Turning Point Advocacy Services offers support services and emergency shelter to victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence By Brett Auten Warrenton’s Turning Point Advocacy Services is wanting to make sure that its clients have the best holiday season possible. And with a little help from you, 2019 will end in celebration.   Turning Point…

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Chosen for Change is hosting a teen lock-in for New Year’s Eve to help keep kids safe over the holiday By Charlotte Beard Celebrating the ending of a year and beginning of a new one is not just a tradition for adults; youth enjoy being part of the festivities as well. However, some communities are…

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Special Spaces St. Louis creates dream bedroom makeovers for children with cancer By Charlotte Beard Most would agree that people are most charitable during the holiday season. However, there are members of the community that make being charitable a year-round mission. GreatNonprofits, the leading platform for community-sourced stories about nonprofits, reported Special Spaces, a national…

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Haitian adoptee graduates from St. Charles West and Lindenwood University and dedicates his life to helping others By Brett Auten Estevenson Coleman was given the opportunity of a lifetime.   Born in Haiti, he and his sister were put in an orphanage when his parents passed away. Coleman was just nine years old at the…

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Local first responders are giving back this holiday season with several charity drives to benefit the community By Brett Auten December is a time to think of others. And as if our local emergency responders didn’t do that enough the previous 11 months, they are doing even more to make sure as many people as…

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No ‘shhhh’ zone  Two new interactive early literacy spaces installed at two St. Charles City-County Library branches encourage happy noises By Brett Auten Don’t mind the noise, it’s well worth it. There are two new interactive early literacy spaces installed at two St. Charles City-County Library Foundation library branches. In the children’s areas of both…

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Hall-of-fame effort Hazelwood School District to honor Chairperson for the Spanish Lake Community Development Corporation with the Superintendent’s Hall of Fame Award By Charlotte Beard On Dec. 14, the Hazelwood School District (HSD) will induct nine honorees into its HSD Hall of Fame at their sold-out 70th Anniversary Hall of Fame Awards Gala and Dance…

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