2010 Awards and Recognition

October 2010    Jacqueline Davis-Wellington

Better Family Life Incorporated - Economic Development Award
Better Family Life awarded Jaqueline Davis-Wellington with its Economic Development Award for her contributions to the community and cooperative spirit in building the prosperity and growth of the American family.

September 2010    Entrepreneurial Support

International Economic Development Council (IEDC) - Excellence in Economic Development Award
IEDC awarded St. Louis County Economic Council an honorable mention for being at the forefront of the economic development profession and using innovative and effective practices to support its entrepreneurs.

September 2010    Certificate Program in Economic Development

International Economic Development Council (IEDC) - Excellence in Economic Development Award
IEDC recognized the Certificate Program in Economic Development for its excellence in educating and training, which prepares participants for careers and professional advancement within the community and economic development.

August 2010    Edgar Velazquez

North County Incorporated - 30 Leaders in Their 30s
North County Incoporated named 30 outstanding, up-and-coming professionals and volunteers who are making a significant difference in the North County area. Velazquez was recgnized for his positive impact on the community, specifically through his professional involvement with Jamestown Mall.

July 2010    Denny Coleman

Saint Louis University - 2010 Smurfit Stone Entrepreneurial Alumni Hall of Fame
Smurfit-Stone Entrepreneurial Alumni Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates SLU alumni who have contributed to society and economy through entrepreneurial leadership in corporate and independent ventures as well as in public, civic and social organizations.

June 2010    St. Louis County Economic Council - Marketing Department

Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) - 2010 Archie Awards
St. Louis County Economic Council's Marketing Department was awarded second place for its general marketing brochure.

June 2010    St. Louis County Economic Council - Marketing Department

Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) - 2010 Archie Awards
St. Louis County Economic Council's Marketing Department was awarded second place for its 2009 Annual Meeting, celebrating 25 years of economic development.

May 2010    Business Finance Corporation of St. Louis County

Small Business Administration - Top 504 Certified Development Company in Eastern Missouri
The Business Finance Corporation (BFC) of St. Louis County was recognized as a Top 504 Certified Development Company in Eastern Missouri by the Small Business Administration during Small Business Week 2010.
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April 2010    Express Scripts High Volume Fulfillment Center

North County Incorporated - Business Development in North County
Express Scripts was awarded a business development award for its positive impact on the economic development and business climate of the North County area. The company's $74 million, 12-acre expansion will create approximately 270 quality jobs.

April 2010    National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

North County Incorporated - Business Development in North County
NARA was awarded a business development award for its positive impact on the economic development and business climate of the North County area. The project will retain 800 jobs, create over 2,800 full-time jobs in connection with construction and infrastructure improvements and have an approximate $430 million economic impact on the local economy.

March 2010    Sheila Sweeney

Winning Women - Women Influencing Now...Regional Economic Development Award
Sheila Sweeney, St. Louis County Economic Council's board president, was recognized for making an impact in promoting women in business, education, government, and health initiatives to advance regional economic growth.

March 2010    Jefferson Barracks Master Plan

American Planning Association - St. Louis Metro Section
The Jefferson Barracks Master Plan was recognized by the American Planning Association in the category Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan for representing significant advancement of planning in the St. Louis region. St. Louis County Economic Council commissioned Woolpert Inc. to prepare the master plan.

February 2010    Denny Coleman

St. Louis Business Journal - Most Influential St. Louisans: Civic Leaders
Coleman was lauded for his two decades at the helm of the SLCEC, working overtime to facilitate business growth and create jobs. The push to turn Lambert into a China hub has been one of the group's top campaigns lately.

 
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