Neighborhood Business Events, Seminars, Programs and Information

Posted by Anne McCullough on April 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Neighborhood Business Events, Seminars, Programs and Information


St. Louis City
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Click here for a sample ballot for the General Election. This is the election for the Mayor of St. Louis, Aldermen for the odd numbered wards, and a number of propositions. Click here to find your polling place.


Events and Resources



Attachments for your information:

Central Patrol Business Association membership brochure
Stl WorkForce Training Flyer
City Recycles Info
StL Youth Jobs Flyers

Bevo Bazaar-O 05/20 (flyer and vendor app)
Sample Soulard Sunday 06/04


See the Full Calendar Here

For a full list of business related events and activities, please click on the link above.


Marketplace of Ideas Grant – Dutchtown & Gravois Park Neighborhoods

Applications Due Mon 4/10


The Marketplace of Ideas is a small grants community funding program sponsored by the Incarnated Word Foundation with the support of other local funders that aims to:

  • Spur collaboration among community stakeholders
  • Uplift the community’s solutions to community problems
  • Provide publicity to the richness of community activity


for Sunday, April 9, 2017
GO! St. Louis Marathon

The marathon route has changed for 2017!! See the map here. Interstate ramps at I-64 EB and Jefferson, I-44 WB at Broadway, Convention and Washington. Downtown: Jefferson, Washington, Cole, Broadway; Soulard: Broadway, 7th, Sidney, Gravois, 13th; Lafayette Square: Mississippie, Park, Jefferson; Chouteau between Jefferson and Newstead; Vandeventer and Tower Grove Avenue between Chouteau and Tower Grove Park; and Clayton Drive through Forest Park.


Trailnet SURVEY

Help Trailnet by taking an anonymous 10-minute survey as part of a MasterPlanning process fro a network of on-street protected bikeways and sidewalks. Click here for the survey.

For questions, visit or email




Small Business Administration
10 Local Marketing Strategies That Work

Click here for a sample ballot for the General Election. This is the election for the Mayor of St. Louis, Aldermen for the odd numbered wards, and a number of propositions. Click here to find your polling place.


STL Youth Jobs – 2017
Seeking Employers and Youth

Summer application


  • STL Youth Jobs is seeking employers who are interested in providing summer job opportunities and mentoring support to St. Louis youth.
  • STL Youth Jobs employees St. Louis youth ages 16-24 and provides each participant with job readiness and financial literacy training, career and mentoring support and connection to a job coach.
  • Targeted neighborhoods in South City: Dutchtown, Gravois Park, Bevo Mill, and Tower Grove East. North City neighborhoods: Baden, Penrose, O’Fallon, Mark Twain, Walnut Park East, and Walnut Park West.
  • Through the generosity of supporters, STL Youth Jobs provides youth with PAID work experiences at businesses, but because of high demand of these opportunities, the waiting list grows each summer. If a business is interested in making a financial contribution to STL Youth Jobs, please contact Sara Breed at
  • STL Youth Jobs’ participants will work 160 hours between early June and mid-September (approximately 20 hours per week)
  • Each youth will be assigned a job coach who will assist the business in the development of the youth. The business is required to provide onsite supervision and be responsible for completed time sheets for the youth.
  • If interested, please contact Jerica Robinson at 314-346-3186
  • STL Youth Jobs is an innovative cross-sector collaboration made up of a diverse group of civic, corporate, and community stakeholders who are passionate about the future economic prosperity of our region and believe in investing in our greatest asset- OUR YOUTH
  • SUMMER 2017 APPLICATION WILL OPEN ON JANUARY 30TH.  Youth can visit, to see if they qualify and apply.



Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs
1520 Market, 3rd floor
Dates vary
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Aspiring entrepreneurs are often confronted with challenges when launching a startup or developing on existing business. Now, they can seek legal assistance and trim their legal costs by coming to SLATE. Experienced business attorneys, provided by Legal Services of Easter Missouri, offer one-on-one 30 minutes’ sessions at no charge. Space is limited – appointments are necessary. To register, call 314-657-3768.


Solutions Breakfast:
What Makes Communities Work?
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
at the Danforth Center
975 N Warson Rd, 63132

Grace Hill Settlement House and the St. Louis Business Journal present the Solutions Breakfast, in partnership with Prosperity Connection and St. Louis Community Credit Union.

What makes communities work? What do communities need to attract residents and businesses? How do we seize the opportunity of the NGA development to advance historic north city? Join us for a conversation with:

Kelvin Adams, St. Louis Public Schools
Patrick Adams, St. Louis Community Credit Union
Erica Henderson, The Promise Zone
Alyce Wilson, Grace Hill Women’s Business Center
Paul Woodruff, Prosperity Connection
Patricia Miller, St. Louis Business Journal (moderator)


Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Central Patrol Business Association hosts
3rd & 4th Districts Police Officer Appreciation Luncheon
doors open at 11:30 a.m.
at the Chase Park Plaza
212 Kingshighway Blvd, 63108

Police Officers of the month and the year for the 3rd and 4th Districts are honored. Tickets available onlinehere Tickets are $30 each and tables can seat up to 10 people.


Thursday, April 23, 2017
Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis (CBN)
5th Annual Awards Reception
At the Brown School of Social Work, Clark-Fox Forum
6350 Forsyth Blvd, 63105

The event will recognize and celebrate trailblazers in different areas of community development and their accomplishments over the past year including leaders in banking, philanthropy, the public sector, business, faith-based institutions, and grassroots community. Keynote Speaker: Anna Alvarez Boyd, senior association director of the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.Tickets can be purchased before February 28 for a discounted rate of $20. CB members receive an additional discount by contacting Gary Newcomer at or Constance Siu Food drinks and parking pass are included with the ticket price.


Thursday, May 11, 2017
St. Louis Community Foundation’s
Give STL Day

The St. Louis Community Foundation partners with local non-profits for a 24-hour giving event with local impact. Live here, Give here. An opportunity for a non-profit to seek and receive donations online and to showcase their organization on the website. 2016 raised $2.15 million from 14,500 individual gifts for 913 nonprofits.

To register your non-profit, click here, and do so before registration closes on April 14.
To register for training, strategy and info sessions, click here.


Small Business Administration (SBA)
now offers
locally customized email messages
for small business owners

To receive more information about official SBA training and events in your area, take a moment to input your zip code at





Events happening in St. Louis City Neighborhoods

Apr 15
Easter Extravaganza – at Gravois Park

Apr 18
Central Patrol Police Luncheon

April 23
Cherokee Lemp History Walk

Give STL Day

May 20
Indihop – Cherokee and The Grove

May 20
Bevo Bazaar-O

June 4
Sample Soulard Sunday




Learn about Funding Opportunities from Deaconess Foundation  In April, Deaconess Foundation will unveil their new funding strategy – Just for Kids – to advance child well-being in the St. Louis region. There will be three information sessions to learn about the funding opportunities and the theory of change that informs them. Participants will learn about the funding opportunities, critical dates and get answers to your questions. Registration is required to ensure a seat, space is limited.


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