko served as the event’s honorary chair.
Photo: Bill Barrett

boys & girls clubs of st. louis
The nonprofit’s president, Dr. Flint Fowler (center), was presented the Thomas G. Garth Award by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The award recognizes individuals who exhibit exceptional leadership.

webster groves school district
Third-graders from Hudson Elementary School got an assist from Webster Groves High School students for a community service project. Together, they crafted wooden benches and planter boxes for All Among Us, a nonprofit that helps people transition from generational poverty to self-sufficiency.

missouri history museum
The Muny’s artistic associate director and choreographer, Michael Baxter, and 736 St. Louisans strapped on their dancing shoes to break the world record for the largest modern jazz dance lesson. The previous record, set in Hong Kong in 2017, was 589 participants.