In the Know: 12.4.19
kipp st. louis
The public charter school (pictured at top) recently turned 10! Founded in 2009, it started with a class of 72 fifth-graders and has grown to six schools with more than 2,300 students in kindergarten through 11th grade.
Designed as the ‘hospital of the future,’ Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has a new facility at 12634 Olive Blvd. It replaces the existing 50-year-old building.
evolution st. louis
The high-tech knitting facility received an Innovation Award for its contributions to establishing St. Louis as a hub for startups and technology. Pictured: Mayor Lyda Krewson, Evolution St. Louis co-founders John Elmuccio and Jon Lewis, Otis Williams
american cancer society
The nonprofit’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign raised more than $81,000 to support those impacted by breast cancer. During the month of October, 45 area leaders asked for donations and encouraged community members to take action.