Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2015

8th Ward IDA Meeting tonight, April 16, 2015 7:30 pm

Dear Member/Supporter,

Our next meeting will be Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM at St. Margaret of Scotland Church Basement at the corner of 39th and Flad.  Our agenda includes the following:

·        Guest Speaker:  Our Guest Speaker is “to be determined.”
·        Nominating Committee - final report and election of officers and board members for the coming year.
·        Audit Committee report.
·        Proposal from the Executive Board to donate $200.00 each to 1) the Urban League’s Save Our Sons program in Ferguson, and 2) the Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis’ program in Ferguson.
·        Other matters: Elected Officials’ reports – Steve Conway & Jack Stelzer.

Please feel free to bring a friend or neighbor to this informative meeting.

Stephen Conway, Alderman    
Jack Stelzer, Committeeman                                                   
Charles Bradburn, Chairman    
Barbara Beck, Treasurer


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

2015 Grbac Heroes Appreciation Day Wednesday April 22

The 8th Ward IDA is supporting the 2015 Grbac Heroes Appreciation Day on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Volunteers with the Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association will provide lunch and dinner that day for South Patrol Districts 1, 2 and 3, and area firefighters and EMT professionals. To volunteer to assist or to make a donation, contact SWGNA Executive Director Kristina Jackson at 314-772-6082.

This annual event has been re-named in memory of George Grbac, who organized it with his wife Sandy Grbac for many years. Sandy Grbac is Honorary Chair of this year's event.

Monday, February 9, 2015

8th Ward Alderman Candidate Forum Tuesday, February 17, 7 pm, Mullanphy School

Tue, Feb 17, 7:00 PM 

Mullanphy School Gym: 4221 Shaw Blvd, 63110 

Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, is sponsoring an 8th Ward Candidates Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 17th, for the announced candidates below. The forum will start promptly at 7:00 PM. Please join us...! 

 Steve Conway (D) 
 Kevin McKinney (D) 
 Robert Shelli (R) 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pruitt-Igoe film to be shown Feb. 4th, 6 pm

From the Post-Dispatch, Joe Holleman's column, today: 
St. Louis history buffs should take note that a free screening of the film "The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History" will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at St. Louis University’s Il Monastero, 3050 Olive Street.
After the screening, there will be a panel discussion about local housing history. Panelists include Paul Fehler, the film's producers, and former Post-Dispatch columnist Sylvester Brown Jr., who also is a former Pruitt-Igoe resident.
The program is free and open to the public, and is part of the university's Teaching St. Louis Series.


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