The Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America presented David and Thelma Steward with the Soaring Eagle Award at its annual Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner. David, who was not allowed to join his local Boy Scout troop as a boy in Clinton, Missouri, because it did not allow people of color, rose through the ranks of scouting after his mother started her own troop that accepted all people. He has continued to stay active in the organization throughout adulthood. The dinner also recognized the almost 600 young men who earned the rank of Eagle Scout last year, the organization’s highest rank attainable.
In the seven-month period of the World’s Fair, more than 20 million people visited what was being called the “Future Great City of the World.” Today, St. Louis remains a melting pot of diverse cultures.
St. Louis interior designer Jay Eiler’s sleek navy study makes us want to clean up our act. All of this perfection begs the question: Does good design really encourage us to live and work more beautifully? We went to Eiler for answers.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Louis Susman recently presented at Webster University’s Speaker Series. Susman, an American lawyer and former team manager of the Cardinals, spoke about the history and future of the transatlantic alliance.
Members of Duo Noire visit Gateway Middle School as part of the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society's school public school student programs
Members of St. Louis Classical Guitar Society's 22-member orchestra
Winston Churchill visited the St. Louis Woman's Club in 1932
MADCO dancers at the 2013 St. Louis Arts Awards
Cancer Support Community's Art for Recovery program
Cancer Support Community first board chair Mel Dunkelman receives the Wellness Community Charter from Harold Benjamin
Dillon and Anthony, two former Our Little Haven kids, today
Anthony, one of the first Our Little Haven kids
Dillon, one of the first Our Little Haven kids
Our Little Haven return to the center for the organizations traditional Martin Luther King, Jr. Day reunion
Volunteers participate in a recent Forest ReLeaf of Missouri planting
Volunteers planted 10,000 trees along the riverfront in celebration of Earth Day in 1990. Forest ReLeaf was formed as a result of this planting.
YOLANDA ROUSSEAU has joined accounting and advisory firm Abeles and Hoffman, P.C., as an audit associate. She will provide comprehensive audit, review and compilation services across a range of industries.
Everyone has heard the old adage, If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That tried-and-true advice is still what local lawyers recommend when it comes to investing your money—and avoiding financial scams, namely Ponzi schemes.
St. Louis Bank welcomes STEPHEN CALLOW as senior VP of commercial lending. Callow has 28 years of commercial banking experience in the St. Louis area, including senior-level management.
KRISTEN NORDSTROM has joined STAGES as a GM and will oversee day-to-day operations for administrative staff. Nordstrom is a graduate ofWebsterUniversity and has worked as a dancer, choreographer and educator. Former STAGES managing director RON GIBBS is now the director of human resources.
“We serve some of the most frail and fragile people in the whole world,” says Sue Hockensmith, co-founder of Pony Bird Inc., a care provider for non-ambulatory individuals with profound mental and physical disabilities.
Reliance Bank has turned over a new leaf. The personal and business banking institution recently emerged from major losses during the recession to become a profitable player ready to meet the community’s finance service and lending needs. And expansion is even in the works, with a new branch set for the prime intersection of Clayton Road and Lindbergh Boulevard.
The world-class luxury and glamour of international entertainment epicenter Macau, the Monte Carlo of the Orient, will take center stage at Peabody Opera House on April 6. Amid soft lighting, red velvet curtains and exquisite carvings, guests of the A Night at Macau: Betting for a Cure Gala will indulge in fine dining on the venue’s stage and enjoy entertainment in an upscale casino atmosphere reminiscent of the James Bond thriller, Skyfall.