Saint Louis Presents host, Steve Potter, welcomes Erica Hughes, the CEO of Accent Group Solutions, and Kim Gettemeier, a Vocational Skills Program Teacher for the St. Louis Special School District to the STL TV studios to chat about a special partnership that is helping students transition from school to the work world. They also talked about an award Accent received from the SSD for their work.
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The Army of Entrepreneurs International is comprised of entrepreneurs of all types of businesses and business levels, working together to enrich their communities. They collaborate on several events, from making sleeping mats for the homeless and “Hydrating with Love” to giving independent designers an international platform. Saint Louis Presents host, Steve Potter, sits down with Jackie “JP” Phillips, the Founder of AOE, and AOE member, Showna Walker.
Big Muddy Adventures is a professional outfitter company that guides adventurers through the Middle Mississippi and Lower Missouri Rivers. It’s for those who are not faint of heart and love to be adventurous. Big Muddy Adventures General Manager, Roo Yawitz, comes in to tell viewers about an end of the summer event, a 2-day Float and Camping trip on the Mississippi River.
The Fun Run Club of Greater St. Louis was formed last year for families to participate in training, walking and running races, along with other social activities. The club welcomes runners and walkers of all ages, sizes and skill levels and has future plans to create a Kids’ Division. Founder and Head Running Coach, Jerry Summers, comes on STL TV LIVE to talk all about it.
Habitat for Humanity St. Louis works with volunteers and local business to provide decent and affordable housing for those who need it and ReStore provides additional support for Habitat for Humanity St. Louis, while also offering low-cost alternatives to traditional hardware stores and keeping waste out of landfills. STL TV LIVE host, Sarah Bernard, learns about their work in the region from Kimberly McKinney, CEO for Habitat for Humanity St. Louis.
Gateway Greening educates and empowers people to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture. “Chefs in a Garden” was their fundraising event of the year event that celebrates building community through gardening. Gateway Greening Communications Manager, Erin Wood, and AmeriCorps VISTA Communications & Fundraiser, Mallory Brown, drop in for a chat.
St. Louis Effort for AIDS provides education and comprehensive support for those who are affected by the disease. The organization is comprised of volunteers who educate and provide support to individuals infected and affected by H-I-V and AIDS. STL TV LIVE host, Raynah Rey, chats with Executive Director, Cheryl Oliver, and Director of Community Engagement and Development, Bill Dahlkamp.
CHADS Coalition for Mental Health wants to save lives by advancing the awareness and prevention of depression and suicide. On Thursday, September 7th, they will hold the Illumination Ball, a gala to support the organization’s suicide prevention efforts in St. Louis. It takes place at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. The benefit allows CHADS to continue school outreach, community awareness presentations and family support programs. STL TV LIVE host, Sarah Thompson, visits with Marian McCord, CHADS Co-Founder and Executive Director.
On this episode of City Corner host Robin Boyce talks with a Yoga Instructor’s, Dawn Gipson and Megan Macaraeg, about the importance of the exercise and how it keeps participants centered. She also visits with Kieth Antone Willis and Ericca Willis, Publishers of the third edition of the Who’s Who in Diversity of Color.
S-T-L Youth Jobs is a program that bridges the divide between our region’s youth and the growing skills gap in our workforce. On this episode of STL TV LIVE, host, Raynah Rey, sits down with Hillary Frey, Executive Director, STL Youth Jobs, to find out all the organization’s details and how exactly they’re helping out young people.