Category: Events

Hansen’s Tree Service’s Russ Talley receives certification of Master Arborist

O’FALLON, Mo. — Hansen’s Tree Service announced Friday that through his years of hard work and dedication, Hansen’s own Certified Arborist Russ Talley received his accreditation as a Master Arborist. A Master Arborist is the highest level of certification offered by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and not an easy rank to achieve. In addition to passing an extensive exam, a Master Arborist must have 20 hours each of Continuing Education Units in Science, […]

RELEASE: Missouri Kids to ‘Kick Butts’ on March 21

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Kids in Missouri will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. (See below for a list of local events.) On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be tobacco-free, reject tobacco companies’ devious marketing and urge elected officials to […]

RELEASE: Two Families Will Win Vacations to Silver Dollar City With Hiland Dairy’s ‘The Ride of Your Life’ Contest

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hiland Dairy wants its customers to have the ride of their lives this summer, so the local dairy producer is giving away two family vacations to Silver Dollar City. With Hiland Dairy’s #RideWithHiland, which began March 1 and runs through June 30, 2018, Hiland customers and fans have the chance to win one of two prize packages that each include five front-of-the-line park passes to Silver Dollar City, hotel accommodations, a prepaid gas card, free Hiland […]

RELEASE: Saint Louis Zoo’s First Bank sea lion shows begin Friday with “Spring Training”

The Saint Louis Zoo’s sea lions of summer are reporting to “Spring Training” starting Friday, March 16 (weather permitting) at the First Bank Sea Lion Show at Sea Lion Sound. Zoo trainers are working with these intelligent pinnipeds on high jumps, flipper walks, high dives, Frisbee tosses and other acrobatic and athletic behaviors. Throughout the show, trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, animal fun facts and the need for conserving the sea lions’ […]

Hawley kicks off U.S. Senate campaign, says ‘We can do better’ than McCaskill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — “Today marks the beginning of the campaign to take back Missouri’s Senate seat for the people of Missouri and defeat Claire McCaskill.” That was the message of Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley as he officially kicked off his campaign for the 2018 U.S. Senate race. The Republican challenger announced his campaign with three scheduled events in Kansas City, St. Louis, and Springfield on Tuesday, where he spoke of the American way […]

Just like grandma used to make: Duo behind popular Italian restaurants brings Anthony’s Italian Eats to Clayton

A new Italian restaurant started by a couple of popular St. Louis restauranteurs recently opened its doors in Clayton. Anthony’s Italian Eats, tucked away at 7641 Wydown Blvd in a small space that was formerly Manhattan Express, is a new endeavor from the Gianino family of restaurants, which owns Joey B’s, Frankie Gianino’s, Frankie G’s, Bill Gianino’s, Billy G’s and Aero Hawk Catering. A third-generation restauranteur in the family, Tony Gianino and his childhood friend […]

RELEASE: Bruno David Gallery’s Four New Exhibitions for April-May 2018, open Friday, April 13, 2018

JAMES AUSTIN MURRAY Distant Stars CARMON COLANGELO Happy Planet BUNNY BURSON Rise LAURA BEARD Acoustic Shadow Dates: April 13 – June 1, 2018 Location: Bruno David Gallery, 7513 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, MO 63105 Opening Reception & Meet the Artists: Friday, April 13, 2018, from 5 to 8 pm (SAINT LOUIS, MO — March 1, 2018) — Bruno David Gallery continues its 12th season with four new solo exhibitions. New York painter James Austin Murray presents […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones’ Penny Pennington receives inaugural Great Place to Work® for All leadership award

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Penny Pennington, principal of Edward Jones’ Client Strategies Group, recently was honored with a Great Place to Work for All Leadership award. Pennington was one of the women leaders honored from companies on FORTUNE magazine’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For and Best Workplaces for Women. The awards were announced by Great Place to Work at a gala on March 7, the eve of the 107th International Women’s Day, […]

RELEASE: Gateway Motorsports Park to offer Indycar fans the most unique lodging in all of motorsports

Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will offer its INDYCAR fans the most unique lodging opportunity in all of motorsports: Instead of staying at a motel or camping out, fans will be able to live in a fully-functional house – albeit a tiny one – in the infield of the oval track. Try It Tiny Village will be constructed in the infield of Gateway Motorsports Park in August for the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens meets with conservation employees

Governor Eric Greitens visited Howell County Tuesday to thank Missouri Department of Conservation staff for their work maintaining hunting, fishing, and wildlife properties. He also assisted in research for the Missouri Black Bear Project, a Missouri Department of Conservation project which is conducting research to ensure sustainable black bear population levels in Missouri while minimizing conflicts with humans and assuring public safety. Statement from Governor Eric Greitens: “Ever watch someone walk right up to a […]