RANDY CANIS has joined Polsinelli Shughart PC as a science and technology attorney.

Westport Pools was inducted into Aqua Magazine’s AQUA 100 Hall of Fame.

ROBERT FOWLER was ranked No 1 VR Business Broker by VR Business Brokers.

Black Twig Communications has promoted MICHELLE KUEHLER to VP of public relations, JASON MICHAEL to senior account executive and MELANIE BERNDS to account executive.

GEORGE AZZANNI has joined J. Bathe Electric Co. as director of commercial services.

KEVIN WEAKS and CAROL LUNDGREN have launched Building Business, which creates public relations packages, advertising, and photographic services for homebuilders and suppliers.

St. John’s Mercy Health Care has named TONY ROTHERMICH VP of patient financial services.

CRAIG SPIDLE has joined Burns & McDonnell as director of its design/build practice.

PATRICIA WHITAKER of Arcturis has received the Trailblazer Award from the St. Louis Forum.

DEMONN GLENN has joined MetLife as a financial services representative.

Duane Reed Gallery has relocated to 4729 McPherson Ave. in the Central West End.

SEAN HALEY has joined Federer & Federer P.C. as an associate attorney.

REBECCA EDWARDS has joined BancorpSouth as branch manager at the Premier Banking branch in Clayton.

St. John’s Mercy Health Care has named ERIC EOLOFF chief operating officer, CHERYL MATEJKA chief financial officer and JOHN HOWARD senior VP of strategic development and general counsel.

The Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront has named BRIAN MORRIS director of sales and marketing.

KATE PIPER has opened Ovations Event Planning.

Schneider Heating Cooling Plumbing has won a 2009 President’s Award from Carrier Corp.

Walton Construction St. Louis has promoted TOM ZIMMERMAN to manager of project accounting.

KMOX-AM has won seven 2009 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in electronic journalism.