Author: press releases

RELEASE: Blunt meets Operation Homefront’s Military Child of the Year for the U.S. Army

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met Rebekah Paxton, Operation Homefront’s Military Child of the Year for the U.S. Army. Rebekah lives in Harrisonville, Missouri. Blunt released the following statement after the visit: “Rebekah is a shining example of the best of our country. When her family needed her after her father was injured as a combat medic, Rebekah went above and beyond at home while taking on a heavy academic course load, […]

RELEASE: Seasoned client-side veteran joins CRB’s business development and strategy team

ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ralph Grant, a chemical engineer with 28 years of experience leading high-performing project teams, has joined CRB’s Central region as the director of business development. Grant’s strong engineering skills and personal interests as an award-winning photographer and painter are the perfect mix of science and art that will benefit business development at CRB. These skills bring an understanding of client needs in the evolving world of engineering consulting and sourcing of […]

RELEASE: Joseph W. Blankshain Joins Fyndus LLC, as President, Global Operations

ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fyndus LLC, a St. Louis-based, global e-commerce company, announced today that Joseph W. Blankshain was named President of the company effective April 1, 2018. In his new role, Blankshain will oversee the daily management of the Fyndus domestic and international operations. A technology veteran and start-up entrepreneur, Blankshain’s extensive business experience and senior management leadership roles involve working with 2-the-Mart, the precursor to eBay; TRW DSSG, Bell Labs, Motorola, multiple early stage, high growth organizations and […]

RELEASE: Cardinals homestead highlights (Friday, April 20—Thursday, April 26)

After a winning road trip in Cincinnati and Chicago, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for their second homestand of the season.  The six-game homestand kicks off with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (April 20-22) and concludes with three games versus the New York Mets (April 24-26).  The homestand is highlighted by six promotional giveaways, including a Dexter Fowler bobblehead and a Kids Yadier Molina “Player’s Weekend” jersey, and five theme nights. Friday, […]

RELEASE: Blunt announces new $10 million grant to combat opioid epidemic in Missouri

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS), today announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Missouri another $10 million opioid crisis grant. This is the second year in a row Missouri has received $10 million in opioid crisis grant funding. “In 2016, nearly three Missourians died every day from an opioid overdose,” said Blunt. […]

RELEASE: Brain scans may help diagnose neurological, psychiatric disorders

There are no laboratory tests to diagnose migraines, depression, bipolar disorder and many other ailments of the brain. Doctors typically gauge such illnesses based on self-reported symptoms and behavior. Now, a new study shows that a kind of brain scan called functional connectivity MRI (fcMRI) – which shows how brain regions interact – can reliably detect fundamental differences in how individual brains are wired. As such, the technique potentially could be used to distinguish healthy […]

RELEASE: Mark Mantovani Proves He Can Withstand Negative Campaign by County Executive Stenger

Along with his continued personal commitment to the campaign, raises more than $370,000 in latest fundraising quarter Clayton, MO – Mark Mantovani’s campaign for St. Louis County Executive reported to the Missouri Ethics Commission total contributions over $1.66 million despite a negative, but predictable, barrage of false and misleading television advertising by the incumbent. The campaign raised more than $371,000 during the first quarter fundraising period from January 1 – April 16 and reports it […]

RELEASE: Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2018 Earnings Webcast May 9, 2018

ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first quarter 2018 earnings, earnings guidance and other matters in a conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, May 9, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Supporting materials for the call will be posted in […]

RELEASE: FleishmanHillard Expands Southern California Leadership with Isobel Coney

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FleishmanHillard (FH) today announced the hire of Isobel Coney as a senior vice president and partner. Based in the agency’s Los Angeles office, Coney is responsible for leading and growing the firm’s brand marketing portfolio across Southern California, where the agency has seen strong new business performance and client growth, particularly in the consumer, entertainment and technology sectors. Additionally, Coney joins the leadership team within the firm’s global business development function – a dedicated agency unit to invigorate […]

RELEASE: Emerson to acquire Tools and Test Equipment business from Textron

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the Tools and Test Equipment (Tools & Test) business of Textron (NYSE: TXT) for $810 million. Tools & Test is a leading manufacturer of electrical and utility tools, diagnostics, and test and measurement instruments with strong global distribution and highly respected brands, including Greenlee and Klauke. The acquisition, joined with Emerson’s Ridge Tool Company, creates a global $1 billion professional tools business with […]