Article by Bill Beggs Jr. How about treating your attendees to a balloon ride for your next meeting? It doesn’t have to make those who are terrified of heights sweat, either. The Steampunk Balloon on the SkyDeck at Parakeet Pete’s on the lakefront isn’t inflated with hot air or at the mercy of the winds […]
Thursday, August 25, is the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial/Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis has exciting plans to celebrate it. At 11 am on the 25th, state and city leaders will gather at Luther Ely Smith Square for a ceremony followed by a picnic, food truck […]
When was the last time you got to experience a state park when it was brand new? You can at Echo Bluff State Park in Eminence, which has officially opened. It’s located along the Current River in Shannon County. A grand opening ceremony was held July 30. The park features new event and meeting space, […]
Mark your calendar for Aug. 27, 2016, and plan to attend the River Music Festival in Kimmswick. The event benefits Ride On St. Louis, a nonprofit offering equine therapy services to children and adults with disabilities, disadvantaged youth, and veterans. The festival runs from noon to 8 pm, and features food, drinks and a barbecue […]
The historic Delta Queen Steamboat is closer to cruising the rivers again! The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee today approved a plan that would allow vessels of its kind to return to the waterways. The measure will go to the Senate and House of Representatives for approval, and will need the president’s signoff to become […]
Article By Julia M. Johnson Jonah White is far from business as usual. He suits up for many important roles – husband, dad, company owner, manufacturer, lodge operator, motivational speaker, conservationist, survivalist, mentor, descendant of Native Americans… but he’s none of those things in a conventional way. White owns property in Calhoun County, about two […]
Phillip Martin and Michelle Martin have been named directors of the Eagle Rock Retreat Center in Eagle Rock, Mo.; and Mary Ryan has been named group accounts representative for the Lake Williamson Christian Conference Center in Carlinville, Ill. Both facilities are members of the Christian Retreats Network.