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Business Briefs: Aug. 16

Wings of Hope, headquartered at Spirit of St. Louis Airport, hired Bret Heinrich as its new president. Heinrich most recently served as chief development officer at St. Andrews Charitable Foundation, and his nonprofit experience also includes roles at the Oasis Institute and the Laurasian Institution. Heinrich is the immediate past-president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, St. Louis Regional Chapter, ...

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Business briefs: Aug. 9

PLACES Dancing Thru Life, located at 109 Ballpark Drive in Ballwin, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. This adults-only dance studio offers classes from beginner to advanced-plus. Throughout the nine-month program, which runs Sept. through May, technique and dance combinations are taught, and students advance through the levels according to their ability and progress. • • • The Parkway School District ...

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Business Briefs: July 26

PLACES Rusted Chandelier, a home accessory boutique featuring a home décor inventory that inspires creativity and promotes conversation, is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Located at 118 N. Kirkwood Road in Kirkwood, they offer custom florals and interior design. • • • For the 25th straight year, the city of Creve Coeur received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial ...

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Business Briefs: July 19

PLACES Midwest BankCentre celebrated the grand opening of its newest branch at 500 Chesterfield Center, adjacent to the main entrance of Chesterfield Mall off Clarkson Road. The 11,463-square-foot facility is home to its 24-person mortgage services team, relocated from Clayton. The Chesterfield branch consolidates and expands upon the bank’s previous presence at 16024 Manchester in Ellisville and a limited-service facility ...

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Business briefs: July 5

PLACES In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Easterseals Midwest partnered with Valvoline Instant Oil Change to raise awareness and support for children, teens and adults with autism. Participating Valvoline locations hosted Easterseals’ Bright Futures for Autism campaign, which allowed customers to make donations and sign hundreds of colorful pennants that decorated each store’s walls. The Bright Futures campaign raised $15,000 ...

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Business News & Notes: June 21

PEOPLE Chesterfield resident Justin Relihan recently was promoted to vice president of legal services for Nidec Americas Holding Corp. Relihan will develop and implement the legal and compliance strategy for Nidec Americas Holding Corp. and Nidec’s Appliance, Commercial and Industrial Motor Americas operations, while supporting the businesses’ growth objectives. • • • Rep. Bruce DeGroot [R-Chesterfield] recently received the Legislator ...

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Business briefs: June 14

PLACES Kit Whittington, RN, BSN, CDP, started Seniors Home Care in 1987 for her grandmother. On June 8, Whittington, her staff, family and friends celebrated 30 years of care for older adults in their homes and around-the-clock. • • • The Missouri Board of Nursing recently granted approval for Missouri Baptist University [MBU] to offer a BSN, starting in January ...

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