Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Patch rounds up local job listings to help on searches.
On the lookout for a job for you or someone else? Patch scoped out a few listings for employers hiring in the area. Who's Hiring: Six Flags What: Sales Event Coordinator Where: Eureka Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Wyman Center What: Lead Cook Where: Eureka Apply: View the job listing for more information Who's Hiring: 6 North Cafe What: Team Member; primarily weekdays, early morning through lunch, some weekends Where: Ballwin Apply: Email email@example.com if interested. Who's Hiring: Savers What: Store Team Member Where: Ellisville Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: N2 Publishing What: Area Director Where: Chesterfield Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who…
Friday, January 4, 2013
The Wyman Center was one of just three St. Louis area entities to be recognized in a new, national index for measuring the impact of nonprofits.
Eureka-based Wyman Center caught the attention of a national entity that compiled a first-ever list of nonprofits to provide potential donors with assurances that their donations would be used by programs that have significant and sustainable impacts. The new Social Impact 100 Index, already abbreviated to S&I 100 in industry references, is a first-time endeavor to provide research-based information and evidence of results and potential of a host of nonprofits. The Social Impact Exchange was launched by the Growth Philanthropy Network (GPN), in partnership with Duke University - Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society (CSPCS) and its Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), according to the indexes' webpage…
Monday, October 15, 2012
FIRST TIME EVER: Approximately 100 canine teams are expected to participate in this international conference. They arrived in Eureka Sunday, and are staying at the Wyman Center this week.
Eureka Fire Protection District's Search and Rescue Team members are hosting the 2012 Canine Search and Rescue Conference for the first time, which began with canine teams arriving into Eureka Sunday. The conference runs through Friday, and is being hosted at the Wyman Center in Eureka. The international organization for which the conference is organized is called Canine Search and Recovery, Inc. (CSAR). This entity was incorporated in the fall of 1996. The purpose of the organization is to provide training, networking and education for search dog handlers and to promote the increased use of search dogs in all aspects of detection, stated Scott Barthelmass, public information officer, Eureka Fire Protection District. Barthelmass told Patch…
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The life and the work of the late S. Lee King will be honored July 24 at the Wyman Center in Eureka when a new teen leadership hall opens.
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- James Baer
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Information for this article was provided by the Wyman Center in Eureka. Wyman Center staffers in Eureka will honor the legacy of its former board chairman—the late S. Lee Kling—with the opening of a new hall devoted to teen leadership and service that bears his name. Kling was a resident of Westwood. A ceremony to christen the new hall will be held Tuesday at the center, beginning at 6 p.m. The new S. Lee Kling Hall of Teen Leadership and Service on Wyman’s Eureka campus provides a 4,500-square-foot venue dedicated to learning and technology, and providing teens with a place to work with the tools they will need to be successful in today’s world. Teens who attend Wyman’s summer residency programs will use the hall during lessons in …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
See examples of products currently offered from Eureka on the popular online store, eBay.
One never knows what will crop up on eBay, the world's online marketplace. It seems historical items have been a trend related to Eureka. Here are a few finds:
Monday, February 27, 2012
Leaders of the Eureka-based, but nationally focused, organization present the group's second annual gala event March 3 to celebrate teens. Tickets are available to support this century-old and well recognized teen advocacy entity.
Following on the heels of Sunday's Academy Awards and Oscars, a local organization will host a glitzy "orange carpet" affair rather than a red carpet one. The Wyman Center in Eureka will have its "Orange Carpet Gala: A Night at the Oscars" to celebrate the organization's work with young people in St. Louis. It is an evening of drinks, dinner and dancing. The event will be 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on March 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 999 North Second St., St. Louis. The cost is $200 per ticket, or $100 per ticket for young guests. Patron tickets are $400. Wyman teen, Drew Mizell, will share his singing talent, and others have a fun surprise in store for attendees. The band providing music for dancing is Griffin and the Gargoyles. “The Gala is …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The 2nd annual 5-mile race held at the Wyman Center enables athletes to enjoy the beauty of Eureka's woodsy charm.
Dubbed the most scenic and challenging trail race in the St. Louis area, the 2nd annual Wobble Gobble 5-mile race hosted Nov. 19 by the Wyman Center in Eureka attracted 49 brave athletes. Wyman Center race organizer Jeff Clark said the trail features a 5-mile course that combines flat roads, wooded trails, creeks and several elevation changes. "Walkers are also welcome just to enjoy the fabulous fall colors," he said. Entry fee was $40 each, with proceeds benefiting the Wyman Teens program. For a complete list of 2011 Wobble Gobble participants and their race times, click here. Judy Poppinghaus emerged as the overall winner. Eureka-based Wyman Center is a nonprofit organization nationally recognized as experts in developing teens. Wyman’s …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
You can honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 by lending a helping hand in your community. One local entity available is the Wyman Center in Eureka.
As the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 arrives, the United Way of Greater St. Louis has set a challenge: Be a hero through service to your community. The United Way's tribute is through a National Day of Service and Remembrance. All week, the United Way and its agencies will be in St. Louis area communities helping in some way, whether it's cleaning up a cemetery, picking up trash or helping senior citizens with home repairs. "We have 140 projects throughout the region in a 10-day span," said Evan Krauss, the United Way's volunteer center manager. "We can take as many as 2,000 volunteers on Sept. 10 and 11, especially." One large scale project related directly to 9/11 is a flag remembrance at Art Hill in Forest Park. More than 3,000 flags will…