O'Fallon Update Newsblog

All information posted below and on subsequent pages is provided by the City of O'Fallon's Communications team. Follow @cityofofallon on Twitter for the latest happenings.

Mayor Hennessy proclaims November 1 as Extra Mile Day

With the idea of motivating residents to “go the extra mile” in doing something meaningful with their lives and making the world a better place, Mayor Bill Hennessy and the O’Fallon City Council proclaimed Saturday, November 1, as “Extra Mile Day.”

In his official proclamation, Mayor Hennessy said, “The City of O’Fallon, Missouri acknowledges that a special vibrancy exists within the entire community when its citizens collectively ‘go the extra mile’ in personal effort, volunteerism, and service. I urge each individual to take time on this day to not only go the extra mile in his or her own life, but to also acknowledge those who are inspirational in their efforts and commitment to make their organizations, families, community, country and the world a better place.”

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Volunteer O'Fallon (Video)

Volunteer O'Fallon benefits the entire community. Watch this video to meet some of the volunteers who make O'Fallon a great place to live, work, and play.


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RSC 10th Anniversary (Video)

The RSC is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, and we're taking a look back to see how it all got started!

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Construction continues at Hwy K and 364; please be patient

Work continues on Highway K at Route 364. The work will be continuing for several more weeks as crews work to finish up tie-in work for the ramps at Route 364, finish up striping in the area, replace the bike path, put in sidewalks and install overhead signs. 

Although construction schedules will vary, in general, the schedule calls for having at least one lane closed both northbound and southbound between South Outer 364 and Route N, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Fort Zumwalt Park temporarily closing to traffic and disc golf

In preparation for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights, Fort Zumwalt Park will be closed to vehicles from Monday, October 13, through late January 2015, so that crews can safely install holiday lights and scenes for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights display. The park’s disc golf course, “The Fort,” also will be closed during this period.

Pedestrians are welcome during daylight hours, but for safety’s sake are required to stay on the paved drive through the park, which has a designated lane for walkers and joggers. And everyone is invited to see the Celebration of Lights, which will be open the day after Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 28 through December 30, closing only for Christmas, December 25.

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O’Fallon’s 10th Anniversary Renaud Spirit Center Art & Family Festival offers free admission, kids’ activities, art and live entertainment

Come dressed for fun and exercise at the Renaud Spirit Center’s 10th Anniversary Art & Family Festival on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The recreation complex is located in O’Fallon Sports Park at 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, MO 63368.

  • All annual memberships purchased on September 27 will receive a 10% discount.

 

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Patriot Day 2014 (Video)

Each year, O'Fallon honors the fallen and celebrates the survivors at our Patriot Day Ceremony. Watch the highlights from that day.


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O'Fallon in 25 Years

Please take a few minutes to view O’FallonTV’s great new video on Facebook about what O’Fallon might look like in 25 years. The video is part of a contest sponsored by the National League of Cities and O’Fallon can win free registration at this year’s NLC National Conference! Like the video, share it with your friends and enjoy a great laugh.

https://www.facebook.com/visitofallon/posts/10152808362311844

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RSC Annual Maintenance (Video)

Each year, the Renaud Spirit Center closes for one week, giving the staff a chance to clean the facility from top to bottom. Watch this short video to find out more!


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Be a vendor at O’Fallon’s 30th annual Fall Fest

If you are an artist, indie crafter or shabby chic vendor, you are invited to sell your original creations at O’Fallon, Missouri’s 30th annual Fall Fest. The event will be held in Civic Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Celebrating 30 years, O’Fallon’s popular Fall Fest features booths brimming with house and garden décor, flowers and fall decorations, holiday gifts, art, crafts, jewelry and unique accessories, festival food and beverages, and free entertainment throughout the day. Event attendance averages 5,000+.

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