SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019 | CHASE PARK PLAZA | ST. LOUIS, MO

EVENT RECAP

2019 Hope Is Where the Heart Is Breaks Records!

More than 450 guests packed the Khorassan Ballroom at the Chase Park Plaza for our 2019 Hope Is Where the Heart Is gala, setting a new attendance record. The event raised an all-time-high $400,000 for Wings of Hope’s U.S. Medical Air Relief & Transport.

Thank you to everyone who attended and our sponsors who contributed so generously to the gala’s success.

Chairpersons:

  • Rich & Melissa Ropp
  • Fred & Susan Meyland-Smith

Event Managers:

  • Melanie Halley
  • Beverly Wrobel

Host Committee:

  • Steve Akre
  • Charlie & Nora Amato
  • Deborah Berryman
  • Mark Brown
  • Jennifer Cobb
  • Gerry & Mary D’Angelo
  • Jaymes & Sue Dearing
  • Roger & Jan Debenport
  • Mike Dolde & Jennifer Pangborn-Dolde
  • Kelli Fabick
  • Bret Heinrich
  • Laura Helling
  • Dick Horowitz
  • Don & Maria Kukla
  • Cindy McDaniel
  • Jim & Diane Moffat
  • Shelley Perulfi
  • Jack & Crista Taylor
  • Angela Walleman

Major & Corporate Sponsorship:

AVIATOR CIRCLE

  • Emerson Electric Company
  • The Saigh Foundation

FIRST OFFICER

  • Boeing – Employees Community Fund
  • Fabick Cat

WINGMAN

  • St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • The Moneta Group
  • South Dakota Pheasant Hunters
  • Steve H. & Elizabeth I. Akre Foundation
  • Taylor Excavating
  • Tim & Robin Wentworth

CABIN CREW

  • L & C Hunts
  • MAT Pilots
  • Wholesale Plumbing Supply Company
  • Walton Family Charitable Fund
  • Stieven Capital Advisors LP
  • Graybar Foundation
  • Joe K Used Cars
  • Mark Brown
  • Collins & Hermann Infrastructure Solutions
  • Tarlow Family Foundation
  • Luxco, Inc.

FLIGHT ENGINEER

  • Chase Park Plaza
  • Ulrich Medical
  • Team Gateway To A Cure
  • Chesterfield Lifestyle
  • Joe Buck
  • SFW Partners LLC
  • Gateway Pharmacology Laboratories, LLC
  • Jefferson Bank & Trust
  • Jean-Paul & Isabella Montupet
  • Mound City Shelled Nut Company

Auctioneer: Adam Jokisch
Media Sponsor: Chesterfield Lifestyle
Catalog Sponsor: Clayco
Community Sponsors: West Newsmagazine, WSP USA, Drury Hotels
Patient Table Sponsors: AVMATS, Graybar, Manna Pro, David & June Peacock
Spirits Sponsors: Chris Carnahan, Jerry Doyle, Todd Emms, St. Louis Aeropilots, Inc.
Gala Memento Sponsor: South Dakota Pheasant Hunters, A Graphic Resource