Calendar of events


Oct. 8 – Health Care Fair, 10 a.m.–noon, Ritenour High School parking lot, 9100 St. Charles Rock Road. FREE flu shots (6 months and up),vision, hearing, blood pressure screenings, mental health resources and crisis connections, fresh food giveaways, and financial aid for Rx, utilities, rent assistance. Hosted by Senator Jill Schupp and Rep. Tracy McCreery.

Oct. 8 – 3rd Annual Mineral Area Labor Club SXS Poker Run. This will be an off-road ride. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at 2122 Madison 203, Fredericktown, Mo., and the ride starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $20 a buggy and $10 per hand. The event includes a chili dinner and a gun raffle to benefit the Shop with a Hero program in Fredericktown. For more information, visit

Oct. 15 – 35th Annual Ernest & De Verne Calloway Awards, hosted by the St. Louis chapter of the Coalition for Black Trades Unionists, will be held at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel, 800 Washington Ave., at 6 p.m. U.S. Representative Cori Bush and Missouri Senator Karla May will be honored at the event. The event includes a cash bar, dinner and the program. Tickets are $105 a person and $1,050 per table. RSVP by Oct. 7. Make checks payable to CBTU and mail to CBTU, PO Box 5034, St. Louis, MO 63115. Contact Lew Moye at 314-495-5635 or

Oct. 15 – Inaugural Jack Martorelli Memorial Boxing Tournament will be held at the James J. Eagan Community Center at 1 James J. Eagan Drive in Florissant. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first bell is at 7 p.m. Ringside seats are $40 a person or $320 for a table of eight and second row seats are $30 and $240 for a table of eight. For more information or tickets, call 636-887-5319.

Oct. 20 – Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) Meetup for tradeswomen and women interested in joining the building trades, 4 to 6 p.m. at the AGC Training Center, 6301 Knox Ave. in St. Louis. RSVPs are required and food will be provided. Register at or call 636-926-6948.

Nov. 4 – Missouri Women in Trades Blue Collar Black Tie Awards Gala from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 Grand Hall, 2319 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103.

Nov. 5 – Spirit of Democracy Banquet and Silent Auction sponsored by the National Stars and Stripes Museum Library at the Osage Center, Cape Girardeau. Food, live music, cash bar, raffles, and more. 5 p.m. doors open; program at 6 p.m. Guest speaker: Helen Patton, granddaughter of legendary WWII tank commander General George S. Patton, Jr. and Kevin Hymel, author of Patton’s War, An American General’s Combat Leadership. Individual seats- $125. Reservations: 573-568-2055 or at

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