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For an egg-ceptional Friday night of fun for ages 21 and older, register for O’Fallon’s Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. Popular with couples, friends and co-workers, the event will be held from 7:30-10 p.m. on Friday, April 10, in Civic Park. Everyone will receive a door prize and additional prizes will be awarded after the eggs are collected. Participants should be sure to bring a flashlight and an Easter basket. The cost is $12 per person for O’Fallon residents and $15 for non-residents. Registration ends Sunday, April 5; no tickets will be available at the gate.

“Last year’s event filled up with 200 participants, so we encourage everyone to get cracking and sign up soon,” said Tyler Landreth, Recreation Specialist for the City.


The City of O’Fallon joined with the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) to welcome Universal Components Group (UCG), a United Kingdom-based aftermarket parts distribution company, to O’Fallon, Missouri. UCG is expanding operations to the U.S., and the company selected O’Fallon, Missouri, as the location for its first North American facility. The expansion project includes a $765,000 capital investment and is expected to create 31 new jobs.

“I am extremely proud to welcome Universal Components Group to the distinguished list of companies who call O’Fallon home,” said Mayor Bill Hennessy. “To have UCG choose O’Fallon for its first U.S.-based location is a testament to the tremendous facilities, convenient location and high-skilled workforce our City offers.


Emerald Ash Borer (Video)

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The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an insect that has found its way into the O’Fallon community in the spring of 2014 and will create an infestation that is fatal to all species of ash trees. The EAB will spread through the community and begin killing only ash trees during the next eight years. Watch this video to learn what you can do to protect your ash trees.

O’FallonTheatreWorks will hold open auditions on two dates for Beauty and the Beast, Jr., a show based on the classic Disney musical. Starting at noon on Saturday, April 4, and Saturday, April 11, auditions will be held on the stage at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon MO 63366. Performances are scheduled for June 19-20 and 26–27.

The musical calls for a cast of more than 30, both children and adults, including male and female starring roles which require singing and dancing ability, and a large chorus. Auditioners will be asked to learn a song and a dance, and should bring a headshot or school photo to leave with the director.


Tickets are available for the O’FallonTheatreWorks’ production of Bill W. and Dr. Bobon March 20-22 and 27-29. Based on the true story of two alcoholics who founded Alcoholics Anonymous, the play will be performed on the stage at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Curtain times are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays.

Written by Sam Shem and Janet Surrey, the award-winning drama opens in 1929 with New York stockbroker William Wilson riding high on money and booze. But when the stock market goes under, he crashes with it, becoming an incurable drunk. An accidental meeting with Dr. Robert Smith, an alcoholic surgeon with a history of operating with a hangover, changes the game for both men when they become friends and agree to help each other stay sober.


An Afternoon of Equality (Video)

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The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council continued their commitment to our community with a special presentation on black history month and diversity. Watch the video here.

The National League of Cities (NLC) recognized the City of O’Fallon, Missouri, for completing key health and wellness goals for the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s comprehensive Let’s Move! initiative to ensure that kids can grow up healthy. LMCTC works closely with local elected officials nationwide to encourage them to adopt policies that improve access to healthy, affordable food and opportunities for physical activity for their constituents across five goal areas.

“We congratulate O’Fallon, Missouri, for your dedication to building a healthier community for children and families,” said NLC President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah. “Through the tireless leadership and action of local elected officials in cities, towns and counties across the country, we hope to see continued progress in reversing America’s epidemic of childhood obesity.”


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 first drop-off of the year is scheduled for 7 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, February 28. Acceptable items can be brought to O’Fallon’s waste transfer station at 1572 Progress West Lane, O’Fallon, MO 63366. Additional drop-off dates will be held on Saturdays, only, from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. on: April 25, June 27, August 29, October 24, and December 19.

For a complete list of non-acceptable and acceptable bulk waste items that can be taken to the drop-off, visit http://www.ofallon.mo.us/bulk-waste. A partial listing includes:


O’Fallon homeowners in need of roof repairs, replacement of aging furnaces, air conditioning and other home needs may be able to get help through O’Fallon’s Home Improvement Program. The program provides applicants who qualify with zero-interest, forgivable loans of up to $5,000 on a first come, first-served basis. The loans are forgiven if the homeowner continues to live in the house without selling for five years.

“With winter temperatures dropping into the single digits and summer days hitting 100 degrees or more, keeping your home safe and comfortable can be a challenge with unreliable heating and cooling systems,” said Jessica Hawkins, O’Fallon’s Public Assistance Specialist. “That’s why we’re encouraging resident-homeowners to see if they qualify for the City’s Home Improvement Program. We’re processing applications now, but funds are limited for this great program.”


First-time homebuyers who are purchasing a house, condo or villa in the City of O’Fallon may be eligible for a zero-interest loan of $5,000 toward the down payment and closing costs if they meet HUD income qualifications and other criteria. After take a required housing counseling class, which is free, qualifying first-time homebuyers will then be eligible to fill out an application for the loan with one of three agencies that the City has contracted with. The agencies are:

  1. Northeast Community Action Committee
    3400 Meadow Pointe Drive
    O'Fallon, MO 63366
  1. Beyond Housing/NHS                                 3. Better Family Life
    4156 Manchester                                                           5415 Page
    St. Louis, MO 63110                              St. Louis, MO 63112
    314-533-0600                                       314-367-1843

To find out more, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/grants-assistance and select “Down Payment Assistance Program.” Or contact Public Assistance Specialist Jessica Hawkins at 636-379-5411, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..