To make and to sell.

Our “Locally Made” issue introduces you to several local products and their creators. While researching and reaching out to our local crafters and artists, in order to select those to be featured, I found three common threads in their “stories.”

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.

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…

Decorate Close to Home

Candice Cherry, was born and raised in Chesterfield. She calls herself the “chief jeweled officer (CJO)” of The Queens’ Jewels, a collection of jeweled wine glasses. Cherry is aided by her mother-in-law, Janine Vires, a 30-year Chesterfield resident and the “chief jeweled financial officer (CJFO).” Candice and Janine opened The Queens’ Jewels in November of 2014. Candice is a stay-at-home…

Home Grown

I’m not normally the type of person who adorns my car with bumper stickers. I do have one, though. It simply asks, “Who’s your farmer?” Many of us spend a great deal of time thinking about food. We anxiously anticipate a meal at a gourmet restaurant. We run to the grocery store to grab a last minute dinner or we…

Make this Academic Year a Success for Your Student

Throughout my education career, I have worked with thousands of students and their families. One of the best ways to support a student’s transition from summer to a busy school year is to set realistic expectations and goals for the coming year. Parents can assist with the goal-setting process by ensuring they have all relevant information the family will need…

“Little Peddlers”

Several years back, when my teens were younger kids, they wanted spending money. Don't get me wrong, they still want spending money, but they have more choices and opportunities to make their own money as teens that they didn't have available to them as elementary school kids. I found myself in a pickle. I didn't like the idea of an…

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.

A Little Shot of Wisdom

Immunizations have saved countless lives and have helped keep children and adults healthy. Infectious diseases controlled in the United States as a result of regular vaccines include polio, measles, mumps, rubella (German measles), pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus and diphtheria. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, most childhood vaccines are 90 to 99 percent effective in preventing disease, and if…

“We Make It; You Wear It”

The talents of local craftspeople are visible in home boutiques and retail locations throughout Chesterfield. Locally made jewelry, clothing and accessories are available for purchase. These local artisans put their hearts and souls into making unique goods that Chesterfield residents can enjoy.

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.

Old House In Hog Hollow

July 2015 marked the 37th year of business for Old House In Hog Hollow, in Chesterfield. Since July 1978, Betty Brandt has seen transformational changes happen in the world. Some things don’t change – at the Old House, you will experience a genuine love for customers, service excellence and an unyielding desire to satisfy with a smile. In addition to…

The Mizzou Store: University Owned

Whether you are the parents/grandparents of a University of Missouri Student, alumni or avid fans of the Tigers’ sports teams, you can purchase the latest authentic Mizzou apparel unique gifts and home décor right here in Chesterfield, at The Mizzou Store.