In the Know: 9.6.17
Ascension hosted a special night of chess to recognize the organizations and participants involved with Your Move Chess, an in-school and extracurricular program in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The event raised funds to expand the program to other area schools.
For the second year in a row, Friendship Village Chesterfield and the Gold Wing Riders Association held a motorcycle show as part of the organization’s continuing efforts to emphasize fun and safety in motorcycle riding.
The Battlegrounds, St. Louis’ only permanent mud run and obstacle course, recently held its ninth biannual race and collected 1,585 pounds of food for Operation Food Search. In addition to the canned food drive, $4,000 was raised for the nonprofit.
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Musicians from the St. Louis Symphony, the 399th Army Band, and the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America joined forces to honor veterans and active duty military service members. More than 2,000 people attended the free concert.