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Owners Kellie Geraghty and Nicole Simon celebrated the grand opening of Play Street Museum with a ribbon cutting on Friday, March 22. Joining the owners were city of St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith, city council members, Play Street Museum staff, family members, board members and ambassadors with the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. Located at 1650 Beale St., Ste. 148 in St. Charles, the museum is geared towards children ages 1 through 8, featuring exhibits and activities with an educational curriculum.
Dr. Kathi A. Vosevich has been named dean of the School of Humanities for Lindenwood University in St. Charles. Currently associate provost and dean of the college of arts and sciences at Shorter University in Rome, Ga., Vosevich will start the new position on July 1. She has more than 10 years of senior administration experience, 15 years of teaching experience and over 150 academic and corporate publications.
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Bryon Muir of St. Peters has been promoted to senior project manager at Knoebel Construction. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of select retail center, restaurant, grocery and retail store construction projects in St. Louis and nationwide. Muir joined Knoebel Construction as a project manager in 2011.
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Jesse Lynn has been hired as the director of event services for Spectra, providers of Venue Management to the St. Charles Convention Center. His career launched during his five-year tenure at Richmond Coliseum. In 2010, he graduated from Leadership Charlottesville.
The Missouri Humanities Council [MHC] awarded St. Charles Community College a $1,975 grant to support the project “Missouri Visiting Writers Series.” The MHC is the only state-wide agency devoted exclusively to humanities education for citizens of all ages. The council has served as a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1971. The Missouri Visiting Writers Series includes campus visits by Missouri writers Meagan Cass, Jamie D’Agostino and Allison Coffelt. Each will speak with two creative writing classes and give public readings of their work.
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 give an update on 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 Tuesday, April 23 at Community Commons, 427 Spencer Road in St. Peters. Registration is $20 in advance; $25 after the Friday before the event. Lunch is included. Register online at ofallonchamber.org or by calling Cathy Bounds at (636) 240-1818.