BEST IN SHOW
Tiger Docks, of O’Fallon, received a “Best Dock & Lifts Display” award at the National Marine Manufacturers Association/Progressive Boat & Sportshow held at Bartle Hall in Kansas City in late January. It was the third time Tiger Docks has earned the coveted recognition in the past four years.
BJC Medical Group expanded to include 59 new providers in 2014 including four new providers in St. Charles County. Dr. Milton Ochieng (gastroenterology), Laura Benack, RN (radiation oncology), Lisa Scott, FNP (family medicine), Dr. Jennifer Nguyen (internal medicine/pediatrics) are now on staff at Progress West Hospital or Barnes-Jewish St. Peters.
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Greg Ott has joined Gershman Mortgage’s St. Peters office as a senior mortgage consultant. He has more than 19 years of experience in the industry, including experience in consumer lending. He specializes in FHA/VA and conventional financing.
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Dr. Chelsie Arnold has joined Keough Chiropractic. Arnold graduated magna cum laude from Logan College of Chiropractic, and is board-certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
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Harry H. Miller has joined the staff of O’Fallon-based SAK Construction, LLC, as director of safety. Miller brings decades of experience in safety management and consulting to SAK, one of the fastest-growing pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling contractors in the U.S. Miller is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and holds M.S.A. and B.A. degrees from Lindenwood University.
CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., has announced the opening of 15 new stores at area malls, including Francesca’s and Planet Fitness at Mid Rivers Mall. Six stores, including 4Evermen, Lindbergh, Hibbett Sports, Test America, Encore Shoes and Ooh La La Blow Dry Bar, are set to open at Chesterfield Mall.
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National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is expanding its Lake Saint Louis location to accommodate the business’ growth. NISC is a provider of technology solutions to utility and telecommunications organizations. The expansion will begin in September, and add 44,000 square feet to the company’s only Missouri location.
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The All In 4 Life Charity Poker Event hosted by St. Charles County Paramedic Association brought in more than $33,000 for area charities. Special guests included former Blues left wing Tony Twist, former football Cardinal Bob DeMarco, Rams Safety Cody Davis and Cards closer Trevor Rosenthal, among others. Beneficiaries of funds raised included FOCUS Marines Foundation, a St. Charles County-based organization that assists veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, and Brace for Impact 46, an organization founded by former Cards pitcher Kyle McClellan.
NETWORKING & EVENTS
The annual STEM Celebration Breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, March 6 at Old Hickory Golf Club, #1 Dye Club Drive, St. Peters. Hosted by the Partners for Progress of Greater St. Louis, the event honors local high school students who excel in science, technology, engineering and math. John Clark, general manager of Masterclock, is the keynote speaker. Admission is free, but registration is required. For details, contact Scott Drachnik at 229-5284.
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Progress 64 West hosts a Legislative Business Update from 7:30-9:30 a.m. on March 13 at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Chesterfield. Missouri Speaker of the House John Diehl Jr. (R-District 89) is the featured speaker. Individual and municipal member tickets are $45 per person before March 10. Sponsorships also are available. To learn more or to register, visit the Progress 64 West website at p64w.publishpath.com.