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Events available for Registration...

2014-2015 Community Guide
09/01/14 - 12/31/14
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"Great Pumpkin Networking" at On Target Bookkeeping
09/26/14
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Chamber Monthly Luncheon
10/01/14
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Sporting Clay Tournament Postponed until Spring
10/03/14

Online Registration has been Temporarily Suspended for this event

“Increase Business by Improving your Memory” with Pam Vaccaro
10/22/14
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CHAMBER 101 at the Fenton Chamber Office
10/23/14
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Trunk or Treat at RiverChase
10/25/14
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Grand Opening American Eagle Credit Union Fenton Office
10/27/14
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10th Annual FACC Awards Luncheon & Holiday Bazaar
12/03/14
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CHAMBER 101 at the Fenton Chamber Office
12/11/14
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Events in the next 40 days...
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07/10/14
 -12/31/14
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)

Download Now. Visit www.mcdapp.com

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09/16/14
 -09/29/14
Free Small Coffee at McDonalds of Bowles and Peerless Park

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09/23/14
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:
  1. Responding to Active Shooters
  2. Small Business Preparedness
  3. 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.

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09/25/14
Candidate Forum at Jefferson College

JCGA and Jefferson College to Host Candidate Forums Sept 25 and Oct 7

As a public service, Jefferson College and the Jefferson County Growth Association will host a series of upcoming candidate forums involving county, state, and national races. The public events will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 25, and Tuesday, October 7, in the Arts and Sciences I, Room 119, on the college's Hillsboro campus.

Candidates for county offices (county executive, county council, county clerk, auditor, collector of revenue, recorder of deeds, and prosecuting attorney) will be the focus on September 25. State and federal office candidates (state auditor, U.S. representative, state senator, state representative, circuit judge, associate circuit judge, and circuit clerk) will be highlighted on October 7.

In light of the significant number of races in the November General Election, the forums are designed to allow candidates to present their respective viewpoints to the community. All Democratic and Republican candidates have been invited to participate. County candidates will have five minutes each to discuss what they will do for the County and the community; state and national candidates will be given up to seven minutes each to speak.

While no questions will be taken during the event, candidates for both contested and uncontested races have been asked to stay after the forum to talk with audience members.

Both candidate forums will be broadcast live on KJFF radio (AM 1400) and streamed via the Jefferson College website (www.jeffco.edu), and rebroadcast on JCTV and Vimeo.




 

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09/26/14
"Great Pumpkin Networking" at On Target Bookkeeping

Join Lori St. Clair, her staff and clients, along with fellow Chamber Members and Guests as we Network together to create "The Great Pumpkin" at On Target Bookkeeping's suite of offices.  1592 Gravois Road, High Ridge MO. What a great way to get into the Spirit of the Pumpkin Season. Participate in the networking event and win "Great Pumpkin" themed prizes!!

(Take Highway 30 west to left on Little Brennan, continue straight across old Gravois. On Target Bookkeeping entrance is adjacent to Jilly's Steakhouse)
 

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09/27/14
Sunnyhill Bass Tournament

This years Sunnyhill Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 27th at Red Oak Resort on the Lake of the Ozarks.  Take off for the tournament will be at 7:00 am and the weigh-in will be at 3:00 pm.  The cost to pre-register is $100 per boat ($150 per boat the day of the tournament).  Two persons to a boat.  All anglers will recieve a goodie bag that includes a Sunnyhill Bass Tournament hat, and entry into the $50 grand price junk fish contest.  After the weight we will have a BBQ and hand out the tournament awards.  We will also have our Duck Race after the tournament.  We are selling rubber ducks for 3 ducks for $5.  The owner of the winning duck will receive $100.

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09/27/14
FREE Shred Day

Protect your identity and shred sensitive documents for FREE! Secure destruction of sensitive materials will be performed on-site by a qualified shredding service. Service will be provided at the following American Eagle locations:

Arnold
1334 Jeffco Blvd

South County
3805 Union Road 

O'Fallon, MO
2531 Highway K

Shiloh, IL
1153 Blue Springs Plaza

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09/28/14
Home Invasion Tactics Workshop at Xtreme Krav Maga

Home Invasion Tactics Workshop will include the following elements:
- Defending Against Gun & Knife Threats
- Home Invasion Self-Defense Tactics
- Common Objects as Weapons
- Tactical Shooting Inside the Home
- Exit & Movement Strategies

Cost: $49.00

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10/01/14
Chamber Monthly Luncheon

“It Was Never About Time Management Anyway”
 
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.

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10/03/14
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!
 

 

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10/03/14
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

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10/04/14
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

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10/05/14
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.

ALL PROCEEDS HELP STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.

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10/11/14
PreArt With Evan - AGES 2-6 - Pumpkin Party

A one hour fun workshop for the kiddos to get into art. Some basic art skills are covered. SPACE IS LIMITED PLEASE CALL AND/OR REGISTER AHEAD OF TIME

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10/11/14
Movin' Up in Art w/Deacon- AGES 6-10 Pumpkin Party

A one hour fun workshop for the kiddos to get into art. Some basic art skills are covered. SPACE IS LIMITED PLEASE CALL AND/OR REGISTER AHEAD OF TIME

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10/15/14
New Resident Mailing Flyers Due to Chamber Office

Get noticed by new residents to the Fenton and surrounding communities! Each quarter, the Fenton Chamber sends out a "Welcome Packet" to new residents within the previous three months. To participate, just drop off/mail in 200 half-page flyers and $50 payment to the Chamber Office by this date... It's really that simple!

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10/16/14
10th Annual "Big Bash" Networking Event at Logan University

Fenton Chamber will join a host of metro-wide non-profit groups (associations, chambers, charities) to bring you a huge "Business Connections" event generously hosted by Logan University in Chesterfield, MO. Use link below to register via the Big Bash website and choose 'Fenton Chamber' as your Participating Group. Cost: $20 (see pricing info).

Don't miss this opportunity to network with 600 plus local professionals!
  • $20 – Early Bird Rate (before October 13)
  • Registration closes end-of-day Monday, October 13
  • Walk-Ins $50 Cash

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10/16/14
Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

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10/17/14
 -10/19/14
St Louis Dollhouse and Miniature Show

The St Louis Louis dollhouse and Miniature show will be held October 17, 18, 19 th at the Stratford Inn, Fenton Mo.  Come be a kid again in the wonderful world of Scale Miniatures.  Fairy Garden items, and much more.  We will be having workshops,  Kids make and take,  Attendence prizes and drawings.  Plus a raffle for a Dollhouse to benefit the Gateway MS Society.  The Gateway Miniature Museum will have a fantastic exhibit of Dollhouses and roombox created with every mini detail.  Admission is 5.00 adult      Kids 5-15 2.00
Friday 4-8 p.m.   Sat 10-4 p.m.   Sun 10-3 p.m

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10/21/14
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!

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10/22/14
“Increase Business by Improving your Memory” with Pam Vaccaro

“Increase Business by Improving your Memory” - - National and International Certified Speaking Professional, Pam Vaccaro has developed a theory and a series of practices around focus and memory and their high impact on productivity and relationships.
 
The objective is to increase the memory abilities of business professionals especially in networking situations. Since relationships are one of the major keys to business success, a sharp memory and useful applications to increase memory will shore up these relationships.
 

 

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10/23/14
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.

Sponsored by: Charter Business

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10/25/14
Trunk or Treat at RiverChase

Get in the Halloween Spirit this year! Wear your favorite Halloween Costume and bring the entire family!  Activities include: Trunk or Treat (Chamber Members are invited to particpate); Balloon Creations by Sammy J Halloween; Techno Bubble Bus and Music

*** We invite Chamber members to participate in our Trunk or Treat Portion. Free to participate. Must register by October 17th.

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10/27/14
Grand Opening American Eagle Credit Union Fenton Office

Join the Celebration as American Eagle Credit Union opens their doors to their newest location in Fenton, MO.

Please register to attend this Ribbon Cutting. American Eagle is generously serving lunch and will need an accurate count of attendees.
 

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10/30/14
2014 Healthiest Employers Wellness Fair

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HEALTHIEST EMPLOYERS and the HE Heart design are registered trademarks of Healthiest Employers LLC and are used with permission.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Union Station Hotel, 1820 Market St.

5:00-7:00 Health and Wellness Fair

7:00-8:30 Dinner and Program

EXHIBITOR SPACE AVAILABLE

Each exhibitor will receive:

• Exhibit space providing exposure to event attendees

• Two new one-year subscriptions to St. Louis Business Journal

• Two tickets to Healthiest Employer Dinner

$400 per table

Space is extremely limited, so reserve yours today.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to promote

your company to St. Louis’ healthiest employers.

To reserve space, contact Sherri Benkelman

314/421-8337 or sbenkelman@bizjournals.com

your company’s

products and services at the

2014 Healthiest Employers®

Health and Wellness Fair

 

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11/01/14
Happy Hour Art -

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

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