Town Talk Features

In the Know: 2.24.21

friendship village of sunset hills
Security officer Brandon Soehngen was commended by the Fenton Fire Department for his heroic actions. In December, he extinguished a fire in a residential apartment at the retirement community.

soulard art gallery
Cindy Larimore, owner of Art by Lari, recently was named a resident artist at the gallery, which spotlights 14 creators who offer diverse collections of works. Larimore creates abstract pieces using plexiglass and glass.

operation food search
The hunger relief organization received $21,473 from the Boy Scouts through its annual Scouting for Food drive. Along with the monetary donation, more than 21,000 nonperishable food items were collected at area Lion’s Choice restaurants.

university city board of education
Natalie Parks was awarded the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award, which recognizes U. City citizens who display commitment to the community through public service and social justice. Parks is the program director of Applied Behavior Analysis at Saint Louis University and owner of Behavior Leader, an organization focused on fostering diversity and inclusion.