Author: press releases

Midwest Regional Bank opens in Clayton

Midwest Regional Bank held a Ribbon Cutting and Open House at its newest banking center in Clayton, Tuesday. Located at 135 N. Meramec Ave in the heart of Clayton, the St. Louis County seat and thriving metropolitan hub. This new branch is a part of the bank’s extension into mid-county and serves both Retail and Commercial customers. The stunning new space has a modern interior with soaring ceilings, clean lines, and bright hues. The backlit […]

St. Louis County cautions against Caito Foods linked to Salmonella

On June 8, 2018, Caito Foods, LLC recalled fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fresh-cut fruit medley products containing one of these melons due to a multi-state Salmonella outbreak, with 10 cases in Missouri so far. The products were packaged in clear, plastic clamshell containers and distributed in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio. These products were sold at Costco, Jay C, Kroger,Payless, Owen’s, Sprouts, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens, Walmart, and […]

President Reed announces next term for the St. Louis Poet Laureate

St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed announces next term for the St. Louis Poet Laureate and has appointed restarted Cheryl D.S. Walker — a member of the inaugural Missouri Poet Laureate selection committee — to chair the taskforce. “It’s exciting to have been asked to lead such a talented team to select our next Poet Laureate. The Task Force worked hard to develop submission guidelines and a selection process that will yield a […]

Mercy offers paid parental leave to 40K co-workers

While paid parental leave is fairly standard in other developed countries, it’s less common in the U.S., particularly in the health care industry. Two weeks of paid parental leave are now available to nearly 40,000 Mercy co-workers across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. To learn more about opportunities at Mercy, click here. For co-workers, it’s no small change. Heather Schroeder, a registered nurse in Ozark, Missouri, has fostered children for nearly four years. “Placement of […]

Centene subsidiary re-awarded correctional healthcare contract in New Hampshire

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that the New Hampshire Department of Corrections has re-awarded Centurion of New Hampshire, LLC (“Centurion”) a contract to continue the provision of medical and dental staff to the New Hampshire Department of Corrections. The contract is expected to commence July 1, 2018, with a base term of four years, plus two optional years to renew. The contract was originally held by MHM Services, Inc. (MHM), which has since been acquired […]

Governor Parson announces appointments to the State Board of Education

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Carol Hallquist and Peter Herschend to the State Board of Education. “We owe it to our students to provide the best, high quality public education in Missouri,” said Governor Parson. “It was important to act quickly to restore and provide functionality to the State Board of Education. We expect the Board will begin conducting a diligent national search, to find a capable, qualified candidate to serve as Missouri’s Commissioner of […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled June 11-15

On Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15, from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station to accommodate construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station. Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes during the single-track operation. Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section. About Metro Transit Metro […]

Governor Parson announces statewide listening tour

Governor Mike Parson will make nine stops next week to hear from community leaders across Missouri. The tour will begin Tuesday with visits to Springfield, Branson, Carthage, St. Joseph, and Kansas City. The tour will continue Wednesday with visits to Columbia, Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, and St. Louis. “In order to govern effectively and to begin the process of moving our state forward, it is important to take the time to listen and understand different types […]

Clayton High School student receives Emerson scholarship

Lian Anderson, a student at Clayton High School, has been awarded an Emerson National Scholarship. She is among 30 recipients of the scholarship awarded annually to children of Emerson employees. Anderson, of Clayton, is the daughter of Elizabeth Anderson, Sr. Associate General Counsel, at Emerson Corporate Headquarters in St. Louis. Winners, selected from among 73 finalists, were announced this week by James E. Jones, Emerson Vice President Human Resources. Anderson plans to attend McGill University […]

City announces start of “School’s Out Café” summer meal program for young people

Mayor Lyda Krewson announced today that the ​School’s Out Café​, the city of St. Louis’ Summer Food Service Program, will provide free breakfast and lunch to groups that have agreed to offer meals to youth this summer. “​Even though our schools close for the summer, hunger does not take a break and we need to support families and ensure that children don’t go hungry,​”​ Krewson said. Free meals are available to young people ages one […]