Calendar of Events - Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
FREE Large Sandwich at McDonald's with McD App Download
GET THE MCD APP FOR TASTY OFFERS! When you download, you will receive a coupon for a FREE LARGE SANDWICH! (Choose from: Big Mac, any Quarter Pounder, Double Quarter Pounder w/ Cheese, or Premium Chicken Sandwich)
Pair your morning with a McCafé® Iced Coffee. Only at participating Fenton locations: McDonald's - Bowles Ave. (1867 Bowles Ave, Fenton MO) & McDonald's - Valley Park (2109 Smizer Station Road, Valley Park MO)
Do This Not That: Raising Strong Girls Can Be Fun!
Girls have specific needs that need to be addressed and supported, and parent have a role in keeping girls on track. Join speaker, author and school consultant, Tim Jordan, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician, to learn parenting tips for raising strong girls. To register for this FREE program, visit stlukes-stl.com or call 314-542-4848. more info...
7:00pm to 8:30pm
CHAMBER 101 at the Fenton Chamber Office
Are you a new member of the Fenton Chamber? Are you a new contact for an existing member of the Fenton Chamber? Or maybe you just want to learn about opportunities with the Chamber and how you can get more involved in Chamber programs. If so, join us for this exciting quarterly event! We will go over the many benefits of Chamber membership, including a quick look at Chamber Nation. This event is complimentary to attend; we just ask that you please RSVP.
Human Resource Webinar- "Even Monkeys Fall From Trees"
An Express Employment Professionals webinar featuring Doug Lipp, author, professional speaker, and expert on customer service, leadership, and change management. Even the best and the brightest make mistakes. However, the ability to deal with setbacks and bounce back even better than before is the hallmark of consistent market leaders. During the webinar, Doug will take you on a “behind the scenes” tour of the Walt Disney Company, where he served as the head of training at Disney Studio’s Walt Disney University, to learn about both its successes and how it overcame some spectacular obstacles by challenging the status quo and embracing change.
About Doug Lipp: Doug is a renowned speaker and acclaimed expert on value-based corporate culture, customer service, leadership, change management, and global competitiveness. Former head of the training team at Disney’s corporate headquarters, he has inspired and challenged hundreds of thousands of people as a keynote speaker, business consultant, and author.
Choose from 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles)! For both races, prizes will be award to top finishers AND age bracket finishers. NEW THIS YEAR! A free Kids Dash for ages 10 and under, held at approx. 9:30am. Face Painting; Crafts; Inflatable Bounce House; Big Rig Display/Tour! Can't attend? Register as a "Runner in Spirit" and receive a commemorative t-shirt. All paid participants will receive a performance tee. Earlybird pricing until August 15th. more info...
FENTON DAYS.... A CELEBRATION OF OUR COMMUNITY!!!
After a successful 2012 and 2013 event, a committee was formed to again host "Fenton Days- 2014". This grand event will be held Saturday, September 6th in Olde Towne Fenton. You may expect, Music, Children's Activities, Games, Washer's Tournament and of course another spectacular Fireworks Display.
Visit Guilded Crafts at 313 Gravois Road for the September Second Friday Wine & Cheese Open Gallery. This months feature artist is Linda Kannapell with POUND jewelry. POUND jewelry is composed of unique, often one of a kind, hand-made pieces that boast a tribal aesthetic paired with an elevated taste level.Raw stones and gems co-exist with both vintage and modern components to create an eclectic and individualized persona. Though materials are sourced from around the globe, POUND jewelry’s collections are produced domestically in St. Louis. more info...
Join Borgetti's as they will be throwing a benefit for an amazing young woman, Angela Powell, as she fights her battle with breast cancer. The benefit will help raise money for her and her family to try and help with the medical expenses. Silent Auction - Lottery Raffles - 50/50 - and more! Donations, prayers, and support are greatly appreciated! more info...
FREE Bingo (for Seniors 55+) at Delmar Gardens of Meramec Valley
Free Bingo for Seniors 55 and over. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month. Delicious snacks and drinks. Seating is limited so please RSVP! more info...
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Citizen Police Academy - FREE
The St. Louis County Police Department, Fenton and West County Precincts, will sponsor a “Citizen Police Academy”. The academy will begin on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. It will run for eight consecutive Wednesdays, with graduation on November 5, 2014. Classes will be from 7PM to 9PM. more info...
"Creating a World of Opportunities for People with Disabilities”
Join us for this exciting celebratory event with the groundbreaking for the newest addition to the Sunnyhill Camp in Dittmer, Missouri! Appetizers/Drinks; Live Performance by Nashville Artist Jason Ashley; Sunnyhill Choir; Tour the Camp; and much more! more info...
2:00pm to 5:00pm
American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Academy 2014
After a disaster, up to 40 percent of affected businesses never reopen. For your organization's survival -- and for the safety of your staff and associates -- you need an emergency response plan. The American Red Cross is here to help. At our 3rd annual Emergency Preparedness Academy, you will learn strategies from experts in the field to create your organization's plan, mitigate hazards and improve your response. From businesses with developed continuity plans to schools and community organizations new to preparedness, participants will learn ways to develop and refine emergency strategies. Topics include:
Responding to Active Shooters
Small Business Preparedness
School Emergency Preparedness and the Law
The Academy offers critical information to meet the interests of large and small businesses; schools; government agencies; universities; and healthcare, faith-based and nonprofit organizations. All registration fees include a continental breakfast, lunch, snacks throughout the day and parking. more info...
Join Lori St. Clair and her staff, along with fellow Chamber Members and Guest as we Network together at On Target Bookkeeping's suite of offices. 1592 Gravois Road, High Ridge MO. (Take Highway 30 west to left on Little Brennan, continue straight across old Gravois. On Target Bookkeeping entrance is adjacent to Jilly's Steakhouse)
A solid key element for developing “mastery” in any field of endeavor is focus. What separates a productive person/leader from an exceptionally effective person/leader is the ability to develop a laser focus for what is essential. Focus is a learned skill. In Pam’s brief but focused comments program you will learn how to change your perception about productivity from a time management model and move to a more effective strategy for managing attention and focus. Pam Vaccaro presents her trademarked concept called FDD--Focus Deficit Disordertm and then shares a few tips with participants on how handle FDDtm in an increasing distracted culture and workplace. more info...
Sporting Clay Tournament at St. Louis Skeet and Trap Club
Join the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce as we host our inaugural “Sporting Clay Tournament”, providing an afternoon of recreational shooting! With Shooting Sports continuing to increase in popularity, this event will allow all skill levels the opportunity to participate. We hope to see you on Friday, October 3rd for this exciting sporting clay event!
12th Annual Health Policy Forum by Signature Healthcare
"Healthcare: Doing it Right for Half the Cost"
Purpose: to stimulate cross-sectional community dialogue about healthcare quality, efficiency and affordability.
Who Should Attend: Healthcare executives and managers, providers, business leaders and human resource managers, government leaders (appointed and elected), non-profit organizations more info...
7:30am to 11:30am
Happy Hour Art - Edvard Munch
Adult Social Event Light Appetizers and all supplies provided. Bring your own wine and drinks. Enjoy an evening of painting (no experience required) focusing on a particular artists style and technique. LIMITED SPACE PLEASE CALL AHEAD more info...
Women's "Fight Back" Self-Defense Workshop at Xtreme Krav Maga
Don't be a victim, take the steps to learn some basics and gain some knowledge and confidence of how to defend your self in a potential threatening situation. Our women’s self defense classes focus on rape prevention techniques and tactics. Learn to spot danger signs and how to defend yourself when no danger signs are given.