May 7, 2013 by Mark
The Coachmen Car Club of St. Louis and the St. Charles County Parks Department have worked together to bring Missouri citizens the first ever Classic Car Show as an exhibit at the St. Charles Heritage Museum.
Car enthusiasts from all over Missouri, or even [Read more]
March 30, 2013 by Mark
The Mid-County area will soon have plenty to please health-conscious cooks on the lookout for local produce, area farmers or gardeners with a need to sell some surplus, and craft vendors searching for a ready crowd of hands to browse their jewelry display and [Read more]
February 28, 2013 by James
Two years after a group of cities in St. Louis County implemented a program designed to cut down the number of accidents along the stretch of I-70 that runs from St. Ann through Pine Lawn, the Missouri Department of [Read more]
January 27, 2013 by Sarah
Over 100 new jobs are coming to St. Ann within the next three months, as Conifer Health Solutions consolidates its recent acquisitions from the purchase of Dell, Inc.’s revenue cycle business serving hospitals.
Conifer, a billing and collections subsidiary of Dallas-area Tenet Healthcare, is moving the location of three former Dell operations to its service center in St. Ann. Around a dozen workers will be transferred from the nearby Maryland Heights office, as well as around 100 billing and collector jobs relocated from former Dell offices in Bowling Green, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee. New business card and stationery printing opportunities are not the only benefits of the deal, however, as Conifer plans to hire locally to fill out its personnel roster.
Dell Services president Steve Schuckenbrock explains:
“Having worked with Conifer and Tenet for many years, we view our combined capabilities as great for the industry and for our shared customers.
“Dell is ranked number one by Gartner in IT Services within the worldwide healthcare sector. While Conifer is acquiring our hospital revenue cycle management business, we plan to leverage our healthcare expertise, proven methodologies, and robust delivery model to continue providing IT solutions to Conifer as it grows its client base.”
Conifer, based in Frisco, Texas, is a 34-year veteran of the healthcare industry, with over 9,000 employees and 500 hospital and healthcare clients. Dell’s previous relationship with Conifer as its IT provider was a major factor in the decision to rearrange assets.
December 20, 2012 by Mark
With support from county officials, and a TIF for $33 million, redevelopment has begun at Northwest plaza, St Ann.
Wisconsin-based Menard’s, a regional home improvement chain, has been announced as a new anchor tenant, and Raven is in negotiation with a second. Demolition, to continue through 2013, has begun on the portions for which renovation is not cost-effective, approximately half the square footage. Several buildings, including the office tower will be overhauled. Agreements with major tenants should spur interest from shoe stores and restaurants, printing companies and jewelers and all of the other merchants who breathe life to such a shopping area.
When it was built 50 years ago, Northwest Plaza was the largest shopping center in the world. However, over the last decade, the Plaza became increasingly derelict. Anchor stores and other inside and outside tenants closed their doors. Efforts to revive the center, including exploration of tax incremental financing (TIF) in the mid-2000s came to naught. After passing through a succession of owners, the mall was finally foreclosed and locked up at the beginning of 2011.
While hurdles remain for Northwest Plaza, optimism is finding fertile ground at the site: a new owner has purchased the complex from the bank. Raven Development hopes to shepherd the property back to life and turn it into a Phoenix for the St. Ann community.
At $106 million over five years, the redevelopment will transform the area into The Crossings at Northwest – once more an open-air center as it began life, so many years ago.
November 7, 2012 by Mark
A traditional Thanksgiving feast will be held at St. Ann’s Holy Trinity Catholic Church from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the afternoon on Thanksgiving Day, which this year falls on November 22.
The event is [Read more]
October 29, 2012 by Sarah
The existing aerobics and Zumba class options available through St. Ann Parks & Recreation have been expanded, featuring two new choices for locals looking for a fun way to get fit
The first, [Read more]
September 11, 2012 by James
The start of autumn would not be complete without the upcoming annual St. Ann Parade, one of the community’s most anticipated attractions.
The parade will [Read more]
August 28, 2012 by James
July 29, 2012 by James
Members of the Saint Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association had a first-class event lined up for them in July through the 2012 Public Policy Speaker Series. With Missouri Governor Jay Nixon being featured as [Read more]