Ready to Trot Before Turkey?

The official 20th Annual Chesterfield Turkey Trot is a great way to exercise before indulging in big meals. The 5K run for all ages begins at 8:30 a.m. with a 3.1-mile loop course of Chesterfield Parkway and around Chesterfield Mall. 

Long-sleeve T-shirts are guaranteed to all registrants who sign up by Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. Fees are $25 through Nov. 27 and $35 on race day.

Awards will be given to the top, overall male and female, as well as the top three males and females in age groups. 

The Kids Fun Run, for those aged 9 years and younger, begins at 9:30 a.m. at Veterans Place Drive. All children receive a participation medal. Fees are $10 through race day. 

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Registration packet pick-ups are:

  • Nov. 26, noon to 8 p.m. (Dick’s Sporting Goods)
  • Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Dick’s Sporting Goods)
  • Nov. 28, day of race, 7:30 a.m. (Chesterfield Amphitheater, 631 Veterans Place Drive)

Happy 35th, Mary Tuttle’s

The staffers of the family-owned and -operated business, Mary Tuttle’s Floral and Gifts, are observing the 35th anniversary of the business. The store offers unique gifts, home accessories, seasonal home decor, fine furnishings, beautiful linens, gift baskets and fresh flowers.

Silver Anniversary Celebrated at Minuteman Press

For 25 years, Marie Weiskircher, Tom Weiskircher and their son Greg Lester have operated the Minuteman Press design, marketing and printing full-service franchise in Chesterfield, currently located at 6 Clarkson Wilson Center.

The store produces business cards, letterheads, compliment slips, flyers, postcards, brochures, price lists, posters, leaflets, manuals, invitations, menus, pads, booklets, folders and labels. They report that keeping up with technology is a large contributor to their longevity and success.

Kwame Foundation Raises $50K for Scholarships

A recent golf tournament held at Top Golf in Chesterfield and organized by Kwame Foundation raised more than $50,000 to fund scholarships for first-generation college-bound students. This was the group’s 16th annual tournament. Since 2003, the foundation has endowed more than $1.5 million in scholarships and grants at 12 different universities. 

Founded by Kim and Anthony (Tony) Thompson, CEO of Kwame Building Group, The Kwame Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance, scholarships, educational mentorships, internship opportunities and career training. For more information, visit or call 314.754.5619.

Local Home Remodeling Company Updates Name

After 22 years, the name of Lake Side Exteriors, Inc., at 139 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd., was updated to Lake Side Renovation and Design as the business became a full-scale remodeling company.

The company was founded by Matt Merrifield in 1997 after he returned from serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. The company’s crews remodel kitchens, build room additions, update bathrooms and build out basements. They also work with siding, windows, doors and decks, and they provide lifetime workmanship warranty projects.

Thompson Price—Kitchens, Baths and Home Opens in the Valley

Thompson Price—Kitchens, Baths and Home team members opened a new design center in Chesterfield at 639 Spirit Valley Central Drive. Founded in 1979 by engineer Tom Price, the company offers kitchen and bath cabinetry, plumbing fixtures, countertops, flooring, appliances and lighting. They do complete remodels or partner with do-it-yourself clients. They also work with builders/contractors on new builds or add-ons

A Thompson Price free consultation can be scheduled for the Chesterfield location by calling 314.966.8234.

More than 130 Pianos For Sale in Chesterfield During November

Lacefield Music staffers will be selling more than 130 pianos Nov. 7-10 at the Pursers Center at Logan College. They operate a piano loan program every year with the Muny, and those pianos will be included in the sale. Call 314.845.3760 to get more details.