~ Since 1965 ~
1904 World's Fair
~ Since 2002 ~
~ Since 1985 ~
~ The unification of three
organizations celebrating the '50 Year Anniversary' of the St. Louis Arch ~
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what events are coming up!
1904 World's Fair Charitable
Foundation & Saint Louis Ambassador Combined 11th Annual Board Member &
Saturday, January 3, 2015
$25 donation at the door
(new/renewal membership, food,
beverage & entertainment)
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
RSVP REQUIRED to
Networking at its Best ~ For Our Volunteers!
non-holiday Monday from 8 to 10:00 AM
Mimi's Cafe' (Chesterfield Valley)
EXTRA! EXTRA!...Read All
The 'Saint Louis
Sun' Rises Again...
On October 6,
2014, at 7:30 PM CST, the (click on)
re-launched the (click on)
'Saint Louis Sun'
as an online digital publication with local, national and global news for our
readers...at no charge. Eager support will come from both the 1904 World's Fair
Charitable Foundation and the (click on)
U.S. Small Business Institute who will supply volunteer interns
as columnists, reporters, photographers, editors and administrators. If you are
interested in joining our journalism team, please contact (click on)
Cicardi A. Bruce,
Publisher, at 314-941-0779
or (click on)
Richard T. Pisani,
our Editor-in-Chief, at 314-952-2640 to set up a meeting.
1904 World's Fair Charitable Foundation launched its first-ever E-News letter on
October 1, 2013 through the efforts of our newest Executive Board Member, Mark
Johnson. If you would like to receive the newsletter, please contact Mark
Johnson, our Community Affairs Director, at
August 18, 2014, the 1904 World's Fair Charitable Foundation took over the
operations of the St. Louis Ambassadors, which gave our charity birth on March 14,
2002 at the Top of the Chase Hotel with over 900 people in attendance. Launching
the effort was Governor Bob Holden, St. Louis City Mayor Francis Slay, St.
Louis County Executive "Buzz" Westfall, Archbishop Rigali, TV 4 News Anchors
Julius Hunter & Vickie Newton with Frank Ferrara, President of the Saint Louis
Ambassadors, as the Keynote Speaker. As part of the ceremony a Missouri
Proclamation was read by the Governor appointing Cicardi A. Bruce as Chairman
and Richard T. Pisani as President.
This not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) is an all-volunteer,
grassroots and diverse group of individuals from all walks of life that
was established to host and co-host celebratory events in Forest Park to salute
our forefathers and the 100 year anniversary of the 1904 World's Fair & III
Olympics throughout the year 2004.
mission continues today to raise the necessary funds for the Forest Park
'Beautification Program,' the St. Louis Zoo and other local charities.
Richard T. Pisani - President *
Cicardi A. Bruce - Chairman * Sean P. Clancy - Secty/Treasurer
Robert V. Mitchell, Jr. - V.P. of Archives
* Joan K. Bengston - V.P. of Events