Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County Receives CARES Funding for Training
Low income or laid off workers in St. Charles County affected by COVID-19 may be eligible to receive up to $4,000 each for training to enhance their skills, thanks to funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County, located at 212 Turner Blvd. in St. Peters, has received $458,000 in CARES funding to pay for short-term training for residents who qualify.
University of Missouri Extension’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program for older adults is now offered online via Zoom.
A new eight-week class begins Aug. 17. One-hour sessions are Mondays and Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Melle is overjoyed to welcome their new pastor, Maxx Fisher. He will be officially installed on Sunday, August 2, at 3:00 p.m., and preach his first sermon for his new congregation in New Melle on Sunday, August 9. As a recent graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, he received the call to St. Paul’s on April 28 and accepted the call shortly thereafter. He has been out to visit his new church and parsonage several times already.
St Charles County’s free mask distribution program to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus continues next week with a “Mask Up Pick-Up” event for county residents. To date, County Government has distributed nearly 500,000 masks throughout the county to libraries, businesses, churches, restaurants, schools and non-profit agencies. Masks have been provided for all County employees and to the public when entering County buildings as well. The masks are funded through the federal government’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Shiloh UMC has been through a lot in its long history, but this summer brought about two more changes. First, they welcomed a new pastor on June 28th. Pastor Meagan O’Brien and her family are excited to begin ministry with the congregation at Shiloh, as well as learn all there is to know about the community.
Given the events that 2020 has brought, the 2020 New Melle Festival Queen Candidates persevered to plan, organize, and host the sixth annual Kickin’ it for Cancer kickball tournament on Friday, July 24, 2020.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Agriculture has received reports from residents of unsolicited seeds being delivered from foreign countries such as China and surrounding areas.
As of 4:10 p.m. July 22, 2020, St. Charles County, Missouri is reporting 2,762 cumulative positive cases of COVID-19. That's up 780 from the 1,982 cases reported as of July 15, the last date we published a report.
The new school year is fast approaching, which means St. Charles County Parks’ Homeschool Days are, too! This learning and exploring opportunity for children and their families is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 26 and 27, at The Historic Daniel Boone Home, 1868 Highway F in Defiance.