St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO)

WPLNA and St. Louis Association of Community Organizations  WPLNA currently has an open position representing us on the SLACO Board of Directors. Key features of the position include: Length of service  1 to 3 years depending on SLACO’s schedule Expectations  Attend 4 full Board meetings/year  (appx. 1.5 hours each held in evenings) Meet occasionally with member representatives of other community organizations in our geographic area Ideally, attend SLACO’s annual member meeting with registration fee paid by Read More…

Sarah Street Fall Festival, Nov 10th from 5-10 pm

THE FLYER Sarah Street Fall Festival We hope to see all members and friends of the Association at this exciting event this coming Saturday, November 10th from 5:00 till 10:00 pm. You may recall that event planner extraordinaire Marc “The Awesomizer” Dangerfield of Evntur discussed organizing a street party at one of our meetings a few months ago. Please join us to enjoy hot seasonal foods and warm drinks provided by: Juniper Retreat Gastropub Scarlett’s Wine Bar Read More…

Sarah Street Fall Festival – Nov. 10th – hosted by Evntur

We hope to see all members and friends of the Association at this exciting event this coming Saturday, November 10th. You may recall that event planner extraordinaire Marc “The Awesomizer” Dangerfield of Evntur discussed organizing a street party at one of our meetings a few months ago. Please join us to enjoy hot seasonal foods and warm drinks provided by: Juniper Retreat Gastropub Scarlett’s Wine Bar The Scottish Arms N. West Coffee Brewers Kaldi’s Coffee The Croquetterie Read More…

Meet Claire McCaskill – Tuesday at Northwest Coffee

We’ve just learned that Senator Claire McCaskill will be having a “meet and greet” at Northwest Coffee tomorrow evening, beginning just one hour before our own West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association meeting. Ms. McCaskill’s staff undoubtedly arranged the time and place to make it quite easy for our membership to attend both events!      :- ) Please plan to come early to Northwest Coffee to meet Senator McCaskill; we may have to truncate our Read More…

LEARN ABOUT THE CHOUTEAU GREENWAY – Thurs., 11/30, 5:30 pm

  LEARN ABOUT THE CHOUTEAU GREENWAY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th Great Rivers Greenway is working to create green space throughout the City of St. Louis to connect residents to the outdoors and each other.  To date, they have 113 miles of greenways throughout the greater St. Louis area.  Their mission is, “Connecting the St. Louis region with greenways so people can explore their rivers, parks and communities, making it a vibrant place to live work, and play.” Read More…

CWE Ideas: Saving Public Radio

CWE Ideas Saving Public Radio  March 9, 2017,  7:30pm – 8:30pm Location: Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers/4739 McPherson Avenue There is talk in Washington about defunding the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), all of which could severely damage NPR, PBS, local stations and more. CWE Ideas presents a Thought Salon featuring Tim Eby, General Manager St. Louis Public Radio and John Read More…

2017 Neighborhood Leadership Academy Registration is open.

Registration is now open for the 2017 Neighborhood Leadership Academy. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy, created in 2002, connects resources at the University — Creating Whole Communities and University of Missouri Extension — with residents and neighborhoods throughout the metropolitan area who are interested in improving their communities. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA) provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles and strategies, project planning, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. Participants are actively involved Read More…