Last year, Cameron Caldwell hurt his shoulder on the day he was to speak at Archbishop Robert J. Carlson's Gala, the major fundraiser for the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation.
But the senior from Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School came to the event anyway, delaying his emergency room visit until after he had spoken eloquently about what Catholic education has meant to him, how TTEF's generous supporters and scholarships have enabled him to get quality education and open up opportunities for the future.
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A realignment of resources at St. Francis Community Services will refocus efforts in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties as well as north and south St. Louis and respond to impoverished families through a new effort based on areas of greatest need. St. Francis Community Services is a federated agency of Catholic Charities of St. Louis.
Former U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett, who served on the cabinets of two presidents, will be the featured speaker at the Archbishop Robert J. Carlson Gala benefiting the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation.
The gala will be Tuesday, April 19, at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton, starting at 7 p.m. (cocktails at 6 p.m.) The event raises funds for TTEF scholarships, including Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow scholarships.
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Katie Sleeman, Breanna Colombini, Rachel Kondro and a half dozen others from Women Speak for Themselves prepared to give Kisses to the elderly residents of the Little Sisters of the Poor Residence in north St. Louis.