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A real estate professional with proven results

Cathy Shaw-Connely, Residential Home Sales Specialist Cathy Shaw-Connely, Five Star Real Estate Agent, 2006-2021, is one of the third generation of family professionals at Tom Shaw Realtors, the oldest residential real estate company in St. Louis.  With millions of dollars in sales each year, Cathy is one of the top producing agents in the St. Louis area and 16-time winner of the St. Louis Magazine Five Star Real Estate Agent award. Cathy prides herself on superior service, follow-up and being available to her clients. She has worked extensively over the years in all areas of the real estate market, including ...

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Real estate guidance every step of the way

Peter Lu When it comes to navigating the ever-changing world of real estate, it’s vital to have an expert at your side who has the experience to provide guidance each step of the way. Peter Lu with RE/MAX Select has been helping folks buy and sell homes since 2006. He has experienced the market’s highs and lows and has had great success helping his clients navigate through the good, the bad and the ugly. He is committed to helping clients find the home of their dreams without the stress and worry the process can entail.  Whether you are looking to ...

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Encore open in Town & Country and Kirkwood

Maureen Strobeck and Barbara Lampe opened Encore Consignment Gallery, their furniture and home décor business, in June 2013 in Town & Country.  “We started the business to fill a void in the community, as there truly is nothing else like Encore in the St. Louis metro market,” Strobeck said. “We provide solutions if you are relocating, redecorating or downsizing.”  The business offers consignment sales and gently used furniture and home décor items such as living room, bedroom and dining furniture as well as home accents, rugs, lamps and more. Encore accepts only attractive, clean, desirable items for consignment. Shoppers can ...

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Making dream kitchens a reality

A home’s kitchen is more than a room. It’s the hearth of a home and a gathering place for family, friends and peers. From refinished cabinets to updated countertops, the experts at Classic Kitchen Refacing can help make your dream kitchen a reality. Since 2015, Classic Kitchen Refacing owner Don Sheehan and his staff work with each individual client on designing refacing options as an affordable alternative to remodeling. “We do cabinet refacing, custom counter tops and tile backsplashes,” Don said. “That’s our niche in the market.” According to Don, that niche has allowed Classic Kitchen Refacing to focus its ...

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Keeping your home HIGH & DRY

Tom and Cindy Ely, owners HIGH & DRY Foundation Repair has a solution for your foundation problems. Whether it’s a leaky spot in the basement, a crack in the concrete or a leaning/settling foundation wall, HIGH & DRY can provide a cost-effective, professional repair. Co-owned by husband and wife Tom and Cindy Ely, the full-service foundation repair company has fixed tens of thousands of cracks in the St. Louis metro area. The company specializes in cost-effective crack injection, wall stabilization, settling foundations and interior drain systems. HIGH & DRY’s highly trained team members are not paid commissions, so they only ...

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Find any machine to suit your needs

Tom Nobbe, CEO Ted Briscoe and Eddie Sydenstricker Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners recently earned the industry’s top honors as Farm Equipment’s 2021 Dealership of the Year, beating out 100 other nominees from across the U.S. and Canada to reign supreme. Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners is a 27-store John Deere dealership based in Missouri and Illinois.  Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners was founded in January 2020 when two family-owned, full-service John Deere dealer groups merged.  Today, they have 27 locations across Missouri and Illinois. They carry a full line of John Deere equipment from compact construction, Gator utility vehicles, compact utility tractors, planters, combines, tillage, ...

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Patient-centered, non-invasive care

Logan University is already known for providing award-winning college degrees for individuals interested in pursuing their degrees in chiropractic and health sciences. In that same vein of excellence, Logan University Health Centers provide evidence-informed, patient-centered, natural health care for communities in the St. Louis area.  Their locations at Montgomery Health Center in Chesterfield, Mid Rivers Health Center in St. Peters, and at the Stephen A. Orthwein Center at Paraquad in the city of St. Louis all provide quality chiropractic care for patients of all ages, including children. Chiropractic is a hands-on, patient-centered approach to care that restores or enhances function ...

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A day in Augusta, a lifetime of memories

For 20 years, the Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce promoted businesses and events in the thriving community of Augusta, located in the Missouri Rhineland.  Augusta was founded in 1836 and is known as the first American Viticulture Area. While a lot of development is slated for Augusta over the next few years to include amenities like a hotel and golf course, much of the community remains the same. Centennial Farms, a historic farm and popular orchard, is celebrating its bicentennial year in 2021, all while being owned by the same family who started it. Beyond its history and cultural significance, ...

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Recycling for a greener planet, greener wallet

Adam Orf presents a check to Ronald McDonald House Charities. While many options and avenues exist for paper and plastic recycling services, items like electronics or scrap metals can be more difficult to dispose of to entities that are not fully equipped to handle them. Thankfully, Didion Orf Recycling, Inc. provides both residential and industrial clients with convenient and safe scrap metal recycling services. Located next to Recycle City in St. Peters, Didion Orf is a family-owned and operated certified R2/RIOS electronics recycler that has been operating since 2001. Their certifications – and multiple years of experience – guarantee that ...

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The go-to for popcorn and so much more

If you grew up in St. Louis, you’ve likely heard of C. R. Frank Popcorn. Family-owned and operated, C. R. Frank has been the go-to supplier for concession stands, church picnics and community events since 1925. From Sno-Kones to pretzels to cotton candy to popcorn, the taste of summer is C. R. Frank. But it’s also the taste of fall and a staple of holiday gift giving – as in decorative tins filled with crunchy caramel corn, “lick your fingers because it’s so good” cheese popcorn, classic Theatre Fresh Butter, or combinations, including a sweet-savory Chicago Mix of caramel and ...

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