Archive for November 2019

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis

Reaching for the stars The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis 2020 Youth of the Year winner looks to turn accolades into a career as an aerospace engineer By Charlotte Beard Annually, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) uses its Great Futures Gala, their largest fundraising event for the…

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St. Charles County Veterans Museum

A growing tribute The St. Charles County Veterans Museum has enjoyed early success, but faces challenges as it continues to grow By Brett Auten Jim Higgins wasn’t prepared. When Higgins and the rest of the board members launched the St. Charles County Veterans Museum in the spring of 2019 they were not sure what the…

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KEEN St. Louis

Coaches wanted KEEN St. Louis, which helps promote fitness and exercise for children with disabilities, is looking for volunteers in St. Charles County By Brett Auten The giving season is among us and a fraction of your time could go a long way in benefiting others. KEEN St. Louis needs for volunteers as it continues…

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Thanksgiving on wheels

Thanksgiving on wheels St. Louis MetroMarket’s market on wheels brings fresh foods to food deserts and other underserved areas in North St. Louis County  By Charlotte Beard Approximately one week before Thanksgiving last year the last stores in the Shop ‘n Save grocery chain closed their doors. For some people in the community these closures…

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Hunger takes a holiday St. Charles County

Hunger takes a holiday High school students across St. Charles County lend a helping hand to No Hunger Holiday, one of the largest Thanksgiving food drives in the region By Brett Auten They are rivals on the field but partners in the community. There is nothing like a little friendly competition, especially when it is…

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Preparing the table for Thanksgiving Dinner

Preparing the table Volunteers put in days of work getting ready for the annual St. Ferdinand Thanksgiving Dinner, which provides a free meal to the community  By Charlotte Beard For 20 years, a group of St. Louis North County churches have worked to alleviate some of the challenges of eating alone on Thanksgiving Day or…

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