Epworth Children & Family Services hosted their 15th Annual Wine Dinner & Auction at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis on Nov. 11. Co-chairs, Gregg J. Berdy, MD of Ophthalmology Associates and Jason Main, owner of Wine Merchant, welcomed nearly 250 wine collectors, enthusiasts, and guests to the black-tie event pairing exceptional wine with outstanding cuisine. Emcee, Guy Phillips, led a spirited live auction, while silent auction lots provided another opportunity for guests to bid on exclusive items. Live music by saxophonist Tim Cunningham and his band kept the crowd dancing until midnight. Nearly $345,000 was raised in support of ongoing programs at Epworth aligned to the agency’s mission of helping children, youth, and families move toward self-sufficiency by focusing on health, housing, education, and employment.