Category: Lifestyle

RELEASE: Novus international campaign raises more than $250,000 for United Way

/PRNewswire/ — Novus International, Inc. has smashed its previous records and raised $252,987 for the United Way. Annually, the Novus offices in North America band together for a fundraising campaign to help support organizations in their communities through the United Way. Events ranging from raffles to bike rides to a special golf tournament brought employees and business partners together to give back. “It’s a fun and exciting time around the office every year,” said Jeff Klopfenstein, […]

Gov. Greitens announces support for legislative effort to help firefighters

St. Louis firefighters and their families could soon access disability and death benefits for work-related cancers more easily under legislation endorsed Wednesday by Gov. Eric Greitens. The amendment in legislation would shift the burden of proof for firefighters on whether a cancer was job-related. That burden now rests with firefighters or their survivors and can be an even heavier burden to prove in the state. Greitens announced his support for changing the law at the […]

Luxury residences set to open up in the Central West End next year

A brand new luxury residential complex located in a historic district in the Central West End is set to open its doors next year. The Residences at Holy Corners is an eight-unit, 2,515 square foot, townhome-style living areas that according to the developers, feel more like single-family homes, due to its location on a residential street, multiple entries, and private patios. There are eight homes at The Residences at Holy Corners and will also feature two […]

RELEASE: St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies break ground on $260 million second phase of Ballpark Village

/PRNewswire/ — The St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies recently broke ground on the $260 million second phase of Ballpark Village. The Cardinals and Cordish were joined by St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and numerous civic, community, and business leaders to celebrate this exciting milestone. The 700,000 square foot mixed-use expansion project will complete a full build-out of Clark Street, transforming it into one of the most exciting streets in all of professional sports. “This […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County’s Warming Shelter is open 24 hours a day

Clayton, MO, December 18, 2017-St. Louis County and the Salvation Army have partnered to provide expanded warming shelter services this winter. The shelter, located at 10740 Page with a 63132 zip code, will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week between 12/18/17 and 3/16/18 The facility can accommodate up to 48 individuals. “St. Louis County and The Salvation Army are providing professional services to our most vulnerable residents this winter,” County Executive Steve […]

RELEASE: Nutritionists Will Highlight Healthy Food Options During Link Market Food Demonstrations at Metro Transit Centers

ST. LOUIS, MO: Nutritionists from the University of Missouri Extension will conduct monthly food demonstrations starting next week at two Metro transit center locations to reinforce the recently launched fresh food kiosk program’s focus on nutrition and healthy food options. Weather permitting, these demonstrations will occur at the Link Markets from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20 at the North Hanley Transit Center, and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, […]

WalletHub ranks St. Louis high on list of neediest cities

The City of St. Louis is one of the neediest cities in the country according to a study conducted by WalletHub. The study showed that St. Louis ranked ninth in the country when compared to 182 U.S. cities across 25 key metrics to determine where Americans are most economically disadvantaged. The data set provided ranges from child poverty rate to food-shortage and uninsured rates. WalletHub Analyst, Jill Gonzalez, said cities who scored poorly could implement […]

RELEASE: The Saint Louis Zoo announces 2017 Conservation Award

The Saint Louis Zoo announced its 2017 Conservation Award and three other Saint Louis Zoo Awards at its 26th annual Marlin Perkins Society Celebration on Nov. 15. The Marlin Perkins Society has grown from 48 to more than 1,100 members over the past 26 years and has generated nearly $25 million in revenue — all to help fund Zoo operations. Conservation Award The Conservation Award was presented to Karen Freeman, Ph.D., research director, and Jean […]

RELEASE: Tickets for Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium on sale tomorrow

ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 14, 2017 – To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Cardinals are announcing details for the sixth annual Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Fans who purchase a special Star Wars Night theme ticket will receive a one-of-a-kind Star Wars-themed Cardinals jersey featuring the traditional Cardinal birds perched atop a lightsaber.  A portion of each special ticket sold will be donated to […]

RELEASE: Cardinals launch third annual high school student video challenge

ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 13, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals have launched the third annual Cardinals High School Student Video Challenge, a youth engagement initiative that offers St. Louis area high school students a unique opportunity to compete for the chance to write, create and produce a video featuring Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Fredbird with the team at the students’ school. “Our High School Student Video Challenge offers us the chance to […]