Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A troop from Chesterfield Elementary School recently visited with local Chamber of Commerce officials and businesswomen to learn about being a business owner.
Girl Scouts from Chesterfield Elementary School recently visited the offices of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce as part of an effort to earn their “Business Owner” badge. The troop met Chamber Executive Director Nora Amato and Membership Director Bridget Nations to learn about the role the organization plays in the Chesterfield community. They also had an opportunity to meet with Wendy and Sarah April of Crown Trophy, who talked about being a business owner. Participating students included Sara Morganthaler, Abigail Shanklin, Hannah Long, Shannon Worley, Clare Wilkins, Emily Budder, who are all fifth graders at Chesterfield Elementary, with the exception of Wilson, who attends Babler Elementary. The troop leaders are Mari Lyn Budde, …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
The band Allstar Weekend's newest video displays values that are "clearly inconsistent" with those of the Girl Scout organization, its leader said.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Dan Barger
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Allstar Weekend will not be playing in a major Girl Scout event in St. Louis next weekend following the discovery of a video that organizers say is not consistent with their values. Allstar Weekend, who has gained popularity for appearances on the Disney Channel, was scheduled as the main act for the BIG Day FamFest, a large festival organized by Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri Sept. 22 in downtown St. Louis. But the band has been pulled from the festival following the release of a music video for its song Life As We Know It. The video features what appears to be teen girls and boys drinking alcohol, smoking from a bong, stripping, throwing a chair in a swimming pool and throwing a bag of trash at a moving car. Lyrics to the tune include…
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Girl Scouts have success with volunteering.
A local Girl Scout troop based in Chesterfield has had success with planting and tending a butterfly garden in a corner of the city's newest park—Eberwein—also known as the dog park. And it looks like a big box of water was delivered to a visible corner of the park last month, after the Scouts planted the garden at Highcroft and Old Baxter Road. Community garden beds are also at the park, near the parking lot, which has water hookups. The dog run also has a cool water feature for its clients (well, only in the big dog area) somewhat like a small bubbling brook.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Also, a Eureka High School basketball player who previously detested the game is now a Suburban West Conference MVP, and an Oakville salon will hold a Cut-a-Thon benefit Sunday for the Paige Foundation.
Here's a look at what's topping news regionally: Little Chefs Cook Big Meals at New School: ABC Chef's Academy, opening this weekend, teaches kids the art of cooking. MVP Player Determined to Keep Improving: Eureka High School basketball junior center Alex Hillyer, the Suburban West Conference MVP, will attract much attention heading into next season. The Paige Foundation: A Cut Above the Rest: Glow Salon and Spa welcomes you to their first Cut-A-Thon and vendor fair, benefiting the Paige Foundation. Girl Scouts Project Helps Those in Need: The annual April Showers project gives personal care items to people who need them.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Plus, 12 area fire districts receive life-saving, thermal imaging cameras, and firefighters test their skills in training sessions involving live flames.
Here's a roundup of what's topping news in the region. St. Louis County Police Say They'll Pursue 3-Pronged Plan to Combat Rise in Heroin Use: Local law enforcement are partnering with a federal agency and a support group to identify traffickers and help those addicted to the drug. Mehlville Fire District Receives Thermal Camera From Eagle Bank: For their 100 year anniversary, Eagle Bank is donating 12 thermal imaging cameras to area fire departments. Affton Firefighters Train in Compliance Burn: Along with two other fire departments, Affton firefighters practiced a number of scenarios with a live flame. Girl Scouts Celebrate April With Service Projects: The Book Baskets Project and April Showers community service project highlight the…