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A place for remembering pets

There is a quiet oasis in West County where people go to remember and pay tribute to their late pets. Wildwood resident Dr. Dennis Eschbach, a pet chiropractor, has had 13 pets buried over about 20 years at Memory Park Pet Cemetery, located at 1457 Boly Lane in Twin Oaks. He and his wife have four more plots reserved for their current dogs. “We wanted a nice place to be able to visit them after they were gone,” said Eschbach, who described Memory Park as a “perfect, very calm and peaceful place that they keep up beautifully.” Memory Park was ...

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Artists called to paint St. Charles County Parks

Attention all Missouri and Illinois artists: the St. Charles County Parks Department and the Foundry Art Centre invite you to participate in the Paint Your County Parks competition. The art contest is free to enter with a deadline of Oct. 31. The goal of the competition is to expose the area’s vibrant arts community and highlight the beauty and benefits of St. Charles County Parks. First place will receive a $1,000 purchase prize for their work. Artists may use watercolors, oils, gouache or acrylics to paint a county park scene. The juror for the competition will be Janet Fons, whose ...

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A glowing success

The Wildwood Business Association (WBA) recently donated $4,480 to the Wildwood YMCA, the result of the WBA’s most successful Balloon Glow event to date. The annual Holiday Balloon Glow was originally scheduled for December; however, severe weather necessitated that the event be rescheduled for April. The end result was the highest attendance in four years and also the largest donations amount raised to date to benefit the Wildwood YMCA. Organizers credited the following sponsors for the event’s success: (Gold Sponsors) Living Word Church, St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, Cherry Hills Family Eye Care, Lakeside Exteriors, West Newsmagazine, The city of Wildwood ...

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Boundless summer camping resources

Families who camp all the time and families who are looking to camp for the first time may want to mark their calendars for Saturday, June 25, this year’s date for the Great American Campout.

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The Night Before

The countdown to camp is officially almost over. Excited kids, and parents, anxiously anticipate the beginning of a memorable and fun-filled summer experience.

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