Information is provided by the St. Louis Society for the St. Louis Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired.
Charlie Brennan of KETC-TV and KMOX Radio Will Be Among VIPs Honored at The Visionary Gala Hosted by St. Louis Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired on April 13.
Douglas D. Koch, M.D. will receive the Society’s Internationally Distinguished Leslie Dana Gold Medal.
The Visionary Gala awards dinner will be held at The Palladium Saint Louis.
The Society’s Visionary Gala will feature a cocktail reception, dinner and wine service, desserts, live music and presentation of the internationally distinguished Leslie Dana Gold Medal to Douglas D. Koch, M.D.
Dr. Koch is a foremost scholar, clinician, surgeon and Professor of Ophthalmology who is The Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Charlie Brennan of KMOX Radio and The Nine Network (KETC-TV) will receive the Society’s James Butler Award for his efforts to ensure that the State of Missouri maintained a health care program for low income blind individuals.
Sierra Gregg, a visually impaired student at Truman State University, will receive the Society’s Student of Achievement Award for her initiative to make historical documents from the U.S. Presidential Libraries & Archives accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired.
The Visionary Gala begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. Dinner and wine will follow with presentations of the Leslie Dana Gold Medal Award, the James Butler Award and the Student of Achievement Award. The Visionary Gala tickets are $175 per person.
A portion of the ticket price is tax deductible. Underwriting options that are tax deductible are available.
For reservations or sponsorship information, please call the Society at 314-968-9000 or visit their website.