Guests were invited to the Glennon Glow Gala at the Ritz Carlton St. Louis. Comedian and magician Justin Willman returned again this year to entertain the audience along with a special performance by comedian Tom Papa. The 2017 Glennon Award went to Allen Allred. The Glennon Award is designed to give public recognition to those individuals who have made significant contributions to the health and welfare of children. Justin Willman served as master of ceremonies. Dinner chairs were Rose and Jim Brennan. Special guest was Anne Allred, KSDK news anchor and Allen Allred’s daughter.