The Grand Hall on Chouteau was decked out in red, yellow and orange as Care and Counseling celebrated their Planting the Seeds of Hope Gala and Auction. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while being serenaded by world percussion performers Joia while browsing live and silent auction items, buying raffle tickets, picking up grab bags and choosing wine from a wine pull. After dinner the 2017 Heart of Care and Counseling Award was presented to Betsy Douglass. Care and Counseling enhances emotional, relational, and spiritual well-being through affordable counseling, professional training and community education and has been serving the St. Louis community for 50 years.