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You are invited to attend St. Louis Press Club's 61st Annual Meeting
It’s a Press Club Double-Hitter! Plan on making Thursday, December 7th a night to celebrate both the past and the present at the Central St. Louis Public Library, Locust Street entrance on North side of Library, located between 13th and 14th.

5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00): We’ll gather at Central St. Louis Public Library’s auditorium for the premiere of
“The Whole Damn Crew: The Martin Quigley Story”
a documentary about our Press Club’s co-founder.
Free and open to the public

6:30 p.m.: Our annual meeting and reception in the library’s beautiful Carnegie Room on the second floor.
Open “soft” bar (wine, beer, soda) & hors d’oeuvres
$20 for Press Club members & $25 for guests

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What: MPC meeting, "How to Tell a Better Story"
Speakers:  storytellers Eli Chen and Dr Ken Haller; Susan Fadem, moderator
When: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017

Where: St. Louis Artists Guild, 12 N. Jackson Avenue at Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton
FREE 
RSVP: By Nov. 30 so we can prepare refreshments accordingly. Email mpcnfpw@gmail.com or phone 314-471-3966.
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SAVE THE DATE
2018 Media Persons of the Year Gala
February 21, 2018
5:30 p.m. Reception / 6:30 p.m. Dinner and Program
Edward Jones Corp. North Campus
130 Edward Jones Blvd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Lifetime Achievement
Jim Lehrer

Media Persons of the Year
Television: Frank Cusumano and Betsey Bruce
Print: Eric Mink
Radio: KSHE
Posthumously: John Auble

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The next board meeting is at noon, January 15 at 8888 Ladue Rd., 2nd floor conference room.


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2018 Press Club scholarship application deadline is May 4, 2018 Click Here for the application.


Press Club at the Gatesworth Speaker Series, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 25: Award-winning author Suzanne Corbett spoke about her latest book Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis in the Starbird Theater, Gatesworth Main Building, One McKnight Place.


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Press Club at the Gatesworth Speaker Series, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 25: Award-winning author Suzanne Corbett spoke about her latest book Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis in the Starbird Theater, Gatesworth Main Building, One McKnight Place.


Beauty Buzz: Saturday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Neiman Marcus Main Floor Atrium

Our beauty mix, mingle and runway party raised a little “fun”
and “funds” for media scholarships while learning cosmetic and skincare
tricks of the trade from the NM experts. Guests enjoyed brunch lite bites from the Zodiac, coffee and mimosas, and a chance to win prizes. Plus a great line-up of cosmetic demonstrations modeled on the runway. 1

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Co-Chairs from left: Julie Aylward, Jana Bassman, Janie Bassman, Jeanie Bassman, and Marcia Gillerman (honorary)

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“Press Club at the Gatesworth” speaker series event: 7:30 p.m., July 26 features DOROTHY WEINER, Dorothy Weiner, editor, Town & Style Magazine
“Homegrown: How a Group of Women Started a Magazine in Tough Times” in the Starbird Theater in The Gatesworth main building, One McKnight Place


A new scholarship has been established in remembrance of heralded editor Ronald W. Wade, a news editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and editor at other major papers around the country: Please Click Here to read about Wade's accomplishments and how to donate to the scholarship fund.


July 11 at noon: Scholarship Luncheon at International Photography Hall of Fame. The featured speakers were Kameel Stanley and Tim Lloyd. The lunch was catered by Urban Canvas. Click Here for the Photo Album.

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“Press Club at the Gatesworth” speaker series event: 7:30 p.m., June 28 features BOB COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, The Jewish Light, presenting “The Middle East in the Trump Era: Expect the Unexpected.” Starbird Theater in The Gatesworth main building, One McKnight


National Women’s Political Caucus--St. Louis in conjunction with the St. Louis Press Club Presents: "W2W: Conquering Communication and the Great (Gender) Divide". Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis 3701 Grandel Square. Networking from 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Program from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Click Here for the flier.


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June 16, 17, 18: Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention "Gateway Con" – St. Louis Writers Guild's writers' conference and readers' convention featuring multiple workshop tracks for writers, a book fair, and marquee events for readers at the Renaissance Hotel in St. Louis. Register early at a reduced rate: http://www.stlwritersguild.org/gatewaycon.html. Click Here for more information.


Beauty Buzz Committee Kick-off Meeting: Saturday, June 3, 10:30 a.m. at
Neiman Marcus. Click Here for details.


Thursday, April 13 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: "Bob Dotson: Up Close and in Person" Box lunch and program co-sponsored by St. Louis Press Club and Webster University, School of Communication Webster University's Emerson Library Conference Room. Click Here for more. Click Here for payments. Click Here to view the photo album.


Noon, Thursday, March 30: Press Club lunch forum for women “Pay Inequity: Root Causes” co-sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) St. Louis Branch discussing statistics and facts about pay equity issues including "root causes" for women of color, the role of unions, and the Start Smart program of negotiation skills for women. Panelists: Karen Francis, moderator and expert; Malaika Horne, Impact on Women of Color; Joan Suarez, Labor and Union; and Suzanne Gellman, Start Smart and Work Smart. Lunch buffet: $20 for Press Club members and $25 for non-members/guests. Click Here for the photo album. Click Here for more. Click Here for credit card payments.

Read article by two Kirkwood high school journalism students who attended our March Press Club forum "Pay Inequity: Root Causes" Click Here.

Panelists from left: Suzanne Gellman, Start Smart and Work Smart; Joan Suarez, Labor and Union; Malaika Horne, Impact on Women of Color and Karen Francis, moderator and expert.

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