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The celebrated their new permanent home in O’Fallon with a ground breaking ceremony for a new monument sign on Monday. The new office is located off of the north end of Bryan Road on the west side. The plaza also includes Community News and Living Water Salon.

Growth had inspired the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors to form a search committee for a permanent location for the Chamber to expand into and accommodate the needs of their more than 500 members. The search and building committee started looking into new office space for the Chamber in late 2011 and after a lot of research found a great location at 2145 Bryan Valley Commercial Drive which the Chamber officially closed on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012.

Sara Henderson, communications director for the chamber, said the new space includes ample parking, is handicap accessible, contains a larger board room and more office space for meetings.

Local general contractor and longtime O’Fallon Chamber member, Schneider Construction Services will build out the existing building. Henderson said construction is expected to be complete by Nov. 1 and they hope to move in the building by Thanksgiving.

City officials joined the O'Fallon Chamber Board of Directors on Monday for the groundbreaking of the new sign.

Mayor Bill Hennessy congratulated the chamber on their new location and called this next step a "sign of growth and strength for the city."

Ribbon Cuttings:

, located at 1365 Hwy K, O'Fallon, hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new location on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 3:30 p.m. 

More Business News:

McGurk's Public House O'Fallon: According to their Facebook page, has a new Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini with fresh squeezed lemons, raspberry vodka, simple syrup and a sugar crusted rim.

On Monday, the shop brought bags of donations to to Mary Queen of Angels, of O'Fallon. 

Play N Trade O'Fallon: This coming weekend is "Customer Appreciation Weekend" and there is a Super Smash Brothers tournament on Sunday, August the 19th at noon.

Alternatives Insurance Agency of O'Fallon & Troy, MO.

Alternatives Insurance in O'Fallon, recently moved. According to their Facebook page, they are in the same building, just next door. 

: The Pretty Committee presents the first pre-teen Belleza Beauty Event on Friday, August 24 at 6:00pm at Belleza Salon.

The O'Fallon book store located at, 8935 Veterans Memorial Parkway, announced on Facebook it will host tarot card readings with Maggie Mae on Saturday, Aug. 25. To make an appointment, call 636-272-5857.

Sign Up for O'Fallon Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Golf Tournament

This annual fundraiser is set for Thursday, August 23 at Whitmoor Country Club, 1100 Whitmoor, St. Charles. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with lunch following at 11 a.m. . The tournament begins at noon and will be followed by an awards dinner. The four person scramble includes 18-holes of golf with a cart, lunch, one mulligan per player, drinks on the course and dinner. For more information or to register, visit the chamber website.

Get involved in the Inaugural O’Fallon Chamber Casino Night

The O'Fallon Chamber Board of Directors just approved this new event scheduled for February 2013. The chamber is looking for committee members to help pull off this first time event in a way that will make sure it is a success for years to come. The committee will hold its first meeting on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 8 a.m., regular committee meeting dates and times will be discussed at that time.

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