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Congressman Clay Endorses Reed For Mayor

Congressman Urges St. Louis to Unite Behind Reed St. Louis – Congressman Lacy Clay, Jr today endorsed Lewis E. Reed for Mayor saying, “Lewis Reed is the only candidate for Mayor that will bring real economic development to our city. He will increase job growth and decrease our crime rate. We need Reed as our […]

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Central West End Giveback Day Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis

On March 8, the Central West End invites you to shop and dine throughout the neighborhood while supporting a great local organization! Participating CWE businesses will donate 10 percent of their sales that day to Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis, which provides specialized care to children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, […]

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Arts and Education Council Appoints New Director of Communications

The Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis (A&E) has promoted Emily Hellmuth as director of marketing and communications. In this role, Hellmuth is responsible for all marketing and communications plans and activities, ensuring they enhance A&E’s ability to support the arts and arts education in the bi-state region. Most recently Ms. Hellmuth served […]

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GLSEN to DeVos: Protect Crucial LGBTQ Youth Protections from Department of Education Cuts

In a recent interview with a Michigan radio program, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos telegraphed her intentions to cut what she deems “unnecessary” Department of Education programs, saying: “I can’t tell you today what is being done [at the Department of Education] that’s unnecessary. But I can guarantee that there are things that the department has […]

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Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design is Awarded Grant by Monsanto Fund

Grant supports ARTSMARTS Community Outreach Program Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design’s ARTSMARTS Program will get a little more help thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund. ArtSmarts gives kids a chance to experience the joy and achievement of artistic creation. Each year, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design brings more […]

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With Trump ‘Under Fire for Lax Security Practices,’ Missouri Republicans Stay Silent

MDP Chair: Will Trump start selling admission to nat’l security meetings at Mar-a-Lago? With President Donald Trump under increasing criticism for lax security practices that are threatening to jeopardize American security, Missouri’s Republican officeholders have so far remained silent. “Missouri’s Republican officeholders had a lot to say about the email server belonging to a former Presidential candidate,” […]

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Missouri Nondiscrimination Act Introduced In the House & Senate for the 19th Year in a Row

For the 19th year in a row the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act (MONA) has been filed in the Missouri House and  Senate. This legislation was first introduced by Steve McLuckie in 1998. MONA would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Missouri’s Human Rights Act, which currently prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations for […]

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Operation Food Search Launches Campaign’s Public Phase Non-Profit Organization Nears Goal

Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food to the area’s hungry, recently announced the public phase of its food insecurity campaign, “The Campaign to End Childhood Hunger in the St. Louis Region.”  OFS has already raised $6,388,000 of its $7 million capital campaign goal, leaving only $612,000 remaining.  The funds will […]

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