Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) St. Charles recently announced that Carol Felzien joined the board of directors in June to provide public relations and marketing support for the non-profit, all-volunteer agency. Felzien is the director of administration at the Hammond Institute for Free Enterpr…
Winning Technologies announces Sheridan Mate has joined the firm as the company’s new Marketing Assistant. Mate will help Winning Technologies continue its rapid growth through advancing marketing efforts and putting innovative administrative processes into place.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Lake Saint Louis chapter was represented by their regent at the annual DAR National Convention, which took place June 25-30.
Once a year, caregivers with Home Instead Senior Care collect and clean-up baby dolls to give to patients - such as Alzheimer’s patients or those with other dementias that might find the presence of a baby doll relaxing or calming.
The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Mr. Richard Angevine as Chief Financial Officer for the 2019-20 school year, replacing Mrs. Pam Frazier who has taken a new position in the Webster Groves School District.
Liberty High School senior Aminhan Lobster was named the State Governor of Missouri Girls State at this summer’s conference, held at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg from June 24-30. As governor, Lobster will be the Girls State “official head of state,” and participate in va…
CareTrak, a system that uses radio technology to keep track of individuals with a tendency to wander off, has been in St. Charles County for five years, providing peace of mind for those in the program.
The Wentzville School District held three separate high school graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2019 at the Family Arena in St. Charles on Sunday, June 2, 2019.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Anders, a native of St. Peters, Missouri, followed his family’s tradition of military service and he joined the U.S. Navy.
The Wentzville School District and the Wentzville Fire Protection District (WFPD) teamed up again this year to reward elementary students who have excellent attendance and have laid the groundwork for future success. During the last two weeks of school, one lucky fifth grader from each eleme…
Dennis Linnenbringer, Diane Ransom and Helen Shultz of Wentzville all recently received the Senior Service Award from the Lt. Governor’s office for time they invested in their community. Donald Hendrich of New Melle, Mildred Groeper of Wright City and Shelley Brubaker of Foristell also recei…
On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2019 HBA President John Suelthaus of Kingbridge Homes (left) presented a $20,000 donation to Lauren Grotegeers, fund and friend raiser for Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County.
In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Wentzville senior art students participated in a contest to win scholarships from the City of Wentzville’s Water Division. Creatively implementing the designated “Dr. Seuss” theme, the students painted fire hydrants to be displayed throughout H…
Wentzville School District Instructional Technology Coach Sam Hardesty Knoll received the Educational Technology Association of St. Louis Virgil C. McCluer Award for her outstanding personal contributions to the instructional programs of St. Louis area schools.
Holt High School music teacher and band director Jim Cunningham has been announced as the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association (SLSMEA) Outstanding Music Educator Award on Friday, May 10, 2019, in front of a packed Holt Auditorium at the school’s spring band concert.
When a disaster strikes, not only will adults be affected, but children as well. Numerous studies have shown the importance of early engagement of children in planning and preparedness efforts for extreme emergencies and disasters.
There’s now more ways to rest and get connected at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The Airport has unveiled four new charging lounges featuring modern, modular lounge chairs and work stations in the concourses and pre-security areas of Terminal 1.
The Orthodox Christian Church is now in St. Charles County. While there are eleven Orthodox Christian Churches in the Metro St. Louis Area, there has never been one in St. Charles County.
Midwest University is bringing a business incubator to the city of Wentzville starting April 15, 2019. The success of two other business incubators in St. Charles County – the Economic Development Center and OPO Startups – has led to demand for one in the western part of the county.
Waves of members from a half-dozen local first responder and medical organizations rimmed the shore of Lake Sainte Louise on March 20, four years after Lake Saint Louis teen John Smith fell through the ice.
In a project to address opioid addiction among pregnant women, Ball State senior Natalie Hudanick of O’Fallon, Missouri, is working to make connections within the Muncie community to provide a healthy and safe environment for these expectant mothers.
The Wentzville School District Transportation bus fleet was inspected by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on March 26-27 and was found to have an approval rate of 98% for first-time presentations. For reference, the statewide average last year was 90.6%.
Wentzville School District students voted with their taste buds about the quality of school meals they were being served since more stringent nutritional federal guidelines have been put in place.
David Ness an American Family Insurance agency owner in Wentzville, MO has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
As spring draws closer and warmer weather returns, outdoor activity for pets and people will increase. This increased activity brings a greater opportunity for contact with wild animals and a threat for exposure to rabies infection. As a reminder, St. Charles County Animal Control Ordinance …
Know a Missouri farmer, rancher or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2019 Missouri Leopold Conservation Award®.
Holt High School senior Megan Wood has been awarded a scholarship through the Rotary Youth Exchange Program to study in Germany. Wood will spend an entire academic year in the country, with two to three host families, representing her school and country as she learns more about the German cu…
Timberland High School senior Megan Reiter has been named the 2018 Outstanding Youth Volunteer for the St. Louis Metro Area by Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO). Each year, SOMO bestows awards to those individuals and groups who truly stand out in their area. The Outstanding Youth Volunteer a…
Chad Fowler, M.D., recently joined the Compass Health Network medical group in Wentzville. Dr. Fowler has nearly two decades of experience in a variety of settings, most recently serving in an urgent care facility. He has also been in private practice and has worked in a community health facility.
Patti Chadduck, a special education teacher at Stone Creek Elementary in the Wentzville School District, has been selected as the Elementary Teacher of the Year by Wentzville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5327.
Cuivre River Electric Community Trust recently announced the awarding of a $500 grant to Stars Shining Brilliantly, a non-profit organization based in Lake St. Louis. The mission of Stars Shining Brilliantly is to provide positive social interaction experiences for developmentally delayed m…
When it comes to providing quality health care services and taking exceptional care of people, BJC HealthCare’s mission has remained steadfast since the St. Louis-based health system’s founding in 1993: “To improve the health of the people and communities we serve.”
Jean Griswold Foundation announced that it has awarded grants to two local nonprofits for their work to help seniors and residents in need live healthy, fulfilling lives in their own homes. The two organizations that received the grants include: