August 3, 2018 ~ Chamber, Local & Regional Business News
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Other News You May Have Missed
Celebrate St. Peters 2018 Reserved Parking, Discounted...

Are you a fan of family fun, bargain prices and convenience? Then, take advantage of advance sales for Celebrate St. Peters 2018-the City of St. Peters' annual community festival set for Sept. 14-15 this year at 370 Lakeside Park! Beginning...

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How to write better job postings in 7 smart steps -...

Do you know how to write a job posting that will attract the right candidates for your company's open positions? Consider these seven smart steps. Crafted properly, job postings can portray your company in a positive light and help differentiate...

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St. Peters joins St. Charles County with agreement to...

St. Charles County and St. Peters have formally agreed to develop a "blue way" canoe route connecting a new county park along the Mississippi River at the mouth of Dardenne Creek with St. Peters' 370 Lakeside Park. The St. Peters Board of...

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Public School Superintendents Meet With County Executive ...

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO - In August, the new St. Charles County CAPS Consortium will begin its work pairing high school students and local businesses for the 2018-19 school year. After more than a year of coordination between the five public...

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Prop. Ambulance to Appear on August 7 Ballot

In recent years, the Ambulance District's call volume growth has increased notably - Paramedics currently respond to approximately 40,000 calls per year in our community. Looking into the future, we anticipate that by 2028, our call volume will...

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Chamber Board Endorses Proposition Ambulance

At their June Meeting, the Board of Directors for the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce voted to endorse Proposition Ambulance which will appear on the August 7 ballot.

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Chamber Board Votes to Endorse Proposition U

At their meeting this morning, the Board of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce voted to endorse Proposition U in both the City of St. Charles and City of St. Peters. A 'yes' vote would establish a use tax in both communities.

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Environmental group sues to block St. Charles County's...

An environmental group has filed suit in St. Charles County Circuit Court to block the controversial construction of up to 276 new households in the Missouri Bluffs area. "This unique treasure should be preserved and made available to all...

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St. Peters gives go ahead to another spec building in...

Build it and they will come - words that apparently apply to the Premier 370 Business Park because a new, large "spec" building has been given the go-ahead by the city of St. Peters. The city's Board of Aldermen has approved issuing $12.8 million ...

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Electric rate cut goes into effect Aug. 1

Starting , Ameren Missouri customers will see their electric rates decrease by 6 percent, thanks to legislation passed by the Missouri General Assembly and action by the Missouri Public Service Commission. The $167 million rate cut stems from...

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Advocating for local businesses

Since 1939, the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce has worked to create a strong local economy by actively promoting local businesses not just through networking options, but also through advocacy and education of business-related...

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Back to School Sales Tax Holiday - THIS WEEKEND

The Missouri Department of Revenue administers Missouri's business tax laws, and collects sales and use tax, employer withholding, motor fuel tax, cigarette tax, financial institutions tax, corporation income tax, and corporation franchise tax.

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Here are the top 10 reasons to vote 'Yes' on Prop A

Everyone knows that Freedom to Work is an important issue this year, especially as the August 7 election gets closer. What you may not know is some of the state and national data that reveals exactly why Freedom to Work is right for Missouri....

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Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis Celebrate St. Peters 2018

Jesse Keith Whitley to Open! Followed by Pam Tillis To headline! 370 Lakeside Park featuring live music and entertainment on three different stages, a...

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St. Charles Police Department

We want to remind our residents school starts in two weeks. Please makes sure to reduce your speed in neighborhoods and watch for children at their bus stops.

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St. Charles County has complaints about Envision I-70 Study

WENTZVILLE, Mo. - It's no secret, St. Charles County is growing, and county executive Steve Ehlmann is calling out the Missouri Department of Transportation for not including any increased capacity for the Interstate 70 area in Wentzville....

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Work crews closing T.R. Hughes Blvd. ramp to westbound I-70

O'FALLON, Mo. * Work crews on Friday afternoon will close the ramp from T.R. Hughes Boulevard to westbound Interstate 70, the Missouri Department of Transportation announced. The ramp will be relocated as part of an ongoing project revamping I-70 ...

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End of an era: Sandfort Farm to be developed as single...

For many years, Bob Sandfort, his two brothers and sister had a sense that time would run out on their more-than-a-century-old farm in St. Charles. The question was when. The answer is now.

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St. Charles County officials continue talks

St. Charles County officials are still considering selling the Family Arena, even though there were no takers last month when the county sought requests for proposals [RFPs] from anyone willing to purchase the property. Now, the county plans to...

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Upcoming Chamber Events
Lunch with Leaders August 2018

Previously known as our General Membership Meeting, this luncheon is our format for connecting you with business community leaders. City of St. Peters Update...

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Biz Brew - August 2018 - tru Hotel by Hilton

Join us for our Biz Brew - Serving Straight Up Business and Spirited Conversation. Come & Network with your fellow peers.It's a pre-party to the StreetsFest Beale Street Concert Series, which will feature a free concert from 6: to 8: pm. Join us...

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Morning Brew - August 2018

Networking Event - A perfect blend of friends and conversation! Stop by for a cuppa jo, a warm smile and new connections. You ll meet friendly chamber members from various industries. Bring your business cards to swap you ll leave with a...

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Sip and Savor - Thursday, September 6, 2018

Limited number of tickets to attend the event On Sale now at

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Santa Dash - Saturday, December 1, 2018

Registration open - Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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Volunteer Opportunities Available
Donate just 90 minutes of your time & talent to score a deeply discounted ticket (just $10) and you can partake in this fun event!

Many simple tasks to choose from! Volunteer T-shirt provided at check-in.

Looking for a Breakfast Sponsor!!
  • Logo on reusable coffee cups (qty. 1,000)
  • Logo on banner in Breakfast Tent
  • Logo on event banner
  • Logo on the event web page
  • Logo on the back of all shirts
  • 3 Free Run Registrations 
Call 636-946-0633 for more info!!
Recent Ribbon Cuttings
Dr. Robb Hicks, President and Founder of Direct Patient Care St. Louis cut the ribbon on his new business, Direct Patient Care St. Louis Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Direct Patient Care St. Louis is located at 500 Jungermann Road, Suite 203 in St. Peters.

Joining Dr. Hicks was City of St. Peters Mayor Len Pagano and members of the board of alderman. Also attending the ribbon cutting were clients, neighboring business owners and ambassadors with the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce.