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Building strength, agility and lifelong confidence

Hi-NRG Gymnastix calls itself “The Confidence Building Gym” for a good reason. According to owner Paul Battaglia, the words “fun” and “productive” are woven into every lesson with the goal of encouraging each student to learn new skills. “We build confidence by demonstrating that everything is achievable, and each student is capable of more than they may believe,” Paul said. He added, “We’re part of the village that raises the child.” After opening his first gym at the age of 23, Paul has amassed 37 years of gymnastics experience and 33 years of experience as a gymnastics coach. Paul created ...

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Inside-out knowledge of carpentry

Joe Overman, owner While some services fade in and out over time, the need for masterful carpentry and fine craftsmanship has continued to stand the test of time. When looking for a skilled craftsman to take on any woodworking or carpentry needs, look no further than Joe Overman, founder of Affordable Carpentry. With 20 years of experience, Joe provides a wide array of carpentry, all with a low overhead cost. Joe specializes in many interior and exterior jobs, including the installation of trim, framing, crown molding, chair rail, wainscoting and more. Joe can also do projects like stairs and doors, ...

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A supercharged collection of batteries, bulbs and more

In today’s world, more than ever, reliable batteries and bulbs are necessities for keeping homes, cars, boats, motorcycles, computers, phones and more functioning. Batteries Plus Bulbs understands this need. As a result, they are known as the nation’s go-to source for batteries, light bulbs, lighting fixtures, phone repairs and even replacement key fobs. According to franchise owner Steve Donnell, each store stocks all kinds of batteries and bulbs for retail consumers and business accounts. Steve opened the St. Peters location 21 years ago to cater to a growing local demand in an underserved market. “We are constantly reviewing products and ...

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Giving salon professionals a place to call home

MY SALON Suite recently opened right in the heart of the Mid Rivers community for salon professionals looking for an opportunity to expand their independent operations or start their own without breaking the bank. Under the leadership of owner Bradley Carr, MY SALON Suite location boasts 38 high-end salon suites for hairstylists and spa/beauty professionals. Unlike the competition, MY SALON Suite spaces are fully finished with salon essentials for a variety of different professions. “We provide everything you need, including chairs, color bars and storage,” Bradley said. Each suite offers a private work space secured with a glass sliding door ...

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Care that gets to the point

Heather Wheeler, licensed acupuncturist Wheeler Acupuncture and Functional Wellness specializes in providing individuals of all ages assistance in treating conditions such as chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety, and even PMS and fertility concerns through the use of holistic acupuncture. The center is led by Heather Wheeler, a licensed acupuncturist and certified functional medicine practitioner who has over 14 years of experience. Heather is a St. Charles County resident who is specifically certified with the NCCAOM [National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine]. This designation makes Wheeler Acupuncture and Functional Wellness one of only a small handful of advanced qualified acupuncturists ...

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Professional painting and pressure washing

Tim Trog, owner For more than 25 years, Tim Trog, owner of County House Washing and Painting, has been power washing, staining and painting home interiors and exteriors in St. Charles County and surrounding areas. During the colder months, the company schedules exterior jobs for the spring and concentrates on interior repairs and painting. Much of the interior work performed by County House Washing and Painting is to assist home and business owners, designers and real estate agents who want to sell a home or business, move into a home or business, or just maintain the freshness of their current ...

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High-flying fitness and fun

Keeping kids physically fit and engaged during the chilly winter months can be a struggle. When it comes to choosing one destination the entire family will love, look no further than the unique offerings of Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park, a large-scale indoor trampoline center and action park. True to its name, Urban Air hosts activities to get kids of all ages and fitness levels jumping or climbing high into the air, all under the guidance of professional staff in a safe environment that’s complete with music, open jump sessions, fitness classes, dodgeball battles and more. Unlike similar institutions, ...

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Legendary food and service spells success

Keeping it fresh while holding true to tradition has made Spiro’s St. Charles a culinary landmark. It’s also a commitment owner Tim Karagiannis takes seriously. Tim’s father, Harry, established the landmark eatery with the goal of making the Spiro’s name synonymous with excellence. Today, Spiro’s and its multiple restaurant locations have become premier destinations for traditional gourmet preparations superbly served in relaxed elegance. Specifically, Spiro’s St. Charles has made a reputation for itself as a dining destination renowned for excellent tableside service and an eclectic menu where steaks, lamb and classic Greek dishes are signature items. In addition to traditional ...

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The Scrambler House brings homemade freshness to breakfast, lunch

Family owned and operated, The Scrambler House offers a fresh take on breakfast and lunch. With over 30 years of restaurant experience, Barbara Keith and sons, Chef Jeremiah Phillips and Tim Phillips, wanted to create a restaurant that sourced many of its ingredients from Missouri businesses and prepared fresh, delicious meals daily. In true diner fashion, it’s breakfast and burgers that customers crave, but Jeremiah’s made-from-scratch pies also are quickly becoming favorite menu items. Options change weekly and include Chocolate Cream and Apple. The menu is packed with options such as Biscuits and Gravy; house specialties, including the Hot Mess ...

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Now serving breakfast in Cottleville

Salty’s Fresh Mex, a local Tex-Mex restaurant known for serving up Mexican-inspired dishes with American twists, now serves breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 8 a.m. to noon. Patrons can enjoy generous plates of traditional breakfast options like eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy and more. For those craving something sweeter, the Strawberry Margarita Pancakes feature fresh strawberries with a side of bacon or sausage. Also included are specialty dishes like the Avocado Pablano Bowl, which features pico de gallo and fresh avocado. Breakfast tacos and burritos also come in a variety of flavors. While breakfast may be the latest ...

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