Friday, January 25, 2013
During his State of the City Address, Mayor Pat Kelly updated local business owners on several issues in Brentwood.
Brentwood city officials are looking for long-term solutions to the flooding problems on Manchester Road. That's according to Mayor Pat Kelly, who delivered his State of the City Address during the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce meeting on Thursday. More than 65 members attended the monthly meeting to hear the mayor offer updates about the city. The city recently hired an engineer consultant to examine the area on Manchester Road between Hanley and Mary roads, Kelly said. The firm met with elected officials, business owners and other stakeholders in October. The goal, Kelly said, is to learn what can be accomplished to improve the area. "I understand, from a business owner's perspective, why they're reluctant to invest in their property …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Residents chatted with business owners as they munched the free meatballs, brownies and candy.
Fifty-four mostly Brentwood businesses came together at the Brentwood School District Conference Center, on Hanley Industrial Court yesterday to meet the community. They set up at tables aournd the center to show their goods and chat. Maplewood-Brentwood Patch had a table to sign up folks for the free, daily Patch newsletter. See more photos at Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook. Chamber president Mike Daming said the chamber spent more on marketing the event this year to bring more exposure to the community. "We took it to a new level a few years ago," Chamber president Mike Daming said. "The chamber elected make it its signiture event, and it's been better and better every year."
Thursday, October 27, 2011
50 local businesses will be featured at the event.
An event in Brentwood on Thursday afternoon will allow attendees to learn more about local businesses and meet the people who run them. The annual Brentwood Business Expo, sponsored by the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled to run between 4-6:30 p.m. At the event, several Brentwood businesses host booths and have giveaways for attendees. It's a great way to meet the business owners in your community. The expo will also feature free food, drinks and door prizes. Maplewood-Brentwood Patch will have a booth, so be sure to stop by and meet editor Ryan Martin and advertising manager Rebecca Campbell. Here's a list of businesses with booths at the expo:
Friday, February 25, 2011
The Brentwood Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for Dickey's Barbecue Pit, a barbecue joint located inside Applegate's Deli. The deli expanded its operation in November 2010 with a soft launch but held its publicized grand opening on Thursday. General Manager Doug Gruder said the community has responded well. "Dickey's rounded off what we didn't have in Applegate's," Gruder said. He said the restaurant expanded its hours to close at 9 p.m. every day instead of 6 p.m. It's open on Sundays now too.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
City Administrator Chris Seemayer delivered the annual State of the City Address on Thursday.
Brentwood businesses and residents can expect a financially healthy 2011, said City Administrator Chris Seemayer during a State of the City Address on Thursday. Seemayer said the city's finances are improving compared to 2008 and 2009, two years when Brentwood endured some financial difficulty. He delivered the talk at a Brentwood Chamber of Commerce meeting at the Brentwood School District Conference Center to roughly 55 members. "As the economy goes, so goes the city," he said. He said 2010 was a rebound year for the city—which was helped by paying off the city's first tax-increment financing project at the Brentwood Promenade—and expects more retail growth in 2011. Seemayer said the city hopes negotiations between Drury Hotels, the …
Friday, October 29, 2010
The Brentwood Chamber of Commerce hosts a candidate's forum for Republican Bill Corrigan despite Democratic incumbent Charlie Dooley's absence.
Republican Bill Corrigan used his solo appearance at a candidates forum on Thursday afternoon to bash his opponent in the race for the St. Louis County executive office, incumbent County Executive Charlie Dooley, a Democrat. "We've had a lack of leadership for four years," Corrigan said. "This region is in decline. We are fully behind. Perhaps that's why he is not here today." Dooley's campaign secretary Katy Jamboretz said after the forum by phone that the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce, who hosted the event, failed to confirm the date with her in early October. "The calls were unreturned," Jamboretz said. "We've had eight other forums and there was no problem." Chamber members were surprised to learn Tuesday afternoon that Dooley wouldn't…