Category: Lifestyle

RELEASE: Cardinals select Nolan Gorman in first round of 2018 draft

The St. Louis Cardinals, armed with three selections during the first night of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, selected third baseman Nolan Gorman out of Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix, Ariz., with the 19thoverall pick in the opening round. “We’re very excited for the opportunity to draft Nolan Gorman,” stated St. Louis Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak. “You’re always looking for opportunities at every draft, and picking at […]

Clayton to announce launch of PulsePoint smartphone app to help improve community response to sudden cardiac arrest

The next time someone in Clayton suffers from sudden cardiac distress, a new app may help improve life-saving response time. On Saturday, the East Central Dispatch Center will launch the PulsePoint smartphone app to help improve community response to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The agencies, made up of the cities of Clayton, Brentwood, Maplewood, Olivette, Richmond Heights, Rock Hill, Shrewsbury, Webster Groves plan to launch the PulsePoint CPR/AED smartphone app from the East Central Dispatch Center at 7447 Dale […]

St. Louis County plans to feed 2,500 students a day with Summer Food Program

With several partnering agencies and a need to help nourish the youth of the region this summer, the St. Louis County Human Services Department is kicking off its Summer Food Program, providing breakfast and lunch to students. The St. Louis County Human Services Department will partner with churches, day camps and community centers and plans to provide 2,500 meals per day free of charge for anyone 18 and under. The program kicked off Saturday and […]

RELEASE: New mobile health screening van to start serving Metro Transit locations in city of St. Louis

Starting June 5, Metro Transit riders and local residents will have access to free mobile health screening services at four locations in the City of St. Louis. A Mobile Health Van operated by Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Centers will provide free blood pressure screenings and other health assessments to transit riders and nearby residents on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., alternating locations each week during the month. The first Tuesday of the […]

RELEASE: Supreme Court of Missouri’s commission on racial and ethnic fairness invites community feedback about civil justice

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness is holding a public feedback session next week to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s civil justice system. St. Louis-area residents are invited to share their ideas, experiences or recommendations about the civil justice system beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Better Family Life Cultural and Educational Center’s Clay Hall, 5415 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112. The public is invited to share ideas for how Missouri […]

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: Summer zoo weekends and Jungle Boogie kick off Friday at the Saint Louis Zoo

Go wild on the weekends at the Saint Louis Zoo May 25 through Sept. 3! On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and on Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Zoo is open extended hours from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. for Prairie Farms Dairy Summer Zoo Weekends. Weekday summer hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Zoo will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 15, for the Zoo’s biennial fundraiser, A […]

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 […]

RELEASE: 500 Topgolf jobs now available in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced hiring plans for its 43rd location, which will open late summer 2018. Approximately 500 new jobs have been posted online at topgolf.com/careers, and MISSION: Ambition auditions begin in three weeks. A Topgolf MISSION: Ambition hiring event is one of the most unique ways one will ever interview for a job. Cloaked in mystery, but full of intrigue, these events are Topgolf’s special way of showcasing […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to honor Bob Gibson with #CompleteGamer pregame ceremony Friday night

The St. Louis Cardinals will honor Hall of Famer Bob Gibson prior to Friday night’s game in a special pregame ceremony as part of the team’s season-long #CompleteGamer fan engagement campaign.  During the ceremony, Gibson will be joined by family, former teammates, team officials and the students and other musicians who created the #CompleteGamer theme song that shares his extraordinary life story.  Fans will also learn more about how they can get involved in the […]