Specialists in Medicare options

In 2007, Randy Schrupp parlayed his more than 25 years experience in the field of worker’s compensation insurance into the Medicare insurance industry. Today, Schrupp Senior Services, operated by Randy, his wife Mary and his son Todd, has successfully enrolled nearly 800 senior clients in various Medicare plans. Schrupp Senior Services makes the task of sorting through the overwhelming number of solicitations from Medicare providers and plans less daunting by helping Medicare eligible adults understand and differentiate between the options. As a broker, Schrupp represents numerous plans and providers, allowing for an impartial comparison of the benefits of one plan ...

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Cozy spa for relaxation and rejuvenation

As a young artist, Candy Dietrich-Ganz found the hair to be a wonderful palette for creativity. From color to cutting, there are so many ways to change a look and how a person feels. Upon mastering the art of hair, it was only natural for her to expand her design creations to skin and nails. Inspired by the advances in the beauty industry, Dietrich-Ganz opened Elegant Designs Day Spa in 1996, the first day spa in West County. Elegant Designs is a cozy spa with a loyal following. The unique location provides a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle ...

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Remodeling St. Louis one home at a time

For more than 45 years Dalco Home Remodeling has been fulfilling the dreams of its customers throughout St. Louis with well designed, hand crafted remodeling projects. From kitchen and bath remodels, to new roofs, Dalco is dedicated to making each remodeling project a dream come true. The commitment to quality extends to every part of a remodeling project: from design to project scheduling to construction to customer service. They work with each customer to prevent project delays, cost overruns and to minimize disturbance while work is being performed. Their expert consultants strive to create a project that suits the style, ...

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Pickleball, 5K competitions return

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Ballwin Days 5K and 1-mile runs. The run starts at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, and begins in the heart of Vlasis Park. Registration is available online at www.ballwin.mo.us, or in person at The Pointe. Parking is available in the park in various lots, unlike during daily hours of the festival, when only offsite parking is available. Returning to Ballwin Days for its second year is the Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, June 11, starting at noon. Players should arrive early to the Target or Lowe’s parking lots to catch a shuttle ...

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‘Surf’s Up’ at Ballwin Days parade; pancake breakfast debuts

The Ballwin Days Parade, a festival favorite since 1978, is set for Saturday, June 11. This year’s theme is “Surf’s Up,” so dig out the Hawaiian shirts and leis. Ballwin Days is proud to have Louie Blues, the mascot of the St. Louis Blues, as its parade Grand Marshal this year. Other special guests include the first Miss Ballwin Days from 1978 and the Big Red Cheerleaders Alumni. The parade steps off at 9 a.m. on Steamboat Lane adjacent to Ballwin Baptist Church, proceeds north to Kehrs Mill Road, then turns east into Vlasis Park and ends on Park Drive ...

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Tom Shaw: Fostering Progress Through Open Dialog And Inclusiveness

By Susan E. Sagarra [This article originally appeared in West Newsmagazine in February 2005.] Tom Shaw has a simple philosophy on relationships between people and how they communicate on important issues. His philosophy could serve as a good lesson in today’s climate of heated debate and lack of compassion and understanding for other people’s viewpoints. “I like to sit down and exchange good, honest, open dialogue, not debate,” Shaw said. “People should learn and not sell; exchange ideas but don’t try to overpower anybody. We can learn so much from each other if we just sit down and listen to ...

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