Welcome to the Friends of St. Avips | Joplin MO


The Friends of St. Avips is a permanent organization of 40 women who volunteer their efforts to promote interest in, and to provide financial assistance to George A. Spiva Center for the Arts.

In addition to the annual ball, the organization assists in receptions at the Center sponsors exhibits, and participates in other fundraising events for the Center. St. Avips operates independently of the Center, but with its full cooperation and support.

58th Annual St. Avips Ball 2020

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Upcoming 2020 St. Avips Ball

The 2020 St. Avips Ball is underway.

Dress code for the evening is formal/black tie.

Please note that reservations for the ball are required.

If you would like to receive a mailed invitation, please click here.

Raffle items, and photos will be available for view shortly. Please stay tuned for more on this.

As always, we are seeking underwriting involvement for the event. If you would like more information on this – please use the button below to contact us directly.

We are thrilled for more announcements as they come in. Thank you again for your support!

Thank You to Our Generous Underwriters | 2020


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