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Business Briefs: Nov. 7

By: Kate Uptergrove


PLACES

Show Me Granite celebrates the opening of its St. Peters location with a Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting.

Show Me Granite, an award-winning, full-service stone contractor has opened a location at 1278 Jungerman Road in St. Peters. From a marble vanity to a custom granite kitchen to a living room fireplace in a historical property, Show Me granite owner Terry Gerard and his team are ready with solutions to meet home and business owners’ needs. Show Me Granite also offers full kitchen and bath remodeling. Learn more at showmegranite.com or by calling (636) 685-0001. 

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The St. Charles Community College Foundation raised nearly $57,000 at its 22nd annual Presidents Classic Golf Scramble on Sept. 24 at Old Hickory Golf Club. Proceeds will support scholarships as well as academic and program enhancements for the college. 

PEOPLE

Scott Williams is the new chief executive officer of CenterPointe Hospital. Over the past 20 years, Williams has held corporate and senior executive level positions in several prestigious behavioral health companies with multi-state, multi-facility operations. He holds an undergraduate degree in psychology and a master’s degree in business administration. 

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Nina DeAngelo has been named vice president of the the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce & Industries. DeAngelo has served as the Chamber’s director of member engagement for almost six years. Prior to becoming a staff member, DeAngelo was a Chamber member and held a seat on its board.

Progress 64 West hosts 31st Annual Awards Banquet

Civic partnership group Progress 64 West, a nonprofit alliance of area citizens and business leaders that promotes development along the I-64 corridor from I-270 westward to I-70, holds its 31st Annual Excellence in Community Development Awards Banquet at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 16625 Swingley Ridge Road in Chesterfield.

John Nations, president and CEO of Bi-State Development Agency, is the keynote speaker. The theme of this year’s banquet is Roads, Rivers, Runways & Railroads. 

Innovation and entrepreneurial leadership are core objectives of Progress 64 West and are reflected in the collective experiences in the 2018 Excellence in Community Development honorees: NorthPoint Development, St. Charles County Road Board, St. Louis Regional Freightway and the Terminal Railroad Association. 

The Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to R.B. Clark III, retired banker and financial planner, community volunteer and philanthropist, and founder of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce and Chesterfield Kiwanis Club.

In addition to honoring already successful business leaders, Progress 64 West also will recognize area high school students whose business plans have earned them a Louis S. Sachs Scholarship award. The annual scholarship awards program is sponsored by Doster, Ullom & Boyle, American Direct Marketing, and Stinson Leonard Street.

Tickets, which are $85 per person, and sponsorship information are available online at progress64west.org.

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