June 2015 Editor’s Letter

Our June issue is dedicated to the men in our Chesterfield community. John and I are raising six boys (ages 4-17) in our Chesterfield home; one day soon, they will be men.  Putting this issue together piqued my curiosity about what things our boys thought that all men should know how to do; so I asked them. I asked each of…

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.

The Sharply Dressed Man

Men’s fashion today boasts the best of the old and the new. To be sharply dressed for every occasion, a man can be creative with his wardrobe and accessories selections while still giving a nod to the traditional. Several Chesterfield fashion experts share their insights.

Beyond Overalls

Have you ever heard of a "Spinart?" Probably not. In fact, I’m fairly certain that it was a word made up by someone in my family. It was what my great-grandparents called a man who was kind of a flashy dresser or show off in the fashion department. Thus someone sporting a jaunty hat or a new pocket watch might be…

Fred Bird Visits Coldwell Banker Gundaker Town & Country

Guests enjoyed the baseball-themed Customer Appreciation Day featuring complimentary ballpark hot dogs and nachos with beverages. Face painting, balloon creations, and pictures with Fred Bird were highlights of the annual event.

Henry Elementary Trivia Night

Family and friends donned costumes in the spirit of the museum-themed annual PTO fundraiser benefitting students and educational programs. Participants from Cleopatra to Jackie O tackled some amazingly challenging trivia questions. 

Green Homes Festival Coming to Faust Park

The 14th annual Green Homes Festival returns to St. Louis on Saturday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the first time, the event will be held at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House in Faust Park. The festival showcases affordable, practical options for sustainable living combined with positive ways to maintain the health of people and the…

The Thrill of the Grill

The sun is shining and the warm summer days are calling your names. Readers, it's grilling season! Grilling can be fun, thrilling and therapeutic all at the same time. There is nothing better than spending summer days outside, hanging with friends and family, surrounded by the mouth watering aroma of meat cooking on the grill. Are you new to the "thrill of the…

Chesterfield Chamber Holds 25th Golf Tounament

The annual fundraiser supports programs that offer networking, education and communication  programs that help fulfill the Chamber's missions of commerce and connectivity in Chesterfield. A portion of the proceeds from the tournament also benefits a charity within the Chamber. 

Men Have Treatment Options for Joint Pain

Joint pain can be a nemesis to the active lifestyle you desire. You want freedom to do what you want, when you want to do it... like having the ability to book Saturday morning tee times and play your best game. Put simply, joint pain can take away more than just your golf swing; it can rob you of your vitality…

June 2015 Parting Thoughts

 As soon as my wife and I joined our lives in marriage six years ago, we planned to have a baby. After no luck and multiple doctor visits we started becoming discouraged. We thought a baby simply wasn’t in the stars for us. With the thought of having a baby set aside, we started to move forward with our lives,…

Take a Tour of the Cox Family’s New Backyard

Mike and Donna Cox wanted to find a way to better enjoy the backyard area of their Chesterfield home and to utilize the space as a place to entertain family and friends. When the Cox family moved into their home in 2009, it already boasted a lovely pool in the backyard; unfortunately, due to the presence of bugs and a…

Chesterfield Lowe’s Holds Mother’s Day Planter Workshop

Children created Mother's Day wooden planters complete with flowers that they hand-selected and planted in pots. Each child received a work apron and a pair of safety googles to take home along with the gift planter.