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Treat your family to a night of fun and holiday magic at O’Fallon’s Tree Lighting Ceremony from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18. The event will be held at O’Fallon’s Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Admission and parking are free.

The highlight of the event is the countdown to the lighting of a huge Christmas tree, a City tradition led by Mayor Bill Hennessy, launching the official start of the holiday season. The evening’s entertainment is free and includes live choral and instrumental music throughout City Hall, visits with Santa, face painting, holiday games and crafts, and rides on the City Train (weather permitting). Vendors will have hand-crafted gifts and decorations for sale, and concessions will be available for purchase.

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In an effort to reach those who need support from the community, O’Fallon’s Volunteer Services Department is launching its 15th annual Cornucopia of Care food drive on November 9. Collection canisters located at various sites around the community are set to receive donations of non-perishable canned and boxed food and personal care items through Saturday, December 19.

“Increasingly, we find that many of those needing assistance today were the ones who donated to past food drives,” said Kathy Halstead, O’Fallon’s Manager of Volunteer Services. “Recent economic challenges require them to stretch their limited funds to pay utility bills, housing, transportation and medical needs. With less food donations coming in and more families in need, local food pantries may not have enough food, and so those families may go hungry.”

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In observance of Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) will be closed. City Hall is located at 100 North Main Street in O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.

Also, a Veterans Day Ceremony honoring all U.S. veterans will begin at 11 a.m. at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road 63366. The memorial is located off I-70 at Exit 219 on the southeast corner of the overpass. Free parking is available.

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For a 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 30. Kids will have a blast playing super games, making magical crafts, listening to tales of enchantment and enjoying a snack. Capes and Crowns will be held from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the Civic Annex, 410 East Elm Street near the O’Fallon Municipal Centre. The cost is $10 for residents and $12 for non-residents. Be sure to register by Friday, October 23; there’s no registration at the door. To sign up for Capes and Crowns:

  1. Call 636-474-2732 and register with a credit card.
  2. Or, register in person at 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 45067.

For more information, please contact Danielle Reecht at 636-474-8111.

A 30-day comment period regarding O’Fallon’s Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Action Plan for the O’Fallon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program will end at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2015. The plans are available for review at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street. The public is invited to submit written comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or send to:

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The City of O’Fallon will hold an Open House regarding the I-70 Outer Road Project on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The public is invited to attend the open house, which will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room on the first floor.

A formal presentation will not be made. Instead, displays will be posted showing the purpose and need, some history, and the proposed improvements. O’Fallon City staff and representatives from engineering firm EFK Moen will be on hand to answer questions, and comment sheets will be available for the public to fill out. 

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The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Plan for O’Fallon’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Those who need assistance or auxiliary aids for the meeting should contact Communications Director Thomas Drabelle at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by calling 636-379-5508 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Kaizen Training (Video)

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Kaizen training is used in governments, businesses, and organizations across the county, and here in O'Fallon, we're working hard to increase efficiency in every department. Watch this video and see how minor improvements to already-efficient processes can add up to big savings for O'Fallon residents.


A 30-day comment period regarding O’Fallon’s Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Action Plan Amendment for the O’Fallon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program will end at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. The plans are available for review at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street. The public is invited to submit written comments to Communications Director Tom Drabelle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.%20">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail comments to:

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