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Author: Alex Wolk

Purk & Associates Selected as one of Accounting Today’s “2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For”

August 9, 2017 (St. Louis) – Purk & Associates, the leading St. Louis-based accounting and business consulting firm, was recently named as one of Accounting Today’s “2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For.” This is the fourth consecutive year that Purk & Associates has been selected for this prestigious award, and the firm is only one of two St. Louis- based accounting firms to receive this recognition. “What an incredible honor to receive this recognition for four consecutive years,” said Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates president. “We have an amazing and talented team that has helped build an...

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Orlando’s Event Centers, Catering & Special Events Celebrates 50th Anniversary

St. Louis (July 18, 2017) – Orlando’s Event Centers, Catering & Special Events, a St. Louis-based, third-generation family owned business, celebrates its 50th anniversary in July. Founded in 1967 by husband and wife team, Sam Orlando, Sr., and Jan Orlando, they started as a catering company focused on serving the best St. Louis barbeque. During the past five decades, Orlando’s has been involved with tens of thousands of events and parties ranging from weddings and anniversaries to catering, planning and hosting some of the biggest not-for-profit fund raisers and corporate events in the St. Louis area. The business has...

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AMM Communications, LLC, Voted One of Best 2017 St. Louis Public Relations Firms by Small Business Monthly for Eighth Consecutive Year

July 11, 2017 (St. Louis) – AMM Communications LLC, a St. Louis-based strategic communication and marketing communication firm, focused on public relations, business development, internal communications, content marketing, crisis communications, reputation management, talent recruitment, executive communication skills training, and social media consulting, was selected as one of the “Best 2017 Public Relations Firms in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly readers. The firm has made the list of Small Business Monthly’s Top Public Relations firms for eight consecutive years from 2010-17. The list of the top public relations is published in the July 2017 Small Business Monthly. To view...

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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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