The James Memorial Public Library celebrated Halloween with the annual Booookfest event on October 31. Every child who came to visit the library received a free book while trick or treating.
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Two area veterans took an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. on September 22, spending a busy day visiting important sites along the way. Air Force veteran Dale Copeland and Army veteran Paul Moreland were two of 56 who took the trip to view the veteran memorials there.
In honor of Veterans Day, Hutcheson Ford will hold a sales event from November 9-12 to raise money for the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James’s (MVH) Adopt a Vet program. For each new or used vehicle sold, the dealership will donate $500 to the program, with a goal of raising $10,000 or more.
Kristen Owen and Tammy Yamnitz’s kindergarten class made the first donation to the community Blessing Box on Monday, October 29. Students have been collecting items to donate as part of a grade-wide service learning project.
Veterans’ Day will be celebrated this week in St. James and will offer recognition and appreciation of local veterans. Veterans are invited to participate in activities in honor of their service.