In the Know: 9.12.18
u.s. golf association
Ballwin Golf Course hosted a USGA Men’s Senior Amateur Qualifying Tournament that included local and out-of-state players. To participate, golfers had to be 55 or older with a 7.4 handicap.
little bit foundation
The nonprofit’s Young Professionals Board held its 11th Big Fun event at 4 Hands Brewing Company in La Salle Park. The annual event included music and refreshments and educated guests about Little Bit’s work to eliminate barriers to learning for children in need.
In partnership with the Greater Kansas City chapter, Jenna, a 7-year old Cottleville resident with spinal muscular atrophy, received a special bedroom makeover. The effort by Make-A-Wish made her room more wheelchair accessible and includes a new closet she can reach without assistance.
lift for life academy
The first independent charter school in St. Louis just opened a new, 9,500-square-foot gymnasium with help from a GoFundMe campaign and individual and corporate donations. The school has been open since 2000, and the gym is a long-awaited amenity.