December 2017 Around Town

Staffers at Coldwell Banker Gundaker Town & Country office hosted a mouse race event this fall to benefit the Ronald McDonald Houses. The races were held at the St. Nicholas Family Life Center. The event included a silent auction and mouse roulette. Through charity, Ronald McDonald Houses provide a home environment and resources to families who are in St. Louis…

November 2017 Around Town

Chesterfield resident Susanne Evens, founder and CEO of AAA Translation was selected as a 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneur award recipient at the St. Louis Mosaic Project’s annual award ceremony that celebrates St. Louis community leaders. She established her Chesterfield-based foreign language translation and global consulting firm in 1994, which now offers services in 150-plus languages.

October 2017 Around Town

Chesterfield police officers have designated a "safe exchange zone" in the city hall parking lot, which offers a meeting place for any legal exchange of goods or transactions. This zone is great to use for internet-initiated buy/trade/sell exchanges. Police officers say the area is well-lit and monitored by surveillance cameras. They add the zone often is used for amicable exchanges…

September 2017 Around Town

Midwest Regional Bank recently opened a Chesterfield location at 17290 N. Outer 40 Road. Like MWR Bank’s other branches, this location has commercial and retail bankers and offers customers complimentary coffee and fresh-baked cookies in its Wi-Fi cafe. Midwest Regional Bank has operated since 1894 and has assets of $500 million-plus.

August 2017 Around Town

Dine and donate to a wonderful cause on August 24 during Saint Louis Crisis Nursery’s “Celebrity Waiters Night 2017.” At West County Center, three restaurants, BRAVO!, J. Gilbert’s, & McCormick & Schmick’s, are taking reservations for the annual campaign. All proceeds received in special red envelopes that night from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. will benefit the organization’s mission of…

July 2017 Around Town

The city of Chesterfield recently received the highest ranking for the 2017 Best Cities for Seniors to Retire within the United States. The designation is based on analyses of 1,662 U.S. cities and towns by consumer data company GoodCall.

May 2017 Around Town

St. Louis-based Gershman Mortgage has moved their headquarters from Clayton to 16253 Swingley Ridge Road, Suite 400 in Chesterfield. The phone numbers 314.889.0600 and 1.800.GERSHMAN (437.7462) are the same.

January 2017 Around Town

Lydia Seibert, chairman of the local oversight board that administers the Friendship Village retirement communities, promoted Ryan McHugh to administrator of the FVC assisted living and skilled nursing units. McHugh comes to FVC from Friendship Village Sunset Hills Fountain View where he managed the assistant living and memory care community from 2015 until this promotion. He presents a substantive history…

December 2016 Around Town

Local business entrepreneur Mr. Ganim is proud to announce the opening of his studio at 1638 Clarkson Road in the Chesterfield Oaks Center. For additional information or to schedule appointment, go to or call 636.735.3557.

November 2016 Around Town

Mercy continues to bring care closer to home for its patients with the opening of a new clinic location in Chesterfield Valley, 17701 Edison Rd., a newly renovated 6,500-square-foot space with a Mercy Clinic Family Medicine practice, an urgent care and corporate health services.

October 2016 Around Town

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, the Fun Run Club of Greater St. Louis Turkey Trot Training Program will teach the use of the "Power of Gravity" to run more efficiently, save energy and lessen the chance of injury. In just 11 weeks, you will be able to run a 5K race and have a great time…

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Schlafly Beer offers a beer vacation destination every fall with its annual HOP in the City festival at the Tap Room location (2100 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103). This year’s event is bigger and better than ever before with more than 50 beers, national bands such as White Denim and Calexico and now a beer oasis with the Hop Hotel Rooms. With features from brews…

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Chesterfield Smiles Dentistry announced that the doors of its office are open and the dental care team looks forward to serving the members of the Chesterfield community. Chesterfield Smiles Dentistry is located at 16889 Chesterfield Airport Rd., and conveniently located in the Valley across from Target.

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Cigar lovers now have a new place to stock up and enjoy a great stogie in Chesterfield. Smoking Hot Cigars has been a mobile humidor traveling around greater St. Louis for charity events, golf tournaments and tastings, since June of 2015. Owners Greg and Margie Stein and Paul and Sarah Kaler, are excited to expand the business into a retail…

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Mr. David Schwartz of Town and Country recently purchased one of the first Aston Martin DB11 show cars in the USA, from STL Motorcars. Mr. Schwartz was given a private viewing of the stunning new 2017 model at his beautiful home.

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Two Friendship Village Chesterfield (FVC) employees recently received VOYCE honors--formerly the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program-- for exceptional work in the field of caregiving. Sahar Ammari of Fenton, a food service employee, and Laverne Devine of Dellwood, certified nursing assistant, were both nominated by their peers and supervisors, received awards as individuals who on a daily basis go above and…

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Each month a Mystery Picture will be included at the end of Around Town. The Mystery Picture is a photo of something in Chesterfield; the picture may depict a close-up view or be taken from a unique vantage point. The answer to “What is it?” will be included in the next month’s issue of Chesterfield Lifestyle, along with a new…

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Each month a Mystery Picture will be included at the end of Around Town. The Mystery Picture is a photo of something in Chesterfield; the picture may depict a close-up view or be taken from a unique vantage point. The answer to “What is it?” will be included in the next month’s issue of Chesterfield Lifestyle, along with a new…

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Chesterfield Lifestyle is 100% sponsored and funded by our advertisers each month. CL does not receive any separate funding from taxes, donations, the City of Chesterfield or the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, nor do we charge subscription fees to the readers living on the mailing routes we serve. Our local publication is to, for and about the residents, businesses and…

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Attention, Readers! Chesterfield Lifestyle is holding a special Reader Happy Hour, at Walnut Grill, on Tuesday, January 26th from 5:30-7:30 pm. Delicious appetizers and beverages will be offered. Please send an email with subject line “Happy Hour Walnut Grill” to to receive your invitation(s) to this complimentary event. Spots are limited; act now for your best chances to attend.

December 2015 Around Town

Med Resources, located at 1688 Clarkson Road in Chesterfield, will be hosting a Healthy Leg Day event, on Wednesday, December 16, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The expert staff of clinicians and a Sigvaris representative will offer personal consultations for your leg care needs and concerns. During this event only, there will be a 15% discount on all compression…

November 2015 Around Town

Attention Chesterfield Lifestyle readers: in celebration of our “Furry Friends” issue this month, readers are encouraged to email Publisher Denise Sundvold at for a chance to win an invite for you and your pet to attend a complimentary “Yappy Hour” at Treats Unleashed, in Chesterfield, on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Treats will be provided for…

October 2015 Around Town

Boutique Realty would like to introduce, Carrie Harting. Carrie is an experienced realtor with a background in title insurance which has allowed her to educate her clients further, and help to assure a smooth transaction from start to finish. As a St. Louis native who has lived here all of her life, Carrie's intimate knowledge of St. Louis and St.…

September 2015 Around Town

Calling ALL Chesterfield pet owners; your pets want to be famous! To have your pet(s) featured in our upcoming annual “Pets” issue, please submit high resolution photos (2-4 photos) and a short bio on your pet(s.) Multiple pets may be submitted. Bios should include your pet’s name, age, breed, likes/dislikes and any other interesting information about your pet you wish…

August 2015 Around Town

Physician-supervised weight loss brand, Medi-Weightloss® is now open at 16211 Baxter Road. Known as "The One That Works!®," the Medi-Weightloss® program is administered by physicians and medical professionals who provide individualized care based on each patient’s goals, current health status and medical history. The program includes weekly consultations that focus on nutrition, lifestyle and exercise. Education is provided on how…

July 2015 Around Town

COMPLIMENTARY CFL READER HAPPY HOUR AT FIESTA! Thirty lucky Chesterfield Lifestyle readers who send an email to our publisher, Denise Sundvold, at with the subject line “FIESTA HAPPY HOUR” will be invited to celebrate summer with our staff, other Chesterfield Lifestyle readers and Chesterfield Lifestyle sponsors. Guests will enjoy Fiesta! Modern Mexican appetizers, beverages, prize drawings and great company.

June 2015 Around Town

For over 25 years, Jazzercise classes were held in a church on Woodsmill Rd.  Kim Truka, owner and certified Jazzercise Instructor, has opened a new Jazzercise Fitness Center at 13399 Olive Blvd, in Woodchase Plaza. “Now we can offer our students the best accommodations and the most convenient class times,” Truka says.

May 2015 Around Town

Did you know that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month? Skin cancer is on the rise. In honor of skin cancer awareness, Chesterfield Valley Dermatology would like to remind you that it is very important to do monthly self-exams and yearly skin examinations with a dermatologist.