May 11, 2019

Every year, our generous St. Louis community brings amazing opportunities to families by attending CID OUT LOUD! — a gala to support children learning to listen, talk, read and succeed at CID – Central Institute for the Deaf.

This year’s CID OUT LOUD! gala will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 and feature a CID-OPOLY! theme.

Event Details

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
Cocktail Attire
Valet Parking

5:30pm – Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction & Wine Pull
7pm – Surprise Entertainment
7:15pm – Dinner, Student Performance & Live Auction

For information on booking a discounted hotel room the evening of the event, contact Lesley. Interpreters available upon request.

CID OUT LOUD! 2019 Committee

Event Chair: Shelby Reneski
Vice Co-Chairs: Michelle Jordan & Jeff Kapfer
Immediate Past Co-Chairs: Karen & Terry Leebolt

Kathy Beilein
Pele & Frank Childress
Kayla & Christopher Dennis
Liz & Chris Dorr
Shelley Fendler
Chris Fete
Missy Fish
Kris Hansford
Robin Hattori

Nancy Herzog
Ivy Howard
Patrice & Dana Howard
Karen Johnson
Jennifer & Chris Koster
Noël & Jim Mangano
Matt McCarty
Parker & Steve McMillan
Gwen Meriwether

Laurie Miller
Rachel & Jack Oliver
Tracy Pursifull
William Bixby Sheldon
Virginia Sobol
Jennifer Strathmann
Anne & Jim von der Heydt
Katie & Andrew Westerfeld

Sponsorship Opportunities

Get your organization or company in front of an awesome crowd! Contact Melany Nitzsche at 314.977.0163 to explore a sponsorship opportunity during CID OUT LOUD! 2019.

Click here for information on the types of sponsorship opportunities available.

View photos and videos from our previous CID OUT LOUD! events.

Presenting Sponsor

Wells Fargo Advisors

Ultimate Event Sponsors

Centene logo
Stifel Bank & Trust

Anabeth & John Weil

Auction Paddle Sponsor

Roeslein & Associates logo

Mobile Bidding Sponsor

Edward Jones logo

Silent Auction Sponsor

Mrs. F. Lee Hawes

Wine Pull Sponsor

The Toombs Family Foundation

Premier Table Sponsor

C. Baker Cunningham & Doris Drewry

Lou Goltermann, Jr.


Sally & Ned Lemkemeier

The Northern Trust Company logo
S.M. Wilson

Supporting Table Sponsors

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Commerce Bank

Robert Crumpton

The Higginbotham Family

Parker & Steve McMillan

Midas Hospitality

The Rayner Family

Dave & Carol Schepers

Kathy & Jim Snowden

W. Bruce Springer & Dr. Patsy West

Washington University School of Medicine – Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

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