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For The Common Good Awards Reception



The 2017 For The Common Good Awards event will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:30pm - 8:00pm at the Moto Museum in  Midtown. The event will feature a cocktail hour with an open bar for beer, wine and soda followed by a seated dinner with the awards presentation. Tickets will be $85 per person, or $850 for a table of ten.

Our 2017 Awardee's will be announced in late June, with invitations in the mail in early July, and online registrations will open at that time.



We welcome event sponsorship at three levels. Please click here for details

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Louisa Gregory, Associate Director of Development for Special Events at 314.256.8736 or


For The Common Good Honorees, 2016

Robert Walston Chubb Award: John G. Simon

Melton M. Lewis Equal Justice Award: Lt. Juan Mario Francis Gomez

Rory Ellinger Legislative Award: Missouri State Representative Robert Cornejo, Missouri Senator Bob Dixon, Missouri State Representative Jon Don McGaugh

Media Award: St. Louis Public Radio's "We Live Here" with Tim Lloyd & Kameel Stanley

Eddie Mae Binion Community Service Award: Heidi B. Miller, MD

Ashley Award: Deaconess Foundation

Edna M. Taylor Client Service Award: Verneice Walley

Richard B. Teitelman Distinguished Service Award: Independence Center

Gerald R. Ortbals Outstanding Law Practice Award: Ponder-Bates Law Firm LLC, Stinson Leonard Street LLP

John R. Essner Young Lawyer of the Year Award: Callie J. Tucker

F. Wm. McCalpin Pro Bono Award: Richard Constance, Christopher Hayes, Philip J. York

Click here to see details and photos from this year and past years.

For more information about our For The Common Good Awards Reception please contact Louisa Gregory, Development & Special Events Coordinator at (314) 256-8736  or