July 2013

This category contains 15 posts

Express Scripts Expected to Add Jobs, Expand Facility in St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS, JUNE 20, 2013 — Express Scripts Holding Company, the nation’s leading pharmacy benefit manager, is expected to build a 220,000 square foot building on its existing campus in St. Louis County and also add up to 1,500 jobs between now and 2018, it was announced today. Express Scripts is responsible for the pharmacy … Continue reading

Local Immigration Efforts To Jump-Start Growth In St. Louis Region

June 27, 2013, St. Louis— Local leaders announced an action plan to transform St. Louis into the fastest growing region for immigration by 2020.   St. Louis Mosaic Project: Local Immigration Efforts To Jump-Start Growth In St. Louis Region. “This has the power to transform our region,” said St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley. … Continue reading

Storm Debris Program Removal Nearing Completion

UPDATE: July 3, 2013 –  On July 3, 2013, St. Louis County will conclude its tree debris removal program in the large pocket of North County rocked by tornado-force winds on May 31. “We won’t be picking up any more tree debris after July 3. Our personnel have made two separate passes through the affected … Continue reading

Prevent Heat Related Deaths and Illness | Let’s CoolDownSTL

These are challenging times for so many seniors and disabled people, who are scared to ask for help. Therefore we need to make sure each of us check on our neighbors so that they can enjoy a cool and safe summer. We’re trying to stay ahead of the curve by being prepared and thanks to … Continue reading

Master Gardeners Create New Outdoor Spaces at Kathy J. Weinman Shelter

The Kathy J. Weinman Shelter is a 39 bed domestic violence program for abused women and their children. The Shelter’s mission is…To enhance the quality of life for women and their children who have experienced the trauma of domestic violence. Residents of the Kathy J. Weinman Women’s Shelter can now spend time outdoors gardening, meditating, … Continue reading

FREE Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Vaccination Clinics

The Saint Louis County Department of Health is going to be offering FREE pertussis vaccine at two clinics, one on Wednesday, July 24th, and one on Monday, July 29th.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone be vaccinated against this disease, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO ARE AROUND OR ARE CAREGIVERS FOR INFANTS. … Continue reading

World Wide Technology Opens New HQ

One of the region’s largest private companies, World Wide Technology, has opened a new headquarters at its Maryland Heights-based campus and added at least 100 jobs as part of the expansion. With help from local, county and state economic development programs, the new headquarters building went from idea to opening in less than two years. … Continue reading

Expanded Funding for Children’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse

The St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund is gearing up to launch its fourth funding cycle this summer. Fresh off the heels of the recent needs assessment presentation focused on behavioral health issues impacting children, youth and families within St. Louis County, the next funding cycle is poised to mediate the issues highlighted in the … Continue reading

Foodbank and St. Louis County Partnering For Your Donations

The St. Louis County is partnering with The St. Louis Area Foodbank to bring hope, relief and security to our neighbors struggling with hunger.  From June 17, 2013 to July 17, 2013, County Government is accepting donations of food and personal care items to help the Foodbank help meet the need in our community. Here’s … Continue reading

$100 Million Fund To Boost Entrepreneurship

St. Louis-area civic and business leaders announced they will bring $100 million in venture capital funding to the region over the next five years in an effort to enhance the region’s rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. “A year ago, I asked what we needed to provide the best environment to help our best startups grow,” said … Continue reading