Join leaders in business, medicine, media, philanthropy, and social work with the St. Louis Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired at the Visionary Gala. The gala will be highlighted by the presentation of the internationally distinguished Leslie Dana Gold Medal to Dr. Napoleone Ferrara, Distinguished Professor of Pathology from UC San Diego School of Medicine. The society is pleased to present the Community Partnership Award to the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (St Louis Arch) for making the Arch and the Museum of Westward Expansion accessible to those with visual impairments. The Society’s Legacy of Leadership Award will be presented to Ms. Alice Conway for her tireless efforts in advocating for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Drs. Sherine and Rajendra Apte are chairing the event and are joined by sponsors AT&T, Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis, Northern Trust Company and Bethesda Health Group.