October 2013

This category contains 13 posts

How “Make-A-Difference” Month Made A Difference In St. Louis County

Thank you to all the county employees and volunteers that came out to support all the efforts around our “Make-A-Difference” month activities.  The time that you invested in this years activities really made a difference in the lives of your neighbors, and in communities across St. Louis County. Want to see proof…? Click Here to DOWNLOAD … Continue reading

St. Louis County accepted into AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities

On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013, a press conference was held at the North County Recreation Complex to announce St. Louis County’s acceptance into AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities.  County Executive Charlie A. Dooley accepted the designation from AARP Missouri State Director Craig Eichelman during the press conference that was attended by St. Louis County officials … Continue reading

Regional STL Partnership Creates One-Stop for Economic Development

St. Louis City and St. Louis County have ushered in a new era of collaboration in economic development. Years of cooperation on business development, international trade initiatives and entrepreneurial support have culminated with the creation of St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. February 2013, St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay … Continue reading

Lemay Community Center Begins to Take Shape

As summer comes to a close, South County residents are already getting ready to make a big splash in 2014. In September, St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley along with the St. Louis County Port Authority broke ground on the highly anticipated Lemay Community and Aquatic Center. “I’m excited to get this moving, because … Continue reading

November Elections Around The Corner | PLUS Voter Canvass

November Elections St. Louis County Board of Elections will hold a Special Election November 5, 2013. Four entities will participate in this election:  City of Edmundson, Village of Uplands Park, City of Woodson Terrace and Pattonville R-3 School District. This election will involve twenty four polling locations and affect approximately 33,000 voters. Absentee voting can … Continue reading

It’s “Make A Difference Month” For The Clean, Green And Beautiful Program

This year the Clean, Green and Beautiful program will be “making a difference” for the entire month of October – with events scheduled throughout St. Louis County: October 5th –   City-wide clean up in the City of Winchester – 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 12th – Grace Union Church in Lemay will be doing an … Continue reading

New Crime Lab Ribbon Cutting In November

The New St. Louis County Crime Lab is a state of the art project that began in January 2011 and will culminate in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at 10 AM in the Memorial Plaza behind the St. Louis County Police Headquarters located at 7900 Forsyth in Clayton. Forensic services at … Continue reading

County Older Resident Program (CORP) | Home Repair Help Needed

Minor home repair and maintenance services are offered to St. Louis County residents who are 60 and older through the Home Care and Repair Program of Saint Louis County Department of Human Services’ County Older Resident Program (CORP).  Additional individuals are needed to assist North County seniors with jobs involving small and large appliances, furnace … Continue reading

6th Annual Substance Abuse Conference, And You’re Invited | Nov 13th

The Victory Substance Abuse Program at Lakeside Center, Division of Human Services, is a substance abuse treatment program for adolescents that are court-ordered into treatment by the St. Louis County Family Court. In-patient treatment is a minimum of three months and is comprehensive in the scope of intervention including individual and family therapy, daily treatment … Continue reading

Honoring Outstanding Local Student Leaders

On September 17th, the formal lounge of Washington University’s Women’s Building was astir with chatter, laughter, and at moments, a piercing silence only interrupted by deep sighs as tiny wooden blocks went crashing from their tabletop skyscrapers. At the call of time, the tally of stories built and rebuilt for the 10 Jenga towers around … Continue reading