May 2014

This category contains 28 posts

Join St. Louis County in Creating Strong Communities on May 29

The time is now to help spark change in your community so meet us on Thursday, May 29, from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. at The MET Center, located at 6347 Plymouth Ave., in Wellston for a panel on how to make a better St. Louis County. This policy forum will explore the challenges all communities … Continue reading

FEAST in the Park is Back, Check out these St. Louis County Events

On May 28, Saint Louis County Parks, FEAST Magazine and the St. Louis Food Truck Association will kick of the 2014 season of our FEAST in the Park food truck events. Three new venues have been added this year, including the first event being held at Jefferson Barracks Park, an event planned at the North … Continue reading

County Executive Dooley Tours Arch Riverfront Project with Vice President Biden

County Executive Charlie A. Dooley and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay welcomed Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to St. Louis for a tour of the progress on the riverfront/Arch rebuild recently. The $410 million Arch renovation project includes construction of a pedestrian bridge over Interstate 70 to connect downtown … Continue reading

St. Louis County Board of Elections: Register to Vote by July 9, New Hours Effective June 1

The last day to register to vote in the August 5, 2014 Primary Election is July 9, 2014. To find out who will be on your ballot and to check your registration status, click here. New Hours Effective June 1 Effective June 1, 2014, the St. Louis County Board of Elections will change its standard … Continue reading

Missouri Botanical Garden Hosts Chinese Culture Days

The Missouri Botanical Garden recently hosted Chinese Culture Days celebrating the art, music and cuisine of the Chinese people. The festival also featured  demonstrations and acrobatics highlighting the Chinese culture during the two days of festivities. This year, 2014,  marks the 20th anniversary of Chinese Culture Days and the 18th anniversary of the event at … Continue reading

STL Bring Back Our Girls Rally Highlights Tragedy in Nigeria

The Egbe Omo Yoruba of Greater St. Louis and concerned citizens recently hosted the “Bring Back Our Girls” Peace Rally on the steps of the Central Library in downtown Saint Louis.  Patricia Washington, Director of Communications for the Office of the County Executive, was a featured speaker. “What happened to these girls is completely unacceptable; … Continue reading

St. Louis County Human Services Director Honored as Unsung Heroine

St. Louis County would like to congratulate one of its own for a recent recognition. The Top Ladies of Distinction-St. Louis Chapter (TLOD) recognized Andrea Jackson Jennings, St. Louis County’s Director of Human Services, at its annual luncheon. The organization was honoring “Unsung Heroines” for their outstanding contributions to the St. Louis community. St. Louis City … Continue reading

St. Louis County Supports NCI’s 37th Annual Breakfast

North County Incorporated held its 37th annual breakfast Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. The event is NCI’s largest event of the year and attracted more than 600 business, civic and community leaders celebrating  North County’s accomplishments. One of the highlights of the events was the announcement that St. Louis … Continue reading

Giant LEGO Structures, Live Music bring summer to Missouri Botanical Garden

It’s time for some summer-like fun and the Missouri Botanical Garden has a lineup of events for everyone including the little-ones. Check out these two summer long events that any person can enjoy. Nature Connects, Art with LEGOs The Nature Connects exhibit is bringing LEGOs to the Missouri Botanical Garden. It features 25 larger than life LEGO … Continue reading

St. Louis County Officer Helps Save Collapsed Bagpiper During National Police Memorial Week  

St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley praised the efforts of St. Louis County Police Officer Gary Robertson for instinctively helping a man in cardiac arrest during a police memorial ceremony at the National Mall in Washington, DC. “We already know that our St. Louis County police officers are simply outstanding; Officer Robertson’s heroic actions … Continue reading