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Business Briefs: July 22

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Adam Brandvein

Adam Brandvein recently joined residential real estate company eXp Realty as a residential real estate agent. In this position, Brandvein will assist homeowners with the buying and selling of their properties. He also will identify and negotiate acquisition opportunities for both single- family and multi-family properties. Brandvein graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in telecommunications from Indiana University.

PLACES

The Row House in Chesterfield at 2-4 Clarkson Wilson Center has opened its indoor facility. The 45-minute rowing experience builds aerobic endurance and muscular strength all in one workout. A combination of classes incorporates resistance training, rowing and stretching for a new rower or seasoned pro.

The Row House in Chesterfield (Source: Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce)

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A reimagined version of The Parkmoor restaurant has opened at 220 West Lockwood Avenue in Webster Groves. Taking inspiration from the 1920s car hop St. Louis classic, patrons will recognize some classic dishes, as well as discover new favorites. Although there is no car hop in the 21st century reinvention, it will appeal to those seeking the nostalgia-themed and family-friendly restaurant.

A historic photo of The Parkmoor (Source: Missouri Historical Society)

AWARDS

The Missouri Historical Society Press announced that “Great River City: How the Mississippi Shaped St. Louis” by public historian Andrew Wanko, is the 2020 Gold Medalist in the Midwest – Best Regional Non-Fiction category in 24th Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. The awards honor the year’s best independently published books while recognizing excellence in a broad range of styles and subjects. This year’s contest drew 4,750 entries. “Great River City” is one of 419 independent, university and self-published authors and publishers who received a medal. 

(Source: Missouri Historical Society website)

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For the 10th consecutive year, St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield is a recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades. The designation places St. Luke’s among the top 10% of hospitals nationwide based on an analysis of patient experience data. Healthgrades evaluated the patient experience performance of more than 3,300 hospitals. The survey questions focus on patients’ perspectives of their care in the hospital with admissions from April 2018 through March 2019.

EVENTS

The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce hosts its general membership meeting at 11:30 a.m. (doors open at 11:15 a.m.) on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at. St. Louis Community College – Wildwood, 645 Generations Drive. The guest speaker is Jeff Mason, author, podcaster, speaker, and customer satisfaction enthusiast. Admission is $30 for members; $35 for guests. A $5 discount applies for registrations through Aug. 17; 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 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 at Forest Hills Country Club, 36 Forest Club Drive in Chesterfield. Admission is $30 for members; $35 for nonmember guests. There is a $5 surcharge for registration less than 48 hours prior to the luncheon and for walk-ins. To register, call (636) 230-9900.

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