A few months ago I was approached about being the keynote speaker at the St. Louis Arthritis Foundation Silver Ball. The Silver Ball is an annual event to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation. This was the 33rd year for the ball and unbeknownst to the committee who picked me I spoke at the ball exactly 20 years ago! It was a fun little coincidence that actually helped me write my speech.
This past Saturday was the event and I am pretty relieved it is over but I am also really glad I was able to help the Arthritis Foundation with their fundraising!
Without further ado here is my speech: