Ring in the start of the holiday season at O'Fallon's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!
O’Fallon, Missouri’s annual ceremony honoring and thanking veterans for their service will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11, at O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk, 800 Belleau Creek Road, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Free parking is available.
The ceremony, which has been planned by the O’Fallon Veterans Commission, VFW Post 5077 and American Legion Post 388, includes remarks by Mayor Bill Hennessy and keynote speaker Major Matthew Pieper, U.S. Air Force. Maj. Pieper is an O’Fallon resident. In addition, local students will read original essays submitted to the VFW’s annual “The Voice of Democracy” and “The Patriot’s Pen” contests....
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.
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.”...
Seniors and their family members are invited to the 6th Annual St. Charles County Senior Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, October 4, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Admission and parking are free. Highlights include musician Dan Sproat, who will entertain from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., and guest speaker Deputy Steve Case, who will explain the county’s Care Trak program for families at 11 a.m. Additional features of the fair include:
- Vendors offering specialty services geared to seniors, such as home health care, veterans’ benefits and non-emergency medical transportation
- Free health screenings
- Refreshments, raffles and prizes
- Flu vaccinations; seniors should bring their health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid card
- The Prescription Drug Take-back Drop Box; bring unwanted or expired prescription medications for safe disposal
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....
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.