Saturday, November 10, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round ,as well as on Veterans Day.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials in St. Charles and the area. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Veterans Day Celebrations:
Friday, November 9, 2012
As we head into the weekend, Patch rounds up a list of events going on in St. Charles County.
As you make your weekend plans, check this round-up of events in St. Charles County. ABLE 6th Annual Trivia Night: Friday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at 560 St Peters Howell Rd, St. Charles. Registration fee includes beer, soda and coffee. Feel free to bring your own snacks but no outside alcoholic beverages, a cash bar is also available. Must be 21 years or older to participate. There will be 10 rounds with bonus rounds, a 50/50, and a silent auction. The winning table will receive a prize. To register go to http://www.stccable.org/trivianight.html. The cost is $20/seat or $160/table of 8. Saint Peter Catholic Church of St. Charles Trivia Night: Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at 324 S 3rd St, St. Charles $20/player, tables of 10 ($200). Event …
Friday, November 11, 2011
About 150 people attended the event at the Veterans Memorial outside City Hall.
- Joe Scott
Friday, November 11, 2011
St. Peters Ward 3 Councilman Tommy Roberts told the crowd at the St. Peters Veterans Day ceremony he didn’t know about his own father’s achievements during the Vietnam War until after he died. “My dad was very humble about his experience in the war,” Roberts said. But he always told Roberts that he wanted to be buried “with his brothers” in Jefferson Barracks when he died. After he died a few years ago, Roberts gathered documentation on his military career to get permission for a burial at the military gravesite. It was then he learned his father had earned Silver Stars and Bronze Stars for his service. “I found out my dad was a hero,” he said. The St. Peters Veterans Memorial Commission hosted the Friday event Veterans Memorial outside …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The 55-year tradition continues with one of the original founders of the event.
The St. Charles County Veterans Committee and St. Charles City Veterans Commission will sponsor a joint Veterans Day Program at the Historic St. Charles County Courthouse Friday. The 11 a.m. ceremony will honor all veterans. Major Rick Radford, currently a combat engineer in the Army Reserves, and assistant superintendent of business services for the City of St. Charles School District, will speak at the event. Radford has served the country for 23 years and received the Bronze Star medal for his actions under enemy contact in Iraq. Also speaking at the event will be St. Charles County Executive Steven Ehlmann and St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith. Tom Stephenson, one of the event’s original organizers who served in the Army during the Korean…