Category: Finance

RELEASE: Missouri American Water announces six winners of funding from company’s environmental grants program

Missouri American Water announces six watershed-related projects will receive funding from the company’s annual Environmental Grant Program. These grants are part of American Water’s national Environmental Grant Program, which began in 2005. The grants support innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore and/or protect watersheds and community water supplies through partnerships. The 2018 grant recipients are: Missouri Stream Team/Paddle Mo – Located in Shelbyville, this award will support Stream Teams United’s Paddle Mo event, in […]

RELEASE: St. Louis area leaders to convene for regional summit

Elected officials from across the area will join civic leaders for a summit on regional challenges and opportunities at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 at the Forest Park Visitor Center. The summit, called by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger as Chair of the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, will focus on four areas: economic development, workforce development, crime and safety, and state policy as it pertains to the St. Louis region. The special summit […]

St. Louis County Council overrides five of Stenger’s vetos

Five measures recently vetoed by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger were overridden by the St. Louis County Council Tuesday. All five of those veto overrides passed by votes of 6-1 with Councilman Pat Dolan voting “no” each time. The measures ranged from raises for county jail employees to a measure which would put a cap on political campaign contributions — both of which were recently approved by the council. Three of the five were […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones and the Alzheimer’s Association® receive Halo Award for corporate social responsibility and cause marketing

/PRNewswire/ — Financial-services firm Edward Jones and the Alzheimer’s Association have received a North American award for their strategic alliance, formed just two years ago. The pair received a Gold Halo Award in the Best Health Initiative category at the Engage for Good Conference on May 24 in Chicago. The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and showcase successful consumer and employee engagement efforts. “We are extremely grateful […]

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: Edward Jones ranks among Fortune 500 again

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Financial services firm Edward Jones once again ranks among the Fortune 500. This is the firm’s sixth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by Fortune magazine. Fortune magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 27 spots to No. 376, with nearly $7.6 billion in revenue for 2017. “Edward Jones is proud of the growth that earns us a place on this prestigious list year […]

Sen. RELEASE: Nasheed’s utility amendment generates $10 million annually for St. Louis city

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri General Assembly gave final approval to a piece of utility infrastructure legislation that included an amendment from State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, that will provide an estimated $10 million for the City of St. Louis every year. The Missouri General Assembly truly agreed to and finally passed House Bill 1991, the Uniform Small Wireless Facility Deployment Act. This legislation addresses the use of the right-of-way for the collocation of […]

RELEASE: Emerson agrees to buy Aventics

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million. Aventics is among the global leaders in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and Aventics significantly expands the Company’s reach in this growing $13 billion market. Aventics builds upon and strengthens Emerson’s capabilities and solutions […]

RELEASE: Marcus Theatres® brings new amenities to 23 more theatres

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced that 23 theatres in eight states are welcoming the highly anticipated summer blockbuster season with new amenities. Extensive renovations over the past year added signature DreamLounger℠ recliner seating, premium large format (PLF) screens and exciting food and beverage concepts. From the Lincoln Grand Cinema in Nebraska to the Pickerington Cinema in Ohio, these investments demonstrate the company’s commitment to creating the ultimate moviegoing experience. […]

RELEASE: Edgewell Personal Care announces the appointment of Marisa Iasenza as Chief Legal Officer

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) today announced the appointment of Marisa Iasenza as chief legal officer (CLO). Iasenza joins Edgewell from Harman International Industries, Incorporated where she served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Beginning on June 4, 2018, Iasenza will be based in the company’s Shelton, reporting to David Hatfield, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board of directors. “Marisa is a pragmatic, results-oriented General […]