Town Talk Features

In the Know: 9.9.20

kirkwood school district foundation
Having taught in the district from 1958 to 1979, Mattie Hall was a beloved teacher who passed away in 2014. In honor of her 96th birthday, her son Henry Hall donated $5,000 to the foundation.
Pictured: Foundation president Kevin Miller; Mildred Jones, Mattie Hall’s sister; superintendent Dr. David Ulrich

Congrats to Jacqueline Phillips, RN, B.S.N., owner and founder of the in-home health care provider. She was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) St. Louis.

operation food search
At a recent event at Three Rivers Community Farm, volunteers harvested 224 pounds of potatoes, 180 pounds of slicing tomatoes and 160 pounds of cherry tomatoes to be distributed at the nonprofit’s network of more than 200 food pantries.

assistance league of st. louis
The nonprofit’s virtual Authors Brunch featured a discussion with New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin.
Pictured: Event chair Debbie MCConnell and president Dawn Thomas with Benjamin’s novels

jewish federation of st. louis
The organization announced the individuals who will be recognized at its 2020 Annual Meeting. Tova Greenblatt, principal of the Esther Miller Bais Yaakov High School, will be honored with the Goldstein Professional Excellence Award for her leadership,and Melanie Winograd and David Palatnik will receive the Grosberg Young Leadership Award for their volunteerism.

pathways hospice & palliative care
The health care organization is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Rabbi Larry Glestein’s tenure as chaplain. He provides spiritual guidance and support to patients and their families as they deal with serious illness through Pathways’ accredited Jewish hospice program.

saint louis closet co.
The Maplewood company made a $2,745 donation to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital as part of its Closets for a Cause initiative. The funds will go toward hospital programs, new technology and vital supportive services.