On October 18, 2017, the St. James Country Mart grocery store donated 10% of the day’s sales to the High School Senior Beta Club. Students and sponsors promoted the shopping day by distributing flyers, sharing on social media, and greeting shoppers!
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Members of the Missouri Author’s Circle held a book signing on Saturday, November 3 at the James Memorial Library. The group of local authors highlighted their anthology series throughout the afternoon. Pictured are (front row, from left) Karen Goatkeeper, Georgia Lynn Slawson, (back row) Linda Richard, Luis Martinez, Tammy Brooks, JoAnn Brand-Hoertel, Lenore Marken, and Sharon Carr.
Tim Albers, Vice Provost and Dean for Enrollment Management at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and S&T student Werner Schouten spoke to members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce on November 8 at Meramec Vineyards. Albers spoke on how local businesses can better communicate with Generation Z and marketing strategies that will better connect with younger shoppers.
This month’s St. James Senior Center artist being spotlighted is Hazel Shoemate. The self-taught artist will have her paintings hanging on the walls of the dining hall for the community to enjoy over the month of November.
The first ever community Christmas tree lighting has been set for December 1, to coincide with the community Christmas activities. Organizer Angela Walton has teamed up with the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) as a place where a more than 30-foot-tall tree will be lit, along with activities to coincide with the event.