Chesterfield Holds 21st America Recycles Day

Clearing out for a new year meant Chesterfield's 21st America Recycles Day was another big success. Hosted by volunteers of the Chesterfield Citizens Committee for the Environment, hundreds of participants drove through the collection stations at Central Park this fall. Photography by Julie Brown Patton.

Stone Soup Galleries

Gifts, workshops, artists' receptions and original art parties can be experienced at Stone Soup Galleries, a coalition of regional artists at 263 Chesterfield Mall. Owned by jewelry artist Cory Lawson, the store reflects painters, ceramicists and photographers as well as glass and fabric artists. Photography courtesy of Stone Soup Galleries.

The Missouri Immigrant Experience:  Faces & Places

Visit “The Missouri Immigrant Experience:  Faces & Places,” a new art exhibit in the Chesterfield City Hall lobby, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), until December 30. It's a collaboration with “Liberta: Sculpture Series” from Fine Art Ltd. and the Missouri Immigrant & Refugee Advocates. Photography by Julie Brown Patton.

Sixth Annual Barktoberfest

Four-legged and two-legged "party animals" enjoyed the sixth annual Barktoberfest hosted by Humane Society of Missouri 
volunteers at Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. Doggie polka and costume contests yielded prizes, along with treats. Tickets benefitted the 
Rescued Pet Trauma Fund. Photos courtesy of Humane Society of Missouri.

Veterans Honor Park

Visited Chesterfield's new Veterans Honor Park yet? November 11 would be the perfect date to observe this special spot for remembering and appreciating those in the U.S. armed forces who preserve freedom. At 631 Veterans Place Drive, it's open during regular park hours. For information or to donate, visit VHP.Chesterfield.MO.US.

RISE St. Louis Business Conference

RISE St. Louis Business Conference was hosted September 8 at the Institute for Health Education at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield 
by West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce staffers. Keynote speakers included Chris Robinson and Richard Flint. 
Photos courtesy of Simply Organized, St. Louis.

American Girl Outlet Sale

American Girl fans and those seeking doll-related holiday gifts were happy when Chesterfield Mall hosted an American Girl Outlet Sale from August 4-14. The sale offered significant savings on dolls, accessories and outfits. Chesterfield Mall shoppers photos by Teri Voyles.

Chesterfield Lifestyle Event

Goodie bags, appetizers, cocktails, prizes and music infused the party hosted by the Chesterfield Lifestyle team on August 30. 
Advertisers, readers and supporters gathered at Bishop's Post's patio in Chesterfield for a wonderful celebration of the magazine specifically inspired by the Chesterfield community!

AR Workshop Opens

AR Workshop, a new paint and wine DIY studio bar opened at 135 Chesterfield Towne Center. AR Workshop offers classes, private parties and retail shopping. Owners Anna White and Sarah Jones say canvas wall hangings, custom pillows, wood-framed signs and Lazy Susans are favorite class projects. Photos courtesy of AR Workshop.

Parties Off the Parkway

During the summer, Chesterfield residents celebrated with Parties Off the Parkway in Chesterfield's Central Park once a month on select Thursday evenings. Events consisted of food trucks, spirited beverages, yoga, live music, farmers markets and art for kids. Each month focused on a different experience. Photos courtesy of the city of Chesterfield.

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.


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

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

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.