Spotlight: Greater St. Louis Inc., Missouri Botanical Gardens & Jazz

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture. In this week’s episode meet Valerie Patton the chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for Greater St. Louis Inc., discover a St. Louis-based Geneoscopy and their at-home colorectal cancer screening tests, meet a man that changed the nature of St. Louis, learn why Henry Shaw was inspired to start the Botanical Garden, hear from the newly appointed director of the St. Louis Art Museum, and go behind the scenes of the jazz profession with Terell Stafford and Tim Warfield.

    Valerie E. Patton of Greater St. Louis Inc. Spotlights Efforts to Promote Inclusive Growth in the Region
    Greater St. Louis, Inc. is working to develop the diverse businesses and leaders our region needs to grow. Valerie Patton, chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer, Greater St. Louis, Inc. describes the programs led by Greater St. Louis, Inc. to help ensure an inclusive business community.

    St. Louis-Based Geneoscopy is Having Success with At-Home Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests
    Geneoscopy wants to improve widespread colorectal cancer detection and prevention through participation with at-home collection kits.

    First Person One on One: Peter Raven
    Peter Raven, former director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, discusses his new memoir, which looks at his life and his concerns for the future of the planet.

    A New Leaf: Reimagining Henry Shaw’s Museum
    After more than a century of decline, Henry Shaw’s museum is once again the Missouri Botanical Garden’s gallery, thanks to a multi-million-dollar restoration.

    Introducing Min Jung Kim, the New Director of the Saint Louis Art Museum
    On June 22, 2021, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced its new Barbara B. Taylor Director, naming Min Jung Kim to the role. Min Jung represents a first in a number of categories for the museum, and she discusses her vision for the museum’s future. Watch the full interview with retiring director Brent Benjamin.

    A Night in the Life of a Jazz Artist
    Few people ever get a standing “O”. Jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford and tenor saxophonist Tim Warfield are familiar with that accolade. We meet in St. Louis.