New Logo



"The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives."


Annual Gala held in April
The Eleventh Annual “A Night Under The stars” Gala was held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Bellecourt Manor in Belleville, IL. The event was a huge success raising more funds for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois than last year!

     Committee members for this year’s event were Trudy L. Baxter, Jo Ann Bohnenstiel, Mike Buehlhorn, Tim Faltus, Keith Kehrer, Gary Miller, and Bryan Werner.

     A special thank you goes out to all the wonderful donors listed below who contributed to the Oral and Silent auction items that made the event exciting and memorable.

Abe’s Popcorn, Ace Hardware, Bad Sister Boutique, Dave Baldree, Bank of Belleville, Trudy Baxter, Belleville News Democrat, Bicycle World, Jo Ann Bohnenstiehl, Bright Smiles Dentistry, The Buehlhorn Family, Casey’s, Casino Queen, Centerfield Tavern, The Clean Machine, Club Fitness, Dairy Queen, Demo’s, Diamond Haircuts, Dobbs Auto Center, Don’s Hardware, The Edge, Fairmont Park, Tim Faltus, Farmer’s Market, Friday’s South Bar and Grill, Friends of Epilepsy, Gateway Arch and Riverboats, Gateway Grizzlies, Gateway Motorsports Park, Grey Eagle Distributing, Hollywood Tan, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Kiefer Heating and Cooling, Libbi’s Custom Creations, Lo’ Jacks, Dawne Martin, McKendree College, Gary Miller, Deb Northway, Olde Towne Mall, Randall’s Wine and Spirits, Scott Credit Union, Janet Shearrer, Shiloh Yorktown Golf Course, Silver Creek Saloon and Grill, Richard Simms, Spike’s Club and Grub, St. Clair Bowl, St. Louis Helicopter Company, Dr. Erin and Chris Stone, Shirleen Strieker, Mary Taylor, Carl and Debbie Tempel, Tribout’s, and Dr. Rosella Wamser.

     The Twelfth Annual Gala will be held April 13, 2019 at Bellecourt Manor and plans are already underway for a fun filled evening for all. We can’t wait to see you there. Thank you for your continued dedication and support.