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Author: Alex Wolk

Summer Pests, How to Avoid Bees, Wasps, and Hornets

Tips from a Local Business on How to Avoid Summer Stingers It’s that time of the year again!  You’re lounging poolside soaking up the summer sun when all of a sudden, you hear something out of your right ear.  The sound is so unnerving that your entire body begins to tense up.  You go into full combat mode.  The sound gradually increases in volume and now it’s also heard through your left ear.  You throw your entire body off the lounge chair and quickly turn around, a flip-flop in hand.  Sure enough, a wasp hovers aggressively above a plant adjacent to the...

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Scientists from Intact Genomics, University of Wisconsin – Madison and Northwestern University, Partnered to Build New Platform for the Discovery of New Drug Leads from the Microbial World

St. Louis – (June 12, 2017) Today scientists from St. Louis-based Intact Genomics, a world leader of research and services around large DNA fragment cloning and metagenomics related technologies; the University of Wisconsin – Madison; and Northwestern University, announced that their research to develop a new, scalable platform that harvests valuable lead compounds from fungi, using a technology known as Fungal Artificial Chromosomes with Metabolomic Scoring (FAC-MS) will be published in the Nature Chemical Biology June 12 issue. The FAC-MS approach harnesses fungi to create powerful molecules honed through evolution by capturing large swaths of their DNA in a...

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Purk & Associates, P.C., Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

June 1, 2017 (St. Louis) – Purk & Associates, P.C., the leading, independently owned St. Louis-based accounting and management advisory firm, celebrated its eighth anniversary June 1. “Looking back at the past eight years, it is humbling to see how Purk & Associates has grown. We want to thank our clients for the opportunity to serve them and grow with them. The Purk & Associates team members challenge ourselves each day to be better than we were the day before to exceed our clients’ expectations,” said Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates president and co-founding shareholder. Since its founding...

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AMM Communications LLC Celebrates Ninth Anniversary

June 1, 2017 (St. Louis) – AMM Communications LLC, the St. Louis-based strategic marketing communications, public relations, and talent acquisition firm, celebrated its ninth anniversary June 1. Founded in 2008 by Ed and Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications works with small- to mid-size businesses nationwide in the financial services, professional services, technology, and manufacturing and distribution industries. “We want to thank our clients, family and friends for their support for the past nine years. We are excited about future opportunities, helping our clients’ businesses grow, and giving back to the St. Louis community,” said Ann Mayuga Mayuga, AMM Communications...

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Southwest Airlines Adds Flights to Cancun, St. Louis Airport Gets New Airport Lounge

Relax in a New Lounge Before Your Flight to Cancun! Over the last two weeks, there’s been some fantastic news coming out of St. Louis-Lambert Airport.  The airport, which in recent years, has lagged behind similarly sized airports has lacked international flights and passenger amenities.  However, just last week, Southwest Airlines announced that the airline will add flights from St. Louis to Cancun.  A few days before that, the airport board announced that a new airport lounge was in the works for passengers traveling through Terminal 2. Southwest Airlines Announces St. Louis to Cancun Flights Southwest Airline hasn’t been...

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