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Medical Director Jen Ehret, PA-C, celebrated the grand opening of the new Total Access Urgent Care with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, March 6. Joining Ehret were president and founder, Dr. Matthew Bruckel, Chief Operating Officer Dr. Troy Dinkel and St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith. Also present were Total Access Urgent Care staff, board members and ambassadors with the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. Total Access Urgent Care is located at 2138 First Capitol Drive in St. Charles.
The Hauser Group announced that Savanah Kaatman of St. Charles was selected to participate in the St. Louis-based PR firm’s hands-on internship program during her spring semester. Kaatman is currently a senior at Lindenwood University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications with an emphasis in advertising and public relations and a minor in ethical reasoning in philosophy.
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Pamela Clement, city clerk for the city of O’Fallon, has been certified as a Missouri Professional City Clerk from the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association [MoCCFOA]. Clement has worked for O’Fallon for nearly 25 years, starting as a lifeguard, continuing her career in the planning and zoning department before beginning her tenure as the city clerk in 2005. The MoCCFOA president presented the certification to Clement during the 2019 Spring Institute Banquet in March.
Augusta Winery in downtown, historic Augusta was named one of 11 best wineries in the United States in a recent article by Men’s Journal. Receiving numerous awards for their Estate Bottled wines at local and international competitions, Augusta Winery has been producing premium wine for over 30 years. The Augusta Winery’s 2016 Estate Bottled Norton brought home the prestigious CV Riley Award for best Missouri Norton in the 2018 Missouri Wine Competition. Wines produced at Augusta Winery are made primarily from German and French-American hybrid varietals grown within the 15 square miles of the Augusta AVA, the first federally approved American Viticultural Area, thus making it the county’s first designated wine region.
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.
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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, April 17 at Foundry Art Center, 520 North Main Center in St. Charles. This meeting is sponsored by Emmaus Homes, Inc. and will provide an update about the Frenchtown Revitalization Project. Registration is $30 for members; $35 for guests [$5 discount given for early registration]. Register online at gstccc.com.
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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 April 23 at Community Commons, 427 Spencer Road 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.