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Lemay Aquatic Center Slated for 2015 Opening, Harsh Winter Slows Construction

There is a new opening date for the Lemay Aquatic Center and it won’t be in 2014. Due to an extremely active winter of snow, ice and frigid weather construction at the site experience delays. The pool will not open this summer as tentatively planned, said Katy Jamboretz, vice president of marketing and communications for … Continue reading

Election Poll Workers Needed

The Board of Election Commissioners of St. Louis County is in need of Poll Workers to staff our 450 polling places for county elections throughout the year.  This is a paid position that requires attending a training class prior to working any election. There are current openings to work the April 8, 2014 election.  The … Continue reading

Subdivisions And Home Owners Associations, This Is For You

. . . .The St. Louis County Department of Planning, in partnership with the Community Associations Institute-Heartland Chapter, is sponsoring the 2014 Vendor Trade Show.  The Vendor Trade Show provides an opportunity for subdivision trustees to meet companies who provide services to subdivisions and homeowners associations.  The Vendor Trade Show runs from 4:00 p.m. to … Continue reading

The Mosaic Project: Engineers Club

The St. Louis Mosaic Project goal is for the St. Louis region to be the fastest growing major metropolitan region for foreign born by 2020. We want the talents of foreign born to be used both to expand job creation in our region as well as to enhance cultural diversity. One area of focus is … Continue reading

National Child Abuse Prevention Month Coming In April

One severe form of physical child abuse is Shaken Baby Syndrome or SBS. SBS is a term often used by doctors and the public to describe abusive head trauma inflicted on infants and young children. SBS refers to the many serious and often fatal injuries that result when an infant or young child is violently … Continue reading

Adopt-A-Family 2013: Thank You To All Those That Participated

St. Louis County’s Adopt-a-Family project pairs individuals or groups from the community with families in need to provide food, clothing, toys, household items, and help with utilities during the Holidays. Each year, St. Louis County Government employees are joined by businesses, faith-based groups and private citizens to make this worthwhile effort a success. The Department of Human … Continue reading

Demolition Program 2013: Results

On February 25th, St. Louis County began demolition of the Glasgow Village Shopping Center in Glasgow Village as a kick-off to a more aggressive effort to eliminate properties in St. Louis County that have been long-vacant and fallen into severe disrepair as a result of fire or abandonment. Abandoned properties are magnets for criminal activity. … Continue reading

Career Corner, Get Hired | January 14th

Grab your resume and let’s get to work.  The St. Louis County Division of Workforce Development is constantly working to create more opportunities to keep our residents employed.  Here’s what’s coming up on January 14, 2014… DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE

It’s Not Too Late To Get A Flu Shot!

Think it’s too late to get a flu shot? You’d be wrong! Both the Saint Louis County Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) recommend that EVERYONE six months of age and older be vaccinated against the seasonal flu every year. Despite this, only about 40% of Americans have … Continue reading

Mosaic Project Director Going To Washington DC To Talk Immigration Reform

Betsy Cohen, Project Director of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, will be talking to national legislative staff members on January 15.  Sponsored by the American Immigration Council, the goal is for St. Louis to join with two other Midwest communities from Michigan and Iowa, and share with lawmakers how important immigration reform will be to … Continue reading