The gala will be 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18 in the ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel. City and CDC guidelines will be adhered to for guests who attend in person. Those who choose to attend virtually will have the option to have a three-course meal delivered to their house. Mission: St. Louis offers education and workforce development programs to empower people to transform their lives. The night will honor exceptional participants in these programs with awards. Gala participants will hear from Executive Director Josh Wilson and CEO of Greater St. Louis, Inc Jason Hall. A live and silent auction will take place and all gala attendees will have the opportunity to bid on items. Silent auction items will open for online bidding Aug. 18 for those who plan to attend the gala and the public.