Author: press releases

RELEASE: New ad by Mantovani campaign shows voters a clear choice for St. Louis County Executive

The Mantovani for STL campaign today, behind a significant ad buy, launched a new 30-second TV ad called “Instead.” The ad, which points out the looming federal criminal investigation and failed leadership of incumbent County Executive, Steve Stenger, and provides the alternative — Mark Mantovani, a leader who will work to improve people’s lives — will begin airing today. It follows weeks of misleading ads from the Stenger campaign and the incumbent trying to rewrite […]

Energizer Holdings, Inc. announces pricing of $500 million of senior notes

St. Louis /PRNewswire/ — Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ENR) (“Energizer”) Thursday announced the pricing of the offerings of $500 million of 6.375% senior notes due 2026 by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Energizer Gamma Acquisition, Inc. (the “USD Issuer”) and €650 million of 4.625% senior notes due 2026 by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Energizer Gamma Acquisition B.V. (the “EUR Issuer” and together with the USD Issuer, the “Issuers”). The notes priced at 100% of the principal amount thereof. Energizer […]

HarrisLogic partners with Zero Suicide Institute to create comprehensive technology for suicide prevention

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — HarrisLogic, a technology and clinical services company that develops solutions to improve patient care in behavioral health, is partnering with the Zero Suicide Institute (ZSI) to create a new, digital platform to provide comprehensive suicide prevention services. This specialtybehavioral health services platform is the first of its kind, and is designed to support and enhance the Zero Suicide approach for safer suicide care. HarrisLogic’s technology will support the development of a Zero Suicide […]

Six startup companies from around the world selected to participate in 2018 Ameren Accelerator

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Six startup companies have been selected by Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) to come to St. Louis to participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators, that assesses, mentors and invests in energy technology startup companies. The selected companies – from Canada, Israel and the United States – include Applied Particle, Jrop, Narya Security, ResilientGrid, Ryvit and TouchLight. “Being […]

Governor Parson attends working lunch with President Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Today, Governor Mike Parson attended a working lunch with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to discuss best practices and lay out Missouri’s top priorities, including infrastructure and workforce development. “In order for Missouri to move forward, we must work together to address major issues, including infrastructure and workforce development,” said Governor Mike Parson. “I appreciate President Trump’s commitment and invitation to play a role in strengthening State and […]

ArchCity Defenders begin film series with KDHX, partnership with filmmaker Wade Gardner

ArchCity Defenders, a nonprofit civil rights law firm, and KDHX are pleased to announce a three month racial film series beginning today, June 21, 2018 at 7pm at The Stage at KDHX. The first film in the series is Marvin Booker was Murdered, an award-winning feature length documentary directed by filmmaker Wade Gardner. Following the film screening, Blake Strode, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders, will facilitate a Q&A with Gardner and Marvin Booker’s brother and sister-in-law, […]

Missouri still has no legislation to protect citizens from radon gas poisoning

The Missouri Department for Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) has stated that “31% of homes in Missouri are testing above EPA recommended levels for radon.” Still, Missouri has yet to enact any statutes addressing this dangerous, hidden threat. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers, right behind smoking. In fact, radon is the cause of over 20,000 lung cancer deaths annually; roughly 10% of these victims […]

World Wide Technology CEO Jim Kavanaugh named a Glassdoor top CEO in 2018

World Wide Technology (WWT) CEO Jim Kavanaugh has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018. He ranked 11th among the 100 executives listed for large U.S. enterprises with a 97 percent approval rating from employees. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual report recognizing the Top CEOs employees love working for in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe. Among chief executives recognized […]

Enterprise Holdings’ Pam Nicholson ranked among top CEOs by Glassdoor

Enterprise Holdings Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Pam Nicholson received a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, which recognizes the Top CEOs in 2018. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing job sites, released its annual report this week recognizing the top CEOs and highlighting leaders that U.S. and UK employees love working for. “Winning a Glassdoor Top CEO award is a true acknowledgement of exceptional leadership, as it reflects the opinions of the employees who work […]

Optimist International and Saint Louis University sponsor third annual Optimist Oratorical World Championships

Optimist International, a worldwide volunteer organization, announced Wednesday it has partnered with Saint Louis University to host the third annual Optimist Oratorical World Championships for students around the world.  Students will be challenged to craft speeches in which they discuss the topic “Where are My Roots of Optimism?” This year’s World Championships will be held at Saint Louis University’s Center for Global Citizenship on Thursday, June 28 and Friday, June 29. Optimist International and its […]