Flat Out Fridays

Get ready to stomp divots at brand-new, nearby polo events. Exciting, first-ever Flat Out Fridays social polo matches were held during June at the newly opened Southern Spring Farms Polo Club in Eureka. Located at 2550 Highway FF, the club's spectator capacity is 2,000. 
Photos by Julie Brown Patton.

Lifelight Youth Theater Presented Suessical

Lifelight Youth Theatre presented "Seussical Jr." June 1-3 at Westminster Christian Academy, 800 Maryville Centre Drive in Chesterfield. 
Pre-show events included a Seussical carnival in the lobby and reception with local restaurants that Friday. Straight from Broadway, 
this musical was one of LifeLight’s biggest shows ever. Photos by Angel Stahr.

TRY-atholon

A "TRY-atholon" held June 17 perfectly encouraged kids ages 3 to 6 years to get active outdoors. Attendees brought their own bikes and helmets for a bike/run/swim competition at Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex. The swimming portion included an inflatable slide with a splash pool. Photos by Lisa Bobrzynski.

Innovative Realty Team Opens in the Valley

One of the region's highest-selling realtor teams, the Kathy Helbig Group, opened the newest realty boutique firm in Chesterfield Valley at 703 Long Road Crossing Drive, Suite 5. Called Experience Realty Partners, the group specializes in residential buyers and sellers, applying personal approaches and innovative marketing techniques.

Star Wars Themed Bicycle Charity Spin

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals hosted a Star Wars-themed bicycle charity spin on May 4 at CycleBar Chesterfield to benefit humanitarian and aviation nonprofit Wings of Hope. Since 1962, Wings of Hope's pilots have delivered food, medicine and resources to the world's poorest citizens, flying out of Chesterfield. Photos by Lauren Schultz.

2017 National School District of Character

Parkway was named a 2017 National School District of Character, making it one of only four U.S. school districts honored with this recognition. Selection criteria is based on 11 principles of effective character education that reflect academic achievement, student behavior, school climate and community engagement. Photos courtesy of Parkway School District.

The Taste of Summer

Photography by Carly Ciardullo Watermelon Margaritas Makes: a pitcher of 6-8 drinks ingredients:  1 cup tequila 1/4 cup cointreau 2.5 cups of cubed seedless watermelon 3 cups limeaid 1 cup club soda juice of 2 limes garnishes: fresh jalapeno slices salt & sugar (equal parts) mixed for the rim lime wedge Place the watermelon into … Continued

Recent Performance at STAGES

The older, talented teen performance group, Triple Threats TEENS, recently put on the Midwestern premiere of The Theory of Relativity. They were the first student group in the United States to perform the show.

First Annual Turkey Trot

Many Chesterfield residents took part in the annual Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving morning. Featured were a 5K run and a 1K kids fun run along a 3.1-mile loop course that followed Chesterfield Parkway around Chesterfield Mall.

Chesterfield Business Association – Monthly Happy Hour

Chesterfield Business Association, a networking group for professionals living and working in Chesterfield, held its monthly happy hour on November 29. The evening was sponsored by Weber's Front Row in Chesterfield Towne Centre. 
For information regarding CBA, email ChesBizAssoc@gmail.com.

The Yappy Howl-O-Ween Pawty

The Yappy Howl-O-Ween Pawty was held Oct. 14 at Eberwein Park in Chesterfield. Those attending with their dogs in costume were asked to bring a small donation (toys, dog or cat food, cat litter, etc.) to support Open Door Sanctuary. Treats Unleashed provided treats and other goodies for dogs.

The Annual Backstoppalooza Fundraiser Concert

This event was held at the Chesterfield Amphitheater. Members of the St. Louis County Police Pipe and Drum Corps, as well as 7 Bridges Band, performed. The event was presented by Hesse Martone, Mobile On the Run/Country Club Car Wash, Grey Eagle Distributing, Merrill Lynch, Budweiser Taste of St. Louis and the city of Chesterfield. Proceeds from Backstoppalooza supported Backstoppers.…

Wildwood BBQ Bash Brings Out the Smoke and Good Cooking for Good Causes

Many shared a good time and BBQ at the Wildwood BBQ Bash Sept. 23-25, which helped raise funds for various area charities. BBQ expert, cookbook author and TV show host (Barbecue University) Steven Raichlen was also on hand to provide cooking tips and a demonstration.

The 2016 Budweiser Taste of St. Louis

This mid-September event brought food sampling, live entertainment, culinary demonstrations, a chef's competition featuring eight local chefs and family events together at the Chesterfield Amphitheater.

CBA Happy Hour at Scarecrow Restaurant

The Chesterfield Business Association hosted a networking happy hour Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Scarecrow Restaurant. CBA founders Bridget Nations, Alyson Kendall and Lynese Hoffman welcomed guests with refreshments provided by 
Shawn Mulholland of Scarecrow and Common Ground Public Relations.

BizLibrary Collects 
School Supplies for Kids

BizLibrary collected more than 1,100 items during a donation drive through KidSmart’s Push for Pencils, the largest drive of its kind in Missouri. Client Success Manager Krista Roberts organized the school supply drive, BizLibrary Gives Back. BizLibrary, located in Chesterfield, has been in business for 20 years and provides employee training solutions to businesses nationwide.

Petropolis Celebrates Grand Opening of Canine Cove

Canine Cove at Petropolis Pet Resort, the first dog-only water park in the Midwest, opened on Thursday, July 14th. 
Owner and President of Petropolis, Dr. Paul Schifano, greeted guests that included loyal clients, friends and family. 
Tom DeCampi, Ward IV Chesterfield City Council member joined the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Aston Martin DB11 Arrives at STL Motocars

St. Louis Motorcars celebrated the arrival of the Aston Martin DB11 at a private event space in St. Louis. The event featured festive food and drink from Farotto's Catering, vocals by Erin Bode, stunning jewelry from Adam Foster, Bespoke Martinis by Mastermind Vodka and a special appearance by the Aston Martin DB10.

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Events 
Make Summer Memorable

Between the Summer Concert Series, the Chamber’s 40th Anniversary Party, ribbon cuttings at Walmart and Ozzie Smith IMAC Regeneration and 2 Blind Guys - Business After Hours, The Chamber is everywhere, in Chesterfield, this summer!

Chesterfield Lifestyle Holds Reader 
Happy Hour at Scarecrow

Over 85 readers and advertising partners attended a Reader Appreciation Happy Hour at Scarecrow. Delicious cuisine and refreshing beverages were enjoyed inside and outside on Scarecrow's lovely patio. Prize drawing gifts were presented by: The Mizzou Store, Novak Jewelers, Jazzercise, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Travel Leaders of Chesterfield, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Scarecrow.

STL Motorcars Holds Aston Martin 
DB11 Launch Party

An elegant launch party for the 2017 Astin Martin DB11 model was hosted by STL Motorcars, at The Butterfly House, 
in Faust Park. Guests enjoyed wine and good company as they anticipated the unveiling of the latest Aston Martin.

Chesterfield Lifestyle Holds Reader 
Happy Hour at Satchmo’s

Dozens of Chesterfield Lifestyle Readers and advertising partners were invited to attend a complimentary happy hour at 
Satchmo's in Chesterfield. ​Food. Friends. Fun. Need we say more? A prize drawing was held which included a Cardinal 
watch from Novak Jewelers and gift cards to The Cup, Satchmo’s, The Mizzou Store and Innovative Dental of St. Louis.

Balaban’s Holds Opera Wine Tasting Event

Combine Figaro and vino and you have a wine tasting event worth singing about! Many Chesterfield "tenors and sopranos" attended the event at Balaban's. The variety of fine wines tasted was surely a robust aria to the palate of each participant.

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce 
Holds Business Expo

The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Business EXPO and Showcase is an annual event showcasing over 80 businesses and drawing hundreds of attendees. Business representatives invite co-workers and clients to attend the free networking event; it is an excellent opportunity for attendees to view product demonstrations and speak face-to face with industry professionals in a relaxed atmosphere.

Chesterfield Lifestyle Holds Reader Happy Hour at Walnut Grill

Chesterfield Lifestyle readers and advertising partners enjoyed great food, beverages and company at Walnut Grill. 
Several lucky attendees won prizes and gift certificates from: The Mizzou Store, Novak Jewelers, Chesterfield Valley Dental, Elements Massage, Nothing Bundt Cakes, SSM Physical Therapy, Walnut Grill, and the J.

Sherry Salant’s Art Captures Moments, Beautifully

Sherry Salant is a local alcohol ink and mixed media artist; she is also a photographer. View her work at Fine Art of Missouri, an art gallery, in Chesterfield Mall or online at SherrySalant.com.

Merrymaking at the Chesterfield Chamber’s 
Holiday Luncheon

The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce held the General Membership Meeting and holiday luncheon, at Drury Plaza, 
in Chesterfield. Members and guests enjoyed entertainment by Nick Calandro. LifeLock sponsored the meeting.

Connecting Chamber Women Create 
at Arts Unleashed Inc.

Connecting Chamber Women (CCW), a group of women who are members of Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, 
met at Arts Unleashed Inc. to create pottery pieces. Arts Unleashed Inc. offers artistic opportunities to a variety 
of age groups and facilitates creative experiences through different art mediums.

New Cosmetic Dental Office Offers Innovative Ways to Improve Your Smile

Innovative Dental of St. Louis is now open and located at 17000 Baxter Rd, Suite 200, in Chesterfield. Dr. Janes welcomes new patients and looks forward to working closely with patients to take their smiles to the next level with the latest, most innovative dental techniques.

Lindell Bank, on Long Road, Holds Holiday Party

Clients, guests and employees enjoyed appetizers, beverages and live guitar music at Lindell Bank's holiday party organized by Assistant Vice President, Major Deberry. Dinner was provided by Weber's Front Row, specialty cheesecakes were homemade by Lisa Mash and a guitar duo performance by Mason Gervich and Connor Gately was a highlight of the festive gathering.

The Name is Bond, James Bond, 
at STL Motorcars Event

A pre-screening of the new James Bond film, Spectre, was held at STL Motorcars. Aston Martin created 10 bespoke cars, dubbed DB10, especially for the film. Only one of these cars remains intact and will be auctioned. Aston Martin will launch the DB11 model, this year, to be sold commercially.

Chesterfield Chamber Holds Annual Winter Festival

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce's Winter Festival was a wonderful and winter-tastic evening. Guests were greeted outside the Carousel building, at Faust Park, by carolers, gourmet hot chocolate and the trotting sounds of horse carriage rides. Inside, festive foods, beverages and decorations were plentiful. A silent auction fundraising effort offered everything from gift baskets to getaways!

Chesterfield Lifestyle Reader Happy Hour 
at Bishop’s Post

Delicious appetizers and chilled beverages were enjoyed by Chesterfield Lifestyle readers, sponsors and staff in the warm, classy atmosphere of Bishop's Post. Door Prize winners enjoyed gift certificates from Chesterfield Valley Dental, Janet Archambault at YRS Boutique and the Mizzou Store.

First Patient 50 Pounds Down at MEDI Weight Loss

MEDI Weight Loss-Chesterfield opened on June 10th. Nancy Nahlik joined on July 6th and is the first patient at this
location to lose 50 pounds. She has also implemented a clothing drive at MEDI Weight Loss for patients to donate 
their now ill-fitting clothing due to weight loss achievement.

Chesterfield Valley Dental Smiles 
on Chamber’s Pumpkin Run

Dr. Rahm and Chesterfield Valley Dental were Silver Sponsors of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce's Gumbo Flats Pumpkin Run. The CVD staff was handing out smiles--in the form of special water bottles--for thirsty runners.

Annual Wood Choppers Ball

Wood chopping, old-fashioned games and contests, live music, a bonfire, a hearty dinner and a little moonshine were highlights of the annual Wood Choppers' Ball. Several Chesterfield residents were in attendance and they had a BALL, indeed!

Meet Barkley Boyle and Ned Fishman

Barkley Boyle is one of three Chesterfield Travel Leaders pet mascots. Barkley loves playing ball, yipping incessantly and sleeping in the warm sun. Ned Fishman is the daily resident canine at Henry Plumbing-Kitchen and Bath.

Meet Charlie and Bella Filmore

Eight year old Charlie, an Old English Sheepdog, was born on Valentine's Day; this sweetheart always has a smile on his face. Bella was recently rescued from a shelter; her spirit and kind nature are beautiful. --Laura Filmore

Meet Barney Beanblossom and Forrest BonDurant

Barney (14), a Red-eared Slider turtle, spends most days basking on top of his floating dock; he begs for food and does not like to be ignored. --Gale Beanblossom | Forrest enjoys being outdoors and playing in water. -- Maria BonDurant

Meet Rush Johnston

Rush (5 mos.), pet of Jeff and Amy Johnston, is a handsome, energetic, and loving American Brittany; he loves to take long walks, play fetch and wrestle with his best friends, Tess and Rose, next door. He can smell a treat a mile away.

Meet Ava, Jaxson and Buster Garrett

Ava (2), a Great Pyrenees, Jaxson (1), a German Shepherd Mix and Buster (17), a Tibetan Spaniel are the pets of Chesterfield Lifestyle Account Executive Judy Garrett, her husband Jeff and their son, Sam. The trio of canines are best friends.

Meet Sünna Sundvold

Sünna is 5 years old; she is a rescue dog and came from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. Chesterfield Lifestyle Publisher Denise Sundvold and her husband, Bob, are empty-nesters and love their furry child!

Chesterfield Lifestyle Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Chesterfield Lifestyle celebrated our new office location with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce members, staff and supporters enjoyed delicious breakfast pastries provided by Kolache Factory.

Fishing in Central Park

Chesterfield resident Allen Skinner captured quiet and beautiful moments at Central Park: Park patrons fishing and the beautiful landscape including native foliage and wildflowers surrounding the bridge and water features.

FIESTA! Hosts Chesterfield Lifestyle Reader Happy Hour

Chesterfield Lifestyle readers attended a complimentary Happy Hour at FIESTA! A prize drawing included gift certificates for The Mizzou Store, Midwest Laser Center and Elements Massage and two tickets to Missouri Botanical Gardens.

Barat Academy 9th Annual Conge Festival

Congé is French, meaning holiday; Barat celebrates a new school year with the Chesterfield community in an outdoor, carnival-like atmosphere--music, games, inflatables and food trucks. Inside, Barat National Honor Society hosts a blood drive to benefit American Red Cross.

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

At the Chamber luncheon held at Wings of Hope, Chesterfield Leadership participants graduated from the program, attendees enjoyed networking opportunities and the Chamber inducted new members.

Signature Healthcare Foundation Presents Dragon Boat Festival

The ninth annual event benefitted Operation Family Help, helping parents of children with debilitating orthopedic conditions. Teams included participants from Monsanto, Safety National Casualty, Signature Medical Group, Tarlton Construction, Krilogy Financial and Zimmer.

Elements Massage Holds “Unknotting” Ceremony

An "Unknotting" ceremony was held at Elements Massage in lieu of a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony; therapeutic massage is a great way to "unknot" tense muscles. Owner Jeff Cox, employees and the Chamber joined to "unknot" the rope.

Bob Kuban Band Kicks Off 
Chamber’s Summer Concert Series

Faust Park was rocking out to the tunes performed by the Bob Kuban Band during the Summer Concert Series. Chesterfield resident, Allen Skinner, submitted panoramic photos of the concert. Alyson Kendall provided additional photos.