The Gardeners of the Forest City are holding an apple butter fundraiser to provide money for yearly projects that the group does throughout St. James. Members met on Monday at Huffman’s Flowers of the Field, spending the day mixing and creating gallons of the apple butter that will be sold in locations throughout town.
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The St. James Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Missouri Veteran’s Home (MVH) is again sponsoring the “Helping Our Heroes” event. For the next month, the Chamber will be collecting donations of items from the veterans’ “wish list” of items for Christmas gifts. Interested businesses can have a collection box at their location for the drop-off of donated items during the month of October.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce will host Dinner on the Greens on October 28 at the St. James Golf Course. The guest speaker for the evening will be St. James City Administrator Jim Fleming. Reservations are requested no later than October 18 for those wishing to attend.
The James Foundation will be holding the 41st annual Old Iron Works Days on October 12 and 13 at Maramec Spring Park. The weekend will feature craft demonstrations, displays, food, and a look at the way of life in the 1800s when the iron works was in operation.
Country Bob’s Café and Catering is under new ownership after Travis and Alexis Holt purchased the business, and the couple hopes to continue the tradition of great country cooking in the restaurant. Travis has a history of working in the food business and hopes to take the skills he has learned to bring customers great food at a good price.