True Blues celebrates anniversary, Business News
True Blues Authentic Team Store is celebrating its first anniversary in business. Located inside Hardee’s Iceplex at 16851 N. Outer Forty Drive in Chesterfield, the shop carries authentic St. Louis Blues apparel and offers skate sharpening, plus hockey tape, laces, mouthguards, stick wax and other hockey essentials.
The Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce has announced that Teresa Crossland, director of facility and operations at Monsanto Co., will be president of its board of directors for 2013.
Ron Horak has joined Pulaski Bank as senior vice president, commercial lending.
Chesterfield-based Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs has announced the selection Clay McDonald, a Logan alumnus, as the college’s next president.
Christine Schwarz, vice president of Bank of America, was selected as chairman of the board of the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce for 2013.
Mercy has entered into a long-term partnership to serve as the St. Louis Cardinals’ official medical provider.
The Saigh Foundation has awarded to St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield a $1 million grant that will benefit the hospital’s neonatal special care nursery, now named The Saigh Foundation Special Care Nursery. The grant will fund medical equipment, treatment, professional staff training and parent education.
Des Peres-based St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA) recently received several significant grants, including $20,000 from the Salsich-Hoehn Foundation and $10,000 from The Clifford Gaylord Foundation. The nonprofit SLOCA is committed to impacting ovarian cancer survivorship through awareness, standard of care, research funding and survivor support.
Assistance League St. Louis has received a $4,000 grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation and a $2,500 grant from The Graybar Foundation. The Ellisville-based nonprofit will use the funds to support its philanthropic programs in the St. Louis area.
AWARDS & HONORS
The West St. Louis County Chamber of commerce recently honored Deborah Russell, of Send Out Cards in Wildwood, with its 2012 Don Essen Heart of the Chamber Award. The Business Person of the Year Award went to Jeff Boraz, of Firestone Complete Auto Care in Ballwin; Callier’s Catering in Ballwin was named Business of the Year; and Brian Durbin, of Genghis Grill in Ellisville, received the Young Professional of the Year Award.
Edward Jones is ranked No. 8 on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for 2013” list. It is the Des Peres-headquartered financial services firm’s 14th appearance on the list.
EDUCATION & NETWORKING
“Exploring Careers in Business & Teaching” is from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, 2645 Generations Drive. Attendees learn about academic requirements, career options and study abroad opportunities in business and teaching. Former students and working professionals discuss their experiences. To RSVP, contact Katie Martin at 422-2005 or email@example.com.
The West County Chamber of Commerce holds a First Friday Coffee networking event at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, March 1 at Executive Financial Group, 12935 N. 40 Drive, Suite 106. Chamber members register at westcountychamber.com; non-members are welcome and may register by calling 230-9900.
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Business EXPO & Showcase is from 4-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at the DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center, 16625 Swingley Ridge Road. Area businesses demonstrate and promote their products and services. Give-aways, raffle prizes, food and more are featured. For more information on exhibiting or attending, visit chesterfieldmochamber.com, or call Stella at 532-3399.