The 2017 Spirit of Provident Annual GALA celebrates Provident's 157-year history and our mission to help individuals and families to a brighter future through counseling, suicide prevention and intervention, and community support programs on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. Carol and Ambassador George (Bert) Walker III are our Spirit of Provident honorees in appreciation for their lifelong dedication to improve the quality of life in our community.  Darryl Strawberry, former professional baseball player, author, and pastor, is the keynote speaker.  Honorary hosts are Risa Zwerling and Mark Wrighton, last year's inaugural Spirit of Provident award winners.  Presenting sponsor is Centene Charitable Foundation.  To register, go to  For more information, contact Maggie Bauer at or call 314.802.2581.


  • Occurred Saturday, February 11th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

999 North Second Street
St. Louis, MO 63102