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City News

O'Fallon in 25 Years

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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

In observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 1, O’Fallon’s Municipal Centre (City Hall) at 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, MO 63366, will be closed for the day. In addition:

  • Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center will be open for the holiday weekend, August 30 through September 1, with regular pool hours of 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday, noon – 7 p.m. on Sunday, and noon – 6 p.m. on Monday. The outdoor aquatic complex is located in Civic Park at 403 Civic Park Drive (63366). Visit www.ofallon.mo.us/Parks&Rec for more information, or call 636-272-1626.
  • On Monday, September 1, pack some refreshments, grab some lawn chairs and head to Civic Park for the annual “Labor Day Concert” at 2 p.m. Featuring music by the O’Fallon Community Concert Band, the program includes “Rhapsody of Reruns” (TV show theme songs), “Instant Concert” (33 tunes in 2 1/2 minutes), and “Opening Night on Broadway.”
  • O’Fallon’s indoor recreation complex, the Renaud Spirit Center, will be closed on Labor Day, and then remain closed through Sunday, September 7, for annual building maintenance. The facility is located at 2650 Tri Sport Circle, O’Fallon, Missouri 63368.
  • For the week of September 1-7, there will be no change in O’Fallon’s residential trash, recycling and yard waste collection due to the holiday. Please put trash, recycling and yard waste at the curb on your regularly-assigned day.

The City of O’Fallon was named as one of the “Safest Cities in Missouri” by the SafeWise Report in its recently released “50 Safest Cities in Missouri” report.

To compile this report, SafeWise used the most recent FBI crime data from 2012 to analyze and rank these cities, which all have a minimum population of 4,000 people. O’Fallon, which ranked 17th overall, was listed as the safest large city (population 75,000+) in the State and was one of only two large cities to make the list.

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Imagine some of your favorite country musicians performing live at O’Fallon Jammin’ and you’ll have a pretty good idea regarding what’s in store for the last concert of the season on Tuesday, August 26. Bringing their new country, Nashville-authentic sound to O’Fallon, NashVegas will perform from 6:30-9 p.m. in Civic Park (63366). The band’s high-energy bash features the music of today’s best country artists.

Food truck vendors scheduled for the evening include StLouisianaQ, Wing Nuts and Sarah’s Cake Shop. Conley’s Kettle Corn & Cotton Candy will sell concessions, and Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar will sell locally-crafted beer and wine. (Food truck service is subject to change without notice.) Hula hoop lessons will be available, free, and patrons can get free photos taken in the Renewal by Andersen photo booth.

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The O’Fallon Veterans’ Commission is sponsoring a benefits fair for local veterans and their families. The event, which will feature booths and presentations from local businesses, will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.) at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, MO 63366. Admission and parking are free.

The benefits fair will focus on providing information and dedicated discussion sessions on health and veterans’ health care, resumes and job hunting, job training, veterans’ benefits, personal finance, obtaining a home loan, educational opportunities and more. Specific topics and issues include how to make sense of job application systems, how to build social profiles on networks such as LinkedIn, and how to improve your credit score.

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