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COMMUNITY & CULTURE 1 3 2 4 Flora Dora SEE AND BE SEEN CIRCUS FLORA PHOTOS BY BRYAN SCHRAIER N ever-before-seen circus performances were among the highlights during the recent Flora Dora gala to benefit Circus Flora. The event, held this year at Palladium Saint Louis, raised funds for the circus’ community outreach programs such as Clowns on Call, which serves more than 1,000 children annually. In addition to performances from “America’s Got Talent” star Christian Stoinev and contortionist and aerial artist Sante D’Amours Fortunato, guests also enjoyed silent and live auctions, cocktails, a seated dinner and DJ entertainment. 1. Mary Ann Srenco, Dr. Devyani Hunt, Darryl & Lauren Sagel 2. Sarah & Mike Wendt 3. Cole Christian, Natalie Bess, Ken & Sarah Christian 4. Todd Jacks, Annie Shaughnessy 5. Larry Mabrey, Cindy & Jeff Kuhn 6. Thanda & Dan Meehan 7. Jeff & Ranjana Morgan 62 GAZELLE STL 5 6 7