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What's Right with the Region! 2012

FOCUS St. Louis

Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

What's Right with the Region! 2012

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FOCUS St. Louis® invites the St. Louis region to recognize 20 outstanding community success stories at the 15th annual What’s Right with the Region! (WRWR) awards celebration. FOCUS will also present the prestigious Leadership Award to Reverend Jerry Paul, an individual whose courageous leadership has resulted in significant and lasting change in our community.

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Awards Ceremony

Maxine Clark, Founder & Chief Executive Bear, Build-A-Bear Workshop
Richard Lindquist, Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney


Lead Sponsors:                    
Build-a-Bear logo  Edward Jones Logo
Monsanto Logo MSSB 
Deaconess logo  paradowski logo 
 Purina Logo Thompson Coburn 
Wells Fargo logo   
Media Partners:  
KMOV-Channel 4 St. Louis Public Radio|90.7 KWMU  
St. Louis Post-Dispatch  
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc./InBev Laclede Gas Company
Peabody Energy  
Ameren Missouri Bank of America
BJC HealthCare Centene Corporation
Commerce Bank Maritz
Missouri Foundation for Health SSM Health Care-St. Louis
Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP Webster University 
Acropolis Investment Management     AT&T
Coventry Health Care of Missouri Development Strategies, Inc.
Fox Family Foundation HOK
Husch Blackwell LLP Lashly & Baer, P.C. 
McCormack Baron Salazar Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
TricorBraun U.S. Bank
Washington University in St. Louis  
Brown Shoe Company, Inc. BSI Contructors
Maryville University  Mercy Hospital - St. Louis
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville The Rome Group
In-Kind Sponsors:  
HEC-TV Penguin America Inc.
Purk & Associates, P.C.  Russo's Catering Company 
Tiffany & Co.  




















































2012 Leadership Award Winner: Reverend Jerry Paul

Rev. Paul is the recently retired President and Chief Executive Officer of the Deaconess Foundation, a faith-based foundation in the St. Louis metropolitan area focusing on the improvement of public and community health needs in the region. Rev. Paul has assisted a wide range of charitable organizations in planning, mission and vision development, board training, and consultation on various aspects of organizational leadership. Under Rev. Paul's leadership and through his insight, ingenuity, and innovation, the Deaconess mission that began in St. Louis 120 years ago continues today as a foundation that pioneered capacity-building with youth-serving organizations. 

2012 Honorees:   

Demonstrating Innovative Solutions:

Improving Racial Equality and Social Justice:

Special Needs Registry - Department of Human Services, City of St. Louis

SIUE East St. Louis Center 

Judy Sindecuse, CEO/Manager, Capital Innovators

Places on Page

America SCORES St. Louis

Deborah Nelson-Linck, Curator-The Hands on Black History Museum

Better Living Communities

Gateway Men's Chorus

 Missouri Lions Eye Research Foundation

"The Pruitt-Igoe Myth"-Paul Fehler, Producer

Promoting Stronger Communities:

Fostering Regional Cooperation:

St. Louis Area Foodbank

Great Circle

Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club of St. Louis, Inc.

CityRiverArch 2015 Foundation & National Park Service

KDHX Community Media

St. Louis Alliance for Reentry (STAR)

After School for All Partnership (ASAP)

St. Louis Graduates

St. Louis Community Credit Union 

 St. Louis County, Office of Community Development & Laclede Gas Partnership


 For further questions or to learn about sponsorship opportunities for What's Right with the Region!, please contact Felicia Pulliam, Development Director at (314) 622-1250 x119 or feliciap@focus-stl.org.  


Have questions about What's Right with the Region! 2012? Contact FOCUS St. Louis

When & Where

3648 Washington Blvd.
Saint Louis, 63108

Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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