Ballwin resident Susan Bowen has joined Knoebel Construction as director of business development. Bowen holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in English from the University of Missouri. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Commercial Real Estate Women, Missouri Society for Healthcare Engineering and the St. Louis Council for Construction Consumers diversity committee.
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Matt Hoffman has joined Wiegmann Associates as a project engineer. Hoffman is responsible for designing and engineering HVAC systems. Prior to joining Wiegmann Associates, he worked as a contract mechanical engineer for Monsanto. Hoffman holds a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri.
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Matt Reed has joined the St. Louis office of Shannon & Wilson as a geologist. Reed has experience in structural geologic mapping, geochemistry processes, sedimentology and economic geology. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in geology from Saint Louis University and an associate of arts degree from Mineral Area College in Leadington, Missouri. Reed is a member of the Association of Engineering Geologists.
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Ed Cabanas recently joined Suntrup Ford as part of their internet management team. Cabanas is Ford Master Certified with 30 years’ experience and is looking forward to serving his long-standing clients from West County at either the West Port or Kirkwood location.
St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™ and one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery™ by Healthgrades® for 2019. These designations recognize St. Luke’s for having superior outcomes in general and prostate surgeries including a lower risk of complications. The general surgery rating includes bowel obstruction, colorectal, esophageal/stomach, gallbladder removal and small intestine surgeries.
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Non-profit hunger relief organization Operation Food Search [OFS] was recently named an Exemplary Advocate Cohort by the Missouri Foundation for Health. As one of only 15 selected organizations in the state of Missouri, OFS will receive $500,000 over five years. Missouri Foundation for Health [MFH], which awards approximately $45 million annually to health-focused nonprofits, is Missouri’s largest health foundation.
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce hosts its 7th Annual Casino Night, presented by Jay Wolfe Toyota, from 6-11 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 at Cheer Legends, 17387 Edison Ave. in Chesterfield. Tickets available for $50, two tickets for $90, or $60 at the door. Register at chesterfieldmochamber.com/events or call (636) 532-3399.
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The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce hosts its general membership meeting at noon [doors open at 11:15 a.m.] on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Top Golf, 16851 N. Outer 40 Road in Chesterfield. Admission is $30 for members; $35 for guests. A $5 discount applies for registrations through Feb. 15; a $5 surcharge applies to day-of walk-ins; walk-ins will not be guaranteed a meal. Register online at chesterfieldmochamber.com or by calling (636) 532-3399.
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The West St. Louis Chamber of Commerce hosts its general membership meeting from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 at The Wildwood Hotel, 2801 Fountain Place in Wildwood. Chief Mike Krause, of Metro West Fire Protection District, will be the guest speaker. Admission is $25 for members; $30 for non-member guests. There is a $5 surcharge for registration less than 48 hours prior to the luncheon and for walk-ins. To register, visit westcountychamber.com or call (636) 230-9900.