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Operation Food Search Raises Nearly $42,000 at Golf Fundraiser

ST. LOUIS  – Operation Food Search recently hosted its 23rd annual “Swing to Heal Hunger” golf tournament and raised $41,906.  The event was held at WingHaven Country Club in O’Fallon, Mo.  More than 140 people attended the day-long event that included lunch and dinner, as well as live and silent auctions.  Sponsors included Enterprise Bank & Trust, HYC, Mercy, and Seeger Toyota Scion.  Qdoba Mexican Eats sponsored the luncheon. Founded in 1981, Operation Food Search (OFS) is a hunger relief organization that provides food and nutrition education.  With a strategic focus aimed at ending childhood hunger, OFS empowers families with...

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Boeing and Connections to Success support Veteran Employment Together

ST. LOUIS  – With a grant provided by Boeing, Connections to Success will provide employment support to 15 Veterans in the next year through their evidence-based Pathways to Success program. Pathways to Success has been independently evaluated (twice!) and has measurable impact such as 75% become employed and 82% increase their wages after just 6 months. Connections’ unique blend of experiential format coupled with life-long engagement includes in-depth job readiness training, cognitive skill building, soft skills training and other job related topics. The whole process is support by a Life Plan that each participant created.  The Life Plan explores...

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Comptroller Darlene Green Saves City of St. Louis $10 Million by Refinancing Bonds

ST. LOUIS – Oct. 31, 2016 – PRLog — The City of St. Louis is cashing in on lower interest rates and favorable market conditions to reduce debt payments and save money for taxpayers. Comptroller Darlene Green announced today that in 2016 the city completed refunding several bonds in deals that will reduce future city debt payments by $9.56 million. “The City of St. Louis is always looking to take advantage of lower market interest rates to save money for our taxpayers,” said Comptroller Green. “Favorable market conditions have reduced the interest rates for new bonds, and by reissuing...

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Breathtaking Mansion For Sale in O’Fallon, MO

$1.4 MILLION – 5 Bedroom  –  4 bathroom  –  8,900 Sq Ft SEE ALL PHOTOS AND PROPERTY DETAILS HERE If you happen to find yourself browsing homes for sale in O’fallon, MO, you may be blown away by this 9,000 sq ft mansion. Nestled on a beautiful 5 acre spread, the Matteson Mansion includes architecture and features that will leave are worthy of a HGTV special. The floor plan is extremely wide open, with the ability to see into almost every room on the main floor. This home has two custom bars on each level inside the home, a wood...

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6 Factors Of Career Success

What do employers look for in potential employees? That was the question that was posted recently on a career discussion forum online. Naturally, for each different position, the particular answers to that question would be different. However, there are some common skills that employers look for in all employees, whether the employee happens to be a network engineer or a fry cook. In-Demand Skills for Success 1. BASIC SKILLS: Reading, writing and arithmetic! Believe it or not, a good portion of high school graduates (and some college grads) do not read at an 8th grade level and cannot do...

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