Community Strong

Emmaus Homes * St. Charles MO Emmaus Homes Supporting adults with developmental disabilities in Franklin, Warren, St. Charles and St. Louis Counties since 1893. For more information: 636-534-5200 emmaushomes.org

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Community Strong – Habitat for Humanity in St. Charles

Every day, more and more families find themselves in a struggle to keep a decent roof over their heads. Caught in punishing cycles of unpredictable rent increases, overcrowded conditions, or lack of access to land and affordable financing, these families live with a constant burden of uncertainty, stress and fear. Habitat for Humanity knows that…

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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES & ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Aug. 24: Fundraising gala Don a mask and join United Services for Children for an evening of opulence and mystery at the “Masquerade Gala” in the Discovery Ballroom of Ameristar Casino-St. Charles. Cocktails and a silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. Dinner, presentations and a live auction will begin at 7 p.m. Semi-formal attire…

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EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Aug. 10: Road Rally fundraiser Soroptimist International of Greater St. Louis, a volunteer organization for business and professional women, is pleased to announce its second annual Road Rally fundraiser and is looking for participants and sponsors. Participants in the Road Rally will leave from Atonement Lutheran Church beginning at 10 a.m. and embark on a…

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Honoring a friend’s memory

St. Charles West High School senior launches a nonprofit that seeks advance the field of suicide awareness/prevention By Brett Auten Drew Ryherd was distraught, saddened. It was Feb. 13, 2015, and his best friend, Liam Michael Parker, a gifted composer and pianist, took his own life after struggling for several years with mental illness. Ryherd…

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Upgrading the grid

Ameren Missouri’s billion-dollar Smart Energy Plan will transform Missouri’s energy grid, including major projects in North County By Charlotte Beard On Feb. 15, Ameren Missouri announced its Smart Energy Plan that will transform Missouri’s energy grid and change how customers receive and use energy. Over the period of five years the  plan will include more…

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A helping hand at tax time

United Way of Greater St. Louis Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has been working to provide those in need with free tax preparation services  By Charlotte Beard For over 15 years, United Way of Greater St. Louis has been working with community partners to provide local families and individuals free tax preparation services through the…

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Major league memories

St. Charles County Heritage Museum to unveil new exhibit that features memorabilia from the 22 St. Charles County natives to play Major League Baseball  By Brett Auten With spring training starting to warm up, the mood in our baseball-crazed region is starting to lighten. To go along with the sound of a cracking bat, a…

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Bridgeton Landfill funds

Distributing Bridgeton Landfill funds The Bridgeton community is being invited to participate in the allocation of a $12.5 million Bridgeton Landfill Community Project Fund By Charlotte Beard In 2013, the state filed a lawsuit due to the subsurface smoldering reaction at the Bridgeton Landfill located in Bridgeton. On June 29, 2018, the lawsuit between the…

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