Year: 2017

Raja’s 25th birthday honored with proclamations from Mayor Krewson and County Executive Stenger

Though he wasn’t there to see it, St. Louis’ beloved elephant Raja had a big birthday bash Wednesday at the St. Louis Zoo. The elephant of the hour who turned 25 years old didn’t make an appearance at his own birthday party, however. Due to the extremely cold temperatures, zoo officials said Raja spent the day indoors with the other elephants in a climate-controlled barn. Zoo officials added that Raja received plenty of cool treats […]

RELEASE: Susan and Steven Lipstein establish Show Me Strong Families Fund

ST. LOUIS (December 28, 2017) — Parents as Teachers® National Center, headquarters of the evidence-based home visiting model, has announced a gift of $100,000 from BJC HealthCare to establish the Susan and Steven Lipstein Show Me Strong Families Fund. The gift was announced in December at BJC HealthCare’s Annual Meeting. BJC HealthCare made the gift to Parents as Teachers on behalf of Susan and Steven Lipstein to honor Mr. Lipstein’s retirement as Chief Executive Officer […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger Statement on NFL Lawsuit

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has issued the following statement regarding a judge’s denial of a motion to dismiss the case brought against the Rams and the National Football League by St. Louis County, the city of St. Louis and the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority: “This ruling is another step toward holding Stan Kroenke and the NFL accountable for conspiring to swindle the St. Louis area out of the NFL team we […]

RELEASE: Sandring recognized by Continental Who’s Who

KANSAS CITY /PRNewswire/ — Becky Sandring is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Professional Member in the field of Finance in recognition of her role as Senior Director of Corridor InfraTrust Management, LLC. An energy infrastructure entity located in the heart of the Kansas City, Missouriarea, CorEnergy focuses on, “identifying and acquiring critical infrastructure enables energy companies to benefit from the monetization of assets, while remaining operationally and commercially in control.” A frontrunner […]

RELEASE: Ansira executives named amongst 2018 women to know in MarTech

Ansira, one of the largest agencies in North America specializing in CRM, loyalty, marketing solutions, and digital strategies, with a focus on driving results at the local and national level, announced  that Daina Middleton, CEO, and Kelly Jo Sands, EVP of Marketing Technology and Data Services, have been selected amongst distinguished marketing executives for the MarTechExecs 50 Women to Know in MarTech – 2018 . The pair will be included in the weekly installment of […]

Missouri Supreme Court rejects challenge to new SB5

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An October Planned Parenthood suit filed in the Jackson County Court against portions of 2017’s special session SB 5 was rejected by the Missouri Supreme Court prior to Christmas. The suit challenged the 72-hour law. Circuit Judge S. Margene Burnett denied the suit later in October, saying it does not pose an undue burden. The Court of Appeals then denied the Writ of Prohibition on November 1. On December 19, the […]

RELEASE: Missouri Veterans Commission announces St. Louis Veterans Home changes

ST. LOUIS — At a meeting with Veterans and family members Tuesday, Missouri Veterans Commission Interim Executive Director Grace Link announced changes in key leadership positions and other initiatives to raise the quality of care at the St. Louis Veterans Home. At this afternoon’s meeting, Link announced: * A new Interim Administrator for the St. Louis Veterans Home. Stan Smith is a respected nursing home administrator with more than three decades of experience in healthcare, […]

Local officials honor the first female officer in St. Louis County

Local County officials honored the first St. Louis County female police officer this month with an official County holiday which celebrated her 22-year career with the department. On the 60th Anniversary of her first day, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger deemed Dec. 21, 2017 as Police Officer Winona “Jean” Schrieber Day. Schrieber’s dreams of becoming a police officer first got its start while she was living […]

Moon re-writes Grinch poem, accuses DOR of ‘stealing’

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. Rep. Mike Moon released a poem over the holiday titled “The Grinch Among Us,” in hopes of “enlightening Missourians about the unresolved problem created when the MO Department of Revenue (DOR) changed tax collection rules for Missouri businesses, then conducted audits of the businesses finding them non-compliant (due to changes in the way the DOR interpreted tax rules) in collecting taxes due and payable.” Moon says the “re-interpretation problem created by the […]

Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate adds to holdings in downtown Clayton

Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate has expanded its portfolio with the purchase of the Park Place office building at 100 S. Brentwood Boulevard in downtown Clayton. Park Place is a 73,000-square-foot office complex that counts Moneta Group among its primary tenants. Adjacent to Shaw Park, Park Place sits at the hub of Clayton’s bustling and evolving business district. In a press release, Hoffmann said it is enthusiastic about the potential for the area to grow with diverse […]