Archive for December 2018

Jazz lessons on life

St. Louis Promise Zone students enjoy a private mini-concert and conversation with three-time Grammy award-winning jazz artist  By Charlotte Beard On Dec. 14, more than 200 St. Louis Promise Zone students enjoyed a private lunch, mini-concert and conversation with three-time Grammy award-winning jazz artist Robert Glasper at Jazz St. Louis on Washington Avenue. The NAACP…

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Drawing new boundaries

The Francis Howell School District will redraw the boundaries of Fairmount and Warren Elementary Schools, which are both currently over capacity. By Brett Auten Every so often, some maneuvering is called for. The Francis Howell School District has seen splashes of significant population growth within its boundaries. And it just so happens that these increases…

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North County Police Cooperative Captain

North County Police Cooperative Captain puts community engagement and the forefront of his mission to protect and serve By Charlotte Beard Though there are some segments of society that just pursue the punishment side of law enforcement, there are other segments of the society that truly take interest in the justice side of the law.…

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Holidays in the park

Parks in St. Charles County get in the holiday spirit with dazzling displays and fun activities By Brett Auten Are you looking for a close and free way to bask in some holiday glow? The St. Charles County Parks has you covered with its Holiday Happenings and Events. From a mini Polar Express, to a…

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The Kaufman Fund’s Trees for Vets program distributes Christmas trees to veterans, their families and veteran organizations.

Since 2014, The Kaufman Fund, with its sponsoring partner Enterprise Bank & Trust (formerly Eagle Bank), has distributed over 1,400 trees and tree stands through its Trees for Vets program to veterans, their families and veteran organizations.  This year The Kaufman Fund worked with St. Patrick Center, UMSL, USO, Catholic Charities, several reserve units and…

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Blood Drives in St. Charles County

The American Red Cross has issued urgent need for blood and platelet donors as donations decline during the holidays By Brett Auten The American Red Cross needs you to not get lost in the holiday hustle and bustle. Every three seconds, someone needs a blood transfusion and 20-percent of those recipients are children. A small…

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Local Artists St. Louis

Local artists who were named winners by the MetroScapes program created by Metro Arts In Transit will be installed at more than 200 MetroBus shelters in the St. Louis region By Charlotte Beard Since 2013, riders of public transportation have had the opportunity to view artwork that was created by members of the visual arts…

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