Missouri Area's
Largest Premiere Event
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2021 Presenting Sponsor

On behalf of the American Cancer Society

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gala might look different this year but our passion and commitment to fight cancer is unchanged. The health and safety of all our guests and participants is our number one goal.


Please follow this page for important details which will continue to be updated based on our unique needs and review the COVID-19 Waiver.


If you are feeling sick or have been recently exposed to someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19, you should stay home. People who have underlying health conditions or taking medications that weaken the immune system, should talk to their healthcare provider before attending large gatherings.


We appreciate your understanding and if you are unable to attend, we hope you will continue to support our mission by donating . 

Latest News

Click the video above to watch the

2019 Champions of Hope highlight reel.

We look forward to celebrating with you this November!

About the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer of Missouri- St. Louis Chapter

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

The American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer is an influential group of corporate and business leaders that have the passion, expertise and resources needed to change the course of cancer in our workplaces, communities and beyond.

The Champions of Hope Gala is led by some of the most distinguished leaders in the St. Louis Area, our CEO's Against Cancer of Missouri - St. Louis Chapter.  


Warner Baxter, CEO of Ameren and chair of the 2016 inaugural

Champions of Hope Gala.

CEOs Against Cancer of Missouri - St. Louis     

2021 Chapter Chairs

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Joe Koenig

World Wide Technology


Vice Chair

Peter Blumeyer

UMB Bank