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6/26/20191:00pm to 7:00pmLisa Rackley


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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6/27/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


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6/27/20194:00pm to 5:00pm


55 and over
No registration...no fees...just show up & play!
All Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
April through October

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7/1/20199:00am to 12:00pmSteve


55 and over
No registration...no fees...just show up & play!
All Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
April through October

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7/3/20199:00am to 12:00pmSteve


Enjoy music under the stars in the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater in Jefferson Barracks Park and brilliant fireworks display to celebrate our country's birth. Concessions will be available. Admission is FREE.

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7/3/20197:00pm to 10:00pm


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7/4/2019 


Start your Independence Day off with a Buffet Breakfast.  Good food and hot coffee.  Still have the rest of the day to celebrate and watch fireworks.

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7/4/20198:00am to 11:00amCharlie Brown


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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7/4/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


55 and over
No registration...no fees...just show up & play!
All Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
April through October

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7/5/20199:00am to 12:00pmSteve


ambassador (am-bas-uh-der, -dawr)
a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity
Ambassadors are official representatives of the Affton Chamber that serve as volunteers on the “front-line” of our meetings & events. Help educate prospective members & guests, welcome new members, and facilitate networking. Committee attends Affton Chamber events (meetings, ribbon cuttings, social hours, etc.) and facilitates Key to the 123 Seminar.

If you are interested in finding out more information about becoming an Ambassador, please contact Mandy.

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7/9/201910:00am to 11:00amMandy Montgomery


Join Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site for a quarterly book club. Enjoy a group discussion from 2-3 pm in the park’s classroom. Free reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, please call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.

July 10 – At the Elbows of My Elders: One Family’s Journey toward Civil Rights by Gail Melissa Grant.
October 9 – They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War by DeAnne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook.

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7/10/20192:00pm to 3:00pmJulie Northrip


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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7/11/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


Joint Meeting of Affton & Lemay Chambers of Commerce

$18 Members | $23 Non-Members
Please register by July 5.

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7/11/201911:15am to 1:00pmLisa Rackley


Advertising Opportunity for Chamber Members ONLY
 
Welcome new residents to 63123 by including 200 copies of an advertisement flyer, coupon, or menu in this quarterly packet.
 
You provide the inserts...we’ll mail it for you! Deadline for submission is Monday, July 15 by 1:00pm.
 

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7/15/20191:00pm to 1:00pmLisa Rackley


Ladies of Oakland July meeting.  Opoen to the public.

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7/16/20191:00pm to 2:30pmNancy Harmon


Members working closely with legislators & government officials to improve Affton.

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7/17/20199:00am to 10:00amLisa Rackley


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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7/18/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


Concerts at the Park
A free concert is a great way to enjoy the summer. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site for live music on select Thursday evenings. Concerts begin at 7 pm and last about one hour.

The UCity Summer Band presents family-friendly concerts, performing light classics, marches, patriotic music, show tunes, transcriptions, popular music, jazz, and original music for band. Over 90 volunteer musicians make up the complete roster of the UCity Summer Band with 60-70 performing at each concert. The band has been under the direction of Tom Poshak since 2003.

Save the date for additional concert on August 15. 
 

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7/18/20197:00pm to 8:00pmJulie Northrip


Every 3rd Saturday (April - September) you can join a National Park Service Ranger on a 4-mile round trip bike ride along Grant's Trail. The trip begins at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site and along the way to Sappington House the park ranger will describe points of interest. The free bike trip includes a tour of the Sappington Home. Ride leaves at 10 am and lasts approximately two hours. All ages are welcomed but reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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7/20/201910:00am to 12:00pmUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


Hosted by Greg Mans Farmers Insurance Agency. Free clothing giveaway to veterans. All brand new suits, shirts, shorts, tux, ties & dress pants. Women will receive a voucher. Must show VFW, American Legion, or AmVets membership. Thanks to Men's Warehouse & Jos. A. Bank.

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7/20/201910:00am to 2:00pmLois Mans


Tour the Historic Oakland House, built in 1853, led by a period dressed docent.  

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7/21/20192:00pm to 4:00pmCharlie Brown


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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7/25/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


Have lunch at the beautiful Historic Oakland House, built in 1853.  Celebrate a birthday with friends or just come for the ambiance.  

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7/25/201911:00am to 1:30pmDot Huebener


Join a park ranger on a 90-minute, 3 mile relaxing run from Ulysses S. Grant’s home, White Haven, to St. Paul’s Cemetery and back. Runners will explore the history of Grantwood Village and the original site of Grant’s “Hardscrabble” cabin. Free reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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7/27/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site



AFFTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GOLF TOURNAMENT
RESCHEDULED TO JULY 30, 2019 DUE TO FLOODING AT COURSE

 
Due to the historic flooding of the Meramec River, the Affton Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament that was scheduled for Tuesday, June 11th at Tapawingo National Golf Club has been rescheduled. The course is currently closed to tournaments until further notice.

In working with the staff at Tapawingo to secure a new date, we are confident that rescheduling to Tuesday, July 30 will allow the courses to be in top condition.

Thanks to our sponsors, golfers, volunteers, and members for your patience and commitment to this annual event and hope that you will be able to join us on July 30th.

We will see you on Tuesday, July 30 at Tapawingo!

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7/30/201910:00am to 5:30pmLisa Rackley


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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8/1/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


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8/1/20195:30pm to 7:00pmLisa Rackley


55 and over
No registration...no fees...just show up & play!
All Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
April through October

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8/2/20199:00am to 12:00pmSteve


55 and over
No registration...no fees...just show up & play!
All Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
April through October

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8/5/20199:00am to 12:00pmSteve


ambassador (am-bas-uh-der, -dawr)
a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity
Ambassadors are official representatives of the Affton Chamber that serve as volunteers on the “front-line” of our meetings & events. Help educate prospective members & guests, welcome new members, and facilitate networking. Committee attends Affton Chamber events (meetings, ribbon cuttings, social hours, etc.) and facilitates Key to the 123 Seminar.

If you are interested in finding out more information about becoming an Ambassador, please contact Mandy.

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8/6/201910:00am to 11:00amMandy Montgomery


Fran Ann Engraving is hosting a multiple Chamber “After Hours Networking” on Tuesday August 6th from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM!  Join Rich and Debbie and Chamber members from Affton, Crestwood-Sunset Hills, Webster, Shrewsbury and Rock Hill Chambers of Commerce to make new connections and build relationships as you enjoy appetizers and drinks courtesy of Fran Ann Engraving!
 

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8/6/20194:30pm to 6:30pm


55 and over
No registration...no fees...just show up & play!
All Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
April through October

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8/7/20199:00am to 12:00pmSteve


Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site will offer free hands-on history programs for children and their families on Thursday mornings in the summer. Programs will be offered May 30– August 8 from 10 – 11:30 am. Children will be engaged in a variety of activities related to the people who lived at White Haven in the 19th century or to the National Park Service. Program topics will vary each week. Activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and up, but younger siblings will certainly find something fun to do as well. Reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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8/8/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


$15 Members | $20 Non-Members
Please register by August 2.

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8/8/201911:15am to 1:00pmLisa Rackley


Concerts at the Park
A free concert is a great way to enjoy the summer. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site for live music on select Thursday evenings. Concerts begin at 7 pm and last about one hour.

The Soulard Blues Band is consistently praised as the “Best Blues Band” in St. Louis. Art Dwyer formed the band in 1978 and for over 40 years they have been playing in neighborhoods across the city and county.
 

 

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8/15/20197:00pm to 8:00pmJulie Northrip


Every 3rd Saturday (April - September) you can join a National Park Service Ranger on a 4-mile round trip bike ride along Grant's Trail. The trip begins at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site and along the way to Sappington House the park ranger will describe points of interest. The free bike trip includes a tour of the Sappington Home. Ride leaves at 10 am and lasts approximately two hours. All ages are welcomed but reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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8/17/201910:00am to 12:00pmUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


Tour the Historic Oakland House, built in 1853, led by a period dressed docent.  

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8/18/20192:00pm to 4:00pmCharlie Brown


Ladies of Oakland August meeting.  Open to the public.

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8/20/20191:00pm to 2:30pmNancy Harmon


Members working closely with legislators & government officials to improve Affton.

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8/21/20199:00am to 10:00amLisa Rackley


Have lunch at the beautiful Historic Oakland House, built in 1853.  Celebrate a birthday with friends or just come for the ambiance.  

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8/21/201911:00am to 1:30pmDot Huebener


Join a park ranger on a 90-minute, 3 mile relaxing run from Ulysses S. Grant’s home, White Haven, to St. Paul’s Cemetery and back. Runners will explore the history of Grantwood Village and the original site of Grant’s “Hardscrabble” cabin. Free reservations are required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
 

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8/24/201910:00am to 11:30amUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site


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