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New Melle Chamber of Commerce Accepting 2015 Scholarship Applications


The New Melle Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year from February 1, 2015 until March 31, 2015. Four scholarships of $750 each will be available for college-age students attending any accredited school, including trade and technical schools.

Applicants must reside within the New Melle Fire Protection District, maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, and be enrolled as a full time student.

Scholarships are for one year, and previous winners are eligible to reapply. Funds for the scholarship program come from proceeds from the chamber’s annual golf tournament held in late summer. 

Applications will be available at the Boone’s Trail Branch Library in New Melle and can be downloaded here by clicking on the buttons below. Selection of the scholarship recipients will be announced prior to May 1, 2015. For more information, call 636-828-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scholarship Form Word Document

Scholarship Form PDF 

Recommendation Form Word Document

Recommendation Form PDF

AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Education Effort to Foil Tax Identity Thieves


Every Day Behaviors Put Missourians at Greater Risk of Tax ID Theft

Kansas City, MO - To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP's free tax preparation services. Visit aarp.org/scamalert to watch the video and to find tips.

Many taxpayers are putting themselves at greater risk of tax identity theft according to a recent national study released by the AARP Fraud Watch Network in conjunction with the education campaign to help prevent scammers from stealing [STATIANS] hard-earned money.

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Home and Property Repair, Transportation Assistance Programs Available for Eligible St. Charles County Residents


ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO
– St. Charles County Government has several programs available to provide home repair, property improvement and transportation assistance to eligible persons who live in “St. Charles Urban County,” which includes the cities of Cottleville, Dardenne Prairie, Lake St. Louis, St. Paul, St. Peters, Weldon Spring, Wentzville and the unincorporated area of St. Charles County.

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New Melle BOA Highlights – January 26, 2015


By Dianne Sudbrock

The New Melle Board of Aldermen met Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Present were Mayor Richard West, Aldermen Nik Bradley, Chad Troup and Doug Bice, City Clerk Karen Hotfelder, Finance Director Greg Smothers and City Attorney Steve Martin.

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2015 Festival of Ice January 31


The 2015 Fête de Glacé (Festival of Ice) will be held Saturday, January 31 on North Main Street in downtown St. Charles, Missouri. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a team carving competition (5 blocks of ice) from 9 a.m. to 12:30, and a single block competition from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

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SCORE New Business Workshop Feb 7


A SCORE workshop, "How to Start and Manage Your Own Business" will be given Saturday, Feb. 7 from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Meramec Community College - 11333 Big Bend Road, Social Science Building, Room 108, Kirkwood, MO 63122.

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