🌱 Navy wins charity football match + filmmaker seeks local actors


Hello, people of Saint-Louis! It’s me again, Helen Eckhard, your host of the St. Louis Daily.


First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Clouds breaking; not so cool. High: 51 Low: 41.


Here are the top 3 stories from today in Saint-Louis:

  1. The city hosted its 34th annual United States Army-Navy soccer game at the Missouri Athletic Club. Guests brought toys for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign, bringing together more toys than any other private event in Saint-Louis. The Midshipmen finally won the match with a final score of 17-13. (Ladue News)
  2. St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones has appointed Vernon Mitchell as the city’s head of equity and inclusion. Jones said in a press release that Mitchell’s role “will help ensure that the government in St. Louis is more equitable across racial lines.” Mitchell will begin his new role on January 3. (Press Releases Office)
  3. A filmmaker invites the inhabitants of Saint-Louis to appear in a film on the AIDS crisis. The film’s director, Dan Steadman, is looking for fifteen to twenty people in the queer community to play the role of the film’s main character’s support system as they celebrate New Years Eve in 1987. The director is open to actors of all types regardless of age, gender, race and acting experience. (Riverside hours)

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Today in Saint-Louis:

  • Holiday Magic At the magic house (9h00)

From my notebook:

  • In a recent study from the Saint Louis Zoo, The research department explored the relationship between the guests and the penguin swimming activity. (Facebook)
  • St. Louis County Police Department is looking for candidates for the Police Recruit Academy class in April. (Facebook)
  • Anyone with broken Christmas lights can recycle them for free by bringing them to the Parc des Tilles before January 2 and placing them in the barrel near the tennis courts. (Facebook)

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Alright, all is well for today. See you soon!

Helene Eckhard

About me: Helen Eckhard is a Marketing Assistant at Lightning Media Partners. She is a self-proclaimed logophile who is currently pursuing her Masters in Library Science. Outside of work, you can find Helen building crossword puzzles, knitting, or devising increasingly clever ways to kill characters from her detective novels.


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