Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

All Roads in Forest Park Lead to Big Greens Fees

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

All Roads in Forest Park Lead to Big Greens Fees

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TEED OFF: Reading the City Journal, the public record of official action by the city of St. Louis, can be eye-opening. The Nov. 12 minutes of the Board of Public Service note approval of a contract with Hale Irwin Golf Services Inc., of Clayton for a new Routing Plan for the Eisenhower Municipal Golf Course in Forest Park. The cost for the plan: "a maximum fee of $10 million approved and (Board of Public Service president Robert Henry) authorized to execute same." If the plan costs $10 million, what do you think the greens fees will be?

ODD BUY: Democrat Bekki Cook, the newly elected Missouri secretary of state, is telling supporters she has discovered that U.S. Sen. Al D'Amato, R-N.Y., and the national Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee spent more than $250,000 on St. Louis television and radio ads in just one week of October to defeat Cook. It is not immediately apparent why a national GOP group that spends money to elect U.S. senators would have any interest in an under-ticket state race in Missouri.

DON'T CALL HIM YET: Last Tuesday, Bob Byrne, City Hall's most tenured communicator, celebrated the move to new digs at 1300 Convention Plaza for Newsgram, the City of St. Louis' official employee newsletter. Noted the affable Byrne, "No need to RSVP, my telephone hasn't been reconnected." PEOPLE IN PLACES: Joseph D. Hunter V, former staffer with Hunter Engineering, says he is wordsmithing a tell-all tome about the company and the Hunter-Brauer dynasty, titled "Missed It By That Much: Reflections on the Hunter Situation." . . . Charlotte Louise Mann Juergens, who had more than 35,000 students as teacher of music at Cleveland High (1932-67), will be honored at the school at 2 p.m. next Saturday. After her retirement, she married her college sweetheart, former U.S. district judge William G. Juergens, in Ches ter, Ill. . . . Matthew Merrick, manager of Fish Carpet & Window Cleaning, married Tammy Litzsinger, a cosmetologist, on Saturday at Second Presbyterian Church in the CWE. The couple will honeymoon aboard a Caribbean cruise. . . . Stan and Ranka Goldman have been named to the national board of the Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment (ACME). …

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