Friday, March 8, 2013
Find out where to purchase cookies in your neck of the woods. Anyone who finds a box with a ticket on it this weekend wins another box for free.
Forget to order your favorite Girl Scout cookies? Not to fear, cookies are still available for purchase. This weekend area Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri will be out in force selling cookies at cookie booths. This weekend only the Girl Scouts will release boxes of cookies with “Girl Scout Tickets.” Anyone who finds a box with a ticket on it wins another box for free. Girl Scouts will be at the following locations around South County and Arnold: To find more cookie booths near you, click here.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Find out where to get your free short stack in St. Louis on Feb. 5.
Hey, pancake lovers: stop by IHOP for a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes in honor of National Pancake Day on Feb. 5. In return for the free pancakes this year, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (or other designated charities). Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP has raised more than $10 million to support charities in the communities in which it operates. Stop by one of these nearby restaurants, or look for a nearby location in the IHOP store locator:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
A guide to election-themed goods and specials on Nov. 6 (some of them are free!). Looking for a nearby watch party? Patch has those, too.
Are you participating in the democratic process on Tuesday? Don't forget to take a moment and reward yourself for your patriotism. Several St. Louis organizations and businesses--as well as national chains--are offering up presidential food, discounts, or a place for you to watch the results roll in. Are we missing an offer or watch party? Shoot a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get the new information added to this article as soon as possible! (You can also add it to the comments below.) Food and drink fun Other cool stuff Watch parties and related activities RFT’s Gut Check blog has listed a handful of other watch parties in Florissant and St. Louis city.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Sunset Hills native Chris Dixon, co-founder of the Suit Project, provides donated men’s clothing for job interviews and other special occasions.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Karlie Baker
Thursday, August 23, 2012
“We’ve all been underdressed for something,” says Chris Dixon. If Dixon didn’t realize the importance of proper attire prior to his hire at the firm, it certainly stood out when he began conducting job interviews with potential employees at Page Law Firm in downtown St. Louis. Sometimes a wrinkled shirt has more serious implications than feeling underdressed—it can be the difference separating you from another qualified applicant. Everyone wants to put their best foot forward, but a suit is no longer a daily necessity for men. Dixon sought to help those who lack the resources to buy their own. Then his office received a visit from Ben Lawler, who sells custom clothing on behalf of Tom James. The two realized that they daily came into …
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
From comics and weaving to games and can sculptures, take your pick of fun outings for the family this week.
This week offers your kids the chance to find a new hobby in weaving or comic strips through programs at the library, or to spend an evening burning off extra energy at Shrewsbury Rec. For activities including thw whole family, choose from a game night or a trip to the St. Louis Science Center.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
From Play-doh and Valentines to ice skating and bird watching, take your pick of fun family activities for this week.
With plenty of free family activities, from Play-doh and Valentines to ice skating and bird watching, this week is the perfect time to grab those kids and go out for some fun.