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Home Builders Association Donates $10,000 to Great Circle

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The donation will help renovate the exterior lighting on and around Great Circle’s residential cottages, illuminating the walkways to provide a secure and safe path for children receiving residential care at the organization’s Webster Groves campus. Great Circle provides a unique spectrum of behavioral health services to children and families throughout Missouri and beyond. Its 24-hour Specialized

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Four Electrical Connection-Member Contractors Ranked Among Top Specialty Contractors by Engineering News Record

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The national construction industry trade publication, Engineering News Record (ENR), has ranked four Electrical Connection-member contractors among its 2020 “Top 600 Specialty Contractors.”  The four contractors are Sachs Electric Co., Guarantee Electrical Co., PayneCrest Electric, Inc. and Aschinger Electric Co. Inc.  All of the contractors are members of the St. Louis Chapter of the National

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St. Clair Selects Architect for Belleville Metrolink Station Upgrade

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The St. Clair County Transit District’s (SCCTD) Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, February 16, to approve a contract with Bright Space Studio, located in Swansea, for design upgrades to the common areas of the Belleville MetroLink Station. Areas to be upgraded include public restrooms, common lobby area, landscaping and outside plaza area as a

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St. Louis Coalition Helps People Shape Community Development

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 In an effort to facilitate more equity in the development of St. Louis neighborhoods, a coalition of organizations has launched a new online toolbox to connect St. Louis residents with resources that provide vital community development knowledge.  Facilitated by Invest STL, the Neighborhood Toolbox launched with two initial tools — the St. Louis Community LAB and the St. Louis Neighborhood Organization Map.   Each

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,500 to Promise Community Homes

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On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2021 HBA President Bill Wannstedt of Consort Homes (left) presented a $15,500 donation to Promise Community Homes’ executive director Erin Eberhard and director of development and community relations Joanna Jones-Raymond. The donation will be used to replace roofs at two of the organization’s houses that are homes to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Promise

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Citizens for Modern Transit Looks to the Future of Public Transportation

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Despite unprecedented challenges presented by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, public transit remains an essential component of the St. Louis region’s transportation system. In honor of Rosa Parks Transit Equity Day, which commemorates Parks’ birthday on Feb. 4 and declares that equal access to public transit is a right for all, Citizens for Modern Transit hosted

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Electric Vehicles are Getting Closer to Having Their Moment in St. Louis

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Courtesy of Joe Lamie of Fox 2 News A small part of current renovations at the Missouri Botanical Garden is a sign of big change for St. Louis and there are more signs popping up all around us: charging stations for electric vehicles (EV’s). “The renaissance for electric vehicles is here,” said David Gralike, President

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Missouri American’s New Clear Well Put into Service

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Missouri American Water has completed construction on a new $11 million clear well that can hold up to 1 million gallons of drinking water for Jefferson City customers. Missouri American Water has completed construction on a new $11 million clear well that can hold up to 1 million gallons of drinking water for Jefferson City

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Construction Underway for 2021 St. Jude Dream Home

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Payne Family Homes kicked off construction on the 2021 St. Jude Dream Home benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with an early morning groundbreaking celebration Thursday, January 28 at Inverness in Dardenne Prairie. The homebuilder, one of St. Louis’ largest, has been leading the annual St. Jude Dream Home effort since 2014, raising over $7.1 million to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Collaborative Approaches Bode Well for St. Louis Region

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Submitted By Taulby Roach The creation of a new organization called Greater St. Louis, Inc. may be one of the most important developments in years for our region, which has struggled because of issues related to fragmentation and lack of a unified effort aimed at helping all parts of the region to grow. We finally

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