Mary Tuttle’s Flowers, located at 17021 Baxter Road in Chesterfield Valley, recently marked its 30th anniversary.
The shop provides floral arrangements and fine giftware to customers in Chesterfield and surrounding areas. It is open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, and may be reached at 728-0480. Pictured is Angela Carter.
Progress 64 West has elected Brenda Bader Tucker, senior vice president/regional manager for Pulaski Bank, to a one-year term on its Board of Directors. Other directors recently elected to one-year terms include Pastor Ed Fasnacht, Service International; Dave Gannon, Colliers International; John Hammond, Frontenac Bank; Sharon Huber, Newsmagazine Network, and Tom Shaw, Sr., Tom Shaw Realtors.
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SSM Health Care has named Candace Jennings, FACHE, as its new regional president , hospital operations, for SSM Health Care-St. Louis. In this role, Jennings will have responsibility for seven hospitals in the St. Louis area.
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Jack Baumann has joined Missouri General Insurance Agency as an account executive. Through Missouri General, which represents most large U.S. insurance carriers, Baumann provides a full line of insurance services to both individual and business clients.
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Scott Hartwig has joined Regions Financial Corp. to lead the Commercial Banking Team for the Midwest Area. Hartwig also currently serves as a board member and assistant secretary for Lutheran Senior Services, as well as president of the board of directors for St. John Lutheran Church in Ellisville.
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Teresa Miller, owner of Treats Unleashed in Chesterfield, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of July to participate in the National Retail Federation’s annual Retail Advocates Summit.
Miller joined more 150 small business owners, entrepreneurs, and community retailers for education sessions and grassroots advocacy activities on the retail industry’s top public policy priorities.
Jack C. Taylor, Jo Ann Taylor Kindle and the Crawford Taylor Foundation have contributed a total of $5 million to the Gary Olson Endowment Fund at St. Luke’s Hospital. Earlier this year, Olson, who has served as St. Luke’s president and chief executive officer for the last 15 years, announced he would retire in January 2015 after a 36-year career at the hospital. St. Luke’s board of directors created the Gary Olson Endowment Fund in recognition of Olson’s substantial contributions to both St. Luke’s and the communities it serves.
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Business owner Don Eisenberg is opening several area locations of The Exercise Coach, a high-tech fitness franchise which caters to baby boomers and busy professionals. The first location, at 235 W. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves, opened in June, to be followed by a second location at 13456 Clayton Road in Town & Country this month along with two additional locations.
AWARDS AND HONORS
St. Luke’s Hospital has received the 2014 Healthgrades® Women’s Health Excellence Award for the sixth year in a row. St. Luke’s is the only Missouri hospital to achieve the honor in this many consecutive years. The award recognizes St. Luke’s as a top-performing hospital in women’s health services, including cardiac care, vascular surgery, stroke care, respiratory services, orthopedic surgery and spine surgery.
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Hollyberry Baking has announced the selection of its Gooey Butter Cake for distribution by Goldbely.com, a curated marketplace that allows consumers to purchase their favorite regional foods online. Goldbely finds the best locally sourced gourmet foods, shares their unique history and stories, and delivers them anywhere in the U.S. Hollyberry’s Gooey Butter Cake joins St. Louis hometown favorites Ted Drewes Frozen Custard and Imo’s Pizza in the lineup of products available via Goldbely.
EVENTS AND NETWORKING
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce holds its Second Annual Trivia Night on Friday, Aug. 22, from 6:30-10 p.m. at the JCC Marilyn Fox Building, 16901 Baxter Road in Chesterfield. The event will feature food and beverages, raffles including a 50/50 prize, and other surprises throughout the evening; it is open to the general public as well as chamber members. Refreshments are provided, and guests may bring their own beverages as well. For more information or to register, visit chesterfieldmochamber.com or call 532-3399. .
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The Chesterfield Chamber of commerce holds a business after hours networking event on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brightway Insurance, 125 Long Rd, Suite C in Chesterfield. The event is free for chamber members and $15 for non-members. Visit chesterfieldmochamber.com or call 532-3399 to register.
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The West County Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly first Friday coffee on Friday, Sept. 5, from 7:30-9 a.m. at Gambrill Gardens, located at One Strecker Road in Ellisville. Members and non-members are welcome. Members may visit westcountychamber.com to register; non-members should contact Deb Pinson at 230-9900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.