Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. is expanding with the addition of four financial advisers in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and one in Boynton Beach, Florida. In addition, the firm expanded its investment banking presence, with a new office in Chicago.
CyberUp welcomed 20 veterans and military spouses into its inaugural Veteran LevelUp Program aimed at providing apprenticeships plus free training in cybersecurity to veterans transitioning from active duty. The program is supported by Boeing and the Scott Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center.
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital received a $250,000 grant from San Francisco-based The Hearst Foundations to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts. The grant will create The Hearst Foundations Healthy Future Fund for COVID-19 Response, which will support front-line caregivers, community collaborations, plus patients and families affected by the virus.
WGU Missouri awarded $15,000 in grants to teachers to fund 29 innovative classroom projects at schools in Missouri and Metro East. The grants were made possible through WGU’s Fund My Classroom initiative.
Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., maker of Cutter Brand products, donated $100,000 to New York City Relief, along with more than 6,000 bottles of its recently developed Cutter hand sanitizer.
Centene Corp. donated $500,000 to the National Domestic Violence Hotline to support and advocate for those affected by relationship abuse.
Bank of America donated $50,000 to support STL Youth Jobs. The commitment will support about 20 young people in the region to gain new skills, training and mentorship in the workforce.
Seiler Instrument donated $80,000 to the T-REX nonprofit technology innovation center to fund the geospatial interactive showcase and program development at its new Geospatial Innovation Center.
North County Inc. regional development association and St. Louis County Public Health Department distributed nearly 15,000 disposable surgical masks and cloth masks to essential businesses, municipalities and organizations in north St. Louis County.
Kings & Queens Resale Shop at 8118 North Broadway Street has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer.
Alliance Technologies LLC is expanding into new offices at 999 Executive Parkway Drive in Creve Coeur.