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Business briefs: Aug. 9

PLACES  Dents Express, a paintless dent removal, hail damage and minor body auto repair shop, opened a second location at 223 Hughes Lane in St. Charles. The new location boasts 8,000 square feet and allows for the hiring of five additional full-time employees, while also providing for new repair options including wheels, fenders and door replacements. • • • Cedar Lake Cellars, a 370-acre, year-round winery and event venue, recently opened a new event and dining space called The Barrel Room. The 7,500-square-foot, multipurpose building more than doubles the amount of event space at the winery, located at 11008 Schreckengast ...

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Business Briefs: July 19

PLACES After 13 years of business partnership, Yuppy Puppy Pet Spa and The Pet Doctor recently opened their stylish new location where the comforts of home meet high-tech, high-quality professional care. The spa provides compassionate, customized, trustworthy pet services in an upscale, sanitary environment, creating a new standard of pet care and peace of mind for pet owners. • • • St. Charles-based TLD Concepts, Inc., a medical equipment manufacturer, recently was recognized by the St. Charles County Workforce Development Board for its entrepreneurial success and use of the county’s OJT “On the Job Training” program to grow its staff. ...

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Business briefs: July 5

PLACES With a new name, décor and menu, The Rack House Kitchen Wine Whiskey, 5065 Hwy. N in Cottleville, is no longer simply a winery. Featuring upscale American comfort food, an extensive whiskey menu and a comprehensive wine list, it is a destination for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. The location also boasts a ventilated cigar lounge. • • • Jess MIA Collections, a boutique specializing in sophisticated women’s apparel and accessories, recently opened at 6260 Mexico Road in St. Peters. • • • The Battlegrounds recently held its ninth bi-annual mud race and collected 1,585 pounds of food for ...

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Business News & Notes: June 21

PLACES Paul Dreher, his wife, Bethany, and sons, Tyler and Nathan, recently celebrated the grand opening of Gateway Swings, located at 9031 Veterans Memorial Parkway in O’Fallon. Gateway Swings offers high-quality swing sets and play sets made by Backyard Adventures in addition to trampolines, basketball poles, lacrosse goals and rebounders. Families are invited to stop in and test the displays. • • • Siteman Cancer Center recently opened its newly expanded and renovated 37,000-square-foot outpatient facility at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, located at 10 Hospital Drive in St. Peters. In addition to allowing more physicians to serve patients, the facility ...

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Business briefs: June 7

PLACES Farm & Home Supply recently celebrated the grand opening of its 12th store, located at 5995 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. Farm & Home Supply offers pet supplies, sporting goods, power equipment, workwear and more. • • • Mathnasium of St. Peters North recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The learning center, located at 7123 Mexico Road in St. Peters, operates on the belief that virtually any child can excel in math. • • • SSM Health recently opened a 55,700-square-foot outpatient center at 711 Veterans Memorial Parkway in Saint Charles. The center provides primary ...

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Business briefs: May 24

PEOPLE St. Charles Community College recently hired Chad Shepherd as the college’s first chief information officer. With more than 25 years of technology and management experience, Shepherd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics technology from the University of Central Missouri. Before joining SCC, Shepherd led the information technology division at St. Louis College of Pharmacy for 15 years. • • • Schaub & Srote Architects, LLC announced the hiring of St. Peters resident Gene Gibson as project architect. Gibson, a licensed architect in the state of Missouri and a graduate of Washington University’s College of Architecture, has over ...

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Business Briefs

PLACES  Kokomo Joe’s Family Fun Center recently hosted its “Back the Blue” event, raising $3,279 for The BackStoppers Inc. Kokomo Joe’s is located at 4105 N. Cloverleaf Drive in St. Peters. • • • For the third consecutive year, USA Mortgage, with locations throughout St. Charles County, was named the No. 1 home lending institution in Missouri for 2016 according to data compiled by CoreLogic Marketrac®, a national financial analytics firm. • • • The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce announced the top three finalists for its 2017 Small Business of the Year Award: Bike Stop Café and ...

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