Community Interest

Oceans of Possibilities Summer Challenge 2022

By Shawna Wheeler, St Charles City-County Library

What will you be reading this summer? There are “Oceans of Possibilities” at your library. Our Summer Reading Challenge begins June 1. Maybe you are taking a vacation to the beach, a book makes a great vacation companion.  Books can actually be a great vacation in and of themselves, a vacay taken from your very own comfy chair.

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Conservation Corner - May Reptiles with RVs

By Dan Zarlenga, Missouri Department of Conservation

May is the time when many of us start thinking about summer vacations. Some might even be planning to take to the road in an RV. Coincidentally, some reptiles are taking to the roads also, except their RVs are “built-in.” These critters are Missouri’s box turtles.
The two species of box turtles found in our area are the three-toed and the ornate box turtles. The three-toed variety is the most common. The sturdy, domed shells on their backs make natural RVs. The turtles can simply tuck inside when it’s time to sleep. As a bonus, these lucky creatures don’t even have to set up a tent or find hookups.

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2022 Augusta Community Food Drive Concludes June 5

The 2022 Augusta Community Food Drive runs from Easter to Pentecost (April 17 – June 5.) Collection boxes are set up at Christ Lutheran Church, Immaculate Conception Church, True Vine Fellowship, Ebenezer UCC and Mid-America Buddhist Association in Augusta; at Augusta Shores (Ken Daming); at S&R Convenience Center and K&R Market in Marthasville; and at First State Community Bank in Dutzow.

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Great Day St. Louis - Live from Defiance Ridge Vineyards

By Kathy Miller

On Friday, April 22, the Great Day St. Louis, a morning show that airs on KMOV Channel 4, broadcasted their Great Day on the Road Live Show at Defiance Ridge Vineyards. KMOV personalities Laura Hettiger and Kent Ehrhardt interviewed several local businesses in the area giving them an opportunity to showcase their business or upcoming events. 

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