St. CHARLES, Mo.—Nature was probably humankind’s first inspiration for art, and even today it can be unique doorway to the outdoors.
A record crowd (nearly 250 children!) participated in the New Melle Chamber of Commerce Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th. It was a beautiful day and a good time was had by all.
55,700-square-foot facility improves patient access for St. Charles CountyST. CHARLES, MO (April 19, 2017) – SSM Health continues its expansion for the growing St. Charles County population with the April 24 opening of a 55,700-square-foot, $26 million SSM Health Outpatient Center.
Aly Raden is a Senior at Francis Howell High School. She is the daughter of Beth and Kent Raden of O’Fallon, Missouri. Aly plans to attend Loyola University in Chicago next year where her goal is to pursue a double major in Child Psychology and Communications with a minor in Theatre.
Twelve high school juniors made their parents and teachers proud as they competed for trips to Washington, D.C. and college scholarships. All 12 finalists walked in as winners in Cuivre River's 49th Annual Youth Tour contest. Final judging helped determine the prize.
Are you looking for something fun and engaging to do with the whole family? Come experience life as a frontier soldier at St. Charles County Park’s Historic Daniel Boone Home. Militia Encampment Weekend is May 6th and 7th. This exciting event is free to the public and will take place from 10AM – 5PM both Saturday and Sunday. Admission for guided tours of the Boone Home and grounds still apply.
CHOMP Regional Food Truck and Music Festival will be held Friday, May 19, at St. Charles Community College. The festival kicks off the 2017 series of Food Truck Frolic and Family Movie Nights to be held on Fridays, June 23, July 21, Aug. 25 and Sept. 22.
CHOMP will be held from 5-10 p.m., featuring up to 30 food trucks competing for prizes. Guests will also enjoy live music, arts and other vendors, all on SCC’s Blue Parking Lot.
“We invite all of our friends and neighbors out to support a great cause – your community and your community college,” said Wendy Berry, executive director for the Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce. “We are thrilled to be teaming this year with the SCC Foundation to present CHOMP and the Food Truck Frolic and Family Movie Night series.”
There is no cover charge for CHOMP.
Leading the events is a volunteer planning committee chaired by Don Kalicak, vice president for regional development at Mercy and SCC Foundation board member. Board members from both the SCC Foundation and the CWS Chamber are teaming to help with the events.
Premier Sponsors include Mercy and State Farm (Lew Fruend, Hank Wiese & Tom Wootten). Foodie Sponsors include SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles & SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. Louis. Community Sponsors include Acropolis Investment Management, Ameren Missouri, Bauer Orthodontics, Cintas, Commerce Bank, Enterprise Bank & Trust, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, First Community Credit Union, Floyd Glass & Window, Great Southern Bank, Lutheran Senior Services, NHC – National Healthcare Corporation, Renewal by Andersen, UMB, UPS and Vantage Credit Union. Tailgate Sponsors include American Eagle Credit Union, Chesterfield Service and Sanger & Eby.
The proceeds from the events will benefit the SCC Foundation, supporting much-needed scholarships as well as academic and program enhancements for the college, and the Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce.
The Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce is a small but powerful business organization in St. Charles County, open to all businesses, including those outside of the immediate area that see a benefit in networking, being active in the community and supporting each other in a way that helps each of us to grow our business and develop professionally.
The SCC Foundation, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, enhances learning environments for thousands of students each year through scholarship awards, academic and program enhancements as well as community outreach. For more information on the SCC Foundation and its vision to transform lives and strengthen communities, visit stchas.edu/foundation.
St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit stchas.edu.
Statistics show that every day, on average, one child is killed and another 300 plus are injured in fire and burn incidents. Children under the age of 5 are at the greatest risk as they are not usually properly trained in basic skills such as "Stop, Drop and Roll".