Celebrating 10 years of service
Tom and Cindy Ely, co-owners of High & Dry Foundation Repair, celebrate their 10th anniversary in business in 2016. The full-service foundation repair company specializes in crack injection, wall stabilization, settling foundations and interior drain systems. Based in High Ridge, High & Dry Foundation Repair services the entire St. Louis metro area.
Tony Edmonds, of St. Peters, has joined Midwest BankCentre as senior vice president-regional manager of retail banking. Edmonds brings more than 20 years of experience in consumer lending. He holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois.
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St. Charles resident Dan McVey has joined mechanical contracting firm Haberberger, Inc. as a sales representative in the company’s service department. McVey’s responsibilities include providing HVAC maintenance and service contracts to customers. McVey previously worked as a service pipefitter for 30 years and was a member of Pipefitters Local 562.
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Mathenia Insurance Group, located in St. Peters, recently added Andy Kelly as a producer and Leslie Osborne in new business support. Both will work to provide a variety of commercial and personal insurance products and services to Mathenia clients.
Umbrellina Pizza Cone, a restaurant featuring “pizza in a cone,” recently opened at 1600 Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.
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Bankruptcy Solo, LLC, a provider of debt relief through bankruptcy, has opened an office at 1811 Sherman Drive, Suite 6 in St. Charles. Owned and operated by attorney Sharon Centracchio, the firm practices exclusively on bankruptcy law and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Metropolitan Volunteer Management Association recently recognized Kristy Bull, of Lutheran Senior Services, with its 2015 Volunteer Director of the Year Award. Bull, a St. Charles County resident, was honored for helping to increase the number of Lutheran Senior Services volunteers and expand their role in patient care, as well as adding a new program for veterans..
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United States Army Specialist and Cedar Lake Cellars cook Blake Gross recently was awarded the Army Achievement Medal for his outstanding service. Gross is a specialist for the Forward Support Company, the 206th Engineer Battalion, and the Kentucky National Guard. He is the lead chef in Cedar Lake Cellars’ event kitchen.
EVENTS AND NETWORKING
The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce hosts “Awaken Your Force—Building Your Best 2016” Training Day on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles. Cost is $50 per person for chamber members and includes lunch, drinks and snacks. To register, call the chamber office at (636) 327-6914.
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The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries holds a Morning Schmooze on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 7:30-9 a.m. at The Falls Golf Club, 1170 Turtle Creek in O’Fallon. Register online at www.ofallonchamber.org; for information, call Sara Henderson at (636) 240-1818.