June 2014

This category contains 26 posts

Join St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman to Talk Property Taxes on July 23 at UMSL

If you’d like to gain a greater grasp on your property taxes and rights, join St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman for “Perspectives on Property Tax Exemption.” The event will take place from 3-4:30 p.m. on Wed., July 23  in the J.C. Penney Conference Center on the University of Missouri- St. Louis (UMSL) campus. UMSL’s … Continue reading

St. Louis County Employees wrap up food drive with 500 pounds of donations

From April thru May, St. Louis County employees at all government facilities had the opportunity to choose to participate in a food drive to benefit St. Louis Area Foodbank. The event was a success with employees donating 500 pounds of food to the nonprofit, which said food collected is enough to provide 408 meals to our … Continue reading

MSD offers tips to protect homes and property during storms

MSD Contribution Rain events can occur any time of year. Since heavy storms and rain events can occur throughout the year, MSD Project Clear is encouraging homeowners to play a part in reducing problems in their own homes and neighborhoods due to rain events. By following a few proactive steps, homeowners will help allow the area’s … Continue reading

St. Louis County to offer new service for Seniors, Disabled in the Fall

Coming this Fall…  The St. Louis County Older Resident Programs (CORP) will open an Access and Functional Needs Registry.  Seniors and people with disabilities will be able to voluntarily register their identifying information, what special needs they have, and their emergency contact information. This information will not be available to the public and will be held … Continue reading

St. Louis Mosaic Project Partners with BHDragons, Highlights Bosnian Sports

The St. Louis Mosaic Project is embarking upon a new relationship. It will now partner with BHDragons, a professional web based organization with a focus on Bosnian sports, leveraging soccer in St. Louis as a focal point for inclusion BHDragons said it is committed to helping the Bosnian community and institutions in Bosnia-Herzegovina through cooperation and transnational … Continue reading

Helix Center’s first company graduates, thanks St. Louis County for supporting Startups

AeroValve, the first startup to move into Helix Center, can now say it’s the first to prove the model’s success and move out. The company moved into Creve Coeur in 2012 as the biotech incubator first began to launch in the region. It will now transition to a 5,000 square foot facility in Brentwood, Vicki Gonzalez, AeroValve CEO, said. … Continue reading

St. Louis County will remove political signs placed in public Right-of-Way

With primary election campaigns heating up like an asphalt parking lot at mid-day, political signs are blooming throughout the region. But St. Louis County’s Department of Highways and Traffic reminds residents and campaign workers to plant the placards out of the public right-of-way. “Per long-standing Department of Highways and Traffic policy and St. Louis County … Continue reading

Celebrate National Homeownership Month at Lemay’s Sustainable Housing Fair on June 28

June is National Homeownership Month and to celebrate head out to the Lemay Housing Partnership’s (LHP) second annual housing resource fair. This year’s theme is Healthy and Sustainable Housing and features a jamb-packed agenda of speakers along with vendor booths to speak with individual businesses. The event will take place on June 28 from 9:30 … Continue reading

St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund Awards $4.3 Million for Innovative Youth Care

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund (CSF) board announced awards totaling nearly $5 million for innovative projects proposed under the Discovery Initiative Cycle of funding.   The Discovery Cycle supports innovative projects that lead to breakthrough ideas which shape the future of mental health and substance abuse care.  Twenty … Continue reading

St. Louis County honors its veteran employees, supports homeless Vets

The County Veterans Program staff recently hosted its annual Saint Louis County Veterans Appreciation Day at Memorial Park.  This is the day for St. Louis County Government to honor its employees that have served, or are currently serving, in the military. As part of the event, there were informational booths setup to educate the public about community veterans-related … Continue reading