Don't Miss
Home >> Business >> Business Briefs: Jan. 29

Business Briefs: Jan. 29



Boone Center Incorporated [BCI] has named current board of directors member Ron Kloppenburg as its executive director. Kloppenburg, whose son Adam is served by BCI, is a recently retired marketing executive from Ford Motor Company. BCI specializes in employment and training for people with disabilities.

PLACES has announced the Top 47 associate in psychology degree programs for 2020, and St. Charles Community College is the only local school to make the list. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 81 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment. The 2020 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system that includes student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third party evaluations.

• • •

The new Clarendale of St. Peters senior living community.

Clarendale of St. Peters, located off Interstate 70 at the intersection of Mexico Road and DuBray Drive, is on schedule for a projected opening in spring 2020. The senior living community will offer independent living, assisted living and memory care, with a variety of floor plan options. 


The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries has announced its 2019 Business Award Winners, who also received proclamations from O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy following his State of the City address on Jan. 10. 

And the winners are: 

• Ambassador of the Year: Rodney Shrum, Ameritext

• Small Business of the Year: HBBTech, Don Weir & Linda Weir

• Business of the Year: Krey Distributing

• Large Business of the Year: CBL Properties

•Community Servant of the Year: O’Fallon Lions Club

• Sue Proost Person of the Year: Mike Elam


The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce hosts its Membership Meeting from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13 at National Equestrian Center, 6880 Lake St. Louis Blvd. in Lake Saint Louis. Early online registration is $20 per person or $25 per person for walk-ins.

• • •

The Greater St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosts its Lunch with Leaders program from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Bogey Hills Country Club, 1120 Country Club Road in 

St. Charles. A county and state update from MoDOT will be given by guest speaker Andy Tuerck. Registration is $30 for members; $35 for guests [$5 discount given for early registration]. Register online at

• • •

The O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce and Industries holds its Membership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Christy Banquet Center, 9000 Veterans Memorial Parkway in O’Fallon. Registration is $20 in advance; $25 after the Friday before the event and includes lunch. Register online at or by calling Cathy Bounds at (636) 240-1818.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share this: