Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Food tasting, autumn festival will be held at the Wentzville Community Club.
The seventh annual Taste of Wentzville, put on by the Wentzville Chamber of Commerce, Wentzville Rotary Club and the city of Wentzville is this Thursday. The event will run from 4-8 p.m. at the Wentzville Community Club. Tickets are $15 for unlimited tasting and two drink tickets. VIP tickets, which include entrance to the VIP tent and an open bar, are $30. Children's tickets are $6. According to Chamber Director Tony Mathews, the event is geared more toward families this year. "We will have a bounce house, pumpkin painting, face painting, storytime and live music," he said. Each restaurant will have three different items for tasting. "That's 45 different food items for people to try," Mathews said. Participating restaurants include: …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Group coordinates with other organizations to make a bigger impact.
As community outreach director for the local Operation Food Search, Karen Gladieux goes a long way to retain a good volunteer. She recalls one in particular from some years ago. “My boss at that time emphasized how great this volunteer was and that we’d do anything to keep him,” she said. The solution was simple enough. “I married him,” she said with a chuckle. Operation Food Search may have given Gladieux her husband Denny, but she has done a few things for the 30-year-old nonprofit as well. After moving to Lake Saint Louis, Gladieux, 52, left the University City office, and the couple created a branch of the organization on this side of the Missouri River in 2008. By late last year, it had resettled from an initial Wentzville location to…
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Group plants flowers at flagpoles.
The Wentzville Rotary Club, as part of an annual community service project, spent the weekend planting flowers around the flagpole on the Wentzville Y Sunday. The annual community service project, the planting of red, white, and "blue" petunias, is sponsored by Wentzville Rotary Club.