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Tom Shaw Foundation

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Mission Statement:

To continue Tom Shaw’s leadership in collaboration, civic betterment and community pride.

Vision: Organizing and conducting forums, conferences and events providing for residents and leaders to meet, communicate and exchange ideas for betterment is the Vision of the Tom Shaw Foundation.

Board of Directors:

Debbie Shaw-Franke (Enterprise Bank & Trust)

Cathy Shaw Connelly (Tom Shaw Realtors)

Tom Shaw Jr. (Tom Shaw Realtors)

Sharon Huber (Newsmagazine Network)

Jane Staniforth (Planning Commissioner, City of Chesterfield)

Gary M. Hollingsworth (CPA)

Pat Flynn (Nationwide)

2021 Goals: 

Host Tom Shaw Memorial Walk and events in St. Charles and St. Louis counties - Promote community pride and inspiration for giving in both counties - Continue Tom Shaw’s vision of collaboration between St. Louis County and St. Charles County - Celebrate the value of the Katy Trail - Raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association


2021 Initiatives: 


“Meet in the Middle” event at the Daniel Boone Bridge on July 29 to introduce the Tom Shaw Foundation and officially launch the Tom Shaw Memorial Walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association - This event will include a press conference and handshake event with St. Charles County and St. Louis County elected officials with the Shaw Family, Foundation members and stakeholders - Volunteer and awareness events to recruit event participants -

Walk to benefit Alzheimer’s Association - Sunday, Oct. 3 at Good News Brewery in Augusta, MO Co-Chairs: John Hammond (The Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise) and RB Clark III (Retired Banker) How you can help: - Be a sponsor - Participate in the walk/bike ride - Tell your friends - Volunteer For more information, visit or email


(October 21, 2021) - The Tom Shaw Foundation fulfilled Shaw's wish with the inaugural Tom Shaw Memorial Walk. The event was held in Augusta, MO on the longest developed rail-trail in the country, The Katy Trail.  Nearly $10,000 raised and all proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association as part of its Longest Day Program, which encourages people to come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s.  On behalf of the board of directors and the Shaw family, a heartfelt thank you to all who participated.  



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