Virginia Braxs (Cultural Enrichment)
RONALD NORWOOD and BRIDGET HOY have been appointed as chairman and vice chair, respectively, of Lewis Rice Fingersh’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Julie Lynn Jackson and Jacob Daniel Molitor
It’s not a birthday without cake, so to commemorate St. Louis’ 250th birthday, one cake just wouldn’t do. Public art exhibit Cakeway to the West invited local artists and organizations to design and decorate 250 4-foot tall fiberglass birthday cakes that will be displayed around the city throughout the year.
As I write this column, it is a wintery St. Louis day. When it’s this cold, it is difficult to think about summer travel. June is still a few months away, but a sunny weather vacation free of responsibility sounds relaxing and warm.
The Wild family was immediately sold on Creve Coeur for its great schools, beautiful parks and walkability to restaurants and shopping. Kristen Wild, executive director of the Ladue Education Foundation; her husband, Steve, an attorney at Thompson Coburn; and their kids, Zach, who attends Ladue Middle School; and Jessica, who goes to Ladue Fifth Grade Center; have loved living in their neighborhood for 11 years. Kristen told us more about why they enjoy Creve Coeur.
The Birchfields enjoy a small-town life in a big city. A short stroll down Lindbergh Boulevard to Clayton Road, and all of their favorite shops and restaurants are right at their fingertips. Kathy Birchfield told us more about why they love Ladue.
The Rhone family treasures Frontenac's close-knit community. Angela and Eric, VP and CEO of Visions Management Group, respectively, have three children: Eric II, Arlington and Eldridge. Angela tells us more about life in Frontenac.
What the Pickups love most about Brentwood is the convenience and family-oriented community. Sarah and Boyd moved to the neighborhood in hopes to give their toddler Sebastian more space to play. Sarah gave us a glimpse into Brentwood life.
More than 16 million people in the United States were victims of identity theft in 2012, according to the Department of Justice. But identity theft isn’t inescapable, according to local finance experts.
Moneta Group welcomes communications manager EMILY BARLEAN to its team. Barlean’s work history includes working as senior corporate communications specialist and social media manger at Concordia Publishing House.
Escape the cold, hard winter with a leisurely stroll in a lush, tropical garden! This year’s Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show is inspired by the Brazilian gardens designed by landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.
Story: An ornate chair at stage left and a stately desk at stage right rather starkly adorn the stage for an appearance by one William-Henry Ireland in London in 1826. He’s there to publicly explain how, some 30 year earlier, he fooled the experts and conned the public into believing that he had unearthed a treasure trove of original letters, poems and even a hitherto unknown full-length play by none other than The Bard himself, William Shakespeare.
Ah, the beginning of another year, time to reflect and make resolutions. If you’re looking for suggestions, how about sitting down for family dinners? We’ve all seen the Norman Rockwell painting of the family sitting down for Thanksgiving. Multiple generations are ready to share the turkey. Just how they planned to carve that turkey at the dining room table has always been a mystery to me, but that’s another story. The message that picture sends is one of a family coming together for conversation and sustenance.
St. Louis is a hotbed of musical talent. These local organizations nurture and educate young performers, giving them the skills and resources every musician--amateurs and professionals alike--needs.
The Veiled Prophet Organization is widely known for its annual events, but the volunteer-driven group also is involved in service throughout the community. Moving forward, it has plans to extend the charitable impact of its philanthropic arm.
The tradition of making New Year’s resolutions dates back to the ancient Romans and the mythical god, Janus. He was a two-faced man who represented the opportunity to reflect on the past and forgive one’s enemies while, at the same time, look toward the future and create goals for the New Year. Janus was so important to this ancient culture that they named the month of January after him.
This 3-bedroom, 2-full and 1-half bath home in the Ladue School District is listed for $775,000.
Every year, LN salutes local nonprofits commemorating milestone anniversaries. Whether distributing and planting trees, providing a safe home for children in need or supporting those touched by cancer, these organizations continue to make a difference in St. Louis. To celebrate, we’ve shared a few of their histories and goals for the future.
Every parent has experienced a child who procrastinates! The behavior is, in fact, a normal part of human development. We eat, we sleep, and often, we put off until tomorrow what we should be doing today.
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.
A 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home in Ladue’s Clermont Estates subdivision is listed for $839,000
Nestled in the most coveted local neighborhoods, these stunning manses boast historical charm with modern luxuries. Fall in love with the property that could become your dream home.
A 1.5-story, 4-bedroom, 5-full and 1-half bath home in Ladue is listed for $2.095 million.
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.