Community Interest

Augusta’s Tell It Like It Was:  Live, Public Interviews Are Back

By Paul Ovaitt 

Interviewer: So, when were you born?

Interviewee: A long time ago…hey, is the cash bar open?

er: I thought I was asking the questions, but yes, it is. Can we get you something while you tell us your life story?

ee: Sure. Well…here I am sitting at Harmonie Verein in Augusta, it’s the second Tuesday of the month, the time is 6:30 pm, and I’m being asked a lot of nosey questions.

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Shiloh UMC Hiring Part-Time Musician


Shiloh United Methodist Church, located at 1515 Hwy T Foristell, MO, is hiring a part-time (5-10 hrs per week) Church Musician. The musician will provide instrumental accompaniment music for worship services and other church functions, including weddings and funerals (as available,) in partnership with the church vocalist.

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Midwest Drag Racing, 9th Annual Swap Meet, October 22

On Saturday, October 22, Midwest Drag Racing held its 9th annual Swap Meet at Wentzville American Legion Post 323. It was a beautiful, windy fall day, and there was a great turnout for the swap meet. Brent Crow, the event organizer, shared, “Thank you to all the vendors and spectators who attended the swap meet, making it a huge and successful event. Hope to see you next year. Long live hot-rodding.”

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The Venue at Wildflower Ridge Ribbon Cutting


On Monday morning, October 11, The Venue at Wildflower Ridge held its ribbon cutting and sisters, Kate Willming - Venue Director and Hannah Bailey - Events Director, became one step closer to their dream becoming a reality. This venue is beautifully located in Marthasville and has a spectacular view, regardless of which direction you choose to look.

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Bethel Hills Event Venue Taking Reservations


The Bethel Hills Event Venue is open and taking holiday reservations for your parties and family gatherings. Bethel Hills Event Venue sits on 123 acres and has a spectacular view of the property. The Venue has two banquet rooms. The large or upper room accommodates up to 80, and the smaller lower room accommodates up to 40 people. There is also a full commercial kitchen available for rent with the banquet rooms, or just the kitchen can be rented.

The venue also offers a retreat/hostel sleeping rooms. Also on the property is an outdoor pavilion, a full-size gymnasium with locker rooms, and a chapel, all available to rent. Bethel Hills is located at 10450 Voelkerding Rd, Dutzow, 63357. For rental information, call 636-299-1983. To learn more about the Bethel Hills Community, visit www.bethelhills.org. Click here to view flyer for more information. 

Ribbon Cutting at Aisling Med Spa in New Melle

On Thursday, October 20, Aisling Med Spa held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at their new location, 30 W Hwy D, Suite 201, in the New Melle Town Square. The New Melle Chamber of Commerce joined Lauren Tripp, MSN, FNP-C, owner of Aisling Med Spa, for a ribbon cutting to celebrate her Grand Opening, along with her family, friends and clients.

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