2012 marks 60 years on the throne for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, and St. Louis celebrated this landmark occasion for the worldwide British community with The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Lunch at the London Tea Room.
The event was attended by more than 200 people, and raised more than $1,300 in support of the fight against Mucolipidosis III.
As part of this celebration, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay presented to Mark Sutherland, president of Dunrobin Publishing, a proclamation declaring June 5, 2012, “Queen Elizabeth II Day.”
“There is a strong and vibrant connection between St. Louis and the UK,” the Proclamation said. “The British community is a strong component of the St. Louis community in the areas of culture, business, and education, and actively works to increase the connections and partnerships between St. Louis and the UK.”
And Buckingham Palace took note...