Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Chamber scholarships are any high school graduates in the 63026 ZIP Code.
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC) has announced its 2013 Scholarship Program, available to any high school graduate in the 63026 ZIP code. The FACC scholarship program provides local high school graduates with funds to continue their formal education. Since 1989, the FACC has given more than $211,000 in scholarships to 265 high school graduates. Applications are available at local high schools or by contacting the Fenton Chamber Office at 636-717-0200. The students chosen to receive a scholarship will be recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon on July 10. Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors planning to attend a college, university, technical or trade school. All applicants must reside in the 63026 …
Friday, December 7, 2012
A variety of businesses were honored at the annual awards banquet of the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce recognized leading businesses and business people at its 2012 awards banquet Wednesday. The award recipients were: Small Business of the Year: Baumhaus designs Mid-Size Business of the Year: Drury Hotels Large Business of the Year: Walmart Supercenter, Fenton Ambassador of the Year: Russ Ahlheim of Ad Source One Volunteers of the Year: Deb Bokamper, Decorating Den Interiors, and Joe Fischer, Jr. and David Christoff Fischer-Christoff Independent Asset Consultants. Chamber Spirit Award: Lisa Huseman and Jen McCook, Z Total Body, LLC. Board Member of the Year: Scott Borlinghaus, Fabick CAT.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Sixteen college-bound students from local schools receive a boost from the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce has awarded 263 high school graduates with more than $212,000 in scholarships money since 1987. This year there were 40 scholarship applications from Fenton area high school seniors. Sixteen of the students were presented with a Fenton Area Chamber scholarship at an awards luncheon on Wednesday "It was a very difficult task to choose who our recipients would be," said Sean King, who made the scholarship presentations. "We are here to recognize the 16 seniors who stood out in some way." King announced each student's achievements as they were called to accept their Chamber scholarship. The recipients are: Danielle Ader – Northwest High School Danielle is a National Honor Society Member and is involved in …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Businesses from all across the Fenton area will gather at Rockwood Summit High School to display their wares, provide information and offer food samplings.
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for today's 2010 Business+Community Fair, to be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Rockwood Summit High School, 1780 Hawkins Road, Fenton. More than 100 booths will be on display featuring goods and services provided by Fenton area businesses. There also will be artwork on display from students in Rockwood schools. Local restaurants will provide food samplings. A photo booth is being sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker and balloon figures will be made by Sammy J Balloon Creations. Other features of the business and community fair include, face painting, home interior tips and ideas, fitness advice from local businesses and free preventative health screenings. Sparky from the Fenton Fire Protection …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Things to know about today in Fenton and High Ridge.
Good morning Fenton and High Ridge. Chamber Party: The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce is set to celebrate with diamonds, chocolate and wine at its annual Dinner Auction, appropriately titled "Diamonds, Chocolates and Wine." The shindig starts at 6 p.m. at Andre's South banquet center. No school at Northwest: School is out today in the Northwest School District as teachers have a professional development day. And there's no school Monday either, as it is Presidents Day. More on Presidents: Speaking of Presidents, it was on this date in 1801 that Thomas Jefferson became the first President elected by the U.S. House of Representatives, which broke an electoral tie between him and Aaron Burr. Jefferson also was the first President inaugurated…
Friday, January 20, 2012
Chamber "Fridays in Fenton" meeting held at Jim Butler Chevrolet.
Jeannie Braun, executive director of the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce, sits comfortably behind the wheel of a new Chevy Volt, GM's new electric vehicle, at the Jim Butler Chevrolet dealership at Gravois Bluffs, in Fenton. Jim Butler Chevrolet hosted an event called Fridays in Fenton, a chamber breakfast and networking meeting.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Chamber recognizes businesses large and small at annual awards luncheon
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce recognized businesses large and small for their efforts in 2011 at an awards luncheon Wednesday at Maritz Inc., 1375 N Highway Dr. Named as Small Business of the Year was UniQue Ideas 'N More, 2075B Bentley Plaza, Fenton. The store specializes in custom and monogrammed gifts. Commerce Bank, 487 Old Smizer Mill Rd., Fenton received the award for the 2011 Mid-sized Business of the Year. Maritz Inc., the sprawling sales and marketing service company in Fenton and the home of the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce offices, received the 2011 Large Business of the Year Award. Other 2011 award winners included Tom Stiern, of Prestige Print Solutions, High Ridge, and Mick Kenner, of Speed-e-way Printing Service for…
Monday, July 25, 2011
The chamber recently moved its offices to a location on the Maritz Campus.
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated its new offices on the Maritz Campus with a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony. More than 70 Fenton chamber members, Maritz executives and local dignitaries joined in the event. Maritz executives included Dennis Hummel, president and COO; Con McGrath, senior vice president and chief people officer; Bill Heisserer, vice president of facility management; Chuck Winkle, director of mail/contract services; and Debbie Schirmer, community affairs manager and member of the Fenton Chamber board of directors. Local dignitaries in attendance were state Rep. Mike Leara; Justin Schutte (representing Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO); Holly Warden (representing U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-2nd District…
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Fourteen high school seniors were honored at a scholarship luncheon
Saturday, July 23, 2011
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce presented 14 local high school seniors with scholarships at its July Scholarship Luncheon at Andre’s West Banquet Center. Scholarship recipients included Nathaniel Aden, Michael Baer, Dustin Capehart, Kellie Chapman, Maria Delgado, Caitlin Giustiniano, Rachel Greer, Kevin Heyn, Kelly Hill, Michael Maragni, Savannah Mulenex, Jordan Thomas, Bree-Ann Topp and Taylor Wakeland. Kevin Heyn was awarded the Ginny Goede Scholarship for his leadership and commitment to serving the community. Members of the Fenton Chamber, along with the high school seniors and their families, were in attendance to honor the outstanding academic achievement of the 14 scholars. This event was sponsored by Sean C. King – Edward Jones…
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The public is invited to sample local restaurant fare and visit with the dozens of local businesses that will be putting their best foot forward during the annual event
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Rockwood School District Partners in Education are sponsoring the 2011 Business and Community Fair on June 1. More than 76 local businesses are registered for the fair, representing a wide variety of goods and services in the Fenton area. It is one of the Chamber's most popular events. In addition to the exhibits and displays by Fenton area businesses, a variety of local restaurants will be providing samples of their menu items. There also will be prizes, entertainment for the kids and a chance to meet the local members of he business community. The Fenton Area Chamber Business and Community Fair is June 1 and opens at 3:30 p.m. for members of the chamber, and will be from 4:30 p…