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Absentee voting underway for August 5 Primary, Register to vote in person by July 9

ELECTION DAY TRAINING IS UNDERWAY Training is now underway for those individuals who will be working the polls on August 5, 2014 election day. If you or someone you know is interested in working the polls please call or have them call Christopher Court at (314) 615-1892 so they may be scheduled for a required … Continue reading

St. Louis County Volunteer Corner

From walking dogs to helping keep our parks clean, there is a plethora of volunteer opportunities throughout St. Louis County. Check out a couple below:  St. Louis County Animal Care & Control As it begins to warm consider a way to give back and exercise. Walk a pet in need of a little attention. Saint Louis … Continue reading

North County Recreational Complex Pool Breaks Ground

On Wednesday, November 6, the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new aquatic center at North County Recreation Complex at 2577 Redman Road, St. Louis MO 63136. This new $5 million aquatic center will be a great addition to the North County Recreation Complex, which has received a lot of … Continue reading

Available Warming Centers During The Winter Season

As we go through the winter months, please recognize that there are places that people can go to get warm if they need to.  Please see the attached Warming Centers for both St. Louis City/County and MO-IL area.  This is a good resource list to have for members of your congregations, visitors, or community residents … Continue reading

Homebuyer Assistance Program in St. Louis County | December 2013

The St. Louis County Office of Community Development has been working diligently help stabilize neighborhoods on the brink of decline due to the foreclosure crisis with the federally funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).  NSP funding has been used to acquire and rehabilitate vacant foreclosed properties in targeted areas of the County to help stabilize property values … Continue reading

Mosaic Project Continues To Bring Recognition To Local Leaders

More than 450 people came out to support Casa de Salud during the annual “¡Zocaloca!” gala Nov. 8 at Busch Student Center. The sold-out crowd raised nearly $400,000 for the community health clinic that Saint Louis University helped establish. “The event bought the whole community together to support and celebrate the success of Casa de … Continue reading

Career Corner, Get Hired | December 17th

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… DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE.

County Planner Addresses GOVERNING Magazine’s Livable Communities Summit

Lori Fiegel, Comprehensive Planning Manager for the Department of Planning, was recently invited by GOVERNING Magazine to speak at A Summit on Livable Communities in Nashville.  The summit, which represents a partnership between GOVERNING and AARP, focused on improving American communities so that they are livable for all ages.  Ms. Fiegel spoke on a panel … Continue reading

Volunteer To Be A Mosaic Project “Professional Connector”

A regional initiative to retain and attract talented foreign born population for the economic prosperity of the St. Louis bi-state region, also known as the Mosaic Project, is on a  full swing ever since its inception earlier this year. The Project is set to launch a special program that aims to connect globally-minded professionals in … Continue reading

Parks’ December To Remember

Fun Activities to Get Rid of the Winter “Blahs” With the weather turning colder and the parks now “winterized,” it’s easy to just want to stay inside and sit on the couch. But winter in your St. Louis County Parks is anything but boring. The Parks department offers a wide variety of events and activities … Continue reading