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Global Brew Tap House Hosts Oktoberfest in Edwardsville with Gori Julian & Associates as Co-Host

GB Oktoberfest Logo RGB 2015August 26, 2015 (Edwardsville, IL) – On September 19, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Global Brew Tap House will host the Edwardsville Oktoberfest for the second year. The event is being co-hosted by Gori Julian & Associates of Edwardsville and a portion of the proceeds from the event will be used to support Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.

“The Global Brew Oktoberfest brings some of our favorite festival elements together but with a traditional German flair– great beer, live music, wonderful food – all for a great cause,” said Laura High, co-owner of Global Brew.

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"Get to know m.e." Campaign Launches Scholarship Program

gtk m e blue large sloganBELLEVILLE, ILL., Aug. 28, 2015 . . . The "Get to know m.e." campaign today announced four individual $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to four students, one from each of the host sponsor Universities and Colleges of the "Get to know m.e." campaign: Lindenwood University in Belleville, Ill., McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Edwardsville, Ill. and Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, Ill.
Project manager of the campaign, Carol Bartle, says, "This campaign was launched to give something positive back to the community. This is a great opportunity for us to dedicate what resources we have to help improve the educational experience for students in the Metro-East."

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Clarke Power Services, Inc. Relocates its Pontoon Beach Facility

Now Equipped to Handle Natural Gas Powered Vehicles

Pontoon Beach, Ill., Aug. 6, 2015 . . . Clarke Power Services, Inc. today announced it has relocated its Pontoon Beach, Illinois facility to 17 Liberty Place in Pontoon Beach and is open for business as of July 1, 2015. Clarke Power Services works with light, medium, and heavy duty fleets of all types and sizes, whether the fleet is engaged in over-the-road long haul, regional, or local pickup and delivery. They have broad capability and can manage maintenance on tractors, engines, and trailers of all makes and types.

Formerly located at 1430 B. East Chain of Rocks Road in Pontoon Beach, Ill., the new 20,000-square-foot facility at 17 Liberty Place has direct Interstate visibility and access along the 270 corridor in the northeastern area of the St. Louis region near the I-255 connector. This strategic location gives the facility nearly complete access to all major Interstates in the St. Louis region with the crossroads of I-55, I-70 and I-64 less than 10 miles away.

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St. Louis Military Veteran and Ultra-Marathoner in Semifinals for Runner's World Cover Search

Online Voting for Jorge Garcia Starts July 27

GLEN CARBON, ILL. – There are the moments in one's life that tear a person down, but at the same time, help him find the strength to build himself up stronger than ever before. From losing his mom to domestic violence as a child to suffering a devastating injury during the Pikes Peak Marathon, ultra-marathoner Jorge Garcia has used everything he's faced to achieve greatness on the running trail.

A veteran of the United States Marines, Garcia discovered his passion for running in boot camp. Since then, he has pushed the limits of physicality as a two-time Boston Marathon Qualifier and 100-mile ultra-marathoner. This May, Garcia achieved his biggest goal – completing marathons in all 50 states. He's also a Boeing employee, father of two, and an avid cheerleader for St. Louis' running community.

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