Changes over the years In the winter of 1998, most of the world was buzzing about the ongoing Winter Olympic Games being held in Nagano, Japan. But the Vandiver Group was buzzing with a different sort of news—the first community newsletter, Updates, had been written and printed for distribution. At the Olympics, the U.S. took Read More
Help Reduce Violent Crime in St. Louis By Donna Vandiver, President & CEO TVG employees had a day of community service this year on Martin Luther King Day. Over the past several years, TVG has worked closely with the St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence (SIRV) to donate our time and services. Finding Solutions to Read More
Surging Waters: My Community Submerged By Patty Olsen, TVG Senior Project Manager On December 29, 2015, floodwaters started moving into my Eureka community at a rate higher than any previous floods in recent history. As a resident, I was fortunate that my only flood story was spending three days at home on an “Island” with Read More
Open Door, Open Heart By Abbey Theban, TVG Assistant Account Executive I remember the day we brought my dog home from the animal shelter. We walked into the shelter—dogs were barking loudly, it was smelly and dimly lit, and as an eight-year-old, I remember feeling very overwhelmed. We walked up to a kennel where a Read More
Drink Wine for a Cause By Andy Likes, TVG Vice President Since The Vandiver Group was founded more than 23 years ago, we’ve been proud of how much we’ve given back to the communities where we live, work and play. Volunteering is encouraged for every employee, at every level of the company. Our team is Read More
By Jesse Selz, TVG Graphic Designer
If you haven’t already heard about the current devastation caused by the historic Meramec River flooding in St. Louis that occurred in the days leading up to the New Year, there are endless numbers of articles and online sources that discuss the details. However, this blog will be focused on a micro perspective of this natural disaster, and the personal impact the floodwaters has had on my family and me.