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Here at Royal Banks of Missouri, we like to stay involved in our community!  It is very important to our staff to get out and give a helping hand.  There are many different organizations that are very important to us!  Some of them we have even started on our own!

2014 Royal Banks of Missouri Lubin-Green-Cohen-Kiem Scholarship

2014 Royal Banks of Missouri Scholarship

Attention high school seniors and parents! The 2014 Royal Banks of Missouri Lubin-Green-Cohen-Kiem Scholarship is back again!  Three $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded to 3 St. Louis area high school seniors! You can download the application below or pick one up at any of the 5 Royal Banks of Missouri locations. Please read the application carefully to be sure all questions are answered, additional information is provided and all other information requested is enclosed with your application. Applications are due by April 15th! Best of luck to all the seniors applying!


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University City:

Help University City Tornado Victims

Please help! The University City Chamber of Commerce is working with the University City Department of Community Development to collect donations for the residents in University City that were affected by the tornado last Thursday. If you wish to donate, please mail (7700 Olive Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63130) or drop off checks payable to U. City Chamber of Commerce, and place "Tornado" in the memo. The Chamber is currently working on setting up more collection sites so stay posted. Thank you for your generosity!

To find out further details about this event or about the University City Chamber of Commerce, please visit their website at http://universitycitychamber.com.

University City Chamber of Commerce Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

The next University City Chamber of Commerce Brown Bag Lunch, Employers and Working Caregivers - How to Make it a Win-Win, will take place on Wednesday, April 16th, from 11:30 AM - 1 PM at Senior Solutions (6633 Delmar Blvd.). Nearly 60% of those caring for an aging parent or relative are employees. That translates into an estimated $33 billion loss for U.S. companies due to poor productivity and attendance, and presenteeism. Hear the latest trends and strategies for being a caring work place to help your employees and company. Please bring your lunch and beverage with you.

To register, find out more information about this event or other events at the University City Public Library, please visit their website at http://universitycitychamber.com.

 

Career Counseling at the University City Public Library

Are you in the process of looking for a job? The University City Public Library will have Career Counseling on Thursday, April 17th from 11 AM - 1 PM. Drop-in and get help with writing your resume, writing your cover letter, practicing interviews, finding job openings, developing your job search network and more! No appointment necessary! All are welcome!


To find out further details about this event or other events at the University City Public Library, please visit their website at http://www.ucpl.lib.mo.us.


Computer Class at the University City Public Library

The University City Public Library will have a computer class on Thursday, April 17th at 11 AM on getting E-Books from the Library. Bring your own eReader, or they will have devices you can sample. Don't forget your library card. Computer classes are free and do not require registration. All classes are designed for beginners and last one hour.


To find out more information about this event or other events at the University City Public Library, please visit their website at http://www.ucpl.lib.mo.us.



Free Health Screening

Health Protection and Education Service is providing free health screenings at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar on Saturday, April 19th. Registration begins at 9 AM through 10:30 AM. No appointment necessary. Free cholesterol testing, diabetes testing and EKGs performed along with other testing. One-on-one consultation with a physician after testing. Free vision testing will be offered, as well as free reading glasses, if indicated.


To register, find out further details about this event or other events at the University City Public Library, please call (314) 448-7373 or visit the University Chamber of Commerce website at http://universitycitychamber.com.



Small Business Workshop

Small Business Monthly RBOM

University City Chamber of Commerce's free Small Business Workshop, #3 in a series, is coming up on Thursday, April 24th from 9 AM - noon at the University City Public Library. This program will help businesses make smart decisions when spending money on print advertising. Graphic artists and advertising professionals will share tips on how to design an effective ad. Learn ways to better target where, when and how often you advertise. Professionals from Heeley Creative Brighton Agency, and the West End Word will share their expert advise. Bring along one of your own ads for a critique fro our marketing professionals! This event is free to attend, but you must pre-register. 

To find out more information about this event or to register, please call the University City Chamber of Commerce at (314) 337-2489 or visit their website at http://universitycitychamber.com.

Gallery Exhibition: Living Bridge - Carol Fleming Marks

St. Louis sculptor, Carol Fleming Marks, specializes in designing site-specific and one-of-a-kind artwork in clay. Each piece articulates its environment through the evolution of familiar forms, colors and functions. Marks constantly explores sources of personal inspiration; her work, both monumental and minuscule, embodies a refined aesthetic. This event is free and open to the public through Sunday, April 27th at COCA in the Millstone Gallery.

To find out further details about this event, and other events at COCA, please visit their website at http://www.cocastl.org.

40th Annual University City Memorial Day Run

The 40th Annual University City Memorial Day Run, one of the oldest 10K races west of the Mississippi, will take place on Monday, May 26th! The U. City Memorial Day Run will provide runners of any level with an exciting and fun experience this Memorial Day. The 10K and 5K runs are the main event, but there is also a fun run for the whole family. The 10K and 5K will begin at 7:30 AM and the Fun Run will begin at 9:15 AM. Proceeds from this event will benefit the non-profit organizations: The Green Center, U. City in Bloom, and the University City Public Library. This year all registration will be done online with the exception of family registration, which can be completed at the University City Public Library.

To find out more information about this event or to sign up to register or volunteer, please visit the University City Memorial Day Run website at http://www.ucitymemorialdayrun.com.

Summer Art Camps at COCA

Summer Art Camps take place at COCA in University City (524 Trinity Ave.) and Creve Coeur at Whitfield School (175 South Mason Rd.) this year beginning June 2nd through August 15th. Geared for students ages 3 to 18, COCA camps include a multitude of options for exploring theatre, dance, music, visual arts, culinary arts and more! Many of the camps are multidisciplinary, which allow kids and teens the opportunity to combine activities in several areas. Camps are available in one-week sessions, as well as morning, afternoon of full-day options. Before and After Care are available for additional fees. Camp guides are available at COCA, and online registration is available or contact the Registration office at (314) 561-4898.

To find out more information about this event, and other events at COCA, please visit their website at http://www.cocastl.org.

Upcoming Events at Blueberry Hill in the Loop

Blueberry Hill features national touring bands and the best St. Louis bands. The music includes pop, rock, blues, jazz, hip-hop, reggae, country, folk and more. Wallet-size band schedules are available at the front door. Music rooms are 21+ only. Doors open at 8PM unless otherwise noted. Bands begin at 9 PM. You can always purchase tickets in advance at Blueberry Hill, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at (800) 745-3000, or click on the "Buy Tickets" button on their website to order online.

To find out more information about the upcoming events held by Blueberry Hill, please visit their website at http://www.blueberryhill.com/events/.


Glendale:

American Legion Post 111 Fish Fry

Join the American Legion Post 111 for their Fish Fry on Friday, April 18th, located at 7300 Lansdowne Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119. There will be jack salmon, cod, catfish and shrimp served, as well as spaghetti, hush puppies, baked beans, cole slaw and french fries for sides. Desserts and drinks will also be available!

To find out further details about this event, please call (314) 645-9921.

Easter Egg Hunt

Join Calvary Fellowship on April 19th at 1 PM at Simpson Park in Valley Park, MO for an Easter Egg Hunt! They will have over 5,000 eggs for children to hunt! Join for a day of fun in the sun, lots of candy, and even some great prizes! Families can register when they arrive and be entered to win some prizes that will be given away throughout the afternoon, including 2 free nights at the Stone Castle Inn in Branson, MO. Kids will also have the opportunity to find the grand prize golden egg which will score them 2 free tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Other prizes will be given when a silver egg is found that includes a Family VIP Fun Pack to Swing Around Fun Town in Fenton or a Bowling Party for 6 people at Concord Lanes. More items will be added regularly, so keep up to date with their Facebook page! The first 200 kids to arrive on April 19th will also receive a free $5 coupon good at Swing Around Fun Town.

To find out more information about this event, please call (636) 225-4684 or visit the Calvary Fellowship website at http://calvaryfellowshipfwb.org/#/upcoming-events/easter-egg-hunt-2014.

Top Women's Tennis Players to Compete in FED Cup in St. Louis

The world's top women's tennis players will be coming to St. Louis when the United States faces France in Fed Cup. Matches will be help April 19th through April 20th at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University. The best-of-five match series begins on Saturday, with two singles matches and is followed by two reverse singles matches and the doubles match on Sunday. Be sure not to miss out on this family friendly event!

To find out further details about this event or to purchase tickets, please visit the United States Tennis Association website at http://www.usta.com/Pro-Tennis/Fed-Cup/FedCup/.

Enter Webster's July 4th Parade

Applications are now being accepted for the Webster Groves Community Days 4th of July Parade. The parade will be held on Friday, July 4th, at 10 AM. This year's theme is "Stars and Stripes." Deadline for parade applications is Tuesday, June 3rd, at noon. Entries received after the deadline may not be allowed to participate in the parade. Any entry received after the deadline that is allowed to participate, will be placed at the end of the parade. Be sure not to miss out on this fun filled event!

To find out more information about this event, please stop by Webster Groves Recreation Complex (33 E. Glendale) or contact Steve Clark, parade chairman, at (314) 963-5623 or e-mail clarks@webstergroves.org. To download a printable application, please visit the website http://webstergroves.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/129.

Saint Louis Hills:

Seven Holy Founders Parish Fish Fry

Join Seven Holy Founders Parish on every Friday in Lent at 4 PM for tasty fried or baked fish, fried shrimp, fish sandwiches, cheese pizza and all the tasty sides including spaghetti, augratin potatoes, cole slaw, and green beans. They also have a huge variety of desserts including sugar-free choices. Grab a beer or soda and sit down for good food, great company, and help celebrate the Lenten season.

To find out further details about this event, please visit the Seven Holy Founders Parish website at http://www.foundersaffton.org.

God's Cod Fish Fry

Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic School will host God's Cod Fish Fry every Friday beginning at 4:30 PM during Lent, including Good Friday. They feature hand breaded cod loins, baked salmon, fried shrimp, house made parmesan potato chips, and, new this year, baked sole in lemon/white wine sauce. The first Fish Fry will take place this Friday, March 7th! Full menu and drive-thru menus available on their website.

To find out more information about this event, please visit the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School website at http://www.stmmschool.com.

Watson Terrace Christian Church BBQ 2014

The Watson Terrace Christian Church (4205 Watson Rd.) has posted their 2014 BBQ schedule. They will have a BBQ from 12 - 7 PM on April 19th, May 17th, June 21st, July 19th, August 16th, September 20th, and October 18th. There will be pork steaks, brats, chicken breasts, hot dogs, burgers and more! They will also have lots of side dishes and desserts to choose from! Drinks will be included. Bring the family to eat-in or order carry-out!

To find out further details about this event or other events in Lindenwood Park, please visit their website at http://www.lindenwoodpark.org/wp/terrace-christian-churchbbq-2014/.

FIRST Robotics Championship 

The FIRST Robotics Championship will be held this month beginning Wednesday, April 23rd through Saturday, April 26th. This annual championship pits teams against one another in a rock 'em sock 'em competition of homemade robots. Watch the best teams from all over the world compete for the top honors in design excellence, competitive play and sportsmanship. The event includes the FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship, and the FIRST LEGO League World Festival. Also features is the Junior FIRST LEGO League World Festival Expo. The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership. The event is open to the public and admission is free!

To find out more information about this event or about FIRST, please visit their website at http://www.usfirst.org.

25th Annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival 

Join on Sunday, April 27th at The Muny Grounds in Forest Park from 11 AM - 6 PM for the 25th Annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival! Learn about sustainable products and services offered by local businesses and organizations. Meet area non-profits that share the mission of Earth Day. Catch local musical acts and performance art. Participate in a number of hands on educational activities. Enjoy diverse cuisine featuring local, organic, and vegetarian options.

To find out further details about this event or about St. Louis Earth day, please visit their website at http://www.stlouisearthday.org.

St. Louis Storytelling Festival 

The St. Louis Storytelling Festival will take place Thursday, May 1st through Saturday, May 3rd at various locations throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan Area and in St. Charles County. This four-day storytelling extravaganza showcases the best regional and national storytellers - all unique in their performance styles, content and personalities. It encompasses activities for all ages, with special events featuring family storytelling, performances for adults including ghost stories and spiritual and faith-based programs, a youth storytelling concert and programs for the deaf. Featured tellers are Motoko, Jackson Gillman, Kim and Reggie Harris, Beth Horner, Bill Lepp and Tim Tingle. The festival concludes with a Saturday Night Storytelling Concert at the Touhill Performing Arts Center where all the featured storytellers will perform beginning at 7:30 PM.

To find out more information about this event, please call (314) 516-6677 or visit the St. Louis Storytelling website at http://stlstorytellingfestival.com.

St. Louis Hills Grub and Groove

St. Louis Hills Grub and Groove will take place on June 21st, from 5 - 10 PM at Francis Park (Childress & Nottingham). Be sure to bring your kids, friends, and family for lots of fun and entertainment! Don't forget to mark your calendars for this summer event!

To find out further details about this event or more about St. Louis Hills, please visit their website at http://stlhills.com/events/grub-and-groove-2/.

Creve Coeur:


26th Annual PWA Cinco de Mayo

Register now for the 26th Annual Professional Women's Alliance's  Cinco de Mayo Auction, Dinner and Networking Event on Thursday, May 1st at Crowne Plaza Hotel (7750 Carondelet Ave.)! Join for a fun-filled evening complete with silent auctions, an array of Mexican food specialties and games of chance with great prizes! Doors will open at 5 PM and the cost is $50 per person or $500 for a table. A portion of their proceeds support Lydia's House, which provides safe, transitional housing for abused women and their children. These funds also support PWA members through their mentoring program, training seminars, professional resources and networking. Together, you can help support organizations, such as Lydia's House and make a difference in the world! There is a limited amount of space left so register soon!

To find out more information about this event or other events held by the Professional Women's Alliance, please visit their website at http://stlpwa.org.

Delmar/University City S.:


Help University City Tornado Victims

Please help! The University City Chamber of Commerce is working with the University City Department of Community Development to collect donations for the residents in University City that were affected by the tornado last Thursday. If you wish to donate, please mail (7700 Olive Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63130) or drop off checks payable to U. City Chamber of Commerce, and place "Tornado" in the memo. The Chamber is currently working on setting up more collection sites so stay posted. Thank you for your generosity!

To find out further details about this event or about the University City Chamber of Commerce, please visit their website at http://universitycitychamber.com.

Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt New Location

Last week, Tutti Frutti celebrated their Grand Opening of Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt newest location at Central West End at 4906 Laclede Avenue! Tutti Frutti provides high-quality, healthy frozen yogurt, and has developed over 100 flavors and recipes for both naturally tart and traditional creamy flavors! With plenty of flavors and fresh toppings, the possibilities are both endless and yummy! Taste the Tutti Frutti difference today!

To find out more information about this event or about Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, please visit their website at http://tfyogurt.com/home/.

Small Business Workshop

Small Business Monthly RBOM

University City Chamber of Commerce's free Small Business Workshop, #3 in a series, is coming up on Thursday, April 24th from 9 AM - noon at the University City Public Library. This program will help businesses make smart decisions when spending money on print advertising. Graphic artists and advertising professionals will share tips on how to design an effective ad. Learn ways to better target where, when and how often you advertise. Professionals from Heeley Creative Brighton Agency, and the West End Word will share their expert advise. Bring along one of your own ads for a critique fro our marketing professionals! This event is free to attend, but you must pre-register. 

To find out more information about this event or to register, please call the University City Chamber of Commerce at (314) 337-2489 or visit their website at http://universitycitychamber.com.

26th Annual PWA Cinco de Mayo

Register now for the 26th Annual Professional Women's Alliance's  Cinco de Mayo Auction, Dinner and Networking Event on Thursday, May 1st at Crowne Plaza Hotel (7750 Carondelet Ave.)! Join for a fun-filled evening complete with silent auctions, an array of Mexican food specialties and games of chance with great prizes! Doors will open at 5 PM and the cost is $50 per person or $500 for a table. A portion of their proceeds support Lydia's House, which provides safe, transitional housing for abused women and their children. These funds also support PWA members through their mentoring program, training seminars, professional resources and networking. Together, you can help support organizations, such as Lydia's House and make a difference in the world!

To find out further details about this event or other events held by the Professional Women's Alliance, please visit their website at http://stlpwa.org.

40th Annual University City Memorial Day Run

The 40th Annual University City Memorial Day Run, one of the oldest 10K races west of the Mississippi, will take place on Monday, May 26th! The U. City Memorial Day Run will provide runners of any level with an exciting and fun experience this Memorial Day. The 10K and 5K runs are the main event, but there is also a fun run for the whole family. The 10K and 5K will begin at 7:30 AM and the Fun Run will begin at 9:15 AM. Proceeds from this event will benefit the non-profit organizations: The Green Center, U. City in Bloom, and the University City Public Library. This year all registration will be done online with the exception of family registration, which can be completed at the University City Public Library.

To find out more information about this event or to sign up to register or volunteer, please visit the University City Memorial Day Run website at http://www.ucitymemorialdayrun.com.



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