Town Talk Features

In the Know: 6.6.18

care and counseling
The nonprofit’s Jubilee Gala, which celebrated its 50th anniversary, raised $213,000 to increase access to affordable mental health services. This year’s event was held at The Ritz-Carlton.

gateway children’s charity

The organization’s annual Derby Party raised $130,000 for early childhood programs in St. Louis. The event was held at the Bogey Club and included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and of course, Kentucky Derby-style hats.

rainbow village

The organization, which provides long-term housing for adults with developmental disabilities, hosted 400 guests at its 22nd annual Somewhere Over the Rainbow Gala. Shown is Lawrence K. Otto (center), market president for U.S. Bank St. Louis, who received the Tice Humanitarian Award.

glendale-kirkwood kiwanis club

Members gave all 443 kindergarteners in the Kirkwood School District books as part of the civic club’s Early Reader Program. The program began in 2006 and has become an annual graduation tradition for students.