Yadi’s Yummies has opened at 251 Jungermann Road in St. Peters. The shop offers healthy animal treats made with 100% all natural, human-grade ingredients. Yadi’s Yummies contain no artificial preservatives, chemicals, refined sugars, fillers or byproducts. A portion of all proceeds are donated to Annie’s Fund, which helps alleviate the medical expenses of dogs housed in shelters.
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Beck Estate Planning & Elder Law, LLC. has announced a change in the firm’s name to Beck & Lenox Estate Planning & Elder Law, LLC. This change reflects the contributions of Jayson “Jay” Lenox to the firm and his increasing role with the company. Serving the aging population and their families since 1974, Beck & Lenox focuses on helping estate planning, specialty trusts, long-term care asset protection planning, Medicaid planning and veteran benefits.
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Turning Point, an advocacy group for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, has installed a new board of directors that includes Board Chair Tim Churchill, Vice Chair Debbie Hinrichs, Secretary Carrie Gates, and Treasurer Heather Haas. Turning Point serves individuals and families in Franklin, Lincoln, Montgomery, Warren and Western St. Charles counties.
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Insurance Group of St. Charles County recently became accredited as a farm insurance provider through Nationwide agribusiness, the largest insurer of farms and ranches in the U.S. The certification gives the agency the ability to customize policies that include protection for a client’s vehicles, home, property and livestock. Founded in 1992, Insurance Group of St. Charles County is a full-service insurance agency that specializes in personal and business insurance.
Michelle McBride, St. Charles County’s collector of revenue, was installed as the 2019-2020 president of the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers [NACCTFO]. She also will continue to serve on the NACCTFO Property Assessed Clean Energy Committee.
Nominations for the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce 2019 Citizen of the Years and Lifetime Distinguished Service awards are currently being accepted. The Citizen of the Years award is designed to recognize the lifelong achievements of a citizen for actions, generosity and service, broad-based community involvement in a non-paid position, and leadership in organizations above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of the community. The Lifetime Distinguished Service award is designed to recognize the achievements of a citizen for their service in the areas of Humanitarian, Civic and Cultural. For more information and the nominating forms, visit gstccc.com.
The Greater St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosts its Lunch with Leaders program from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct.16 at Lindenwood University – Anheuser Busch Leadership Room, 209 South Kingshighway in St. Charles. An update on the city of St. Charles is featured. 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 Oct. 22 at Trigg Banquet Center, 300 O’Fallon Plaza in O’Fallon. 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.