A Salvation Army Family Store opened with a ribbon cutting on Friday, Feb. 8. Joining Major Todd Thielke were St. Peters Mayor Len Pagano, members of the Salvation Army board of directors, Family Store staff, and board members and ambassadors of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. The store is located at 30 Harvester Square in St. Peters and provides new and gently used items for personal and home use. All proceeds from the store fund the programs of The Salvation Army.
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Managing partner Brandon Matejcic celebrated the grand opening of the new Outback Steakhouse, 5228 North Service Road in St. Peters, with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, March 6. Joining Brandon were St. Peters Mayor Len Pagano along with several members of the city’s Board of Aldermen, Outback Steakhouse staff, and board members and ambassadors of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce.
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David Hamilton and Randy Weber recently celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Hamilton Weber, LLC with a ribbon-cutting attended by local officials; company staff, friends and family; and members of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce and the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
Melissa Jacobs and Sara Butler have been named as the newest members of The Sparrow’s Nest Teen Maternity Home board of directors. Jacobs has led the St. Louis chapter of Bound4LIFE, a grassroots prayer mobilization movement, since 2007. She has a degree in early childhood education and has worked in education since 2004. Butler holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and home economics from Ball State University and a master’s in education from Maryville University. She serves on the board of Young Life and is a sponsor of the Christian Campus Club in the Rockwood School District.
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Jay Katz is the new director of food and beverage for Spectra, providers of venue management at the St. Charles Convention Center. Katz will oversee all food and beverage operations at the facility. A St. Louis native, Katz brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the position.
Progress 64 West hosts its Legislative Update on Friday, March 29 at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton at 11:15 a.m. The event will feature a panel of representatives, including Pat Kelly from St. Louis Municipal League and a representative from Better Together, discussing the proposed St. Louis City-County merger. 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 March 26 at Christy Banquet Center, 9000 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway. 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 Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce hosts its Membership Meeting from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 at The Quarry Wine Garden, 3960 Hwy. Z in New Melle. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. Early online registration is $20 per person or $22 per person for walk-ins.