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.

Around Town

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Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company

Chocolate (times three!) equals lots of delicious fun! Founded in 1981, Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company has eight locations, in the St. Louis area, including one at 1743 Clarkson Road in Chesterfield. The Chesterfield location opened about 12 years ago, said Vice President, Christina Abel, whose parents, Dan and Rosalie Abel, own the company. After years of studying the art of…

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Nothing Bundt Cakes, in Town & Country, offers cakes with fresh ingredients and fabulous flavors, all with a family touch. West County resident Jannette Neely, along with husband Paul, owns the franchise at 159 Lamp and Lantern Village; her twin sister, Penelope Ritchie of Ballwin, is operator of the store. Neely said the company is based out of Las Vegas.…

Mapping Out Your Rental Portfolio

Rental properties can be a great investment when you compare them to the volatility and lack of transparency in the stock market. I encourage new investors to have an honest conversation, with themselves, as to what level of commitment they are prepared to offer to their investment. After buying, rehabbing and selling real estate, for close to a decade, I…

The Cup

The Cup offers everything from “sips” to “gulps” of special cupcakes, using made-from-scratch buttercream icing, other frostings and quality, tasty ingredients. The Cup also offers cookies and Kaldi’s coffee at locations including 1590 Clarkson Road/Suite 105, sandwiched between the Talbot’s and Chico’s stores, in Chesterfield. Ericka Frank, owner of The Cup, said the business opened in 2007 at 28 Maryland…

Debunking Myths About Heart Disease

When someone hears the phrase “heart disease,” misconceptions often come to mind. The misconceptions could be false claims we've encountered as we've grown older; others may be rationalizations we present to ourselves in an attempt to hide from our own insecurities about our health. One important fact is clear ‒ heart disease is the leading cause of death for both…

Apple Butter Day

They say it takes a village to raise a child; years ago, it took a village to do many things. Communities worked together to build barns, harvest crops and make quilts. Sometimes they even worked together to make dessert. When I was about eight years old, my grandma took me along for a unique community experience—at the time, I didn’t…

Sweets for the Sweet

Between the middle ages and the industrial era, St. Valentine’s feast day, celebrated on February 14, was one of several feast days that offered a break from the grind of work. The celebration activities were playful, humorous and perhaps even a little irreverent. Unmarried village men and women played fortune-telling games to divine their future mates; one such game involved…

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.

Life is Uncertain…
Eat Dessert First

How many times have we gone out to eat, at one of the fine restaurants, in Chesterfield and when our server asks if we would like to order dessert, we are much too full to even consider it? If you are like us, this happens every time you dine out! Last time this happened, we agreed we should go out,…