Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The American Red Cross and the St. Louis Rams have teamed up to send greetings to active military, their families and veterans in homes and hospitals.
With help from supporters, volunteers and sponsors, the American Red Cross delivers holiday cards to those serving in active-duty as well as veterans within the United States and around the world. In 2011, more than 1.35 million cards went to troops deployed overseas and stationed locally, stated Red Cross St. Louis communications specialist Denise Nazzaro. This year, partnering with the St. Louis Rams, the St. Louis Red Cross Area Chapter hopes to collect 25,000 signed cards, she said. Through Nov. 30, people can drop off signed cards at most local Hardees restaurants, BP stations and any Red Cross office, including the one in Arnold. The Red Cross will collect the cards and send them to Washington, DC, to be screened and shipped to …
Friday, June 8, 2012
The camp's purpose was to teach children dedication to a goal and to appreciate mentors.
FESTUS, MO – The Missouri National Guard and the National Football League sponsored a football camp that drew two current and one former St. Louis Rams players to Festus High School this week. Former all pro cornerback Aeneas Williams and linebackers Justin Cole and James Laurinaitis spoke to more than 240 high school football players from eight Jefferson County Schools as part of the four-day NFL/National Guard High School Player Development Camp that ended Thursday. “The football aspect of the camp is only about 60-percent of it,” said Robert Bruns, of Festus, founder of the Jefferson County Youth Football Program. “The rest of the camp focuses on character development, getting involved in your community and improving as an individual. …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The St. Louis Rams have outlined a renovation plan for the Edward Jones Dome that is estimated to cost $700 million.
The Rams want us to buy them a new house. Just fixing up its current home—the Edward Jones Dome—won't do. Instead, the St. Louis football franchise expects an extreme makeover, to the tune of $700 million, as it is estimated by a company hired by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) to analyze the team's counter proposal to a the CVC's own plan to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome with a $124 million facelift. If someone doesn't cough up the $700 mil to redo the Dome, it is feared the team will take its football and go home to Los Angeles, where it came from before it was the St. Louis franchise. All of this wrangling was set in motion in 1995 when the team negotiated a 30-year lease with the CVC. It was stipulated that the …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The team has the sixth overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft.
The St. Louis Rams already have made one of the biggest draft-related moves of the offseason, trading the second overall selection in this year's draft to the Washington Redskins, who are widely expected to take Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III after the Indianapolis Colts pick Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck. Round 1 will be held Thursday evening, rounds 2-3 on Friday night and the remainder of the draft will take place Saturday. The Rams are holding an official draft night party Thursday at Dave & Busters in Maryland Heights, featuring appearances by players and cheerleaders and the team's Mascot, Rampage. At the moment, the Rams have the sixth pick, and have needs at a variety of positions, including wide receiver, cornerback, …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The St. Louis Rams cheerleaders will also attend Saturday's event to support Arnold's and Jefferson County's elderly and those with disabilities.
Tim Ezell from Fox 2 News will be the master of ceremonies for the eighth annual All Abilities Expo at the Fox Service Center, 849 Jeffco Blvd., at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday March 3. Admission is free. The expo allows people and families with special needs to obtain information and meet with specialists who provide disability resources in Jefferson County. Features include: The Arnold Commission on Aging and Disabilities will also announce the first recipient of the Hulane “Huey” Strong Award. Strong, who passed away last summer, was an original member of the commission. As part of the commission, Huey worked to help Arnold and Jefferson County's elderly and those with disabilities. Announcers will also present scholarship awards and …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
See the Cardinals at the White House and the Rams introduce Head Coach Jeff Fisher.
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