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by Gelinda

Washington University Medical Center Holiday Outreach Program

October 13, 2017 in Botanical Heights, Central West End, Forest Park Southeast, Tiffany by Gelinda

The following post is from: Forest Park Southeast – Park Central Development

Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation is accepting applications for its Holiday Outreach Program.   If you or someone you know may need a little extra help for this year’s holiday season, there is help available.

The deadline is October 31, so time is running out.  Applications can be submitted at 4400 Chouteau, St. Louis Mo 63110 either in person or by mail.  For more information, call Jaime at 314.747.2331.



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by Adam

VOW hosts Soul Food Dinner – Sunday Oct 15th

October 12, 2017 in Uncategorized by Adam

Voices Of Women is hosting a Soul Food Dinner at the Midtown Community Center, 1202 S Boyle on Sunday, October the 15th at 4pm. $50 per person or $90 for couples. You must RSVP! If you are unable to attend, donate via PayPal on the website

Find the Facebook event page here:

by Adam

Next meeting: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:45 pm

October 11, 2017 in Uncategorized by Adam

The next FPSE Neighborhood Association General Meeting will be Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm, in the Adam’s Park Boy’s and Girl’s Club at 4317 Vista Ave.

6:45 Meeting called to order, Sarah
6:46 Introductions, Adam
6:50 Treasurer Update, Esther
6:55 Election Committee Volunteers & November Board Elections
7:00 UBC Credit Union
7:05 Nov 7th Prop P Ballot, Megan Shackleford
7:10 Alderman Joe Roddy
7:15 Sign Stewards
7:30 Halloween Event & Movie Night, Hospitality Committee
7:35 Announcements
7:45 Adjourn


  • Forest Park Great Streets Public Open House will be held for the Forest Park Great Streets project on October 18th at the Forest Park Visitor Center from 10:00 am to 2:30 to view the proposals and speak with team members. Please feel free to share this invite with your organization and RSVP your attendance to me by email, or phone at 314.768.3600. We appreciate your ongoing participation in this process. – Judie Carmichael Brown
  • Check out the #Lucky To Live Here Contest
  • FPSE-NA voice mailbox (314) 896-3722. Please leave a message if you wish to contact the Board.
  • “Like” us on Facebook to receive up-to-date information regarding meetings and neighborhood announcements.

Child Security

October 5, 2017 in children, crime, Crime Tips, Current News, Kids, kit, security by fpsesafety

The following post is from: Safety & Security

Child Safety & Security Classes

Is your child starting to be old enough to be left at home alone or with a sibling? Are they using the internet alone? The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children offers free online training for kids aged 5-17 on home alone safety, internet identity safety, and cyberbullying. Their website is and they have materials for both kids and parents.

DIY Child ID Kit

Although it is not something you would ever want to have to use, a child ID kit is essential if you ever need law enforcement’s help finding your child. It is also a great tool to have when traveling far distances or if you live in a natural disaster area. Here’s what you need to make one at home:

  • Photo of the child’s face, in color, that has been taken in the last 6 months
    • The photo should be updated regularly, about twice a year
    • You should keep a physical copy on hand as well as a digit copy on a phone or computer that you can easily access
  • Create a description of your child and include their name, nickname, birthday, gender, hair color & style, eye color, weight, height, and any identifying qualities. Identifying qualities can include if they wear glasses, have braces, piercings, and birthmarks.
  • A copy of your child’s fingerprints
    • Grab some fingerprint ink from an office supply store
    • Have your child thoroughly wash their hands and fingertips
    • Roll their finger across the ink pad and then roll their finger across plain cardstock or paper, using firm and even pressure
    • The print should show lines and swirls clearly. If there are smudges, try again
    • Keep these prints somewhere secure. Do not give to anyone (including law enforcement) unless it is an emergency
  • A sample of DNA
    • There are services that you can use to collect and store your child’s DNA in case of an emergency, or you can do one of the following:
      • Have your child use a new toothbrush without toothpaste. Do not rinse it off. Let it air dry and then store it in a brown envelope. Use a self-sealing envelope or have your child lick to seal the envelope, and then store it in a cool, dry location
      • Follow the above instructions but instead have your child exclusively use a new hairbrush for a month. Store it with the hair in the brush
      • Collect a used bandage with a blood sample on it from your child and store it in a brown envelope in a cool, dry place
    • Dental Impressions
      • You can use a clean piece of Styrofoam to collect bite marks from your child. Have them bit down firmly on Styrofoam, so that you can clearly see their tooth impressions. Store somewhere safe, and update every two years until they are 18
    • Medical Reports
      • Keep copies of x-rays, dental records, and documentations of broken bones somewhere safe and accessible

If you can only do a couple of these things, the photograph, description, and DNA sample are the most important things to keep.

by Adam

September Events and Opportunities

September 6, 2017 in Uncategorized by Adam

September 8th is the last date to apply for Chouteau Greenway Citizen Advisory Committee. Find more info and apply at or contact Elizabeth Simons, office: 314-932-4904 cell: 314-609-9188 email:

September 9th is a FPSE Job Fair, from 11am to 2pm at City Garden School (1618 Tower Grove Ave.) Local job opportunities will be available from restaurants, hospitals, construction, and more. More info: Contact Linda at (314) 535-5311 or

September 15th City Garden School launches the Colorbrave Series, an opportunity for community intergroup dialogues and educational presentations focused on race and bias. Sessions are held at the school, 1618 Tower Grove Ave, and begin at 5:30 pm with a light dinner, followed by a presentation and discussion, concluding at 7:30 pm. Childcare for children ages 3 to 14 is provided. Attendance is free, but registration is required: Contact: Amber Norris, 314-664- 7646,

September 19th at 6:45pm is the next FPSE Neighborhood Association meeting, located at the 4317 Vista (Adam’s Park Club / Elementary). Join our email list or contact us at