Saturday, January 5, 2013
Cindy Erickson, the CEO of the American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region leaves for New York Saturday.
One day after Congress passed a $9.7 billion dollar 'Sandy' relief bill that had been the subject of criticism by east coast lawmakers including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie because of an inability to get it done sooner, the head of the St. Louis chapter of the American Red Cross will be en route to the New York area impacted by the superstorm Saturday as part of the organization's longer-term recovery efforts. According to a news release, Cindy Erickson "could serve in the areas of community partnerships and government operations in the region." The Red Cross has also been criticized in the wake of the storm. In the immediate aftermath, one Staten Island official called for people to stop donating to the Red Cross because of a lack …
Friday, September 14, 2012
CEO Cindy Erickson is participating in a White House Summit and talking about a readiness project which started in St. Louis and has now gone nationwide.
Today marks a very special day for the organization, as the White House hosts “American Red Cross Day”. Cindy Erickson, CEO of the Greater St. Louis Region, is in the nation’s capital for the event. Today’s theme is “Red Cross: Building Resilient Communities”. It is an opportunity for the Red Cross to demonstrate how it is working to build resiliency in communities across the nation and around the world using technology, innovative ideas, and old-fashioned hard work. St. Louis is being highlighted at the event, as Erickson speaks on a panel about the now-national Red Cross Ready Rating Program™. Created in the St. Louis Area Chapter in 2008 with support from Anheuser-Busch, the program helps businesses, schools and organizations become …
Monday, December 19, 2011
A look at what's going on around Creve Coeur this week.
Welcome to what is traditionally one of the busiest weeks of the year, to be followed by what is traditionally one of the slowest weeks of the year. As always, Creve Coeur Patch is here to document it all, and to be the place where you can share it with your neighbors. Monday night will see a rarity at the Creve Coeur Government Center as the City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission will each hold meetings. The council session was called specifically to address financing options for retiring the city's commitment to the Olive-Graeser Transportation Development District or TDD. On Tuesday, Hannukah begins at sundown. We invite you to check out what our resident rabbi had to say about the holiday, and hop you'll feel free to share …
Monday, April 25, 2011
Monsanto Pledges Support to St. Louis Area as Damage Estimates and Clean-up Efforts Get Underway.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, April 25, 2011
The following statement was made over the weekend in response to the Good Friday Storms which have impacted the St. Louis region. As the St. Louis community works to assess damages and initialize clean-up efforts following the devastating storms that hit the area on Friday evening, Monsanto Company pledges $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid in early relief efforts. Monsanto’s donation is expected to support the agency in local efforts related to the storm and provide the agency with additional flexibility as the community works to complete the assessment and clean-up process for individuals affected for this storm. The donation is also expected to support the agency’s efforts in advance of the upcoming storm season. “St. Louis is …