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 is requested. Masks are encouraged. There will be complimentary valet parking. Individual tickets start at $125 per person. Visit to register or learn about sponsorship opportunities and special hotel room rates. Please RSVP by Aug. 15.

Sept. 13: Charity Golf Tournament

Fairwinds River’s Edge Retirement Community has teamed up with its sister property, The Landing of O’Fallon, and AW Health Care (their on-site home health care and therapy provider) to put on our second Charity Golf Tournament being held at Bear Creek Golf Course. Space is limited. The tournament will benefit the VFW National Home for Children, whose community is open to families of active-duty military personnel, veterans, and descendants of members of the VFW and its Auxiliary. $500 per team of four includes lunch, 18-hole play, dinner, and loads of fun. For more information contact Stacy Welker at 636-754-2311 or

Sept. 21: Craft fair

Tri County Advisory Board to Probation and Parole invites you to their seventh annual Christmas in September craft fair at Calvary Church at 3998 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters are needed. Please contact Esther Angelos at or 636-441-0329 or 314-477-5096.

Oct. 7: Golf tournament fundraiser

Operation Food Search, a nonprofit hunger relief organization, will host its 26th annual golf tournament with registration beginning at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at noon.  The tournament will be held at WingHaven Country Club, located at 7777 Winghaven Blvd. in O’Fallon. Tickets – which are $300 per golfer or $1,200 per team of four golfers – include 18 holes with golf cart, golf goodie bag, lunch and dinner.  A live and silent auction will be held during the barbecue dinner starting at 5 p.m.