Seeds of Hope 2016

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Join St. Francis Community Services for a first-ever, agency-wide event on June 25th, 2016. An unforgettable evening of fine food and drink, spectacular auction items, inspiring guest speakers, community awards, and more–you won’t want to miss it!

(Saint Louis Abbey / 530 S. Mason Road, 63141)
5:00pm – Join us for an optional Mass

(Marriott West / 660 Maryville Centre Drive, 63141)
6:15pm – Cocktail hour begins
7:00pm – Dinner
Silent & Live Auctions
Awards & Program

Tickets are $75 per-person or $750 for a table of ten and a wide range of sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available. Please contact if you have any questions about the event, tickets, or sponsorships. Download invitation here.

We are proud to announce two inaugural community awards that will be presented to very special individuals during the event:

The 2016 Instrument of Peace Award
to an individual with years of dedication to serving the poor and disadvantaged in our community
Fr. Bob Gettinger; St. Augustine Parish (see bio)

The 2016 Symbol of Hope Award
to an individual coming from humble means who has created large and positive impact in the community 
Dr. Patrick D. Walker, MBA, JD; Lindenwood University (see bio)

A special thank you to recently retired, award-winning meteorologist Mike Roberts, who will be serving as event emcee for the evening.

Thank You to our 2016 Event Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor:


Silver Sponsor:


Bronze Sponsors:

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Mr. and Mrs. Rick and Vicki Siebert
Mr. and Mrs. Dana and Geri Wiele