2019 For the Common Good Awards

More than 200 guests gathered at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton on August 16th to honor the dedication and outstanding contributions of Marygrove and eleven other individuals and organizations including Hon. Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr., Home Sweet Home, Dana Malkus, Saint Louis Crisis Nursery, Mary Sullivan-Thomas, Steve Shredl, Washington University General Counsel, April Waugh, State Senator S. Kiki Curls and State Senator Jamilah Nasheed. Awards were presented to each organization for their commitment to volunteer work and community service. Marygrove was selected to receive the Ashley Award for Excellence in Advocacy for Children.


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