The 30th Annual Unity Ball was held at the Ballroom at America’s Center. Better Family Life has been presenting this premier event kicking off the holiday season for 30 years! Proceeds have been and will continue to be used to enhance their many programs geared toward helping individuals and families become self-sufficient. Once again they honored several outstanding corporate, civic and community leaders who have made a positive contribution to the St. Louis metropolitan area, they are: Tom Bailey, Ron Roberts, Carmen Dence, Doretha Gilbert, Paula Dion Ingram, Laurel Tinsley, Mike Murphy and Bobby Smith. Marla Dunbar served as chairperson.