Print this flier to have 15 percent of carry out or dining in orders go toward the team.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The annual fundraiser helps Manor Grove, a Kirkwood-based, long-term health care facility.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) According to St. Louis magazine, "Soup's On!" is an annual fundraiser that helps raise money for Kirkwood's Manor Grove long-term health care facility. "Soup's On!" is from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Meramec Community College Gym at 11333 Big Bend Road. The first year the event was held, approximately 400 people attended and organizers are reportedly expecting up to 1500 to attend this weekend, the article states. According to St. Louis magazine, roughly two dozen soups and even desserts, most from local restaurants, will be available at the event. Adult tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Complimentary valet parking will also reportedly be …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Voters lined a Kirkwood street Monday afternoon to express their distaste for the U.S. Senate candidate and local representative.
From a birth control costume to a sign that read "Voting Vagina," it was pretty clear why participants of a voters' rally outside a Todd Akin fundraiser thought the U.S. Senate candidate was the wrong man for the job. "It's disgusting we have a congressman who doesn't understand science," said LaDonna Appelbaum, of Creve Couer. "We need women making decisions for women, not men." Protesters lined the street of South Kirkwood Road outside Woodbine Center near Trattoria Branica where Akin was holding a fundraising event after a press conference at the Kirkwood Train Station. Many protesters wore pink Planned Parenthood T-shirts. The St. Louis chapter of Advocates of Planned Parenthood mobilized supporters of the organization through an …
The pair will address the press at the Kirkwood Train Station Monday afternoon. Meanwhile, an anti-Akin rally will be held in Woodbine Center.
The Todd Akin for Senate campaign announced that former Speaker Newt Gingrich and Todd Akin will hold a press conference Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Kirkwood Train Station. Also at 11:30 a.m. Monday, a group of Kirkwood voters will hold a rally in Woodbine Center to protest a fundraiser for Akin at Trattoria Branica. Stay tuned for coverage later today of both events. RELATED CONTENT:
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
A fundraising campaign for local foster dogs culminates Saturday in Webster Groves with fun-filled activities.
Winter is a season when dogs particularly need a helping hand, especially those available for adoption through Senior Dogs 4 Seniors. "We get a lot of dogs in in the winter time," said Joann Joann Kuehl, event coordinator for Senior Dogs 4 Seniors. "Vet bills are often higher than what we're charging as a donation fee, so donations are really important for us." In order to help foster dogs, the St. Louis nonprofit has been holding its "Because Dogs Get Cold Too" campaign that culminates Saturday with a fundraiser and supply drive and movie night at Clean Cut Creations in Webster Groves. Volunteers have been busy making blankets for dogs that can be purchased by residents. Money raised from sales goes toward veterinary bills. Some residents…
Monday, July 11, 2011
Area residents turned out for a Des Peres fundraiser organized by Kirkwood resident Katherine Godar, with money going to the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
On Friday night, dozens of supporters of Feed St. Louis gathered at McAlister's Deli in Des Peres for a fundraiser for the organization, which was started by recent Villa Duchesne graduate and Kirkwood resident Katherine Godar. "The Joplin and St. Louis tornados and the flooding throughout Missouri mean that more people than ever in our community are going without a necessity we take for granted: a meal," Godar said. With the Feed St. Louis flier, 15 percent of each purchase went to the organization, which will go on as a donation to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Among the people in attendance at the fundraiser was Anne Lord, an incoming senior at Villa who will be assisting with the operations of Feed St. Louis when Godar goes to …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
St. Louis County Police took over Texas Roadhouse Tuesday night to help raise money for Special Olympics.
Diners at Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood Tuesday evening may have been surprised to find police officers serving their food along with the regular servers. Officers of the third and fourth precincts of St. Louis County Police were at the restaurant for the annual Cops and Cowboys fundraiser, collecting donations for Special Olympics Missouri. "How often do you get to see police officers in a casual atmosphere, chatting and cracking jokes, and get to help a good cause at the same time?" said Officer Mike Schira of the South County precinct. Officers each paired up with a server and helped bring food out to the tables, keep drinks full and clear tables. They also chatted with diners, asking people to consider leaving a donation to the Special …