Community Interest

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis now offers an easy, free way to dispose of medications

Taking steps to help combat substance use in our community.

Lake Saint Louis, MO (April 14, 2021) –SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis recently installed a MedSafe disposal system in the South Entrance Lobby of their hospital to give the community a quick and easy way to dispose of unused or unwanted medications. The installation of this system was made possible through the Rx Cares for Missouri Medication Destruction and Disposal System, a program sponsored by the Missouri Board of Pharmacy.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29

Submitted by Dennis Kluge

The Vietnam War Veterans Day was created to unite Americans in thanking and honor Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act was signed into law by the president in 2017 designating every March 29th as National Vietnam War Veterans Day to be observed in perpetuity.

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Invasive zebra mussels discovered in commercially sold moss balls used in aquariums

MDC recommends close inspection of aquarium plants by aquarium owners and pet stores to stop the spread of this troublesome mollusk.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Zebra mussels, an invasive species that can cause habitat and economic harm if they get established in reservoirs and streams, have recently been found in a type of algae – known as “moss balls” – that are popular with aquarium owners. Because of this, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), as well as fisheries experts across the country, are asking aquarium owners and pet store staff to examine moss balls for these troublesome mollusks. Moss balls that contain zebra mussels have been found in Missouri.

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7th Annual Catala Fashion Show

On Saturday, March 6, 2021, Catala Facial Retreat and Spa held their 7th Annual Spring Fashion show. It was a beautiful day with beautiful weather, a wonderful turn out, and seven lovely models, each showcasing several different outfits from the boutique's "sexy and sassy" spring fashions. 

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Wide Range of Topics Discussed at Citizen Meeting March 4

By Dianne Sudbrock

St. Charles County District 2 Councilman Joe Brazil hosted a public meeting in New Melle on Thursday, March 4, 2021. Among the guest speakers were Mike Hulbert - Director of St. Charles County (SCC) Community Development, Kurt Fritz – St. Charles County Police Chief, Ryan Graham, Director of SCC Parks and Recreation, Amanda Brauer, Manager of SCC Roads and Traffic, Missouri Senator Bob Onder and New Melle Mayor Richard West.

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