Family & Friends

October's issue celebrates family and friends; we can never have too many of either, in my opinion. Family members are the first people we get to know in the world, and we start adding friends around the time we go to preschool and continue our whole lives.

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.

Chaminade College Preparatory School

For three generations of the Groneck family—including Dan Groneck of Chesterfield—Chaminade College Preparatory School has been a tradition that has enriched, so far, the lives of four men. Chaminade, at 425 South Lindbergh Blvd., is an independent Catholic day and resident school sponsored by the Marianist Province of the United States, and has been serving young men in grades six…

October 2016 Around Town

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, the Fun Run Club of Greater St. Louis Turkey Trot Training Program will teach the use of the "Power of Gravity" to run more efficiently, save energy and lessen the chance of injury. In just 11 weeks, you will be able to run a 5K race and have a great time…

The Technology of Friendships

Can you imagine if your ancestors were transported to the year 2016 to find that we maintain friendships through texting and email? Photographs can be instantly shared on Snapchat and Instagram? Some people claim 500 “friends” on Facebook? How did we communicate with friends and family before technology played such a large role?

Women Can Take Active Role in Reducing Breast Cancer Risk

Although no woman ever wants to hear the words breast cancer, improved treatment options have reduced the death rate. With a better understanding of the risks and how to manage them, a woman can also now do more to help lower her chances of developing breast cancer.

Get to Know the Ganz Family

Dave and Jane Ganz have been married for 42 years and they have been residents of Forest Hills for more than 30 years. Dave and Jane first met when Jane was a new interior designer teaching at a night school program at Parkway West High School, where Dave was a teacher and a coach who was chosen to oversee the…

Family Can Be Friends; Friends Can Be Family

I’ve always had a big family—four brothers! Throughout the years, I have come to learn that you can’t pick your family—that is definitely not a problem for me. I’m actually really glad that each of my brothers is so different. Jack (9), my youngest brother, is into the theater and performs all summer at the MUNY, and there’s Mason (18),…