In the Know: 7.25.18
stray rescue of st. louis
Art aficionados and pet lovers alike came together to support the nonprofit during the Urban Wanderers Art Show at the Four Seasons Hotel. More than 90 pieces in various media were on display and available for bidding, each depicting one of the shelter’s dogs or cats.
saint louis fashion fund
Board chair Susan Sherman and 15 others saw the final showing of The Gospel According to Andre at Plaza Frontenac. Andre Leon Talley, a fashion icon, is the subject of the poignant documentary. The former Vogue editor visited St. Louis twice last summer.
university city children’s center
Five-year-old Shiara Williams and her mother, Shai, show off their matching dashikis in honor of their West African heritage during an International Potluck Dinner at the center, where 35 cultures and nationalities are represented. The event also paid tribute to executive director Steve Zwolak’s 18th anniversary in the role.
st. louis sports commission
Six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee headlined the organization’s Olympic Day Celebration at Francis Field. The event honors St. Louis’ legacy as the birthplace of the Olympics in America and host of the summer games in 1904.