Giving Hope Changing Lives Gala Photos

April 21

The Galt House in Louisville

More than 650 people attended the 2016 Giving Hope Changing Lives gala benefiting St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities April 21 at The Galt House. Attendees heard inspirational stories from former residents and clients of St. Elizabeth’s programs and awards ceremony highlighting several St. Elizabeth’s supporters. Silent and live auctions accompanied the sit-down dinners

Photos by John Sodrel

Andrea Byrne, Brenda Byrne (SECC Council member), Fr. Jim Farrell

Andrea Byrne, Brenda Byrne (SECC Council member), Fr. Jim Farrell

Troy and Dawn Bennett (SECC Development Director)

Troy and Dawn Bennett (SECC Development Director)

Spirit of Hope Award winners - Stephanie Warren, Don Day

Spirit of Hope Award winners – Stephanie Warren, Don Day

some of the silent auction items

some of the silent auction items

Roger and Karen Harbeson, Bill Kaiser

Roger and Karen Harbeson, Bill Kaiser

Rob and Catherine Dunn, Sally and Ed Reutebuch

Rob and Catherine Dunn, Sally and Ed Reutebuch

Melissa Fry Konty (SECC Council member), Adam Maksl, Aubrey Garman, Veronica Medina

Melissa Fry Konty (SECC Council member), Adam Maksl, Aubrey Garman, Veronica Medina

Mark Konty, Rep. Ed Clere

Mark Konty, Rep. Ed Clere

Leslea Townsend Cronin (SECC Social Services Director), Christine and Leland Harbeson

Leslea Townsend Cronin (SECC Social Services Director), Christine and Leland Harbeson

Kris Jakoby (former SECC Council member), Shirley Richardson (SECC volunteer)

Kris Jakoby (former SECC Council member), Shirley Richardson (SECC volunteer)

Kerma (with CASA) and Larry Hopewell

Kerma (with CASA) and Larry Hopewell

Joe, Jaxson (adopted through Adoption Bridges program), and Jenni Amschler

Joe, Jaxson (adopted through Adoption Bridges program), and Jenni Amschler

Jay (SECC General Counsel) and Joan Mercer, David Bethuram (SECC Interim Executive Director)

Jay (SECC General Counsel) and Joan Mercer, David Bethuram (SECC Interim Executive Director)

Jaime Ruhl, Jill Lorey, Amanda Segraves

Jaime Ruhl, Jill Lorey, Amanda Segraves

Heidi Graham, Moira Daly, Anne Cristiani, Karissa McDowell

Heidi Graham, Moira Daly, Anne Cristiani, Karissa McDowell

guests checking out silent auction items

guests checking out silent auction items

Giving Hope Changing Lives Gala at the Galt House

Giving Hope Changing Lives Gala at the Galt House

Fr. Doug Marcotte, Ken Johnson (SECC President)

Fr. Doug Marcotte, Ken Johnson (SECC President)

Event Committee - Meagan Pfeifer, Karissa McDowell

Event Committee – Meagan Pfeifer, Karissa McDowell

Event Committee - Meagan Pfeifer, Karissa McDowell

Event Committee – Meagan Pfeifer, Karissa McDowell

Deacon Charlie Brown (SECC volunteer), Fran Brown (SECC Council member), Kathy Schafer

Deacon Charlie Brown (SECC volunteer), Fran Brown (SECC Council member), Kathy Schafer

Brian Schmidt, Vicki Andres, Jack Koetter

Brian Schmidt, Vicki Andres, Jack Koetter

Angie Fenton (Emcee)

Angie Fenton (Emcee)

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