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Operation Food Search launches Summer Food Service Program

Operation Food Search launches Summer Food Service Program Operation Food Search launches Summer Food Service Program to help feed children during the months when they are out of school and most vulnerable. Many children are attending a local area camp this summer or they are fortunate to enjoy an out of town vacation with their…

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St. Charles City-County Library District Outreach Service

The St. Charles City-County Library District’s Outreach service bring programs into the St. Charles County Juvenile Justice Center Mindy Schmidt confessed that she was pretty anxious the first time she walked into 1700 S. River Road in St. Charles. As part of the St. Charles City-County Library District’s Outreach service, Schmidt was on the maiden…

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Bringing ninjas to Hazelwood

Bringing ninjas to Hazelwood New obstacle course in Howdershell Park attracts those in search of a challenge, including a local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant By Charlotte Beard Reality television has made a great impact on the culture and various lives in society from launching the careers of entertainers to expanding the popularity of those involved…

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New bridge access for ALS

A bridge of kindness New bridge at Bangert Island Park gives access to trails to former competitive mountain bike racer with ALS By Brett Auten Two years ago David Frei was a world-class endurance athlete. He especially excelled in adventure racing, either winning or finishing with his team in the top three in the world…

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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

June 14: Flag collection If you have a worn or damaged U.S. flag and don’t know where to dispose of it properly, the military veterans of St. Charles County Government are here to help. The County’s Veterans Best Practices Working Group hosts its second annual Flag Collection for the public from 9 a.m. to 3…

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EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

June 13: Karaoke Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121. June 15:  Pork steak dinner Pork steak dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 4 to 7 p.m. All…

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Practicing for disaster

Practicing for disaster Over 500 first responders participate in annual mass casualty incident training organized by the St. Charles County Ambulance District By Brett Auten Practice makes perfect, and for over 500 first responders in St. Charles County, that was the mantra for the month of May. Every year the St. Charles County Ambulance District…

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Maryland Height’s Aquaport

20 years of summer fun Maryland Height’s Aquaport celebrates 20 years with a summer full of events By Charlotte Beard Maryland Height’s Aquaport is celebrating its 20th year of operation this year. The 4.5 acres outdoor waterpark, located at 2344 McKelvey Road, is inviting everyone to join them in celebration on June 21 from 11…

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Honoring ‘Women of Achievement’

Honoring ‘Women of Achievement’ For more than 60 years organization has honored women in the St. Louis region for contributions to the community By Charlotte Beard The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis serves as a celebratory luncheon location every year to honor the achievements of women around St. Louis. These women are known as Women of Achievement.…

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Bringing Alzheimer’s into the light

Bringing Alzheimer’s into the light Alzheimer’s Association acts locally this month to bring awareness to the disease and to raise funds to combat it By Brett Auten The month of June is designated as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, but for those who have loved ones afflicted with the disease, it is at the forefront…

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