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TheCity of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Plan for the O’Fallon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Those who need assistance or auxiliary aids for the meeting should contact Public Assistance Specialist Jessica Hawkins at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Ms. Hawkins can be reached at 636-379-5411, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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)

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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.


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


Wham, bam, POW! For an amazing dress-up party that’s sure to please the princesses and superheroes at your house, register kids ages 2-5 for “Capes and Crowns,” which will be held on Friday, October 31. Kids will have a blast playing super games, making magical crafts, listening to tales of enchantment and enjoying a royal snack. This new O’Fallon Parks and Recreation program will be held from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the Civic Annex, 410 East Elm Street in downtown O’Fallon. The cost is $10 for residents and $12 for non-residents and the deadline for registration is Friday, October 24. To sign up for Capes and Crowns:

  1. Call 636-474-2732 or 636-379-5606.
  2. Or, come to the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC), 2650 Tri Sports Circle (63368), or the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 400 Civic Park Drive (63366).
  3. Or, visit the Parks and Recreation website, www.ofallon.mo.us/ParksandRec; on the left-hand menu select “Programs,” then “Special Events” to find Capes and Crowns, course number 42111.

For more information, please contact front desk staff at 636-474-2732.

With an open invitation for individuals, families and groups to participate, hundreds of volunteers are preparing to tackle dozens of projects that will make a positive impact on the O’Fallon community. For the 14th year, the City of O’Fallon is announcing plans to celebrate Make A Difference Day, a national day of service that connects people with opportunities to serve, increases the strength of communities and promotes civic engagement. Areas of impact have been identified and all projects will be completed simultaneously from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, October 25.

“National Make A Difference Day is the largest single day of service, with millions of people around the country coming together to improve their communities,” said Kathy Halstead, O’Fallon’s Volunteer Services Manager. “This year, many of our local projects are focused on the environment.  We anticipate expanding our creek and roadside cleanups in an effort to reduce the negative effect that litter and debris have on plants, wildlife, and the land itself.

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City of O’Fallon trash service customers are invited to take advantage of the City’s free, bi-monthly drop-off for many items that are too large to fit into curbside trash containers. The drop-off will be held 7 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, October 18. Acceptable items can be brought to O’Fallon’s waste transfer station at 1572 Progress West Lane, O’Fallon, MO 63366. The final bulk waste drop-off date for 2014 will be Saturday, December 13.

The free drop-off is limited to O’Fallon trash customers as part of their enrollment. Customers must show a current photo ID with their O’Fallon address and unload their own items. A complete list of non-acceptable and acceptable bulk waste items for the drop-off is available at www.ofallon.mo.us/bulk-waste or call 636-272-0477. Only one load per household will be accepted and only cars, pickup trucks, and small trailers 10 feet or less will be allowed.

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Lampooning all of Shakespeare’s plays in 97 minutes, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised) is a rollicking, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s comedies, histories and tragedies. It was one of London’s longest-running comedies, with a reputation for leaving audiences teary-eyed and helpless with laughter.

The O’FallonTheatreWorks production will be performed on October 17-19 and 24-26 at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall),100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The curtain will go up at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Concessions will be available for sale.

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Scare up a spooky Friday night of fun by registering for the “Haunted Park Hunt” for ages 21+. Perfect for couples and friends, the scavenger hunt will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on October 17 in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon Missouri 63366. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams deciphering clues and tallying the most points. Be sure to bring a flashlight!

The cost per couple is $30 for O’Fallon residents and $36 for non-residents. Participants must register by October 12; no registration will be taken at the gate.To sign up for the “Haunted Park Hunt,”

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The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, has been ranked second in the nation among cities with a population of under 100,000 for job growth by the financial website WalletHub.com.

In an article posted on WalletHub.com, “2014’s Fastest Growing Cities,” by financial writer Richie Bernardo, O’Fallon was listed as number two on a chart, “Highest Job Growth,” showing the top five of the 210 small cities (population under 100,000) that were considered for the study. O’Fallon also was the only Midwestern city included on the list. http://wallethub.com/edu/fastest-growing-cities/7010/

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