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Have you ever developed a positive relationship with someone completely difference than you? Tell your story and share the obstacles you had to oversome in this relationship. What have you learned from this person? Why do you think a commitment to cross-cultural engagement is important for St. Louis?
St. Louis resident and author Susan S. Elliott will share her small business and entrepreneurial success advice as the keynote speaker for“Jumpstart Your Business,” a workshop for entrepreneurs and small business owners on Monday, July 30.
Share your life experiences for a chance to win cash prizes. Vantage is hosting the Crash & Learn Challenge, an exciting opportunity for young people to share their learning experiences and earn cash prizes. The contest is open to 18-to 25-year-olds, July 16-August 16, 2012.
Farmers in Missouri are eligible for some much needed help, as State Treasurer Clint Zweifel has authorized all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis to be added to the list of counties eligible for emergency 24-hour approvals of low-interest Missouri Linked Deposit Program loans in response to the severe drought conditions.
Tim Busse's Green Speaker Series talk on New Urbanism, an urban design movement, is now available on YouTube. Tim was the June, 2012 speaker, and described the many green, sustainable features of New Urbanism. The Green Speaker Series is an activity of Town & Country's Green Team Commission.