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…

Mayoral Forum, 2/22/2017 – Info, Survey, Registration

St. Louis Mayoral Forum 2017 Feb. 22, 2017 For the first time in 16 years, St. Louis will be electing a new mayor. To ensure residents are well-informed on how candidates plan to address challenges facing the city and the region, a group of regional initiatives focused on creating a more racially equitable St. Louis have partnered to shift the conversation to put greater emphasis on the systemic issues that currently plague our region. The Read More…

SLACO Roundtable Discussion 1/23/2017

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE NEXT SLACO ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION When:                       Thursday, January 26, 2017 Time:                         Noon – 1:30pm Where:                     SLACO Offices                                     5888 Plymouth Avenue  Topic:                        Neighborhood Asset Mapping Speaker:                   Nancy Thompson, AICP ( Member, American Institute of                                                 Certified Planners)                                     Content Editor, Useful Community Development RSVP:                         Janet Desnoyer by Monday, January 23, 2017 at: husdan01@att.net                         How you look at your neighborhood Read More…

Public Meeting on development at Kingshighway and West Pine

  You are invited to attend a public meeting to hear the developers present their designs for a major development for the northeast corner of Kingshighway/West Pine at next week.Monday, December 12th 7 pm St. Louis Public Library – Schlafly Branch More info at  http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/story-apartment-tower-planned-for-central-west-end-site-on/article_cb1645e4-5651-5467-bb5f-659dd2e2c509.html