First Baptist Church of Lake Saint Louis, 2230 Lake St. Louis Blvd., recently named Jonathan B. Shelor as its new senior pastor. Shelor previously served as a senior pastor at the Second Baptist Church in North Carolina for over six years. He also has served as an associate pastor of youth and children. Shelor and his wife, Katie, will be moving from Mount Holly, North Carolina, to the Lake Saint Louis area with their children. Shelor is expected to begin his duties as senior pastor at the church’s 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday, Dec. 1. For more information on the church’s services or events, visit fbclsl.org.
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Michelle Woods has been promoted to executive director for the Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County. Woods joined the Habitat team in 2011 as the local affiliate’s first homeowner support manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Missouri State University and a master’s degree in social work from University of Missouri-St. Louis.
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Jay Scherder has been named St. Charles Community College’s director of marketing and communications. Scherder previously was the public relations director of East Central Community College, where he was recognized as a Rising Star Award recipient by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. The Rising Star Award recognizes newcomers who have demonstrated special creativity or ability in marketing and public relations.
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Radio veteran and “Donnybrook” fixture Wendy Wiese has been named the news director at KTRS [550 AM]. Wiese will anchor weekday morning and afternoon newscasts with co- anchor Jim Fairchild.
The St. Charles Community College Foundation raised more than $46,000 at its 23rd annual President’s Classic Golf Scramble on Sept. 23. Proceeds will support academic and program enhancements and scholarships. Richard Jensen, CEO of RX Systems, Inc., and Dale Poslosky, partner with Modern Business Interiors, were co-chairs of the planning committee for the golf scramble.
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Inverness, a new 107-acre residential development near the intersection of Bryan and Feise roads in Dardenne Prairie, is under construction. The new 266-homestead community will showcase a trail system connecting to various enclaves, landscaped roundabouts and islands, distinctive monuments with pedestrian arches, four lakes, common grounds and pocket parks.
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5300 Centre Luxury Apartments, a new apartment complex, has opened at 5300 Mexico Road in St. Peters. Resident amenities include a pool, rooftop lounge with fireplace and televisions, high endurance fitness center with a separate yoga studio, business center, covered parking, dog park and pet salon. Green space on top of the parking decks features community gardens, individual garden plots, grilling stations and other recreational spaces.
The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce hosts its membership meeting from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Piazza Messina, 5551 Hwy. N, in Cottleville. The Charity of the Month is LBB Give, benefiting Toys 4 Tots. A new, unwrapped toy to donate is appreciated. Early online registration is $20 per person; $22 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. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at St. Peters Cultural Arts Center, 1 St. Peter Centre Blvd. in St. Peters. The meeting covers Global Entrepreneur Week with Lindenwood University. Registration is $30 for members; $35 for guests [$5 discount given for early registration]. Register online at gstccc.com.