Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield receive “key to the city”


St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay presented Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield with a “key to the city” at the closing ceremonies of the 2014 U.S. and Women’s Chess Championships, held on Tuesday, May 20 at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel. In addition to recognizing the Sinquefields for founding the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis in 2008, the award honors their numerous philanthropic contributions to the arts; their work in education; and their support of efforts to return local control of of the St. Louis Police Department to the city.

July 2014