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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

Sept. 23:  Anti-human trafficking fundraiser

SCCAT, the St. Charles Coalition Against Human Trafficking, which does presentations about the scourge of human trafficking in the metro area, will host a fundraiser from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Maria Center, on the Notre Dame Campus at 336 East Ripa Ave. in Lemay. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are provided with a cash bar for beer and wine. Music will be by the John Jarrett Band.  Cost is $25.  Tax deductible donations are also much needed and appreciated.  For online registration or donations go to: www.stcharlescoaltion.com/benefit-concert; for tickets or donations by check, make it out to SCCAT and send to: Barbara Butchart, SCCAT Board President, 107 Shaelah Ct., Weldon Spring, MO. 63304. Please list names of attendees.  For more information, contact Sr. Esther Hogan at ehogan@cpps-ofallon.org or 636-515-6016.

Sept. 23: Gospel concert

New Beginnings Worship Center at 108 Birdie Hills. Rd. in St. Peters will host the gospel singers Final Authority at 6 p.m. For more information call 636-544-2030 or 314-269-6304.

Sept. 24: Sausage and turkey dinner

Sausage and turkey dinner takes place at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ at 150 Defiance Road in Defiance from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information call 636 987-2388.

Sept. 28: Credit score seminar

West Community Credit Union invites you to attend a free seminar on “Estate Planning and Elder Care” at 6:30 p.m. at the Lodge Des Peres located at 1050 Des Peres Rd. in St. Louis County. Attendees will learn legal strategies to protect you, your family and your estate. Attorney at Law, Sherry A. Snyder will provide an informative discussion on estate planning and probate, trust administration and wills, disability and special needs planning, elder law and much more. Staff will be available following the presentation to answer questions. Light refreshments will be provided. Limited seating available so RSVP today. To reserve your seat, contact Lori Hudson at LHudson@westcommunitycu.org or call 636-720-2402.

Oct. 14: Craft expo

Craft expo at Holy Cross Lutheran Church at 8945 Veterans Parkway takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch is available. There will be a bake sale and a great variety of products. This is a fundraiser for River Roads Lutheran School. Booths are $25 and tables available $5. Spaces still available. 

Oct. 16: Beer tasting

The Child Center, Inc. invites members of the general public to sample a variety of great tasting beers and savory appetizers in a pleasant atmosphere at their Second Annual Beer Tasting. The “Cheers!” Beer Tasting will take place at Friendship Brewing Company located at 100 E. Pitman Road in Wentzville starting at 6 p.m. The evening will include a flight of four Friendship Brewing Company beers and an assortment of savory appetizers from the Friends with Benefits Bistro. Guests will be able to mix and mingle and participate in the silent auction, raffle, and games throughout the evening. Additional beverages will be available for purchase. Seating is limited, so attendees are urged to purchase tickets early. All proceeds will benefit The Child Center, Inc.’s mission of responding to child abuse through a supportive team approach to reduce trauma to children and their non-offending family members. Persons must be 21 years of age to attend and the admission fee per person is $50. To purchase a ticket please visit www.thechildcenter.com/beer-tasting or for more information please contact Linda Buschman at 636-332-0899 or lbuschman@cacnemo.org.

Oct. 28: Craft fair

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 323 will be holding their first annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 504 Luetkenhaus in Wentzville. Vendors will have a variety of items and there will be attendance prizes and raffles. There will also be a limited kitchen available serving hot dogs, chips, chili, soda and desserts. Sign-ups are on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Registration will end on Oct. 14.  Vendor spaces are 6 x 8 and include 1-8 ft. table and two chairs for $25.  Electric is available for $5.  Send name, address, phone, email, number of spaces needed, whether electric needed, description of items or company name and check to:  ALA Wentzville Unit 323, P.O. Box 122, Wentzville, MO 63385.  For more information, contact Debbie at 636-332-6548.

Nov. 9: Lipedema educational seminar

A Lipedema educational seminar takes place in the Meeting Room at Staybridge Suites O’Fallon at 1155 Technology Drive in O’Fallon at 9:30 a.m. This casual, educational seminar will discuss what Lipedema is, how it is diagnosed and the stages of Lipedema. Conservative and surgical treatments will also be discussed. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, meet Dr. Thomas Wright MD RVT FACP, and meet representatives of Tactile Medical, makers of the Flexitouch Compression Pump. A light lunch will be provided following the seminar. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to be evaluated for Lipedema after lunch. The cost of the seminar is free, however insurance will be billed for the cost of the evaluation. Patients who wish to pay cash for their evaluation are also welcome to do so. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Staybridge Suites at a discounted rate for this event. You must mention the Laser Lipo and Vein Center block when reserving your hotel room in order to receive the discounted rate. Call 636-300-0999 or visit www.staybridge.com. Call 636-397-4012to RSVP for this event by Nov. 2. Space is limited to 30 attendants.