Happenings: 5.10.17

The Baseball and Softball Education (BASE) Foundation unveiled plans for POWERplex, a 74-acre campus with sport domes and turf fields for youth teams. The facility will be located in the Chesterfield Valley to complement the existing Athletic Complex.
Pictured at top: co-founders Mike Matheny and Dan Buck


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The new skilled nursing facilities for seniors held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its grand opening. The community was built to resemble a neighborhood, with six homes that can accommodate 10 people each.




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Created in memory of 8-year-old Jonny Wade, the foundation gifted $75,000 to St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation to support pediatric brain cancer research.




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The World Chess Hall of Fame hosted an opening reception for two new spring exhibits: Pow! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics and The Imagery of Chess: Saint Louis Artists. Pictured: Chief Curator Shannon Bailey with husband Bradley and daughter Mina




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Brown Smith Wallace and Ameren UE collaborated to establish a new Senior Assistance Fund at Crown Center to ensure seniors have access to essential services like transportation to the grocery store, meals and counseling.