Join us …

…  for a fun evening with a great dinner, music, live auction, awards presentation and much more.

The gala event promises to be a wonderful evening that benefits the community, research, and the education programs of Lifelong Vision Foundation and salutes our extraordinary honorees.

October 12, 2017
6 p.m.
Frontenac Hilton St. Louis

For reservations, please contact Mary April at
314.402.5559 or


Honoree Chairs

Mark Lombardi, Ph.D., President of Maryville University
Thomas George, Ph.D., Chancellor University of Missouri – St. Louis


Eliot Lazar, M.D. (guest speaker), Principal of ElCon Medical – Buffalo, N.Y.
Frank Werblin, Ph.D. – John Hopkins University
Mark Lombardi, Ph.D., President of Maryville University
Jessica Cutright, EMS
Big George Brock – Well known Jazz Musician

Event Chairs

Donna P. Hibler
Anne C. Stupp


Kevin Steincross, Fox 2, KTVI


A great meal


Big George Brock

Live Auction 

Fire Truck Ride Adventure
Donated by the St. Louis Downtown Airport Fire Department

Belize Trip
Donated by John & Judy April

St. Louis Cardinals Package
Donated by Midwest Monograms, St. Louis Cardinals

Black Fox Fur Trim Cape
Donated by John Hanlon of The Fur and Leather Centre

Douglas A-1 “Skyrider” Flight
Donated by Eric Downing

Santa Fe Trip
Donated by Herb and Marcia Smith

Tesla Weekend Experience!
Donated by Tesla, The Cheshire

6 Bottles of Chateau Montelena Wine
Donated by Sharon Roberts

And more!


Event Sponsors

Special thanks to our sponsors
Maryville University and Pepose Vision Institute

Barbara B. Goodman • Kurt and Donna Hibler • Sanford and Rosalind Neuman • PNC Bank • Mujtaba and Erum Qazi, M.D.s • Sightlife Surgical • Southwest Binding • Herb and Marcia Smith • Anne C. Stupp • Sun Pharma • Tear Film • University of Missouri – St. Louis • Genentech • Express Scripts • Stifel Barnes • Jewish Hospital • Enterprise Bank & Trust


For reservations, please contact Mary April at
314.402.5559 or



Our goals are achieved through the generous support of patients and their family members, corporate citizens and foundations who share the vision of lifelong excellence in eye care. Your support is most appreciated.