Covenant Place will receive ‘What’s Right With the Region Award’ from Focus St. Louis

Covenant Place is among the winners of this year’s “What’s Right With the Region” awards, given by Focus St. Louis.  File Photo: Mike Sherwin

Covenant Place is among the 2020 Focus St. Louis “What’s Right With the Region” honorees. The senior housing facility is being recognized in the “Demonstrating Innovative Solutions” category – one of five categories that Focus, St. Louis, a nonprofit that trains diverse leaders to work cooperatively for a thriving St. Louis region, will honor at a presentation on May 7.

“We are delighted that Covenant Place is being recognized with the Focus St. Louis ‘What’s Right With the Region Award” for demonstrating innovation and vision in making the St. Louis region a better place,” said Joan Dennison, executive director of Covenant Place. 

Other groups with strong Jewish connections receiving Focus St. Louis awards include Circus Harmony and Arts & Faith St. Louis. Both organizations will be honored in the “Fostering Creativity for Social Change” category.

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The honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a panel of community judges for their impact and service to the community. 

Other categories for the awards include: “Improving Equity and Inclusion,” “Promoting Stronger Communities” and “Emerging Initiatives.” A total of 20 organizations will be recognized at a reception and awards presentation from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 7 at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd. The cost ranges from $30 to $60. 

Tickets can be purchased at www.focus-stl.org/WRWR or by calling 314-622-1250.