The St. Louis Area Region of Empower Missouri is the community education arm of the statewide organization. The local region has its own board of directors who govern the activities of the region. The region holds monthly educational forum for its members and for the community at large. These forums are currently held on the 3rd Friday of the month at Noon at a New Location- Paraquad, 5240 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110. Arrive at the new location a little early and purchase lunch at Paraquad’s Bloom Café and bring your lunch over to the forum event. Lunch will not be for purchase in the event space from now on. Parking is next to the building.