Day: August 11, 2017

St. Louis based LaunchCode a finalist in MIT competition

A St. Louis non-profit organization LaunchCode has been named a finalist in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. LaunchCode, which is based in St. Louis, offers free, accelerated job training using a low-cost, scalable model to replicate in-person coding courses. In order to achieve their students’ success, LaunchCode helps students learn the basics of coding, and additional specialized software career training. The MIT Inclusive Challenge awards tech-driven organizations that are using technology in an innovative fashion […]

New Super PAC plans campaign to support Hawley challenge

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Today, Missouri Rising Action announced its launch as a new Super PAC with the goal of urging Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley to enter the 2018 U.S. Senate race, and commitment to supporting him should he decide to challenge 10-year incumbent Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill. Missouri Rising Action plans to run television, digital, and radio ads highlighting Hawley’s impressive record as Attorney General, as a Constitutional lawyer and an educator, and […]

Cardinals & St. Louis baseball writers team up to host annual bone marrow donor drive

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 11, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, the St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction with the St. Louis Baseball Writers and Be The Match, will host the #Join4Joe bone marrow donor drive at Busch Stadium on Saturday, September 9, to add individuals to the national registry and increase the chances of finding a donor match for those awaiting a life-saving bone marrow transplant.  The event was organized last season to honor […]

Cardinals and Community Coffee announce $5 ticket offer

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 9, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals and Community Coffee are teaming up once again to present fans with a special discount ticket offer.  On sale now, fans can purchase tickets for just $5 to watch the Cardinals take on the San Diego Padres on August 22-24. The $5 tickets will be available while supplies last.  Tickets are limited to eight per customer. To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit […]

Offer input at Missouri Department of Conservation 80th Anniversary Open House in Kirksville Aug. 14

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – This year, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) celebrates 80 years of serving nature and you. MDC was founded by Missourians – concerned by the state’s decimated fish, forests, and wildlife – through a constitutional amendment passed in 1936 to create the nation’s first apolitical conservation agency in 1937. Keeping with its tradition of citizen-based conservation, MDC will hold open houses around the state in August through October to share information and […]

St. Louis County Blog 9 a.m. — Potbelly changing business strategy, #rallycat update

Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, 9 a.m. Clayton Times: PotBelly Sandwiches about to tighten the belt The Potbelly Sandwich Shop might be looking to sell the franchise after second-quarter earnings show sales have been stagnant. Clayton Times: Cardinals offer a statement regarding the #rallycat RELEASE: The St. Louis Cardinals issued the following statement today regarding the #RallyCat from Wednesday’s game Clayton Times: Courts could see flurry of anti-discrimination suits before new law takes hold The St. Louis County chapter of […]