Friday, May 24, 2013
Learn more about this South County business in our Small Business Shout Out.
The following answers were provided by Brian Schraut, principal partner of R.F. Schraut Heating & Cooling. If you have a business and want to participate in Patch's Small Business Shout Out, you can fill out the form here. When was the business founded?: May 1982 What kind of services do you offer?: This is our Purpose: “To ensure generations of comfort by providing quality HVAC systems, delivering fast, dependable service, and upholding the trusted Schraut name by going the extra mile to get it right.” What's a fact about your business that most customers probably don't know?: That if you require emergency heating & cooling service the call will go to the owner and he will try and fix it over the phone before a service tech is dispatched…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
We'll give a "shout out" to local small businesses who fill out the form below and upload a picture. You may need to scroll down on the form to see the "submit" button.
Please be sure to submit your responses above before uploading a photo of your business by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button attached to this article. You may need to scroll down on the form to see the "submit" button.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The big hole being dug in front is for a new canopy.
Green Park Automotive, known for its service, is going nowhere. A Patch reader was concerned when she saw the work now going on in front. "I have had my cars serviced by them for many years," she said. "They always did a first class job!" The Mehlville station is simply getting a new canopy, and is definitely not closing. Co-owner Bob Haag said the old canopy had started to sway, "so they have to dig out the old piers, pour new piers, and put my canopy back up." The tanks are on the side of the station, and not involved. Service in the garage is not affected by the work, which Haag said should take seven to 10 days. When it's done, everything will be back to normal, including the usual gas service. The station is at 2730 Union Road. More …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
St. Louis County Police said officers arrived as Buddy L. Ferguson jumped off the roof.
A man chopped through the roof of an Oakville business on Telegraph Road to get inside and burglarize the building, police said. St. Louis County Police responding to a report of a burglary in progress Sunday saw a man jump off a roof at Telegraph Laundry, 4320 Telegraph Road. The man fled from officers, but was caught a short time later. Buddy L. Ferguson, 49, of Barnhart MO, was charged Sunday with second-degree burglary, misdemeanor stealing, first-degree property damage and resisting arrest. Police said Ferguson chopped a hole in the roof to get inside the building and took cash from the business. Ferguson is being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $25,000, cash only. For more crime information on Mehlville-…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk health and offer their expertise this week.
We want to help you find answers to your questions about your back, neck and joint aches this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local chiropractors who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you're a local expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, March 7. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Monday, February 25, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can answer reader questions and offer advice about starting your own small business.
Thinking about starting your own business, but not quite sure where to start? Patch wants to help you find answers to your questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can offer advice about starting your own business. If you're a local small business owner or consider yourself a business expert and can and can offer advice to other aspiring entrepreneurs, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Feb. 28. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you…
Monday, January 7, 2013
Amy Nielsen put the Icing Cafe up for sale with the vague hope that she might hear from a serious buyer in the next six months. Within a week, she had multiple emails and walk-ins taking a serious look at her business.
Oakville mom and Icing Cafe owner Amy Nielsen might forget your name. She might forget your face. But she'll never forget your cupcake order. “I may not recognize your name, but if you come in and say, ‘You made that Minnie Mouse cake for me,’ I will remember you because I remember that cake,’” Nielsen said. For over a year, Nielsen and Beth Kullmann—both moms of daughters at Oakville Middle School—have owned and operated the profitable small batch bakery, preparing cakes and cupcakes for birthdays, weddings, baby showers and events all over town. “You get involved in these families because you’re involved in their celebrations,” Nielsen said. “There are people who really do think we are their family. They come and say, ‘You are the only …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Vincent J. Mannino, president of R.G. Ross Construction Company, Inc., has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
See which neighborhood businesses opened, closed, expanded, hired new management, laid off employees or implemented other big changes last year.
Before we start introducing you to the big changes since the new year, take the time to catch up on some of the local business news from 2012. New Businesses Wendy's Open for Business, Donates to Feed My People Sick of Pizza? New Restaurant Delivers Giant Quesadillas Photos: Check Out the New Dunkin' Donuts on Telegraph Closed Businesses Spanky's Frozen Custard Closing Sparks Memories for Oakville Man New Owners O'Leary's Secures New Owner America's Incredible Pizza Co. Opens Behind Ronnie's Plaza New Locations/Expansions Syberg's on Gravois Expanding, Helen Fitzgerald's Gets New Menu Photos: South County Chamber of Commerce Opens New Offices New Changes Joey B's Food and Drink Hiring for Concord Plaza St. Anthony's Medical Center Lays Off…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Get discounts all year long to Gingham's, Syberg's and other local businesses with this $10 card. Proceeds go to the chamber's scholarship fund.
Gingham's Restaurant, HoneyBaked Ham, McArthur's Bakery, Sugar Creek Golf Course—get discounts at these South County businesses and more with the discount card from the South County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber's annual fundraiser charges $10 for a card that brings discounts and specials throughout Mehlville and Oakville. Proceeds from card sales go to the chamber's scholarship fund. To buy a card, call the chamber at 314-894-6800 or visit their new offices at 4179 Crescent Dr. Suite A, Saint Louis, MO 63129.