Category: Business

Cardinals sign top four draft picks from 2018 class

The St. Louis Cardinals announced they have signed RHP Griffin Roberts, 1B Luken Baker and INF Mateo Gil as the three players signed their professional contracts today at Busch Stadium. Roberts, 21, the Cardinals Competitive Balance Round A selection out of Wake Forest University, is a 6-foot-3, 210 lb. right-handed pitcher, who broke the Demon Deacons’ career (12.39 K/9 IP) and single-season (13.50 K/9 IP in 2017) records for strikeouts per nine innings. As a […]

Gov. Parson wraps up statewide listening tour with stop in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Republican Gov. Mike Parson traveled to St. Louis Wednesday to conclude his listening tour across the Show-Me State. Parson, speaking with city and county officials, local leaders and area business owners at the Cortex Innovation Hub in St. Louis’ startup district, said the tour gave him a chance to hear directly from the people he represents and discuss the different challenges facing the region. He added that his stop in the Gateway City […]

City officials pick advisers for Lambert airport privatization

For the first time in months, the privatization process of Lambert International Airport took a step forward. Meeting for the third time since February, city of St. Louis officials on Wednesday passed a contract for advisors by a vote of 2-1 at a Board of Estimate and Apportionment hearing, signaling the long, drawn out process will move ahead. The board, comprised of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Comptroller Darlene Green and Board of Aldermen President Lewis […]

Microsoft Executive, Yvette Smith, joins INROADS National Board Of Directors

 Yvette Smith, recently appointed to INROADS, Inc.’s National Board of Directors, is General Manager for Microsoft’s Customer Service & Support Cloud and Enterprise Division. This appointment is an opportunity for Smith to use her expertise to enhance technology possibilities with INROADS interns and throughout the organization. INROADS is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and placing talented underserved youth in business and industry, and preparing them for corporate and community leadership. “Yvette is an […]

Centene and National Council on Independent Living partner to increase provider accessibility for people with disabilities

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has partnered with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) on an initiative to increase the accessibility of provider medical offices and services for people with disabilities. The Provider Accessibility Initiative (PAI) will kick off with the “Barrier Removal Fund” (BRF) in three pilot states, Illinois, Texas, and Ohio, as well as educational and compliance components which will be implemented in all Centene markets nationwide. Centene is committed […]

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 […]

Wellbridge, Drunken Bean coffee shop seek go-ahead from Clayton board

Two companies will seek conditional use permits before the Clayton Board of Aldermen Tuesday night. According to the board’s agenda, city officials will consider granting those permits to the Wellbridge Athletic Club & Spa and the Drunken Bean coffee shop during its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 7 p.m. According to new applications filed with the city of Clayton in April, Wellbridge plans to move from its current location at 7620 Forsyth Blvd., into a […]

Clayton gears up with launch of Lime Bike

The city of Clayton has launched a new bike share program with Lime throughout the city. Formerly known as Lime Bike, the California-based company rolled out its fleet in Clayton during the city’s Music and Wine Festival Saturday. The city of St. Louis announced a similar partnership with Lime back in April. Lime provides affordable, dock-free pedal bikes to cities and college campuses across the country and will offer a new, affordable mode of transportation to […]

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 […]