Tag: press release

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 […]

Metro quarterly service change scheduled for June 25

MetroLink schedules and 16 MetroBus routes will be adjusted as part of the quarterly Metro Transit service change, effective Monday, June 25. MetroLink arrival times have not been changed for several years, so riders are encouraged to check the new schedules so they can plan their trips to ensure they are able to maintain timely connections with MetroBus routes. Metro monitors and reviews feedback from riders and operators, and uses this information and other trip […]

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris to be honored at St. Louis County NAACP annual banquet

U.S. Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-California), a rising figure in American politics, will give the keynote address at the 83rd Annual Freedom Fund Leadership Dinner of the St. Louis County NAACP chapter. She is being recognized with the Margaret Bush Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees receiving awards include Jason Kander, founder of Let America Vote and former Missouri Secretary of State. He will receive the Medgar Wiley Evers Freedom Award. Harris rose to national […]

Schoendienst funeral arrangements announced

The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the family of Albert “Red” Schoendienst has made the following funeral arrangements for the Cardinals Hall of Famer. The funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, on Friday, June 15th at 10AM.  The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis will celebrate the Mass.  The funeral Mass is open to the public. Cardinals Chairman and […]

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 […]

President Reed announces next term for the St. Louis Poet Laureate

St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed announces next term for the St. Louis Poet Laureate and has appointed restarted Cheryl D.S. Walker — a member of the inaugural Missouri Poet Laureate selection committee — to chair the taskforce. “It’s exciting to have been asked to lead such a talented team to select our next Poet Laureate. The Task Force worked hard to develop submission guidelines and a selection process that will yield a […]

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 […]