The P.A.

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

Long Live the Big Mac

On December 12th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

big mac and friesAs fate would have it, my Little League team was sponsored by McDonald’s. That’s right, the golden arches graced my white uniform. Emblazoned with blue lettering, a blue hat and blue stockings, I always thought it was a clean uniform. I’ve seen many pictures since that ’67-’68 season, but for the life of me, I can’t remember my number. All of the pictures were of me standing facing the camera. The number was on the back. Read more »

stock marketWhat happened to the recession? The question was posed to me the day after the Dow Jones Industrial (i.e., the stock market) broke into new territory, 19,000 +. All indices set records. As Vince Lombardi might have asked, “What the heck is going on out there?” Read more »

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? Read more »

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. Read more »

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? Read more »