Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The annual event returns to St. Charles this weekend. Check out who will be featured, where to find parking and what's new this year.
Working Women's Survival Show returns to the St. Charles Convention Center Feb. 22-24. The event will feature booths from more than 370 exhibitors. Participants can attend seminars that range from organizing your closets to running a business with your spouse. Among the featured speakers is actress Maria Bello, who has appeared in films including "Coyote Ugly" and "The Cooler." The event also features a "pampered in paradise" room in which luxury spa services are offered, a nail bar, where you can get a manicure, and a club firm, fit and feminine stage, which offers wellness tips. Tickets are $9 a day for adults and two-day wristbands are available for purchase at the St. Charles Convention Center on the day of the show. Parking is …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Pokémon Trading Card Game and video game players will compete at 2013 Pokémon Winter Regional Championships at St. Charles Convention Center.
Pokémon fans and card game players will head to the St. Charles Convention Center this weekend for the annual Pokémon Winter Regional Championships. Competitors will play for a chance to go to the U.S. National Championships, held in Indianapolis, IN July 5-7. World Championships will be held in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. The Trading Card Game players will compete on Jan. 19 and video game players will compete Jan. 20. Fans can come out to watch the events and pick up special Pokémons which will be given away during the event. Admission is free. Registration to participate runs from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Other events happening include an art contest, which must be submitted before the first round, a cookie walk open between …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
St. Charles Police said Katrina R. Helderle had sex with a 13-year-old boy in the back seat of her car Oct. 22 while a 12-year-old girl was in the front seat.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A homeless woman faces criminal charges after St. Charles Police said she had sex with a 13-year-old boy in the back seat of her car Oct. 22. A 12-year-old girl was in the front seat. - - - - - You Might Also Be Interested In: - - - - - The car was parked in a neighborhood near the St. Charles Convention Center. Katrina R. Helderle, 20, was charged Friday with first-degree statutory rape. Her last known address was in the first block of Pamela Drive in unincorporated St. Charles County near the city of St. Charles. St. Charles Police said the 12-year-old girl witnessed the incident. Police said Helderle “continues to socialize with persons under age 15,” and has no ties to the St. Charles area. Helderle is being held in St. Charles …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Councilman Dave Beckering asks the council to look at the money the city spends on tourism with the dedicated 1 percent tourism tax.
The 1 percent annual tourism tax that owners of restaurants, hotels, and motel operators pay is under scrutiny by the City Council. Council Vice President Dave Beckering, Ward-7, raised the issue at the April 10 work session. He said he wants to examine whether the tax could be put to better use. Voters approved the tourism license tax in 1984. Restaurants, hotels and motels throughout the city pay 1 percent of gross receipts to the city. In the first year, the tax generated $323,325. In 2010, the tax generated more than $2 million which is spent by the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau on tourism efforts. “It’s really a matter of how much is enough?” he said. “You started with $300,000 in 1984, now we’re spending over $2 …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Santorum will be at the St. Charles Convention Center for a primary night party Tuesday.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is planning to be back in St. Charles on Tuesday night for a primary night party, according his campaign website. On Tuesday, Missouri voters will be able to signal their preference for presidential candidates in a nonbinding primary vote. Colorado and Minnesota will hold caucuses Feb. 7 and Santorum is expected to be in Colorado Springs, CO and Blaine, MN earlier Tuesday, according to his his schedule. Santorum's party will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center in the Grand Ballroom A and B at 9 p.m. The announcement was posted on his website Monday. Joe Capitanelli, marketing manager for the Convention Center, said the event is open to the public. Doors will open around 6:30 p.m and tickets…
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Check out our round up of events happening in St. Charles.
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- Kalen Ponche
Thursday, February 2, 2012
As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County. A Midsummer Night's Dream Spring Lindenwood University Film Series Presents Two Films SCC Photography Invitational The Great Train Expo 51st Ground Hog Supper Did we miss an event? Feel free to add it to our events section and leave a note in the comments!
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Here's your weekly roundup of who's hiring in St. Charles and in nearby St. Charles County.
Each week, St. Charles Patch brings you a list of businesses seeking to fill positions in town and in nearby communities. Here are six opportunities we found this week: Who’s Hiring: Clean, the Uniform Company Location: O'Fallon Job: Maintenance Pay: Excellent compensation plus benefits Category: Full Time Requirements: Must be able to read blueprints, weld, and be familiar with some electrical and plumbing repairs on industrial washers and dryers; basic knowledge of boilers; all applicants must have their own tools and have two years manufacturing maintenance experience To Apply: Apply online Who’s Hiring: St. Charles City-County Library District Location: Spencer Road Branch Library, St. Peters Job: Library Assistant Pay: $12.13 per …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Main Street shops will also stay open late next week.
Several merchants on North Main Street spread their wares out on tables lining the sidewalk Thursday afternoon for the 60th annual sidewalk sale. The participating shops will have their goods out until 8 p.m. Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The first day of the sidewalk sale coincides with the hot summer nights concert. Shops Open Late Next Tuesday Next Tuesday, many merchants on North and South Main Street are planning to stay open later so that people in town for a large annual conference can shop in the evening. The Pioneer Network, an eldercare advocacy group, will hold its annual conference at the St. Charles Convention Center Sunday through Aug. 4. Carol Felzien, director of communication, …
Sunday, February 20, 2011
The three-day event features more than 350 exhibitors.
Whether you're a CEO or a stay-at-home mom, all are welcome at the 24th Annual Working Women's Survival Show. The show runs Friday through Sunday, Feb. 25-27, at the St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza in St. Charles. The center will be filled with more than 350 exhibits and multiple stages featuring information on fashion, food, fitness and more. The Working Women's Survival Show was created by Geri Kroon, who had been working on bringing shows such as Sesame Street Live and The Harlem Globetrotters to St. Louis. "I was looking for a show that would be mine," she said. "This one overtook everything. I spend all year working on it." The show launched in the 1980s and initially suffered from a perception problem. "We…
Sunday, January 30, 2011
The two-day event takes place at the St. Charles Convention Center.
Train enthusiasts, young and old, should make tracks to The Great Train Expo this weekend. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29 and 30, at the St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles. This is the fourth year for the event at the convention center in St. Charles. "It averages about 5,000 people over the course of two days and is one of our larger hobby/specialty-based consumer shows here at the facility," said Joe Capitanelli, marketing manager for the center. "We've been in the St. Louis market for close to 30 years," said Bill Grove, president of The Great Train Expo. The expo will feature more than 350 tables featuring model train displays of many sizes and shapes: American …