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Thanksgiving on wheels

Nov 20, 2019

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

Nov 13, 2019

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

Nov 13, 2019

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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Staying safe on Halloween

Oct 30, 2019

Homely haunts Elaborate house decorations for Halloween have increased in popularity as St. Louis County residents spend more time and money celebrating the spooky season By Charlotte Beard October is known as Red October around St. Louis, but it also marks the time of year in which some community partners use the Halloween season to…

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Safe and spooky Tips for Halloween Safety

Oct 30, 2019

St. Charles County Police Department offers tips to keep your little ghosts and ghouls happy and healthy this Halloween   By Brett Auten It’s a night to be every child’s parent. That is the word that St. Charles County Police Department Chief David Todd wants to get out loud and clear as Halloween is upon…

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Purpose Project St. Charles County

Oct 16, 2019

Finding purpose after pain After personal losses, St. Charles County teen founded the Purpose Project to help other kids connect and cope with grief By Brett Auten At 15-years-old, Jocelyn Williams has dealt with the kind of grief few her age have encountered. The Fort Zumwalt West student has channeled the loss of two key…

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