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November 13, 2010 - St. Louis Arc 60th Anniversary Gala

What: Event at the Chase Park Plaza raises more than $330,000 for Arc programs

Where: Khorassan Ballroom, Chase Park Plaza

When: November 13, 2010

Time: 6:30 PM Reception, 7:30 PM Dinner, Program, Auction, Dancing

Ticket Prices: Friend Ticket at $250 each
Friend Sponsor Table at $2,500 each
The above levels include valet parking and name listed in printed program.
Patron Ticket at $500 each
Patron Sponsor Table at $5,000 each
The above levels include valet parking and name listed in printed program and on-screen atthe event.
Please contact office for other sponsorship opportunities.

Beneficiary: St. Louis Arc's programs for people with developmental disabilities.


EMCEE: KMOX's Charlie Brennan

Gala Chairperson(s): Robin Engler, Johnny Londoff, Jr., Hazel Donald, Sue Engelhardt and Nancy Schnoebelen.

Co-Chair(s): Capital Campaign Co-Chairs Sue Engelhardt and Michael Neidorff

President(s): and CEO Kathy Meath

Co-President(s): Lee Curtis, Board Chair

Patrons: Patron Sponsors AHM Financial Group, Edward Jones, Lohr Distributing, Hazel & Arnold Donald, Pat & Amy Galvin, Louis N. Goldring Sr., Leslie and Mike Lackey, Connie Schnuck, Craig Schnuck, Barbara & Denton Stewart, Marlene Swan Charitable Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Thomas

Staff: John Taylor, Vice President of Advancement; Erika Ebsworth-Goold, Director of Communications and Public Relations; Victoria Soffner, Director of Finance & Administration, Operations; Tim Bradbury, Vice President of Comprehensive Services; Mark Keeley, Vice President of Support Services; Kathy Tisone, Vice President of Operations and CFO; Megan Favazza, Director of Community Integration Services; Nancy Fortune, Director of Off-Campus Residential Services; Brian Hubler, Director of Employment and

Sponsors: US Bank, Centene Corporation, Engelhardt Family Foundation Scottrade was a Benefactor sponsor

Attire: Black Tie Invited or Black Tie Optional

Information: Carolyn Schnuck 314-817-2241

Event Coordinator: Carolyn Schnuck

Board of Directors: Leland B. Curtis Chairman of the Board, F. Michael J. Lackey, Suzanne C. Engelhardt, Kenneth C. Lynch, Benedict G. Janson, Corinne A. Walentik, M.D., Kathi Winter, Drew Dennison, Mary Deverman, David Giuntoli, Fred Jaeckle, Dr. Patricia Kopetz, Ted Liebig. Sr., Kathy McLaughlin, Ron Reim, Andrew Rohan, Nancy Schnoebelen, M. Beth Schulte, John Shapleigh, Andrea Stewart-Douglas, Thomas K. Vandiver, Brandi Williams-Hibbler, Emeritus- Connie Schnuck

Blacktie Photos by: Phil Shoulberg

The Blacktie Photo Gallery is sponsored by:

 Hazel and Arnold Donald with Kathy Meath celebrate St. Louis Arc's 60th!
Hazel and Arnold Donald with Kathy Meath celebrate St. Louis Arc's 60th!

St. Louis Arc's 60th Anniversary Gala

The St. Louis Arc’s 60th Anniversary Gala marked a special and successful night, celebrating the people supported by the agency and their fantastic families.More than 450 people attended the event Saturday, November 13 at the Chase Park Plaza’s Khorassan Room. 

The cocktail hour was followed by dinner, a short program, a Fund A Need live auction and then dancing.  KMOX’s Charlie Brennan served as the guest emcee for the evening. 

 During the event, St. Louis Arc President/CEO Kathy Meath announced the kick-off of a new capital campaign to help fund the agency’s Centene Family Center and strengthen its endowment.  The Arc’s Capital Campaign co-chairs are Sue Engelhardt and Michael Neidorff.  In all, the Gala brought in more than $330,000, which will be used to fund programs for people with developmental disabilities and their families in the St. Louis area.

The St. Louis Arc is a non-profit, United Way agency that provides support and services to more than 3,000 adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and their families, throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.  Founded in 1950, St. Louis Arc has a long history of providing high-quality assistance to people and families.  It is an affiliated chapter of The Arc of the United States .  

For more information, please contact Erika Ebsworth-Goold, Director of Communications and Public Relations for the St. Louis Arc at 314-817-2232 or email:





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