Foster the Future Annual Gala

Friday, April 20, 2018 | Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Anticipated attendance 400+

Voices’ signature event includes a cocktail reception, raffles, seated dinner, keynote speaker, entertainment, and fund-a-need auction.


Keynote Speaker
Colonel John W. Hayden, Jr.
Police Commissioner
Metropolitan Police Department – City of St. Louis

Appointed Police Commissioner on December 28, 2017, St. Louis City’s 35th Chief of Police Colonel John W. Hayden, Jr. oversees 1,300 sworn officers, 400 civilian employees and a departmental budget of $170 million dollars.

A 30-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department and lifelong resident of St. Louis City, Hayden joined the department in 1987 in the Fourth District and served in the Vice and Narcotics Division, Detective Unit, the Internal Affairs Division and the Police Academy.