in Clayton has made the largest-ever donation—a gift totaling $100,000—to the Saint Louis Art Fair, the company announced this week. The bank celebrated its sponsorship of the Art Fair on Tuesday at its offices by spotlighting the role of education in inspiring young artists.
Previously, the largest single donation to the Art Fair had been $50,000, a news release states. The runs Sept. 7-9 in downtown Clayton. It will mark the 19th time the prestigious event has been held.
Sterling Bank's offices on South Bemiston Avenue already host several pieces of art, including a sofa composed of nearly 3,700 silver half-dollars and an antique cash register, the release states.
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