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SOCIAL BUZZ Cruisin’ to Cape Town YOUTH & FAMILY CENTER PHOTOS BY BRYAN SCHRAIER 5 M ore than 300 guests experienced an enchanting South African safari-themed affair at the recent Youth & Family Center FUNraiser, which featured global cuisine, traditional African dance, and fund-a-need and live auctions amid vibrant, colorful surroundings. Five community leaders received the Equalizer Award for creating and supporting equal access for others, and for being “change agents” in making a difference throughout St. Louis. Honorees were: Malik Ahmed, CEO/founder of Better Family Life, Inc.; Frank Cusumano, sports director of KSDK-TV; Mary Elizabeth Grimes, president of Marian Middle School; Melba Moore, St. Louis Department of Health acting director; and Ron Unterreiner, vice president of business development of Rhodey Construction. 2 3 5 1. Lori & Ron Johnson 2. Monica & Rod Campbell 3. Stephanie Mullins, Kristin Denbow 1 4 6 4. Erika Wilson, Shannon Dickerson 5. Paul Faber, Mary Elizabeth Grimes, Dr. Donald Suggs, Joshura Davis 7 6. Ron Jackson, Christie Huck, Allan Ivie 7. Sharina Sullivan, Viola Oden SAVVY I SOPHISTICATED I SASSY 95