Nothing Bundt Cakes, 6123 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting on Feb. 13 hosted by the Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce. Owner Jannette Neely began her business in Town & Country in April 2015. Her newest location’s menu continues to features the brand’s signature Bundt cakes, Bundtlets and Bundtinis in a variety of seasonal and standard flavors, such as White Chocolate Raspberry, Carrot and Pecan Praline. All the products are baked fresh daily onsite. Visit nothingbundtcakes.com for more information.
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Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers was founded in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia., opened in Cottleville at 4716 Mid Rivers Mall Drive on Feb. 11. The restaurant is known for its gluten-free crust and vegan and vegetarian pizza options.
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The Jean Griswold Foundation has awarded a grant to Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service to help seniors and residents in need live healthy, fulfilling lives in their own homes. The grant will help the nonprofit address a variety of issues, including homelessness, hunger and disaster recovery. The Jean Griswold Foundation is a private charity established by Griswold Home Care to further the company’s belief that care for the elderly and disabled should be available to all. Every dollar donated is used to further its mission to support programs and services that allow seniors to age in place.
Wentzville resident Libbey Tucker began a new position as assistant to the city manager/economic development director of University City on Feb. 4. Tucker has a bachelor’s degree in human resources and office management from Missouri State University and an MBA from Drury University.
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Marsha Benney, CPA, has been promoted to chief operating officer of Midwest BankCentre. She previously served as executive vice president-chief risk officer. Benney has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business/management from Southeast Missouri State University.
This year’s Legislative Update hosted by Progress 64 West will feature a panel of representatives, including Pat Kelly from St. Louis Municipal League and a representative from Better Together, discussing the city/county merger. The event is on Friday, March 29 at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton at 11:15 a.m. Tickets are $50, with lunch included. To register, call (314) 795-2200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries holds its Membership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 26 at Old Hickory Golf Club, 1 Dye Club Drive in St. Peters. Registration is $20 in advance; $25 after the Friday before the event and includes lunch. Register online at ofallonchamber.org or by calling Cathy Bounds at (636) 240-1818.
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The Greater St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosts its Lunch with Leaders program from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Piazza Messina, 5535 State Hwy. N in Cottleville. St. Louis Regional Chamber representatives Andrew Smith, vice president of entrepreneurship and innovation, and Austin Walker, director of government relations, will present a joint session on the future of the “Hyperloop” and the 2019 Legislative Agenda. Registration is $30 for members; $35 for guests [$5 discount given for early registration]. Register online at gstccc.com
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The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce hosts its Membership Meeting from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14 at Top Golf, 16851 N Outer 40 Road in Chesterfield. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Early online registration is $20 per person or $22 per person for walk-ins.