Business

Toastmasters can aid your public-speaking skills

“Healthy Living” by Carl Hendrickson Do you have or do you know someone who has glossophobia — the fear of public speaking? This is the No. 1 fear often expressed by individuals — a fear even greater than the fear of death. Career success often depends upon how well one is able to express oneself.

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Crestwood board bans short-term rentals

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted last week to adopt an ordinance prohibiting short-term rentals within the city. Aldermen voted 6-2 to approve the ordinance that bans such short-term rentals as Airbnb. Ward 1 Alderman Darryl Wallach and Ward 2 Alderman Justin Charboneau were opposed. Under the ordinance, short-term rentals of less than 30 days

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Woman finds niche in grocery industry

Byline: Woman finds niche in grocery industry Entrepreneur overcomes a mountain of adversity in male-dominated field By BILL MILLIGAN For the Mail Call Walking through the Sappington Inter-national Farmers Market seems like a visit with relatives when you're with owner Tes-sa Greenspan.

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Contested Jimmy John’s OK’d in Sunset Hills

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen settled a yearlong dispute last week by approving a new Jimmy John’s, siding with a business owner over neighbors who opposed its drive-thru. For nearly a year, residents fought against Jimmy John’s owner Steve Saladin’s plan to move from his current location at 3680 S. Lindbergh Blvd. to 3751

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Anderson joins Jones Co.’s President’s Club

Edward J. Anderson, Investment Representative with the 10017 Watson Road office of Edward Jones in Crestwood has been named to the President’s Club of The American Funds Group, one of the nation’s leading mutual fund families. Appointment to the President’s Club is one of the organization’s highest honors for stockbrokers and financial planners. Anderson has

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Midwest Bank hires new regional president

Ronald T. Barnes, a highly respected banker who worked 22 of his 27 years in St. Louis banking, is returning to St. Louis as regional president-commercial banking for locally-owned community bank Midwest BankCentre. Following 20 years in executive positions with Mark Twain Bank in St. Louis, Barnes moved to Kansas City in 1998 as president

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