• St. Louis Closet Co.
  • Forsyth School

CEAM Hosts Derby-Style Event


$35,000 raised for Children's Education Alliance of Missouri



derby
shadow
Kevin and Patti Short, residents of the Central West End, enjoy a night of Kentucky Derby-inspired fun at a fundraiser hosted by the Children's Education Alliance of Missouri. The event generated $35,000 for the alliance. (click for larger version)
June 03, 2011
CLICK HERE for more photos.

An evening of Kentucky Derby-inspired fun and fundraising generated $35,000 for the Children's Education Alliance of Missouri on Friday, May 6. About 130 people arrived in traditional Derby attire for CEAM's first Kentucky Derby Party and Benefit, which featured a silent auction and mouse races.

Tom Sudholt, the weekly morning drive announcer for KFUO-FM, was the emcee for the evening. The silent auction items included artwork by students from Churchhill Center, the School for Learning Disabilities and Logos Schools, as well as a three-course Italian wine dinner at Remy's Kitchen and Wine Bar and a cocktail party at the home of Kevin and Patti Short.

CEAM is a non-profit organization focusing on ways to improve and expand on high-quality education choices for Missouri children, with an emphasis on those who do not learn in a typical classroom setting. Proceeds from the event will go toward CEAM programs that offer financial aid and parent training programs for parents of children with special needs.

Peter Franzen, CEAM's new director of development, was on hand to meet many CEAM supporters for the first time. The evening also featured a presentation by CEAM board member Edward R. Weber III.

  • Rohan Woods
  • StL Sports Page
  • Esse Health
LaChance Vineyards
Cuba MO 2016
Ste. Genevieve 2016
Metropolis 2016
shareshare
  • Crestview
  • Dougherty Ferry
  • Southview
image
image
image
Terms of Service | Code of Conduct | Privacy Policy | Security Policy | Refund Policy
Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc. - copyright © 2016
122 W. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119 • 314-968-2699