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Through its Operation School Bell program, volunteers fitted 60 students for uniforms at Barack Obama Elementary School in the Normandy School District and will continue the effort through January at 30 other local schools. Last year, the program served more than 7,800 students.

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Through its workplace giving campaign, the financial services company raised more than $1 million to benefit the local Arts and Education Council, which supports arts organizations in 16 counties. The firm has been giving to A&E for 40 years.

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In an effort to support low-income families, the organization donated $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity St. Louis. The money will be used for Habitat’s 2018 Build program, which is slated to add eight new homes this year in the city.

The two teamed up to inspire young minds with a Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip at library headquarters. The book festival included readings, book signings, character appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog and others, plus activities and prizes.


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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK Barring any unforeseen circumstances, we are staying in our cute house in Glendale for a long, long time. I love it for so many reasons: it’s the first house my husband and I found together for our new family; it’s where we got married, where we’ve hosted countless parties, and where we will bring home our baby girl. But beyond the sentimental reasons, I do not enjoy the moving process. It never goes as planned, and I have too many stories to prove that. When house hunting, you always think you’ll happen upon your ‘dream home,’ but there are always must-haves you have to give up and at least a couple of renovations put on the ‘to do’ list right away. But some people love it. They enjoy the change and making a new space their own … many before selling and doing it all over again. More power to them! Our Fall Market Preview this issue features beautiful homes waiting for the perfect buyer. Or if you’re just looking to switch things up a little, it doesn’t always take a massive project. Our Picture This column suggests minor changes to transform a space. I loved so many of the ideas, I flagged them for my own house! There, of course, will come a time when you are ready to move on, and each room should reflect years of love for that special buyer looking for the dream home I mentioned above. This time of year, quite a few empty-nesters are wondering what they should do: stay put, downsize, finally move to the locale of their dreams? Our annual Where Our Grads Are Going column lists the universities where local students have landed. I’ve talked to many parents who recently did a college drop-off, and I can only imagine how hard it is letting go and accepting that life in your home will never be the same. So I’m going to enjoy every spill on our linen dining room chairs, every handle coming loose on our charming, original bedroom doors, and every piece of blue tile in our petite master bath. It is our forever home, but I know forever only lasts so long.

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unwelcoming place for adults leaving prison. They are unequipped to navigate a system that is indifferent at best and openly hostile at worst. Concordance Academy of Leadership is dedicated to helping individuals, rebuilding families and strengthening the community by advancing the field of re-entry services. “Recidivism is the third greatest societal issue our country faces,” says CEO and president Danny Ludeman. “More than 100 million people are impacted by mass incarceration, but there is not a lot of understanding as to why the problem exists.” The academy currently works with men from prisons in Bonne Terre and Pacific and women from a Vandalia, Missouri, penitentiary. Each prison provides a list of candidates who are given the option to work with the nonprofit. Its holistic, 18-month program focuses on serving individuals in three core areas: behavioral health and wellness, education and employment, and community and life skills. Ludeman says the scope of services offered sets Concordance Academy apart. “A lot of nonprofits are doing wonderful work, but because of limited budgets, they only can address one or two issues,” he explains. “We offer 12 services to provide a comprehensive support system.” Services begin six months before release, and after the program is completed, participants retain their access to clinical and career services as alumni. Now, with two and a half years of operation under its belt and more than 300 participants to date, Concordance Academy has empirical evidence that its approach is working. The national average for recidivism is more than 70 percent within five years, meaning that for every 10 people released from prison, seven are arrested again. Ludeman says the academy set out with a goal of reducing that percentage by a third in its first three years, and he’s happy to report the nonprofit already has exceeded that goal. “Our success rate is actually a reduction in recidivism by 60 percent, and we’ll continue to get better,” he says. “We want to keep people from going back, and we’re seeing phenomenal results.” This fall, the nonprofit will expand its operations to St. Clair County in Illinois, and Ludeman says that is just the beginning of its growth. “We want to be in every state in 10 years,” he notes. “I believe St. Louis will be acknowledged as the city that cracked the code for reducing reincarceration rates. From partnerships with employers and housing developers to donations from businesses and individuals, the entire community has embraced us. This city is showing the rest of the country that the problem can be solved.” Concordance Academy’s annual gala is Oct. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton, and to celebrate the season, the theme is Hallow’s Eve Ball. Guests are invited to dress in masks and costumes and enjoy a spinetingling evening that includes auctions, raffles, dinner and live music. “We want to keep the event a little mysterious so people will come and see for themselves, but it’s always a great way to have fun and contribute to a phenomenal organization,” Ludeman says, adding that the Halloween theme offers more than just ghastly delights. “We’re putting on masks so our participants can take theirs off. They often feel like they have to hide their experiences because society doesn’t understand. We want to show that they can be themselves and still find support.” &

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TALK OF THE TOWNS by bill beggs jr.

SOUTH ST. LOUIS 〉〉

This ought to save serious drinkers a few seconds of the precious time they need to get right to the next beverage: Bourbon with the chaser built right in. Well, it’s still just the beer part of the chaser’s onetwo punch, if a chaser means you’re supposed to slam down a shot of the hard brown stuff and follow with beer to mellow it out, I guess. What’s the first part of the process supposed to be—pleasurable? After a slug of whiskey, even the toughest guys wince in pain, like someone just whacked them upside the head with a tire iron. You see, our town’s most-beloved ginormous south-side brewery and Jim Beam have collaborated on a beer called Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager, aged on bourbon barrel staves which, supposedly, create a toasted oak aroma. It also, according to a press release, features vanilla notes. One might expect that sensual feature in Breyers ice cream, not Budweiser … but what I know is that over the last 30 years or so, I’ve had plenty of Breyers to give me a respectable beer belly, but no bourbon or beer to give it that nice ‘finish.’ Copper Lager will be available through the holidays in special heritage bottles and on draft at bars.

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He shoots, he scores! It’s always fun for Blues fans to watch a puck hit the back of the net, especially when it results in a win. And now, we all score! Ground has been broken—again—for the team’s new practice facility, a $78 million undertaking near Hollywood Casino that demonstrates just how important sheets of ice and Zambonis are to the metro. This won’t be enough ice to replace what’s disappearing from the polar regions every, say, 40 seconds, but it’s enough to encompass three indoor rinks and one covered outdoor rink. Officially called the St. Louis Community Ice Center, the complex also will include restaurant and retail space. Before the ‘official’ groundbreaking on this 25-acre, 277,000-square-foot dream come true, much digging and earthmoving already had begun, so a projected September 2019 completion date might be realistic. (Really?!) Anyhow, our perennial ‘maybe next year’ NHL Stanley Cup-hopeful club will get its new practice space, and the metro enough ‘rinkage’ to grow amateur and college hockey here. There will be room inside for Mercy sports medicine services and a 12,700-square-foot St. Louis Ice Sports Hall of Fame. In warmer months, the outdoor rink will double as a venue for more than 4,000 patrons to attend concerts, festivals and the like. Maryland Heights will own the complex; officials predict an annual economic impact of $20 million. Meanwhile, the Blues will kick in $100,000 of development funds for a Chesterfield rink project, as well as a $10,000 annual donation to youth hockey organizations.

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Out on the northwestern end of U. City, at Olive and I-170, there’s been plenty of disagreement about whether to allow a deep-pockets developer to build a big-box complex like a (hush-hush) Costco membership warehouse in Ward 3, an area that’s puzzled real estate professionals and city officials for years. Meanwhile, residents and businesspeople fret. Public meetings in the Mandarin House restaurant’s banquet space have been so well attended that police have had to turn people away. Well, one shoe has dropped: The city’s tax commission has approved a TIF for the area, which would displace some homeowners, essentially evicting some, and interrupt business as usual for the predominantly Asian restaurants in the metro’s de facto Chinatown. Some also have criticized this as a big-money move that’s insensitive to race, given that affected neighborhoods are largely black. The next official decision rests on the city council’s shoulders. The $190 million mixed-use project—a big-box retail anchor, office space, apartments, maybe a hotel— stands to receive a 20-year, $70 million adjustment via the TIF plan. That’s tax-increment financing, which is like a business ‘paying it forward’—to itself. A TIF freezes property assessments, allowing owners to use the tax increases from development over a specified period to help finance a project. (Hmm. I think we need a TIF for our tiny condo that would allow us to get rid of it, plus some nettlesome neighbors, and help us build our own McMansion on the additional acreage, just for us. Yeah. That sounds like a plan.)

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‘Meet the new boss/Same as the old boss’ … well, not so much in this case. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. has laid off another 38 employees, bringing the number of St. Louis-area workers it has cut to 1,208 since its $4 billion buyout of Scottrade Financial Services last September. Remember them? Scottrade? It was a discount brokerage here that spent a whole bunch of money just to have its name attached for a few years to that big hollow building where the Blues and big name musical acts play. That ‘attrition’ rate is right on track for the corporation’s estimated 1,300 men and women, of an approximate 1,800 former Scottrade people employed in the StL, eventually to be ‘outplaced.’ Every now and then, you see PR from TD Ameritrade of Omaha, Nebraska, that it’s adding a few hundred workers here, scores more there. In any event, for anyone intent on understanding the word salad common to the language in financial reports, since the Scottrade acquisition, TD Ameritrade had realized about $212 million in ‘synergies’ through June. And since synergies are a good thing, it’s all good. Right? & TT TRIVIA | WHERE ARE COSTCO STORES IN THE METRO? LAST ISSUE’S ANSWER | LAST WEEK WE ASKED WHERE THE SWIMMING AREAS ARE AT CREVE COEUR LAKE MEMORIAL PARK. WELL, THEY’RE EVERYWHERE ... BUT NOT FOR HUMANS. THEY’RE RESERVED FOR FISH, TURTLES AND WATERFOWL. NOW, IF YOU OR YOUR DOG FALL OFF A PADDLEBOARD, YOU’LL HAVE TO TREAD WATER A WHILE BEFORE REGAINING YOUR FULL AND UPRIGHT POSITION. (ACTUAL SWIMMING, HOWEVER, IS NOT PERMITTED AT ANY COUNTY PARK FOR HEALTH AND LIABILITY REASONS.)


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◀ JIAN PING AND TIM HERMANN

ST. LOUIS 〉〉

The pitcher, who probably looks a lot like Adam Wainwright, is set to throw to a batter who has distinctly Asian features. Two Harry Weber bronzes, now being fashioned in the Lou, will be installed on opposite sides of the globe next year to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the sister-city relationship between Nanjing, China, and St. Louis—the pitcher to be in Nanjing, the batter probably in the Ballpark Village complex. This heavy-metal concept was the idea of TIM HERMANN , a lifelong St. Louisan and CEO of a locally based construction company. In 1979, St. Louis became the first U.S. municipality to formally establish a sister-city relationship with the People’s Republic of China. But first, we must introduce Hermann’s personal odyssey as an important thread that holds the tapestry of this story together. About eight years ago, he was chasing consulting opportunities and living in Shenzen, a city in southern China about as far from Nanjing as St. Louis is from NYC, when a woman teaching Mandarin said the equivalent of, “Have I got the girl for you!” Her sixth sense told her

that Jian Ping, a former teaching colleague, would be a good match. Hermann, intrigued, took her up on the suggestion and started texting using a translation app. Today, they’re engaged. He calls her JP, and she hails from Nanjing. Serendipity, Hermann calls it. “What are the chances of a St. Louis boy, living in a country of 1.4 billion people, meeting and falling in love with a girl from Nanjing?” It took a while to meet in person, but a certain spark transcended linguistic challenges and cultural differences. Many times they’d have a ‘third wheel’ along with them: a translator. Hermann is quite an accomplished lensman, JP is very creative, and photography has become a language they both speak fluently. While they were in town for a few weeks

last month, they set up a base of operations for her: JP is taking English lessons at UMSL and investigating volunteer opportunities. Meanwhile, Hermann checked in with Weber on how the baseball players are evolving. Weber had thought the original concept, a pitcher and catcher, was too static; a pitcher and batter would be dynamic. Weber’s work is in the moment, as anyone who’s been to Busch Stadium knows. His statue of our legendary No. 6, Stan Musial, is in full swing. Bob Gibson has just let go of a pitch. Ozzie stretches to snag one at short. Weber’s pitcher and batter don’t represent competition, but cooperating to play a game fairly, and well. Take the unique energy between The Lou and Chicago that baseball has helped keep humming: Without one force, we wouldn’t have the other. And a celebration of the sister cities’ 40th anniversary tips the cap to economic and cultural cooperation. After all, Hermann notes, a Nanjing representative suggested baseball as the connection, even though it isn’t common in China. It took Hermann’s personal brainstorm to bring a suggestion to reality. I guess we could call that serendipity. &

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THE INSIDER A GLIMPSE AT WHAT’S GOING ON AROUND ST. LOUIS AND BEYOND. &

PATTY by patty hannum FULL DISCLOSURE: IT HAS BEEN A HELL

of a week, and I am heavily medicated. On Wednesday, I threw out my back, making it impossible to do anything other than stand upright. After two sessions of physical therapy, I now can sit and move. Then on Friday, while eating lunch, I broke a tooth right off, just like that, and now I am scheduled to get an implant. Those commercials you see on television are lies. It is not a one-day fix, nor is it only $99—and you do suffer in silence (though I might have the commercials for tooth implants and hemorrhoids mixed up. It is hell getting old.) And finally, I have the worst viral upper respiratory infection. All I can do is sit around and hack all day while watching MSNBC. For whatever reason, the constant talking makes me sleepy … except for today. The president has called someone else a dog. He has used the word dog as an insult before, but in this case, he was referring to Omarosa Manigault Newman. He also said she was mean and nasty. Hmmm. I think anyone who watched one episode of The Apprentice knows she is mean and a little nasty. I don’t really object to those adjectives because I’ve used them in this column to describe my own behavior, though I guess I would be a little peeved if the president said that about me. I object to the idea that being a dog is bad. Sure, I am no fan of Ted Cruz, who the president said lies like a dog, but can the president please stop picking on dogs? What have they ever done to anyone other than be faithful and loving companions? My family is a made up of dog lovers. I know I recently confessed that our dog Stella was likely trying to kill me. But that was written tongue-in-cheek. (Unless, of course, she has recruited someone to help her.) I digress. We’ve usually had two dogs at a time because we think it is nice for them to have dog friends and human friends in one house. That way, when we are out of the house, they can lie on the sofa and watch Animal Planet together while chewing up my husband’s topsiders. If you have two dogs, you are guaranteed that one will like you. In our house, Stella loves my husband and Stanley kind of likes me, even though I have to chase him around the dining room table so I can rub his belly. I do know, however, that whenever I am feeling down or sick or have dropped food anywhere in the house, both of them immediately come to provide me comfort and scarf up whatever they can. So insulting someone by calling them a dog just doesn’t make sense. Dogs are kind, loving, charming animals that care for their owners. Please, Mr. President, stop with the dog insults. Actually, stop with all of the insults, and can you please also stop ... Oh yeah, this column is supposed to make you chuckle, not get hot under the collar. So, my editor Karyn has a choice. She either can run this rather delirious column or perhaps she will decide to write in its place: “Patty Hannum is on vacation this week and will be joining us as soon as her meds wear off.” Good luck with that decision, Karyn!

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Cyclist and Ellisville resident JOHN ZIEGER is set to ▶ strap on his helmet for the COAST 2 COAST 4 CANCER FUNDRAISING RIDE this month. Pedaling in memory of his father, Joe, who lost his battle with lung cancer, he will team up with fellow Bristol-Myers Squibb employees for the 3,000-mile relay across the country through mountains, desert and farmland. Funds raised benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

▲ RANKEN JORDAN PEDIATRIC BRIDGE HOSPITAL patients have new opportunities for physical activity and fun at its Maryland Heights campus. The hospital recently ADDED AN ADA-COMPLIANT OUTDOOR RECREATION AREA for patients with a variety of needs. It was constructed by McCarthy Building Cos. and includes a ball field, putting green, walking paths and outdoor nurses’ station.

◀ St. Louis native RACHELLE L’ECUYER HAS TAKEN THE HELM AS THE FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of

THE DELMAR LOOP BUSINESS DISTRICT , soon

to be home to the long-awaited Loop Trolley. L’Ecuyer grew up in the Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood and has a background in economic development, including 13 years with the City of Maplewood. She was picked for the Delmar post out of more than 100 candidates. Congratulations!

k c e h c it ▶ Local beer aficionados will want to pour a pint and relax with the third edition of St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City. Written by Henry Herbst, Don Roussin, Kevin Kious and Cameron Collins, the book features hundreds of historical images and covers more than two centuries of St. Louis’ ‘beer story.’ AVAILABLE AT REEDYPRESS.COM OR AMAZON.COM

〈〈〈 THE MAIN EVENTS 〉〉〉 Learn about using landscape architecture for economic progress at a Sept. 11 lecture by noted designer Dane Carlson. He will present ‘Landscape Past,

Landscape Future: Hybrid Landscapes of Nepal’s Himalayan Frontier’ at

Principia College’s Wanamaker Hall.

Drink in the Lou’s brew culture at HOP in the City, Schlafly’s annual festival celebrating its variety of beers. The 20th anniversary event, held Sept. 15 at Schlafly Tap Room, will feature more than 40 regular brews and six specialty offerings.

Head to the Bonsack Gallery for a mixed-media exhibit of

artwork by John Burroughs faculty, on display through Oct. 9. The show features works by Donya Allison, Ashley Oates, Mike Gesiakowski, Jessica Lynn Hunt and Andrew Newman.


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TECH T LK by sheila burkett

TEACHING KIDS TO CODE The Spry Digital team is doing something new this year. We committed to working with the local elementary school near our office, Hodgen Tech. It started out as a school supply drive and quickly led to us sponsoring the fifth-grade class. The public school is focused on giving its students the opportunity to learn about computer coding. Spry Digital is excited about teaching kids to code, and we have discovered so many great ways to do it. We should encourage all students to learn about computer science and coding because it is a subject that touches all of our lives. The website Code.org reports that 58 percent of all jobs in the STEM field are in computing, but only 8 percent of graduates are in the computer science field. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the projected employment in computerrelated jobs continues to grow. The other factor is that many occupations rely on technology and computer software, requiring employees to make informed decisions in their position. If we expose our children to the concepts of computer programming at a young age, they are more likely to pursue the field in college.

systematically and work collaboratively, skills everyone can benefit from in life. 3. madewithcode.com: Google took their Blockly tool and focused it into a learning tool for kids. It lets kids explore how to create projects using a drag-anddrop interface that shows coding concepts. 4. Khan Academy: It provides many courses to help kids with math, science, engineering, humanities and computing. They offer one with Pixar that walks you through how to create an animated film. If you are an educator and don’t have a coding curriculum in place, consider building it into your plans this year. Organizations with tech teams should consider adopting a local elementary school to help mentor in the classroom. Encourage local schools, districts and state officials to support funding a computer science curriculum. Visit code.org/advocacy/statefacts/MO.pdf to learn more on how you can make a difference. Teaching kids to code will have a big impact on students, St. Louis and companies across the country.

There are many great tools available for free to teach kids to code: 1. Hour of Code: This nonprofit is dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools. They have a detailed curriculum for educators in K-12 along with ways to explore coding. 2. scratch.mit.edu: Created by MIT Media Lab, this free tool teaches kids to think creatively, reason

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EDUCATION 101 SPECIAL SECTION

MICDS PRIORY

LADUE

WHITFIELD

VILLA DUCHESNE

WESTMINSTER

DE SMET

NERINX

CLAYTON HIGH SCHOOL❱❱ Alabama A&M U. [2] American U. Arizona State U. Barnard College Belmont U. Beloit College [2] Boston U. Bowdoin College Bradley U. Bryant U. Bryn Mawr College Butler U. [2] Carleton College Case Western Reserve U. Centre College

Clemson U. Colorado College [2] Colorado School of Mines Colorado State U. Columbia College Chicago [2] Columbia U. Concordia U. Wisconsin Dartmouth College DePaul U. DePauw U. Dominican U. California Drexel U. Eastern Illinois U. ECAM Lyon Emory U. Harvard U. [2] Harvey Mudd College Hawaii Pacific U. Howard U. Indiana U., Bloomington [2]

CLAYTON

Iowa State U. New York U. Jackson State U. North Central College Johns Hopkins U. Northeastern U. [3] Johnson & Wales U., Denver Northwestern U. [2] Kansas State U. Occidental College Kenyon College Purdue U. [3] Lake Forest College Ranken Technical College [3] Langston U. Rice U. Loyola Marymount U. Saint Louis U. [5] Loyola U., Chicago [2] Santa Clara U. Lynn U. [2] Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville [2] Massachusetts Institute of Technology Spelman College McGill U. St. Bonaventure U. Miami U., Oxford [3] STLCC at Forest Park [12] Missouri Baptist U. STLCC at Meramec [7] Missouri State U., Springfield [2] St. Olaf College Missouri State U., West Plains Stanford U. Missouri U. Science and Technology [3] Tennessee State U. [4] Missouri Valley College The American U. Paris Missouri Western State U. The George Washington U.

ST. JOSEPH’S

The Naropa U. The Ohio State U. The U. Edinburgh Truman State U. [4] Tulane U. [3] U. Alabama U. British Columbia U. California, Berkeley U. Chicago U. Colorado Boulder U. Denver [2] U. Iowa [3] U. Kansas [2] U. Kentucky U. Miami U. Michigan [2] U. Mississippi U. Missouri - Columbia [18] U. Missouri - Kansas City [3] U. Missouri - St. Louis SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 | townandstyle.com

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U. Pennsylvania U. Southern California [4] U. Toronto U. Virginia U. Washington U. Wisconsin - Madison [2] Washington U. in St. Louis [9] Webster U. [3] Wheaton College Xavier U. Yale U. [2]

Fisk U. Hampshire College Loyola U. Chicago Marquette U. Millikin U. Missouri State U. Oklahoma City U. [2] Pace U. Purdue U. Saint Louis U. Santa Monica College Southeast Missouri State U. Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville St. John’s U. Queens Campus Suffolk U. Syracuse U. Temple U. U. California, San Diego U. Denver U. Kansas U. Minnesota U. Tulsa [2] U. Washington Washington U. in St. Louis [3] Webster U. Westminster College

JOHN BURROUGHS SCHOOL❱❱

Amherst College Arizona State U. Belmont U. Boston College [3] Boston U. Bowdoin College Brown U. [2] Colgate U. Colorado College Colorado State U. Columbia U. Auburn U. Emory U. [2] Ball State U. [2] Fordham U. [2] Benedictine College Georgetown U. Boston College Harvey Mudd College Bradley U. Indiana State U. Butler U. [2] Indiana U. at Bloomington [4] Creighton U. [2] Lake Forest College Dominican U. Loyola Marymount U. Drake U. New York U. [2] Eastman School of Music of the U. Rochester North Carolina A&T State U. Grinnell College Pratt Institute Hendrix College Purdue U. [2] Indiana U. at Bloomington Rhodes College Indiana U.-Indianapolis Scripps College [2] Jefferson College St. Lawrence U. Kansas State U. [2] Stanford U. Arizona State U. Lindenwood U. The George Washington U. Benedictine College Louisiana State U. Tulane U. Bradley U. [4] Loyola U. Chicago [2] U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Butler U. [2] Loyola U. New Orleans [3] U. California, Berkeley Carthage College Marquette U. [5] U. California, Davis Clark Atlanta U. Maryville U. U. California, Los Angeles Creighton U. [4] Miami U. [3] U. California, San Diego Drury U. Missouri State U. [4] U. Chicago [4] Florida State U. Missouri U. Science and Technology [5] U. Colorado at Boulder [2] George Mason U. Northwestern U. [2] U. Denver Indiana U. at Bloomington [2] Purdue U. [3] U. Miami [3] Lindenwood U. [2] Rhodes College U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill Louisiana State U. Rockhurst U. [8] U. Notre Dame Loyola U. Chicago [3] Saint Louis U. [15] U. Pennsylvania Marquette U. [4] Southeast Missouri State U. [2] U. Pittsburgh Maryville U. [3] Southern Methodist U. [2] U. Redlands Miami U. [2] Spring Hill College U. Richmond [5] Middle Tennessee State U. St. Mary’s U. San Antonio U. South Dakota Missouri State U. [6] STLCC U. Southern California [4] Missouri U. Science and Technology [12] Texas Christian U. [2] U. Tampa Missouri Western State U. The Citadel, The Military College U. Texas at Austin Morehouse College of South Carolina U. Washington Newbury College The Ohio State U. Vanderbilt U. North Central College Truman State U. [4] Villanova U. Purdue U. [3] Tufts U. Wake Forest U. Regis U. [3] United States Naval Academy Washington U. in St. Louis [15] Rhodes College U. Alabama Wesleyan U. Rockhurst U. [12] U. Arkansas [4] Williams College [2] Saint Louis U. [11] U. Dallas [2] Xavier U. of Louisiana STLCC at Florissant Valley U. Dayton [7] Yale U. STLCC at Wildwood U. Kansas [11] Texas A&M U. U. Miami Texas Christian U. [4] U. Michigan Truman State U. [3] U. Mississippi [5] U. Alabama [3] U. Missouri - Columbia [11] U. Arkansas [4] U. Notre Dame [4] U. Central Missouri [2] U. South Carolina American U. U. Dayton [7] U. Tulsa [8] Arizona State U. [4] U. Denver U. Washington Bentley U. U. Kansas [5] Webster U. Berry College U. Kentucky [2] Wellesley College Brigham Young U. [2] U. Mississippi [2] Butler U. U. Missouri - Columbia [38] Carleton College U. Missouri - Kansas City [3] Case Western Reserve U. [2] U. Missouri - St. Louis Centre College U. North Texas Clark U. U. South Carolina [2] College of William and Mary [2] U. Tulsa [4] Appalachian State U. Colorado College [2] U. Wisconsin - Madison California Polytechnic State U. Colorado State U. [2] Washington U. in St. Louis [2] DePaul U. Columbia College Webster U. Drake U. Columbia College William Jewell College Drury U. Culver-Stockton College Xavier U.

COR JESU ACADEMY❱❱

DE SMET JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL❱❱

LADUE HORTON WATKINS HIGH SCHOOL❱❱

CROSSROADS COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL❱❱

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DePaul U. [3] U. Kansas [7] DePauw U. U. Kentucky [3] Drake U. U. Maine Drexel U. U. Massachusetts-Amherst Drury U. [2] U. Memphis [2] Duke U. U. Miami Eastern Illinois U. U. Michigan [2] Eckerd College [3] U. Minnesota-Twin Cities [2] Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U. - U. Mississippi Daytona Beach U. Missouri - Columbia [21] Emory U. U. Missouri - Kansas City [4] Florida A&M U. U. Missouri - St. Louis [5] Florida Gulf Coast U. U. Nebraska at Lincoln [2] Fontbonne U. [2] U. Pennsylvania Franklin & Marshall College U. Pittsburgh Georgetown U. U. Puget Sound Georgia Institute of Technology [3] U. San Francisco [3] Grinnell College [3] U. Southern California [2] Hampden-Sydney College U. Tulsa Harris-Stowe State U. [3] U. Vermont Harvard U. U. Washington Haverford College U. Wisconsin - Madison [5] Hendrix College U. York High Point U. Vanderbilt U. Howard U. Vassar College Illinois State U. [2] Wake Forest U. Indiana U. at Bloomington [8] Washington U. in St. Louis [16] Iowa Central Community College Webster U. [3] Iowa State U. West Virginia U. Jackson State U. Western Illinois U. [2] Johns Hopkins U. Wichita State U. Kansas City Art Institute Xavier U. of Louisiana [2] Kent State U. Yale U. Lindenwood U. [2] Lindenwood U. - Belleville [3] Loyola U. Chicago Maryville U. [3] Massachusetts Institute of Technology Miami U. Avila U. Michigan State U. Ball State U. [3] Millikin U. Baylor U. [2] Minneapolis College of Art and Design Bellarmine U. Missouri State U. [4] Belmont U. Missouri U. Science and Technology [4] Boston U. Murray State U. [2] Bradley U. [3] New York U. Brigham Young U. - Idaho North Carolina State U. [2] Butler U. Northwest Missouri State U. [2] Canisius College Northwestern U. [4] Carthage College Oakwood U. Chapman U. Oberlin Conservatory of Music Clark Atlanta U. Ohio Wesleyan U. Colorado State U. - Pueblo Oklahoma State U. Creighton U. [2] Purchase College State U. New York Columbia College Chicago [4] Purdue U. [5] Coppin State U. Saint Louis U. [14] Depauw U. Saint Michael’s College Drake U. [6] Santa Clara U. Duke U. Savannah College of Art and Design East Central U. Skidmore College Florida State U. Southeast Missouri State U. [4] Fontbonne U. Southern Methodist U. [3] Fordham U. St. John’s College Fort Hays State U. St. Louis Community College [19] Full Sail U. St. Olaf College Greenville U. Texas Christian U. Grinnell College The George Washington U. [2] Hampshire College The U. Edinburgh Harvard U. Trinity College Hennepin Technical College Trinity U. [3] Hillsdale College Truman State U. [3] Houghton College Tufts U. Indiana State U. Tulane U. [3] Indiana U. Bloomington [4] United States Naval Academy Iowa State U. [3] U. Alabama [5] Iowa Western Community College U. Arizona Jackson State U. U. Arkansas [2] Jefferson College U. California, Santa Cruz Jefferson Community College U. Central Missouri [3] Kansas State U. U. Chicago Kennesaw State U. U. Colorado at Boulder [2] King’s College London U. Denver [2] Lafayette College U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lincoln U. U. Indianapolis Lindenwood U. [6]

KIRKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL❱❱


Lindenwood U. - Belleville Long Island U. Louisiana State U. Loyola U. Chicago [2] Loyola U. New Orleans Arizona State U. [2] Marquette U. Arkansas State U. [3] Maryland Institute College of Art Austin Community College Maryville U. [2] Ball State U. Massachusetts Institute Baylor U. [6] of Technology Belmont U. McKendree U. [3] Boston College Miami U. Boston U. Michigan State U. Brigham Young U. - Idaho [2] Millikin U. [2] Chatham U. Missouri Baptist U. [2] Cleveland State U. Missouri State U. [32] Coastal Carolina U. Missouri Southern State U. Missouri U. Science and Technology [9] Coffeyville Community College Creighton U. Missouri Western State U. DePaul U. Murray State U. DePauw U. Nashville Community College Duke U. Northwest Missouri State U. [2] Electrical JATC of Southern Nevada Northwestern U. [3] Elmhurst College Oklahoma Wesleyan U. Emerson U. Pepperdine U. Emory U. Princeton U. Flagler College Purdue U. Florida Atlantic U. Purdue U. Fort Wayne Florida State College at Jacksonville Quincy U. [3] Fontbonne U. Ranken Technical College [6] Fort Lewis College Regis U. Georgia Institute of Technology [2] Rockhurst U. [4] Graceland U. Saint Louis U. [4] Harris-Stowe State U. Samford U. High Point U. Santa Rosa Junior College Hofstra U. South Coastal Alabama College Hope College Southeast Missouri State U. [10] Indiana State U. Southern Illinois U. Edwardsville [3] Indiana U. Bloomington 6 Spring Hill College Iowa State U. [3] St. Louis Community College [32] Iowa Wesleyan U. STLCC at Meramec State Technical College of Missouri [2] Iowa Western Community College Jefferson College [4] Temple U. Juniata College The New School Lake Forest College The Ohio State U. Lincoln U. Trinity U. Lindenwood U. [5] Truman State U. [19] Lindenwood U. - Belleville U. Alabama [3] Loyola U. Chicago [2] U. Arizona Maryville U. [3] U. Arkansas [11] Massachusetts Institute U. Central Missouri [3] of Technology U. Chicago Miami U. [3] U. Dayton [3] Middle Tennessee State U. U. Delaware Millikin U. U. Denver [2] Missouri Baptist U. U. Evansville Missouri State U. [30] U. Iowa [3] Missouri U. Science and Technology [10] U. Kansas [16] Monmouth College U. Kentucky [2] Murray State U. [5] U. Louisville Northeastern U. U. Michigan [2] Ohio U. U. Minnesota Ozarks Technical Community College U. Minnesota - Twin Cities Pennsylvania State U. U. Mississippi Purdue U. [8] U. Missouri - Columbia [47] Ranken Technical College [4] U. Missouri - Kansas City [3] Rockhurst U. [2] U. Missouri - St. Louis [2] Saint Louis U. [13] U. New Mexico San Diego State U. [2] U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill Savannah College of Art and Design [2] U. North Carolina at Charlotte Shaw U. U. Oklahoma [2] Southeast Missouri State U. [12] U. Oregon Southern Illinois U., Carbondale U. South Carolina [2] Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville [3] U. Texas at Austin Southwest Baptist U. U. Tulsa St. Charles Community College [5] Washburn U. St. Louis Community College [79] Washington State U. State Technical College of Missouri Washington U. in St. Louis [5] Suffolk U. Webster U. [6] Syracuse U. West Chester U. Texas A&M U. West Virginia U. Texas Christian U. [5] Westminster College The George Washington U. [3] William Woods U. The Ohio State U. [2] Wichita State U. Truman State U. [7]

LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL❱❱

United States Air Force Academy United States Military Academy U. Alabama [2] U. Arizona [3] U. Arkansas [8] U. British Columbia U. California, Berkeley U. California, San Diego U. Central Florida U. Central Missouri [4] U. Colorado Boulder [2] U. Colorado Colorado Springs U. Dubuque U. Georgia [3] U. Illinois at Urbana - Champaign [2] U. Iowa [3] U. Kansas [11] U. Kentucky [7] U. Michigan U. Minnesota Twin Cities [3] U. Mississippi [8] U. Missouri - Columbia [57] U. Missouri - Kansas City [7] U. Missouri - St. Louis [2] U. Nebraska - Lincoln U. Southern California [2] U. Tennessee U. Tulsa [4] U. Virginia U. Western Carolina U. Western Florida U. Wisconsin - Madison Utah Valley U. Washington U. in St. Louis [2] Westminster College [2] Xavier U. of Louisiana

MARQUETTE HIGH SCHOOL❱❱

American U. Arizona State U. [5] Barnabas Prep Baylor U. Belmont U. Benedictine College Bradley U. [2] Brigham Young U. Butler U. Case Western Reserve U. Chattanooga State Tech Clemson U. [2] College of Charleston Colorado State U. Concordia U. Wisconsin Cornell U. Crave Beauty Academy Creighton U. Culver-Stockton College DePauw U. Drake U. Drexel U. Drury U. [2] East Carolina U. Emory U. Fontbonne U. Georgia Military College High Point U. Indiana U.- Bloomington [3] Jackson State U. Johns Hopkins U. [2] Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas State U. [2] La Salle U. Lake Forest College Lindenwood U. [7] Lindenwood U. - Belleville Louisiana State U. Loyola Marymount U. Loyola U. Chicago [2] Marquette U. Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryville U. [14] Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mesa Community College Miami U. American U. [2] Michigan State U. [2] Arizona State U. [2] Middlebury College Babson College Millikin U. Boston College Missouri Baptist U. [3] Boston U. [3] Missouri State U. [23] Carnegie Mellon U. [2] Missouri State U. - West Plains Central Michigan U. Missouri U. Science & Technology [17] Colby College Missouri Valley College [4] Colgate U. Missouri Western State U. College of William & Mary [2] Muehlenberg College Cornell U. [2] Murray State U. Denison U. Neosho County Community College DePaul U. [2] New York U. DePauw U. [3] Northeastern U. [2] Dickinson College Northern Michigan U. Drake U. Northwestern U. [2] École Hôtelière de Lausanne Notre Dame College Elon U. [2] Oklahoma State U. [3] Emerson College Oral Roberts U. Emory U. Paul Mitchell the School-St. Louis Fordham U. Prairie View A&M U. Georgetown U. Purdue U. [6] Grinnell College [2] Purdue U.-Fort Wayne Hamilton College Ranken Technical College [6] Harvard U. Rhodes College Indiana U. Bloomington [3] Saint Louis U. [17] Lehigh U. Saint Louis U.-Madrid Loyola Marymount U. Savannah College of Art & Design Loyola U. Chicago South Dakota State U. Loyola U. New Orleans Southeast Missouri State U. [6] McKendree U. Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville [4] U. Miami [4] Southern Methodist U. Middlebury College Southwest Baptist U. New York U. Spring Hill College Northwestern U. [2] St. Charles Community College [3] Occidental College St. Louis Community College [81] Purdue U. State Technical College of Missouri Rhodes College Stephens College [2] Rice U. Stony Brook U. Saint Louis U. [5] Texas Christian U. [2] San Diego State U. Texas State U. Southern Methodist U. [8] The George Washington U. [3] Stanford U. The Ohio State U. [4] Syracuse U. Trinity U. Texas Christian U. [9] Truman State U. [6] The George Washington U. [2] U. Alabama [2] The Ohio State U. U. Arizona [5] The U. Edinburgh U. Arkansas [13] Tufts U. U. Central Missouri [3] Tulane U. [3] U. Chicago United States Military Academy U. Colorado Boulder [2] United States Naval Academy U. Dayton U. Arizona [3] U. Florida U. California, Berkeley U. Illinois at Champaign-Urbana U. California, Santa Barbara U. Iowa U. California, Santa Cruz U. Kansas [16] U. Chicago U. Kentucky [3] U. Colorado Boulder [3] U. Mary Hardin-Baylor U. Denver [2] U. Miami U. Georgia U. Michigan U. Kansas U. Minnesota - Twin Cities [2] U. Miami [5] U. Mississippi [4] U. Michigan U. Missouri - Columbia [52] U. Mississippi [3] U. Missouri - Kansas City [9] U. Missouri - Columbia [6] U. Missouri - Saint Louis [9] U. Missouri - Kansas City U. Nebraska at Kearney U. Nebraska - Lincoln U. New Haven U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill [2] U. Oklahoma [2] U. Notre Dame [2] U. Oregon U. Pennsylvania [2] U. Pennsylvania U. Richmond [2] U. Pittsburgh U. Southern California [4] U. Tulsa U. Tulsa [2] U. Wisconsin - Madison [2] U. Vermont [2] Vanderbilt U. [3] U. Wisconsin - Madison [2] Waldorf U. Vanderbilt U. Washington U. in St. Louis [5] Washington College Wayne State College Washington U. in St. Louis [9] Webster U. [3] Wesleyan U. [2] Xavier U. [2] Xavier U. Yale U. Yale U.

MICDS❱❱

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Columbia College Chicago Cottey College Creighton U. DePauw U. Arizona State U. [3] Drake U. Bradley U. [2] Eastern Kentucky U. Butler U. [4] Emory U. Canisius College Florida Southern College Central Michigan U. Florida State U. Chapman U. Governors State U. Clemson U. Hamline U. College of Wooster Hannibal-LaGrange College Colorado State U. Houston Community College DePaul U. Howard U. DePauw U. Hutchinson Community College Drake U. Illinois State U. Drury U. Indiana U. at Bloomington [3] Duquesne U. Iowa State U. Emory U. [2] Iowa Western Community College Fordham U. [2] Lincoln U. [6] George Washington U. Lindenwood U. Illinois College Lipscomb U. Indiana U. at Bloomington [2] Louisiana State U. Kent State U. Marlboro College Louisiana State U. [2] Maryland Institute College of Art Loyola U. Chicago [9] Maryville U. [9] Marquette U. [6] McGill U. Maryville U. [2] McKendree U. McKendree U. Michigan State U. Miami U. Ohio Millikin U. [2] Millikin U. [2] Missouri Baptist U. [3] Missouri Baptist U. Missouri State U. [11] Missouri State U. [6] Missouri U. Science North Central College and Technology [11] Ohio Wesleyan U. Murray State U. Purdue U. Northwestern U. [2] Regis U. Prairie View A&M U. [3] Rhodes College Purdue U. [3] Rice U. Quincy U. [2] Rockhurst U. [4] Ranken Technical College [2] Saint Louis U. [2] Rockhurst U. [3] Saint Mary’s College School of the Art Institute of Chicago Saint Louis U. [5] San Diego State U. Smith College SCAD Atlanta Southeast Missouri State U. South Dakota School Southern Illinois U. Edwardsville [3] of Mines and Technology Spring Hill College Southeast Missouri State U. St. Louis College of Pharmacy Southern Illinois U. Edwardsville [2] Stanford U. Southwestern Illinois College Stephens College St. Charles Community College [5] Truman State U. [6] St. Louis Community College [29] Tulane U. Stephens College U. Arkansas Syracuse U. U. Central Missouri The American Musical U. Dayton [4] and Dramatic Academy U. Denver [2] The Ohio State U. U. Iowa [2] Truman State U. [9] U. Kansas [9] Tulane U. [2] U. Kentucky United States Air Force Academy U. Miami United States Military Academy U. Minnesota, Twin Cities U. Arizona U. Mississippi [3] U. Alabama U. Missouri - Columbia [21] U. Arkansas [3] U. Missouri - Kansas City [1] U. California, San Diego U. Nebraska at Omaha U. Central Missouri [2] U. Notre Dame U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [3] U. South Carolina U. Iowa U. Southern California U. Kansas [10] U. Tennessee U. Kentucky Webster U. U. Maryland, College Park Wellesley College U. Michigan Western Kentucky U. U. Mississippi [2] Xavier U. U. Missouri - Columbia [42] U. Missouri - Kansas City U. Missouri - St. Louis U. New Hampshire at Durham U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill AMDA College and Conservatory U. Rochester of the Performing Arts U. Southern California Arizona State U. U. Texas at Austin [2] Bradley U. [5] U. Wisconsin - Madison Brigham Young U. U. Wisconsin - Whitewater Case Western Reserve U. Vanderbilt U. Colgate U. Washington U. in St. Louis Colorado State U. [2]

NERINX HALL❱❱

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Webster U. [4] Wellesley College Western Kentucky U. Westminster College [3] William Woods U.

PARKWAY WEST❱❱

Alabama A&M U. Arizona State U. Ball State U. [3] Boston College Bradley U. [2] Brigham Young U. [3] Baldwin Wallace U. Brigham Young U. - Idaho Brigham Young U. - Idaho Butler U. [2] California State Polytechnic California State U., Monterey Bay U., Pomona Case Western Reserve U. California State U., Northridge Colorado State U. Coffeyville Community College DePaul U. Covenant College DeSales U. DePaul U. Earlham College Hawaii Pacific U. Eastern Kentucky U. Howard U. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U. - Illinois State U. Daytona Beach Indiana Tech Grambling State U. Indiana U. at Bloomington Grinnell College Jackson State U. Harvard U. Kansas City Art Institute Indiana U. at Bloomington [5] Kansas State U. [3] Langston U. Knox College Lincoln U. Lindenwood U. [5] Lindenwood U. [3] Loyola U. Chicago Loyola U. Chicago Maryville U. [4] Maryville U. [4] McKendree U. McKendree U. Millikin U. Miami U. [2] Missouri Baptist U. [3] Mississippi State U. Missouri State U. [12] Missouri Baptist U. Missouri U. Science and Technology [8] Missouri State U. [24] Missouri Valley College Missouri U. Science and Technology [11] Missouri Western State U. [4] Northwest Missouri State U. Oklahoma City U. Ohio Christian U. Ozarks Technical Community College Purdue U. Point Park U. Ranken Technical College Quincy U. Rochester Institute of Technology Ranken Technical College [3] Rockhurst U. Ringling College of Art and Design Saint Louis U. [7] Roosevelt U. Southeast Missouri State U. [5] Saddleback College Southern Illinois U. Edwardsville [5] Saint Louis U. [8] Southern Utah U. Southeast Missouri State U. [3] St. Charles Community College Southern Illinois U. Edwardsville [3] St. Louis College of Pharmacy St. Charles Community College [7] St. Louis Community College [9] St. Louis College of Pharmacy STLCC at Florissant Valley St. Louis Community College [25] STLCC at Meramec [7] STLCC at Florissant Valley [2] STLCC - South County Educational STLCC at Meramec [10] and U. Center [3] STLCC - South County STLCC at Wildwood [2] Educational and U. Center Suffolk U. State Technical College of Missouri Tennessee State U. Tennessee State U. [2] Texas A&M U. Texas Christian U. The American Musical The Ohio State U. and Dramatic Academy Towson U. The George Washington U. Truman State U. [6] Truman State U. [6] U. Alabama U. Alabama U. Arizona U. Arizona [2] U. California, Berkeley U. Arkansas [3] U. California, Davis U. California, Berkeley U. Central Missouri U. Colorado at Boulder U. Colorado at Boulder U. Indianapolis U. Dubuque U. Iowa U. Evansville U. Kansas U. Kansas U. Michigan U. Kentucky U. Missouri - Columbia [37] U. Missouri - Columbia [29] U. Missouri - Kansas City [4] U. Missouri - Kansas City [3] U. Missouri - St. Louis [4] U. Missouri - St. Louis [8] U. Pittsburgh U. North Florida U. Tampa U. North Texas U. Wisconsin - Madison U. Oklahoma [2] Valparaiso U. U. Tampa Vanderbilt U. U. Wisconsin - Madison Washington U. in St. Louis [8] Wayne State College Webster U. [2] Washington U. in St. Louis [3] Western Kentucky U. Webster U. [6] Wheaton College [2] William Jewell College

PARKWAY NORTH❱❱

ROSATI-KAIN HIGH SCHOOL❱❱

Avila U. Belmont U. Bradley U. [2] Elon U. Fontbonne U. Lindenwood U. Marquette U. -[2] Maryville U. [4] Missouri Baptist U. Missouri Southern State U. Missouri U. Science & Technology Missouri Western State U. Rockhurst U. [2] Saint Louis U. -[2] Southeast Missouri State U. [3] Southern Illinois U. Edwardsville [3] St. Charles Community College STLCC at Forest Park STLCC at Meramec [6] Truman State U. [7] U. Alabama U. Evansville [2] U. Kansas U. Minnesota - Twin Cities U. Mississippi U. Missouri - Kansas City U. Southern Indiana U. Tulsa Washington U. in St. Louis Webster U. [4]

SAINT LOUIS PRIORY SCHOOL❱❱ Arizona State U. Benedictine College [2] Boston College [3] Bradley U. College of William & Mary [2] Creighton U. Dartmouth College Drake U. Gustavus Adolphus College Harvard U. High Point U. Indiana U. at Bloomington [4] Knox College Loyola U. Chicago [5] Marquette U. Miami U. [2] Northeastern U. Pitzer College Princeton U. Purdue U. Rhodes College Rockhurst College Saint Louis U. [3] Southern Methodist U. Truman State U. [4] U. Chicago U. Dallas U. Michigan U. Missouri - Columbia U. Notre Dame [4] U. Southern California [3] U. Tulsa [4] Vanderbilt U. Wake Forest U. Washington U. in St. Louis [3] Wesleyan U. Wheaton College

ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL❱❱ Auburn U. Benedictine College


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I will always have great memories of St. Louis because of the famous Davis Cup match I played there in 1982 against Mats Wilander of Sweden. It was one of the most memorable matches of my career. I’m glad I won’t have to play five sets and for six hours this time around at age 59, but I’m eager to get on the court and battle it out with the younger guys.” -JM

JOHN MCENROE burst onto the international tennis scene while still a student at Stanford University. In 1977 he broke through from the qualifying rounds to reach the Wimbledon semifinals. He turned pro the following year.

St. Louis is one of the best sports towns in the USA and is the hometown of Dwight Davis, the founder of the Davis Cup. We are looking forward to competing there again and to continue to add to the city’s tennis legacy.” -JC

JIM COURIER dominated the men’s professional tennis circuit In the early 90s, with a game he fashioned out of grit, determination and a punishing insideout forehand. He was the first in his class in which included Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi — to hold the No. 1 world ranking. In 2005, Jim was elected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Playing in St. Louis in our event in 2016 was a lot of fun, especially having won the title beating one of my idols, John McEnroe, in the final. I’m looking forward to another great competition and playing in front of all the great St. Louis sports fans.” -AR

ANDY RODDICK was the top American tennis player for nearly a decade. He finished nine consecutive seasons in the Top 10 in the ATP rankings and reached No.1 in the rankings in 2003. Roddick, best known for his powerful serve, won the 2003 U.S. Open and reached 4 other Grand Slam Finals.

St. Louis is a really great sports town and the crowds they just had at the PGA Championship golf were amazing. I’m looking forward to competing there in front of all of the enthusiastic and energetic fans.” -MP

MARK PHILIPPOUSS is is a former world No. 8 singles player. At age 19, he became the youngest player to finish inside the top 50. Philippoussis reached the US Open final in 1998 and the Wimbledon final in 2003. He also won two Davis Cup titles with Australia in 1999 and 2003. Looking forward to playing in St. Louis again, ‘I love the energy and atmosphere that place brings to the court’

“Tennis is part of St. Louis’s history with local legends like Jimmy Connors, Ken Flach, Maria Steinbach, and Butch Buchholz all helping to make the sport famous. Tennis is a passion of mine. With the combination of fitness, health benefits, and the enjoyment I get from playing, I consider it the greatest individual sport. So, by being the title sponsor of the Champions Classic, we’re hoping to show everyone that St. Louis can support future major tennis events or even a regular tour event. St. Louis is a great sports city, this was illustrated by the recent PGA tour.” -FRANK TRULASKE

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COMMUNITY SCHOOL STUDENTS LEARN TO CARE ABOUT THE NATURAL WORLD.

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Yourself in Contrast

OUT & ABOUT COMMUNITY SCHOOL by julia m. johnson HOLDING AN INSECT IN YOUR HAND is a much more powerful way to learn about it than

looking at a picture. Seeing, touching and drawing a plant can help you understand it more fully. Community School believes that immersing yourself in how things work is the best way to retain what you learn, and it applies that hands-on approach to its entire curriculum, says head of school Bob Cooke. The independent school in Ladue, founded in 1914 by a group of area moms, serves students age 3 through sixth grade and teaches them to view nature as the ultimate classroom. “We are all about active, experiential learning,” Cooke says. “The school is situated on 18 acres of land with fields and woods, and there are deer, owls, hawks, rabbits and other wildlife on the property. Science classes perform pond and stream studies to learn about the life cycles of creatures like frogs, and English students spend time journaling outdoors. Our P.E. classes get exercise in the fresh air, and art students draw, paint and gather inspiration from being outside. Even our math classes have outdoor sessions.” At Community School, caring about the planet becomes second nature for students. “We often hear them talking excitedly about tadpoles or bugs they found at recess,” Cooke says. “They love to spend their free time observing. Even playtime has an educational component here. We think the spirit is nurtured in every way by exposure to the outdoor world.” This year, students are actively involved in a campus program to replace invasive plant species with native ones. Cooke says research has shown that students retain knowledge better when they learn with all of their senses and when they have unstructured time outside. This approach also helps them develop problem-solving skills and make new friends. “These days, kids are indoors so much on computers and playing video games,” Cooke notes. “We teach them about technology, of course, but free time outdoors is essential as well. Adults are supervising, but kids know they can run and play—just like childhood used to be.” The school’s student-teacher ratio is 7:1, which means each child receives individualized attention. Need-based financial aid is available to families who qualify, and on-campus after-school and summer camp programs are popular. Since the campus is secluded and safe, parents can feel comfortable dropping off their children each day, according to Cooke. Community School tracks its standardized test scores against those of other schools, and Cooke says the results are rewarding. “Our students tend to score higher than those at other private schools,” he notes. “That’s a testament to our educational approach. The way we teach kids allows them to achieve to the fullest.” And because the school is independent, it isn’t beholden to a school district or diocese. “We have a board of trustees and are accredited by regional and national associations, but we create our own curriculum and decide how we’ll teach it,” Cooke explains. “That puts the power in the hands of the educators, who love being here and understand the needs of our students.” &

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J. DEVOTI TRATTORIA first impression »

Anyone who went to Five Bistro knows chef Anthony Devoti has talent. He’s strictly farm-to-table, including butchering his own meat. Devoti now has made his popular Hill spot more casual, with a more ‘accessible’ menu—it went from a mostly prix-fixe spot to someplace you can get a burger or pizza (a tasting menu still is available for $65). The ambience, redone in shades of grey and warm woods, is appealingly intimate.

Wash It Down:

The drink menu is still top-heavy with wines (mostly high-end ones), but there is a handful of draft and bottle beer, as well as a half-dozen designer drinks. The sparkling cocktail ($9)— made with Blanc de Blancs Champagne and Rossa Amara (60 proof blood orange liqueur)—is delicious: effervescent and slightly citrusy thanks to a large orange peel twist.

must try THE PIZZA ▶ $16

Crusts here are fabulous: thin and crisp with homemade tomato sauce and gourmet toppings that change seasonally.

THE BURGER ▶ $17

Made with house-ground pork, beef and lamb, it's like eating gourmet meatloaf on a bun (focaccia, naturally). House-smoked pork belly adds extra fat to an already complex blend of hearty meat flavors. And a slab of imported camembert takes it to another level with creamy pungency. Topping it all were sprouts and a fried egg.

HOUSEMADE BREADS ▶ $5; A plate of focaccia and crusty wheat bread with olive oil and herb butter, all fresh and delicious.

ROASTED BENNE’S FARM CHICKEN ▶ $20

Served in pan jus, this tasted like great chicken should: meaty, juicy and with a wellbrowned skin that added crunch and a little fat to each bite. The gravy was slightly thick and glistening, and it completed the goodness of the comfort food dish.

MONTAUK N.Y. SCALLOPS ▶ $24

Good scallops need only the simplest of treatments, which is what these bivalves got. Seared for a slight crunch and an appealing brown color, they came with a caper lemon sauce that brought out their creamy, natural sweetness.

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES ▶

While the humble chocolate chip cookie may not be everyone’s idea of a decadent dessert, the ones Devoti brought us off the menu were delicious in every way: buttery rich, slightly salty and oozing with warm chocolate.

Cheese Tortellini with JT Gelineau oyster mushrooms, spring onions, roasted tomatoes and chicken broth

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I love this place for its dedication to quality. Whether it’s a burger or bistecca alla Fiorentina, you are getting great food. And the environment is more intimate than bustling, bar-centered places—perfect for a quiet evening out. There are only about a dozen tables in the dining room, plus some high-tops in the bar, so call for a reservation on weekends.

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The new Regal Chandelier features a sleek, polished nickel finish paired with a clear acrylic body for a fresh and versatile look.

Concordance Academy is hosting its fourth annual gala, the Hallow’s Eve Ball, Oct. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton. We will reveal our participants’ hidden stories of hope and progress.

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1845 Borman Court 314.396.6006 concordanceacademy.org

Waterworks celebrates the centuries-old tradition of cement tile with its Promenade collection. Eco-friendly and highly durable, the series, available at Immerse, includes modern and traditional styles in beautiful and engaging colors.

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You are invited to attend our resident art show and open house from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 9. Help us celebrate the positive impact art therapy has on our residents.

Off-the-shoulder lace sleeves give this wedding dress a romantic, boho style, available up to size 34. Schedule an appointment for our Stella York EveryBody Every Bride trunk show Sept. 27 through 29.

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3 | LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS

We are now accepting consignments for winter auctions, which will include important jewelry and fine art. To receive a complimentary auction estimate, contact us today. 32 N. Brentwood Blvd. 314.833.0833 lesliehindman.com/stlouis

4 | THE SERVICE BUREAU Custom, handmade ceramic pottery gilded with 14kt. gold edges is available in giftware, serveware and tableware. 9773 Clayton Road 314.991.1104 servicebureaushop.com

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9 | MOSAICS FINE ART FESTIVAL The festival, Sept. 14 through 16 on Historic Main Street in St. Charles, will feature more than 90 juried artists from 16 states exhibiting or selling artwork, live entertainment, and more. Historic Main Street 314.482.5476 stcharlesmosaics.org

10 | TRUE CHAMPIONS CLASSIC The True Champions Classic Oct. 4 at Chaifetz Arena will feature McEnroe, Philippoussis, Roddick and Courier paired off in a one-set semifinal round, with the winners meeting in a one-set championship match. 310.734.0456 invescoseries.com/event-page/champions-classic

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO DID WELL AT THE RECENT ST. LOUIS REGIONAL.

FRANKLY SIMPLE

The humble frank has found a home in U. City with the opening of Mike’s Hot Dogs Soups & Sandwiches on Olive Boulevard—and at affordable prices. The menu by chef-owner MICHAEL EAGAN has 11 types of dogs between $6 and $7, including a vegan version. Eagan has had stints at Cardwell’s in Clayton, Park West Grille and Kirkwood Brewhouse.

CHEESY CHIC Earthbound Beer, the

Cherokee Street brewery that closed its Mothership barbecue concept in June, has replaced it with a new menu inspired by 1970s-era tiki lounge food. The main item is the Musubi Sandwich, a Hawaiian dish that includes Spam, sushi rice, furikake and nori. It also comes vegan with grilled, marinated tofu.

CHANGE OF HANDS

The popular Cherokee Street restaurant scene has lost an establishment, but it’s quickly gaining another. Vista’s last day in business was Aug. 18, but the space is being taken over by chef-owner ARI JO ELLIS of The Cut, a nearby sausage eatery. Ellis plans to open Morning Glory in the former ramen hot spot, offering affordable, greasy spoon dishes in the morning and afternoon to start.

AN ASPARAGUS A DAY

We recently reported that Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery landed a spot on national TV because of its barbecue-flavored ice cream— complete with chunks of meat— but now the St. Louis-based business has come up with something even stranger. On a dare from Angie Eckert, Clementine’s owner TAMARA KEEFE used a surplus of asparagus from Eckert’s Family Farms to create a new flavor called Asparagus Agave Quinoa. Talk about eating your veggies!

The new schedule of events certainly was controversial, but bottom line: attendance was up 4 to 5 percent! Most of the out-of-towners liked the earlier finishing time because it gave them a chance to explore the city. When playing in Swiss team events, game hands often decide the outcome of the match. Can you see how with this month’s hand?

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the play

1. West led the ♦ King, taken by the Ace in Dummy.

2. Declarer cashed the ♠ Ace and trumped the ♠ 3 with the ♥ Ace. 3. The ♥ 10 to Dummy’s Jack.

4. Declarer trumped Dummy’s ♠ 4 with the ♥ 8.

5. The ♥ Queen to Dummy’s King drew the remaining trump. 6. Dummy’s ♠ 5 to Declarer’s ♥ 7.

7. With Dummy’s fifth ♠ established, Declarer led the ♥ 2 to Dummy’s ♥ 3!

NEW VENUES

A couple of local chefs have started new gigs. LIZ SCHUSTER of Tenacious Eats fame is now executive chef at West End Grill & Pub. She just debuted a revamped menu that includes items like falafel waffles and horseradish deviled eggs. Meanwhile, BERNARD PILON, longtime executive chef at Norwood Hills Country Club, is now leading the kitchen at Schlafly Bottleworks. His original menu is set to debut this month.

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8. Declarer cashed the ♠ 6 for the game-going 10th trick (two ♠s, seven ♥s and one ♦). NOTE: Did you save the ♥ 2 to enter Dummy for the 10th trick?

tip of the day Q| HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN TO DRAW TRUMPS AND WHEN TO DELAY? A| When setting up long suits in Dummy, the trumps in Dummy can be used for transportation. Make sure you count how many entries to Dummy are needed to set up the long suit.

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movie

by patty & janie

AN ENTERTAINING GUIDE TO ENTERTAINMENT

searching

There’s a definite gimmick behind Searching, and it’s not even really a new one. The action of the film is confined to what the main character sees through his computer. Using a small screen to craft a big screen experience is hardly a novel idea. Found footage has been a staple of low-budget filmmaking for years, and it’s essentially an older brother to the computertethered internet thrillers that have been popping up recently. Thankfully, Searching rises above cinematic contrivances to deliver a well-executed, engaging story, anchored by an excellent performance by John Cho. The computers at the film’s center belong to the Kim family. David (Cho) and his teenage daughter, Margot (Michelle La), are still recovering from the recent loss of Margot’s mother to cancer. When Margot goes missing after a late-night study group, David decides to search his daughter’s laptop for answers. Searching seems designed for audiences to sleuth alongside the protagonist. You see all the clues as he does, the action is tightly confined, and there is a very limited pool of suspects. It gives the movie an almost interactive feel. As fun as it to play digital detective, what makes the story standout are its human elements. The film’s first scenes play like an internet version of the heartbreaking opening montage in Up. Later, David and Margot’s grief and the strain on their relationship are felt through every unsent text or awkward pause during a FaceTime call. It highlights how a genre that is mostly used for quick scares can tap into deeper emotions, which shouldn’t be surprising considering just how much we connect with others through technology.

SHOULD YOU SEE IT? Yes, it’s an engaging experience. —S.W. VIEWED AT MARCUS DES PERES CINEMA

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the five. Netflix. A group of five friends go to the park for an afternoon, but only four come

back. A man admits to murder, but everything changes when the DNA of the missing child turns up at a crime scene. I don’t know if it’s the British accents or just the pace at which this 10-episode series moves, but don’t be surprised if you watch it all in one or two sittings.

book

the gunners: a novel by Rebecca Kauffman. It has been a long time since I read a book

in one day, but this one was just that good. It’s a story of a group of friends who remain close through high school until one of them breaks away. They are all reunited at a funeral and try to figure out what happened. The characters are beautifully written, and you will want to be a part of their group, The Gunners, by the time you finish reading it.

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efore opening Nouveau, A Boutique Medspa in Kirkwood two years ago, owner Carol Anderson worked for more than 30 years as a registered nurse. Ten of those were spent in aesthetic medicine under the direction of a plastic surgeon, during which time she was fully trained on laser and injectible skin treatments. Four years ago, she became the first registered nurse in Missouri to become a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS). While her experience is vast, she and her highly skilled team at Nouveau practice regenerative skin care, using tools and techniques that encourage the body to regenerate and restore itself as a primary source of enhancement. “The skin is the storyteller of what is going on in the body,” Anderson says. “Your face is your calling card. It’s out there all of the time.”

Nouveau focuses on what Anderson refers to as “inside out beauty.” When patients arrive for an initial consultation, a CANS specialist assesses the condition of their skin, as well as other factors such as hormones, sleep, hydration, diet and exercise habits for a more holistic view of health. External factors, like how a patient is protecting his or her skin from the environment, also are considered. “This has been a year of harsh weather,” Anderson says. “It was severely cold, we had a crazy spring that was cold and wet, and then it quickly got very hot. That’s really hard on people’s bodies and their skin.” One of the most popular procedures Nouveau offers is Forever Young BBL photorejuvenation. This broadband light treatment has been used for years to treat both red and brown skin

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pigmentation. About six years ago, physicians noticed that people who received these treatments also saw better overall skin condition. A study showed that BBL treatment causes the cells to produce more fibrin, collagen and elastin—all of which make skin appear more youthful. “It actually turns the clock back,” Anderson says. “It’s one of our favorite treatments because once patients are rid of their hyperpigmentation or broken capillaries, their skin looks better immediately. There is little to no downtime.” Anderson notes that it’s important to set up a long-term skin treatment plan that includes multiple modalities to address different issues or one issue from several angles, as well as one that gets people in the habit of proper at-home skin care. “It’s almost never just one or two treatments to correct a lifetime of damage,” she says. “We have to put together a plan to undo it over time.” SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 | townandstyle.com

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A CLEAR OUTLOOK BY RICK STOFF

It was love at first sight. They only have eyes for each other. Her life passed before her eyes. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. There are countless phrases that highlight the importance of the eyes—after all, they are the windows to our souls. Yet people often overlook their care. Set your sights on keeping them healthy with regular exams and proper maintenance.

A CLOSER LOOK Annual eye examinations are recommended for children and adults, especially if they wear contacts or eyeglasses or have a family history of diseases that can affect vision, says Dr. Janae Kadlec, an optometrist at Eye Care Associates of St. Louis. While many don't receive regular exams because their vision is not causing problems, Kadlec stresses the importance of checkups for early detection. "For most adults, we recommend an annual exam, but there are situations where you could go every other year if you don't have a lens prescription and don't wear contacts,” she says. “We like to see anybody who wears contact lenses every year to watch for related health problems. We also check the fit of the

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lenses and make sure the prescription is correct.” Children should receive eye screenings in their pediatrician's office until they reach school age, Kadlec says. "We recommend a general screening at 6 months and another at age 3 to rule out things like lazy eye or eye turns and to make sure pupils look normal,” she says. “The earlier these problems are addressed, the better the chance of having them fixed or strengthened so kids can be successful in school. At least 80 percent of learning in the classroom involves the eyes, so proper vision prevents delays in learning." Kindergarten should prompt the first annual examination by an eye doctor. "We look at distance and near vision and examine color and depth perception and eye muscles,” Kadlec explains. “Some research has shown that a basic screening can miss about one-third of vision problems because kids don't know what they are supposed to be seeing or are used to using one eye to overcompensate for the other.”


HEALTH & BEAUTY

SURGIC AL PRECISION: L ASIK The first eyeglasses were invented in Pisa, Italy, more than seven centuries ago, making it possible for people to correct bad vision with ingeniously shaped disks of glass. Now, Lasik offers surgical correction for visual deficits. It is estimated that 800,000 to one million people will undergo Lasik in the U.S. this year. "We started the first clinical trials for Lasik in 1988,” says Dr. Jay Pepose, an ophthalmic surgeon at Pepose Vision Institute. “It's what we would term a mature surgery now." Lasik revolutionized human vision by providing a means of correcting, rather than working around, an eye defect. The procedure permanently changes the shape of the cornea, the clear covering of the front of the eye, by using the heat of a laser. Images are then better focused on the back of the eye. For today's baby boomers facing the normal age-related decline in visual acuity, Lasik is safer and vastly more accurate than in the past, Pepose says. "It is a very different procedure now,” he explains. “Before, we used a microkeratome, an instrument with an oscillating blade, to create a flap over the cornea. Now that is done with a laser, which allows us to program many aspects of the flap more precisely and has helped in terms of safety and recovery. There are complications in less than onetenth of a percent of procedures. The most common side effect is transient dryness until the nerves grow back, which takes a few months. People may have to use artificial tears."

800,000 TO ONE MILLION

PEOPLE WILL UNDERGO L ASIK IN THE U.S. THIS YEAR. Accuracy also has been enhanced, Pepose says. Measurements are taken with WaveFront-guided treatment, which creates a 3-D map of the eye so the laser can accurately reshape the cornea. As a result, Pepose says, "Most people's vision turns out better than what they had with glasses or contact lenses.” A recent study found that patients who had undergone modern Lasik had better night vision and fewer problems driving at night than those who wore contacts or glasses. In St. Louis-area practices, Lasik for both eyes costs around $6,000, and many companies offer financing. "Most people spend money every month for contact lenses and solution, and glasses can cost $300 to $400 a pair,” Pepose notes. “Over 15 to 20 years, Lasik can be cost-effective in the long run."

EYE FOR FASHION If you must wear glasses, you might as well look good, too. Eyeglasses can be both a fashion accessory and a visual aid. Trichel Vahey, an optician at Eyewearhaus, says some patients have eyeglasses to match occasions and activities. "You might have a graband-go pair, but then have another for things like weddings or a night out. It's like jewelry for your face," she says. Eyewearhaus stocks several thousand frames, Vahey says, but some may not work with certain lens specifications. "We look at the fashion aspect, but from the optician's standpoint, it also has to be a good fit for the prescription," she notes. Next on the checklist is determining what the patient needs. “If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer, there are certain types of lenses, treatments and coatings that lend themselves to protection," Vahey says. "If you are outdoors a lot, certain lenses can cut down on eye fatigue and sun exposure.” Many find eyeglasses so flattering that they wear them even when a prescription isn't required. Either way, Vahey says she is brutally honest with clients. “That's what opticians do—we frame-style you," she says. “Time and time again, patients thank us for helping them through the process and not letting them leave the shop with something that isn't cosmetically appealing.”

EYE DISEASES Regular examinations can reveal the early stages of eye diseases, which we typically can't detect on our own, Kadlec says. GL AUC OMA A condition of increased pressure in the eyeball, causing gradual loss of sight ▶

The risk increases as you get older.

It can damage the optic nerve and cause blindness. ▶

A lot of people don't feel the pressure or know something is wrong. ▶

MACUL AR DEGENERATION The leading cause of severe, irreversible vision loss in people over age 60, it occurs when the small central portion of the retina, known as the macula, deteriorates. ▶

It can cause blindness in adults.

Kadlec notes that risk indicators can be detected in younger adults. If caught, deterioration can be slowed and more significant problems can be avoided. ▶

HOW TO C HOOSE THE RIGHT FRAME: Highlight your natural features, like skin tone and the shape of your face. Get a frame that is the opposite shape of your face. ▶

For a very round face, choose a rectangle.

If you have a heart-shaped face, pick a cat-eye.

For the most part, a square frame will not complement a strong jawline. ▶

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Exams are needed every two years if risk factors are known. ▶

UNDIAGNOSED DISEASES affecting other parts of the body often are discovered during eye exams as well, Kadlec notes. "The eye is the only place in the body where we can look directly at blood vessels and nerve tissue and get clues about health without an invasive or more involved procedure," she says. Eye doctors can find evidence of: ▶

Diabetes

High blood pressure

High cholesterol

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WELLNESS REPORT

SLU CARE COSMETIC SERVICES

CoolSculpting is a quick, in-office treatment that reduces the appearance of fat for a firmerlooking belly, chin, backside or thighs. The nonsurgical process freezes fat cells beneath the skin. Sessions take 30 to 45 minutes and are painless. Pictured: SLUCare advanced practice nurse Karen Gregory 1034 S. Brentwood Blvd. | 314.977.4440 | slucare.edu/bodycontouring

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HEART DISEASE? Heart attacks can come without warning even in a person who appears fit and has never had symptoms. Over a period of years plaque builds up and restricts the flow of blood to the heart. The EARLIER the signs for heart disease are detected the GREATER the chance of PREVENTING a HEART ATTACK.

GET THE TEST TODAY AND GET IMMEDIATE RESULTS SERVICES: • Cardiac CT Angiogram • Genetic Testing • Consultation For Results & Treatment

• Calcium Scouring • Blood Testing For Cholesterol Abnormalities Including NMR Lipid Test For Unusual Cholesterol

FRONTENAC CARDIOVASCULAR CENTER

Patients with a family history of heart disease, diabetes or high cholesterol can benefit from a heart scan test that detects any evidence of plaque buildup, which can cause a heart attack. The test can detect disease 10 years before any symptoms appear. Pictured: Omar Almousalli, M.D. 10431 Clayton Road | 314.733.9090 | frontenaccardiovascularcenter.com

EYE CARE ASSOCIATES OF ST. LOUIS

Eye Care Associates welcomes cataract surgeon and cornea specialist Matthew Council, M.D. In addition to offering cataract patients the latest specialty implants, Council performs complex corneal procedures. His special interests include corneal infections and cancers of the ocular surface. No. 15 The Boulevard 11611 Gravois Road 314.863.4200 eyecarestl.com

DR. OMAR ALMOUSALLI, MD

Board Certified Cardiovascular Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology Fellow of the American College of Cardiology since 2001

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DEAR HOMEWORK,

Just more than a year ago, we moved into this home knowing we needed to address the front. It’s a long house with tall, skinny columns on a porch that needs to be wider to protect the front door from scorching afternoon sunlight! Additionally, we have a big front yard that we would love to incorporate into the look of the home. We are open to all suggestions and greatly appreciate your thoughts! Sincerely, —BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

DEAR BLINDED BY THE LIGHT,

I am familiar with your home from seeing photos online before you bought it. It has an interesting brick-walled entry court with a parking area at the left of the image. I would like to enhance this feature while also modifying the front porch to address your issues. Homes of this era often adopted a mild Art Deco feel by using features such as the super-thin columns seen here. By doubling their width and adding a balustrade balcony, this prominent element looks more appropriate, and the balcony will provide more effective shade than making the upper roof deeper would. The shutters have been made much wider as well to fit the scale of the existing windows. Next, I would like to upgrade the plantings around the arrival court. The most important feature is the addition of two shade trees at the corners of the brick garden wall, which will act as giant parasols shading the court from the setting sun. Formal plantings are deployed both inside and outside the court to add detail, charm and architectural power to the existing symmetrical composition. A large flower urn centered on the front door adds the finishing touch. Luckily, the aesthetic modifications also help with the baking sunshine. These are fairly modest changes, but I think that’s all that is really needed. Thanks for asking, —HOMEWORK

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SMALL CHANGES, BIG IMPACT〉〉 In life, sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. The same is true for your home. Rather than wait for a large-scale renovation, consider minimal changes here and there that will transform each space into something you love.

Curb appeal is everything. Upgrade the paint on your front door, rails and planters to a high-gloss black.

Combine photos and small pieces of art creatively on a blank wall in your house.

Everyone young and old will be wowed by this bunk bed; some kids might even abandon their rooms for the top spot!

Add history and charm with antique or reclaimed doors for a closet, pantry or bathroom or simply add on the sides of an opening.

A hot trend is the plunge or cocktail pool; since it’s small, it can fit anywhere and is meant for a quick cool down.

Applied molding painted in a contrasting or similar color to walls is a simple fix for instant design.

A ho-hum bathroom can get the ‘wow’ factor with bold wallpaper, even from just the chair rail up.

Ever dream of having an upstairs laundry? Transform a spare closet!

Freshen up the paint on exterior trim; try a soft blue or green with a white or brick house.

Add an outdoor component to a chimney that backs to an outdoor space.

Replace the old marble on your fireplace surround with tile to match your decor.

Get a new look by darkening, painting or bleaching your hardwood floors.

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BLOG OF… LIVING ROOM REVEAL designer ▶ jesse bodine Out of all of the rooms in this St. Louis house, the living room was probably one of the most intimidating spaces for our clients. They don’t consider themselves overly formal people, but wanted to make sure they were utilizing every square inch of their home to fit their lifestyle. While they understood the value of a ‘formal living room’ as a space where they could entertain friends without being distracted by the TV, they also wanted it to fit their more casual style. It needed to be a space where even the kids could enjoy hanging out. The living room is one of the first rooms people see when they walk in, and we loved the idea of drawing guests in while learning about the family who lives here in the process. We replaced the navy walls with Benjamin Moore’s London Fog. Don’t get us wrong, we love a dark color on the wall, but we needed this space to feel brighter, and the new gray color accomplished that. We started with one of our favorite rugs of all time, the Anastasia Slate. The colors in this rug are beautiful, and its distressed/over-dyed look make it a top choice in homes with kids or pets. This is because it is incredibly resilient and hides dirt and stains exceptionally

well. We chose to go with two Chesterfield club sofas with nailhead trim to serve as the main seating. We balanced them with two leather channeled chairs because we didn’t want a room that felt too traditional. The clean midcentury lines and soft camel-colored leather on the chairs add interest and elevate the feel of the room. The coffee table serves as an anchor to all of the pieces. Its curved lines allow everything to revolve around it during a get-together. This is also one of our favorite pieces to use in a kidfriendly area. Its soft edges make it the perfect place for children to gather while sitting on the floor to play games or do a puzzle. The bookcases create a backdrop for the room, providing the perfect space to display accessories and personal mementos. We left them in white to keep the focus on all of the special pieces that our clients have collected over the years. By keeping in mind this family’s personality, we were able to make a formal living room that is perfect for both company and their fun family of four!

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This 4,800+ sq ft Hillcrest home sits on a double lot in one of Clayton’s most desirable neighborhoods. This flexible, unique floor plan makes entertaining a breeze: an expansive, lightfilled formal living room features transom windows, a fireplace and abundant built-in shelving, while the sizable family room offers a fireplace, sitting area & wet-bar to service the outdoor pool. The family chef will enjoy the updated eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry, peninsula, double ovens & granite counters. You will find your private retreat in the Master Suite with luxurious bath that showcases the soaking tub, separate shower and double vanity. Tucked away off the master suite is a secluded office. 3rd floor with 2 additional bedrooms and bath.

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FROM THE GARDEN

by p. allen smith

PHOTO: DONNA EVANS

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ZINNIAS SAVE THE DAY 〉〉 IF YOUR GARDEN IS ANYTHING LIKE MINE, it’s

You can start zinnias by seed indoors four to six weeks before the last average frost date for your zone, or wait and sow them directly in the garden when the weather warms. It’s an incredibly easy plant to grow from seed— great for children and beginning gardeners—or just pick up a six-pack. In fact, I plant zinnia seed directly in the soil successively every two weeks in patches at Moss Mountain Farm (Zone 8a) through August to ensure plenty of blooms in early fall and through October. The only disease issues to watch out for are leaf spot and powdery mildew. The main culprits are too much water, high humidity and poor air circulation. During the height of summer, water at the base of the plants so leaves remain dry, and let the soil dry between waterings. Discard brown, fallen leaves, and space plants with enough room for good air circulation. If necessary, treat affected plants with a fungicide such as Neem oil.

PHOTO: KELLY QUINN

starting to show a little wear and tear, responding to the extremes of summer. The bloom is off my roses—literally— and most other flowers in the garden are a little crispy around the edges. Everything, that is, except the zinnias. Zinnias are one of those rare flowers that laugh in the face of heat and drought and put on a colorful, glorious display. Their large, petaled faces come in all shades of pink, yellow, orange, red and purple, and the pigments are rich and clear. This bold annual has been in cultivation for hundreds of years and originates in the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America, which explains why it’s such a great performer in hot, sunny locations. Flowers last for such a long time in pristine condition that zinnias are sometimes known by the common name ‘Youth and Old Age.’ They can be anywhere from 6 inches tall to an impressive 4 feet! And butterflies? Zinnias attract them like moths to a flame.

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SOME OF MY FAVORITE VARIETIES: State Fair: The classic zinnia and my gold standard variety, these plants reach about 2.5 feet tall, and flower heads are an amazing 5 to 6 inches across. Thumbelina: A true dwarf at only 4 to 6 inches tall, it’s a great selection for the front of a border or as part of a container display. Benary’s Giant: The go-to zinnia for the cut flower industry, it has luscious, dahlia-type flower heads and extra-sturdy stems. Plants reach about 3 feet tall with blooms 5 inches wide. Magellan: Considered a dwarf variety, it reaches 12 to 14 inches tall with double flowers. This variety has a tidy, uniform growth habit, so it’s perfect in containers and window boxes.

Profusion: Exceptional disease resistance and a compact, uniform habit make this another popular variety. Plants reach about 18 inches tall and can spread to about 18 inches wide. A great selection for planting en masse. Zinnia angustifolia: Also known as creeping zinnia, this plant features narrow leaves and often is used at the front of a border, reaching about 12 inches tall. Cut and Come Again: These 3-foot-tall plants feature double blooms about 2.5 inches wide. And as the name suggests, they make great cutting flowers, producing new flower buds throughout the growing season.

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Firewood, Leaf and Gumball Clean up. Planting, Sodding, Seeding, Mowing, Mulching, Edging, Spraying, Weeding, Pruning, Trimming, Bed Maintenance, Brush Removal, Retaining Walls, Paver Patios & Drainage Work

AssistanceAtHome.com

Licensed Landscape Architect/Designer For a Free Estimate Call 314-426-8833 info@mplandscapingstl.com www.mplandscapingstl.com

“Helping people remain independent & safe at home.”

home improvement REMODEL & REPAIR

Family Owned & Operated Since 1983

Affordable Cleaning for any Budget

St. LouiS

Cleaning, Repairs, Drainage Solutions, Screen Installation & Window Cleaning

health & wellness Bonded • Insured • Supervised $10 Off For 1st Time Customers Free Estimates by Phone Satisfaction Guaranteed 314-849-4666 or 636-926-0555 www.scrubbydutch.com

lawn & garden

JSD ESTATE BUYERS WE BUY GOLD!!! ALSO JEWELRY, DIAMONDS & COLORED STONES

automotive Call Sam at 314-382-2008

home healthcare

ACUPRESSURE (Acupuncture Without Needles) Swedish/Deep Tissue/Shiatsu ARTHRITIS RELIEF DETOXIFICATION CUPPING INCREASE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM YOUNG ATHLETE “GROWING PAINS” RELIEF FASCIA BLASTS 11628 Old Ballas Rd. Suite 120 (314) 541-3502 YueMaMassageTherapy.com FALL SPECIAL $60 FOR 1 HR. $60 For 1 hr.

Yue Ma has been practicing in STL for 20 yrs. (formerly at JCC for 14 yrs) She believes natural healing & deep relaxation follow her philosophy“Our body is like a river; all is connected.”

home healthcare

Rotted Wood, Painting, Tile, Drywall, Floors, Electrical, Power Washing, Carpentry, Plumbing, Insured. Free Estimates. 40 Years Experience. Don Phillips 314-973-8511

Reasonable rates. Newborn to school age. Excellent references. Hot meals, snacks. 2 people at all times. Close to 270/Olive/Page Ext. Call Barb 314-434-8264

Complete Tree Service for Residential & Commercial Tree Pruning & Removal, Plant Healthcare Program, Deadwooding, Stump Grinding, Deep Root Fertilization, Cabling & Storm Cleanup Cary Semsar ISA Board Certified Master Arborist OH-5130B Free Estimate, Fully Insured Call 314-426-2911 info@meyertreecare.com www.meyertreecare.com

YEAR ROUND MAINTENANCE Specializing in Landscape Maintenance AND Design/Installation. HARDSCAPE - patios, stone pathways, garden walls, raised beds. Call 314-498-0877 gardenoasisstl@yahoo.com

painting WE SPECIALIZE IN SLIP, TRIP & FALL PREVENTION. We Install: • Grab Bars/Handrails • Pathway Lighting • Ramps • And So Much More!

314-699-4686 PLanning Some Home imProvementS?

Leave it to Weaver

Brings Comfort to Every Room in Your Home We Specialize in Basement Finishing, Room Additions, Home Theaters, Decks, Kitchens & Bath, Outdoor Living Space and more! Free estimates

M & M CUSTOM PAINTING

Interior & Exterior Painting, Staining, Powerwashing, Wallpaper Removal. Insured and Free Estimates. Dependable. Owner & Operator Matt 314-401-9211

piano tuning MCGREEVY PIANO

TREE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS

Trimming • Deadwooding Reduction • Removals Stump grinding • Year round service • Fully insured Contact Michael Baumann for a free estimate & property inspection at 636-375-2812 You’ll be glad you called!

YOUR TREES DESERVE THE BEST CARE

Tune Into Summer! Bill McGreevy Associate Member Piano Technicians Guild 314-335-9177 wrmcgreevy@gmail.com

PRUNING TRIMMING REMOVAL SPRAYING FERTILIZATION

real estate

725-6159

Insured gammatree.com

in Business since 1987

leaveit2weaver.com | (636) 561-8424

window cleaning

childcare/nanny HOME DAYCARE

tree services

24/7 Companion Care for Seniors. Personal Care, Meal Prep, Light Housekeeping, & Peace of Mind. Contact 314.542.3121 www.legacycarellc.com

LEGACY REAL ESTATE SSG, LLC $$WE BUY HOUSES!!$$ NO commissions. CASH Buyers. Flexible closing dates. Free consultation. Call Mark @ 636-923-2444 www.legacyrealestatesg.com

M & P WINDOW WASHING & GUTTER CLEANING Reasonable Rates, Free Estimates, Angie’s List, Insured, Dependable, 30+ Years of Experience & Ref’s. Call Mark, 314-805-7367 or Paul, 314-805-6102

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Town and Style Magazine 9.5.18  

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Town and Style Magazine 9.5.18  

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