Valerie Patton Named As FOCUS Legacy Alumni Award Honoree

Becky RasmussenAlumni, Events, News

At the 27th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration on May 9, FOCUS St. Louis will honor Valerie E. Patton, Greater St. Louis, Inc’s Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and President of the Greater St. Louis Foundation, with its 2024 Legacy Alumni Award. Valerie is a 1990 graduate of the FOCUS Women In Leadership program and 1992-93 … Read More

Celebrating Black History Month 2024

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Looking for a way to commemorate Black History Month? Check out some of these local virtual events. Feb. 1 History of Black Fashion Missouri History Museum Learn More Feb. 3 Black History Month Movie Screening Transfiguration Lutheran Church Learn More Feb. 8 Ayesha Rascoe, “HBCU Made: A Celebration of the Black College” St. Louis County Library Learn More Feb. 13 … Read More

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2024

Becky RasmussenEvents

Looking for a way to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy? Check out some of the events taking place in the region in honor of the MLK holiday. All events below are free and open to the public. January 2 – January 31 We Can All Serve – MLK Food Drive St. Louis Public Library More Info January 12 … Read More

Celebrate Juneteenth at One of These Upcoming Events

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Looking for a way to celebrate Juneteenth? Check out some of the events taking place in the region. All events below are free and open to the public. Friday, June 16 Celebrating Juneteenth: Black Music Month Saint Louis Art Museum More Info Saturday, June 17 City of Bellefontaine Neighbors Juneteenth Celebration Bellefontaine Neighbors Rec Center More Info Family Day: Juneteenth … Read More

Vin Ko Named As Emerging Alumni Award Honoree

Becky RasmussenAlumni, Events, News

At the 26th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration on May 11, FOCUS St. Louis will honor Emerging Leaders alum Vin Ko, Director of Team Operations for St. Louis CITY SC, with its 2023 Emerging Alumni Award. “Each year, more than 300 individuals graduate from our FOCUS programs and take what they’ve learned into their personal, professional and … Read More

Congratulations to Our 2023 What’s Right with the Region Award Honorees!

Becky RasmussenEvents, News

On May 11, 2023, FOCUS St. Louis, the region’s premier leadership organization, will honor 20 individuals, organizations, and initiatives making a difference at the 26th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration. These honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a committee of local leaders for their impact and service to the community. FOCUS St. Louis will … Read More

The Steward Family Named as FOCUS St. Louis 2023 Leadership Award Honorees

Becky RasmussenEvents, News

The Steward Family

FOCUS St. Louis is pleased to announce that the Steward Family will be the recipients of the 2023 FOCUS Leadership Award. “As a region, we are fortunate to have the Steward family,” says Amy Shaw, board chair for FOCUS St. Louis. “Individually and collectively, they have built a legacy of entrepreneurship, leadership and philanthropy that is felt throughout our community … Read More

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2023

Becky RasmussenEvents

Looking for a way to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy? Check out some of the events taking place in the region in honor of the MLK holiday. All events below are free and open to the public. Tuesday, Jan. 3-Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 We Can All Serve – MLK Food Drive St. Louis Public Library More Info Tuesday, … Read More

FOCUS St. Louis and United Way of Greater St. Louis Launch Partnership to Address Widespread Community Challenges

Becky RasmussenEvents, News

FOCUS St. Louis and United Way of Greater St. Louis are excited to team up to introduce a first of its kind, year-long partnership focused on exploring, understanding and addressing the most pressing needs of the St. Louis region. A Community Needs Assessment released by United Way of Greater St. Louis in early 2020, coupled with the real-time data and … Read More

Congratulations to Our 2022 What’s Right with the Region Award Honorees!

Becky RasmussenEvents, News

On May 12, 2022, FOCUS St. Louis, the region’s premier leadership organization, will honor 20 individuals, organizations, and initiatives making a difference at the 25th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards Celebration. These honorees were nominated by the public and selected by a committee of local leaders for their impact and service to the community. FOCUS St. Louis will … Read More