Category: Business

Schnucks launches companywide fundraising effort to support military heroes and their families

St. Louis-based Schnucks Markets is inviting its customers to join them in supporting families of fallen and disabled service members for the next few months. Beginning Wednesday at checkout lines in all 100 of the company’s Midwest stores, Schnucks customers offered the option to “round up” their purchase to the nearest dollar. Customers who prefer self-checkout can donate up to $5. It’s all part of the Schnucks’ campaign to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation, […]

RELEASE: U City creates unique TIF that extends beyond redevelopment area to reinvest in 3rd Ward and Olive businesses

UNIVERSITY CITY — University City is proposing a commercial redevelopment in the area along Olive that runs east of I-170 and west of McKnight/Woodson. If approved, University City plans to implement a unique Tax Increment Financing (TIF) tool that will extend far beyond the redevelopment area to benefit schools, businesses, and the whole of University City. Since the redevelopment was initially proposed in 2017, City Council was adamant that the project should result in more […]

RELEASE: Homeland Security grant funding opportunity for Missouri nonprofit organizations at risk of terrorist attack

JEFFERSON CITY — A late federal appropriation means Missouri nonprofit organizations considered to be at high risk of a terrorist attack have until June 4, 2018 to complete applications for a federal grant that would pay for physical security enhancements. A total of only $200,000 is available for the state of Missouri, excluding the St. Louis metropolitan area, which is eligible for funding through a separate federal grant program. The Missouri Department of Public Safety, […]

RELEASE: ATXI breaks ground on the Mark Twain Transmission Project

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) – a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) – has begun construction of the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 96-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri that will bolster energy reliability for the region. Last week ATXI broke ground on the site of the Zachary Substation adjacent to the existing Adair Substation in Adair County, Missouri. The new substation […]

RELEASE: Centene awarded statewide Medicaid contract In Iowa

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that its Iowa subsidiary, Iowa Total Care, Inc., has been tentatively awarded a statewide contract for the IA Health Link Program. Pending regulatory approval, the contract is expected to commence on July 1, 2019. “We are pleased to be selected for the IA Health Link Program,” said Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and CEO for Centene. “We look forward to working with the state of Iowa to deliver […]

RELEASE: Monsanto and 2Blades Foundation collaborate to combat devastating Soybean disease

Monsanto Company and charitable organization 2Blades Foundation (2Blades) have formed a new collaboration to discover novel sources of genetic resistance to Asian soybean rust (ASR). 2Blades will deliver resistance genes in further collaboration with The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL, Norwich, UK), the leading global institute for research on plant-pathogen interactions, and the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV), a leading university in agricultural sciences in Brazil. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: […]

RELEASE: Griffin Atlas acquires Nootropic brand Nootromins

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Griffin Atlas Limited, a leading international consumer goods company, which manufactures, distributes and markets branded consumer products, today announced that the company had entered into and closed a definitive purchase agreement to fully acquire the Nootropic cognitive supplement brand, Nootromins, for an undisclosed amount. Under the terms of the agreement, which were approved by members and directors of both companies, the brand and operations would transition to Griffin Atlas Limited within 30 days. […]

RELEASE: Cardinals and Budweiser announce $4 ticket offer

Discount tickets available for June games vs. Marlins & Padres The St. Louis Cardinals are proud to team up with Budweiser to present fans with a special discount ticket offer.  On sale now, fans can purchase tickets for just $4 to watch the Cardinals square off against the Miami Marlins on June 5-7 or the San Diego Padres on June 11-13. These specially priced $4 tickets will be available while supplies last.  Tickets are limited […]

Clayton Plan Commission to take first step toward considering renovation of Adzick Field

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. A local architect is pitching an alteration and exterior renovation of Clayton High School’s Adzick Field that would transform the 195,000 square-foot site into a multi-use facility replete with synthetic turf and additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick Field to host a number of high school athletic events, including baseball, softball and field hockey, according […]

Enterprise given naming rights to St. Louis Blues’ arena

For the third time since it opened in 1994, the St. Louis Blues’ home arena is changing names. In a press conference held Monday, the Blues announced Scottrade Center will become Enterprise Center effective later this summer. Enterprise Holdings, the Clayton-based company owned and operated locally by the Taylor family, has signed a 15-year agreement with the option to extend the naming rights for an additional five years. Enterprise Holdings also owns and operates Enterprise […]