The P.A.

A weekly address from Patrick Adams,
President of St. Louis Community Credit Union

With One Heart and One Voice

On November 28th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

thanksgivingSo it’s a few days after Thanksgiving. Do you remain disappointed in your gluttonous performance, or did you effectively rationalize that you maintained your composure because you didn’t eat nearly as much as Uncle Lou? (more…)

Self-Driving Cars Are Not for Me

On November 21st, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by 1 Comment

hands on steering wheelDriverless cars? I scoff at the idea, though I probably shouldn’t. This new-fangled technology has advanced at a record pace. We’re a long way from the days when Fred Flintstone not only drove the car, but he powered it, too. (more…)

Next Time You’re in the South, Ask for Some “What Nots”

On November 14th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

comfort-foodWe had eaten a big lunch. Couldn’t help ourselves. Any place named Ben Jr.’s. Barbecue deep in the south in a shack with a line out the door a full hour after a lunch rush must be great.  It was — and that was Ben Jr.’s. Imagine how good Sr.’s must be? (more…)

The Business of Helping People

On November 7th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

silhouette-of-people-in-sunset2For those of you who enjoy my blogs that are of a humorous nature, stay tuned in the upcoming weeks. For those of you who like feel good stories about lifting people up, you’ll have to wait. This blog is about business, nevertheless the business of helping people. It’s a blog about the minutia and wrangling behind the scenes in order to get banking investment to the streets in order to have the opportunities to help people. Then, and only then, can I tell the human interest stories that warm our souls.   (more…)

Let’s Get Back to Nice

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

child with bouquetTwitter is mean-spirited and displays a well-thought-out tactical nastiness for most of its users. This generation of pop culture spends painstaking time hiding behind a made-up handle that allows for total anonymity in order to actively seek to subvert all that is good in the world. When one’s mind is focused on crafting some vile retort to what’s trending, then being nice is far from conscious thought. (more…)