The 59th Annual Fleur de lis Charity Ball took place Friday, Dec. 29 at the Hyatt Regency Saint Louis at The Arch. Mrs. Richard J. Dames Jr. was Ball Chairman this year. Mrs. Robert J. Ciapciak is the President of the Fleur de Lis organization. As is its tradition, the 2017 Fleur de Lis Charity Ball, at which 27 young women were presented to The Most Reverend Mark S. Rivituso, Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, will benefit SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. To date, the Fleur de Lis has contributed a total of $2,907,000 to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. Last year, the hospital provided more than $6 million in free care to children from St. Louis and the surrounding bi-state area.

Photos by Sarah Conroy