St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation held its 16th annual gala at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in downtown St. Louis. The evening honored 14 inspirational St. Louisans: Jorge M. Alegre, M.D., Margaret Aylward, Mariann Laue Baker, Shirley and Charles Drury, Sr., Paul J. Gallant, Dr. Ron Gregory, Carol Powell, Jay C. Rickmeyer, Harvey G. Schneider, Mary Ann and Richard Shaw and Ted C. Vargas, M.D. All funds raised will be used to provide low income seniors with vital programs and services so that they may remain living safely, independently and heathy in their own homes. The evening raised $602,000 for seniors in need in the St. Louis area. Co-chairs for the gala were Laura McBride and Karen Shaughnessy.