Kirk Stange, owner/founder of Stange Law Firm, PC, recently was inducted into the Law Society at the University of Missouri School of Law. In addition to practicing law, Stange spends time educating attorneys and other law professionals through the Missouri Bar, myLawCLE, the National Business Institute and other organizations. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri. He serves on the National Leadership Council at Maryville University as well as the advisory council for Kids Rock Cancer. He also is on the board of directors of the Missouri Collaborative Institute.
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Mara J. Lahnar, a partner at the Town & Country-based law firm Mickes O’Toole, LLC, has been elected to the Midwest BankCentre WomenConnect Advisory Board. Lahnar leads the firm’s banking and finance group, providing comprehensive legal and business counsel to banks, credit unions and other financial institutions.
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HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis recently elected Laura Vandiver, MA, CHES, of Wildwood, to its board of directors for a three-year term. Vandiver is the senior director of member services and communications at the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition, She is a certified health education specialist, trained medical anthropologist, researcher and communications executive with 15 years of experience in executing strategic initiatives for national health care and pharmaceutical companies.
For the 13th consecutive year, Rockwood School District has received the Association of School Business Officials’ International Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award. Sponsored by Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, the Certificate of Excellence [COE] confirms a school business office’s commitment to financial accountability and transparency. Recognition through the COE program helps strengthen a district’s presentation for bond issuance statements and promote high-quality financial reporting.
NETWORKING & EVENTS
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly General Membership Meeting from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Old Hickory Golf Club, 1 Dye Club Drive in St. Peters. Visit chesterfieldmochamber.com for information about pricing and registration deadlines. Walk-ins will not be guaranteed a meal.
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A Business Roundtable is held from 7:30-9 a.m. on Thursday, April 19 at Midwest Bank Centre, 500 Chesterfield Center in Chesterfield. Speakers Mark Klipsch and Brian Voyles will discuss “Brick and Mortar versus Internet Retailing.” For more information, call (636) 532-3399 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The West County Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly General Membership Meeting from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at The Wildwood Hotel, 2801 Fountain Place in Wildwood. Guest Speaker Ron Ameln will discuss “The Only Two Things You Need to Know About Customer Service.” Members and non-members are welcome. Register at westcountychamber.com. $25 for members, $30 for non-members. There will be a $5 surcharge for registration less than 48 hours prior to the meeting and for walk-ins. For more information, contact Heather Zerweck at (636) 230-9900 or email@example.com.