The St. James Chamber of Commerce has made some slight alterations to this year’s Christmas parade schedule and route and is also seeking food vendors to offer refreshment options during the event. The Chamber also announced it has moved the start time up to 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, December 7.
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Promoting tourism is something every city hopes to accomplish, and City Administrator Jim Fleming recently shared some information with the St. James City Council, highlighting areas of strength and weakness in St. James tourism push. During a meeting on November 12, Fleming shared two tourism surveys the city has used to gather information and areas to boost visitors coming to the area.
Retired United State Air Force Captain Sandi Troup was a guest speaker at a Veterans Day assembly held at St. James High School Monday morning. Students organized the ceremony, which was held in the gymnasium, to recognize and honor area veterans for their service.
City Administrator Jim Fleming and Public Works Director Lyle Thomas spoke to the St. James City Council on Tuesday, November 12, inquiring about selling several pieces of unused city property. The city has no plans to use the property, with some pieces dating back to the 1930s without any use, and the council voiced their interest in learning more before proceeding.
Members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce, local donors, and city officials delivered boxes of donated Christmas gifts to the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James on Monday. Part of the Helping Our Heroes program the Chamber holds each year, the donation drive was a huge success and items will be dispersed to residents living in the facility.