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TO THE EDITOR   Yo u r w o r d s a t t h e podium for the Women of Achievement Luncheon were wonderful and only trumped by your ongoing support in multiple ways for our organization! I, personally, as well as the board of directors of WOA, thank you for all that you have made happen at Ladue News in the many months leading up to this special day for 10 outstanding women.


Women of Achievement




HERE WERE PLENTY OF REASONS to celebrate at this year’s Women of Achievement Luncheon, where more than 750 people came together at The Ritz-Carlton to cheer on the Class of 2014. Honored for their lifetime of volunteer service were: M. Virginia Braxs (Cultural Enrichment), Ida Early (Volunteer Leadership), Dr. Eva Frazer (Community Health), Teri Griege (Health Awareness), Phyllis Langsdorf (Creative Philanthropy), Diane Levine (Health and Education), DiAnne Mueller (Family Enrichment), JoAnn Shaw (Health Advocacy), Linda Sher (Child Welfare) and Pat Whitaker (Civic Responsibility). Thank you for all you do, ladies!

Women of Achievement Class of 2014

Marsha Rusnack, Veronica McDonnell, Thelma Cook

Marilyn Fox, Lenore Pepper

Trish Muyco-Tobin, Nanci Bobrow, John Sheehan, Carol Daniel

Suzie Nall Board secretary, Women of Achievement


Peggy Ritter, Joan Quicksilver

Peggy Nelson, Judy Harris, Fran Zamler

Pam Toder, Jennifer Schellert, Linda Sher

MAY 30, 2014 {LadueNews.com}

homebeautiful My husband and I (recently) had the unexpected pleasure by Nancy of sharing a lunch table with Robinson Nancy Robinson and her family. Nancy told us she wrote design articles for Ladue News. I just found your publication online, (and) I would like to compliment you and Nancy on the interesting, well-written, lively articles on design. It makes me want to read more! She writes in the same style as she is in person—witty and bright and humorous. She also promotes local designers, and gets up close and personal with them. The interviews were fun to read, too! A Ladue News Special Section


French designer Jacques Garcia’s new collection for Baker Furniture Available through KDR Designer Showrooms

International Bespoke Designer Furnishings Make News

With so much online information at the consumer’s fingertips, the challenge for today’s influential, high-end interior designers is to ferret out truly unique and hardto-find furnishings for the most discerning and fashionforward clients. Here, we take a look at some of the most exciting bespoke designer brands now making news.

Aerin Lauder’s Argay chair by E.J. Victor Available through Three French Hens

Cannes table lamp by Aerin Lauder Available through your designer

Mistress upholstered round banquette sofa bykoket.com

Boca do Lobo Lapiaz table Available through your designer


September 12, 2014 {LadueNews.com}

Brinda Geisbuhler

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Trish, for sending Diane Anderson to The Gatesworth the day of our book launch for The Peanut Butter Birthday Party...I was thrilled that we were able to send over 40 jars of peanut butter to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Plus, the residents took home envelopes to mail in donations to Stray Rescue. And, I will be making a donation to Kids Rock Cancer. Sold bunches of books, too, but my big thrill is that these marvelous non-profits benefit...Having Ladue News makes people aware of all these nonprofits, and you make people want to get involved. You deserve to go to bed every night with a big smile on your face. WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT PHOTO BY SARAH CONARD, NAPOLEON’S HAIR PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM, CYNTHIA KAGAN FROHLICHSTEIN PHOTO BY DIANE ANDERSON


Next month, author CYNTHIA KAGAN FROHLICHSTEIN will unveil her new children’s book, The Peanut Butter Birthday Party, a sequel to the popular, awardwinning The Perils of the Peanut Butter Kid. Frohlichstein will present her new book during a St. Louis Jewish Book Festival panel on Nov. 9. The author tells LN the book is an 85th birthday present to herself, and hopefully, to others. A portion of proceeds from every book sold will go to nonprofit cancer groups and other organizations that work to improve the health and well-being of children and adults.

The next ST. LOUIS TEEN TALENT COMPETITION is underway: Online registration is now open for all area high school students to participate in the fifth annual contest hosted by the FOX PERFORMING ARTS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION. The deadline to enter is Friday, Nov. 21, to be considered for preliminary rounds in February and March. The finals will be held at the Fox Theatre on Friday, April 24. For more information, visit foxpacf.org.

Maryville Talks Books features lectures by noted authors followed by a Q&A and book signing. Admission is free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Seating is on a first-come, firstserved basis. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Left Bank Books.

Patricia Cornwell Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel Saturday, November 15, 7 p.m. The Ethical Society of St. Louis 9001 Clayton Road

#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the next enthralling thriller in her high-stakes series starring Kay Scarpetta—a complex tale involving a serial sniper who strikes chillingly close to the forensic sleuth herself. The victims appear to have had nothing in common, and there is no pattern to indicate where the killer will strike next. First New Jersey, then Massachusetts, and then the murky depths off the coast of South Florida, where Scarpetta investigates a shipwreck, looking for answers that only she can discover and analyze. And it is there that she comes face to face with shocking evidence that implicates her techo genius niece, Lucy, Scarpetta’s own flesh and blood.


ANDY COHEN The Andy Cohen Diaries This is a ticketed event. Lecture, Q&A, and Book Signing

Tuesday, November 25, 7 p.m. Skip Viragh Center for the Arts Chaminade College Preparatory School

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Kindergartener Austin Adair (center) with principal Bill Senti, teaching assistant Blake Bunton, music teacher Sam Skibbe, teaching assistant Jarrod Honey and math facilitator David Watson

Things just got a little dapper at CRAIG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in the Parkway School District, where every Tuesday is Bow Tie Tuesday. The idea was started by Principal BILL SENTI and his staff; and now, students have caught on, and are putting their own style on display.

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