This past Saturday morning, a group of local girls gathered for the first annual Growing and Throwing event appropriately titled, “Girls Can’t What?!” This event was organized by Throwing and Growing founder Myrle Mensey (on the right). Myrle is an accomplished athlete setting six American Records (Women 60-64) in 2009 and is ranked at the [...]
by Jeni Hinds A pleasant change appears to be moving into the Carondelet area at 8125 Michigan Ave that most people will know as the Coca-Cola Syrup Plant. Although the plant which is located in the 11th ward has been closed for over twenty years, it still remains an important part of St. Louis history. [...]
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The first meeting of the 2010-2011 Aldermanic session was held Tuesday April 20. 2010. The first time that Aldermen will be able to introduce bills for consideration is April 30, 2010. President of the Board, Lewis Reed addressed the Aldermen giving a brief synopsis of the challenges that the Board of Aldermen will face this [...]
Missouri Senate With less than 4 weeks left in the legislative session both the Missouri House and Missouri Senate have debated a plethora of bills this past week. Missouri Sen. Joe Keaveny sponsored the gubernatorial appointment of Dr. Michael Gerdine for the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners. Dr. Gerdine is the founder and CEO [...]
by Beth Stampone The St. Louis region proudly embraces a new health and wellness center, Casa de Salud, located on the corner of Compton and Chouteau avenues. The grand opening was held on April 16 to celebrate the new opportunities for the community, particularly the Latino community of St. Louis, to receive quality health service. [...]