From Left to Right: Tony Long, Jade Paden, Christopher Natsch, Debbie Shaw-Franke, Missouri Governor Mike Parson,
St. Louis County Councilman, Mark Harder, Gary Hollingsworth, Jeremy Roth,
Progress 64 West are regional stakeholders who advocate policy impacting St Louis and St Charles Counties.
In order to grow and thrive, every community needs a healthy business community. When responsible corporate partners locate within a community, residents realize not only an increase in job opportunities, but lower taxes, a higher quality education system, along with many other amenities that would not be possible without the added tax dollars that are returned to our communities.
Progress 64 West Community Involvement
Promoting the extension of Hwy. 141 to Olive Boulevard--this critical corridor was rapidly adopted as a daily commuter route, as well as a convenient connection to West St. Louis County businesses
Promoting the replacement of the eastbound section of the Daniel Boone Bridge
Developing STEM initiatives through partnerships with regional school districts, including the transformation of a classroom in the Baden are of North St. Louis into a computer lab, with a gift of new desks, computers, software, and on-site coding programs.
Investing in student achievement to equip future workers with the skill sets desired by area businesses
Implementing the Louis S. Sachs Scholarship program, which embodies our investment in the area's brightest minds and future business leaders--up to $6,250 is awarded annually to high school seniors who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit through the submission of a well-constructed business plan.
Recognizing the contributions of local business and civic leaders at the annual Excellence in Community Development Awards Banquet.