O'Fallon Township High School graduate Valerie Levine, a current student at the University of Alabama, started the Alabama Prosthetic Project in the summer of 2016, which uses 3-D printers to craft artificial limbs for kids in need — free of charge.
Sutton Sauer, a Shiloh resident, teaches sixth graders at Triad Middle School in St. Jacob, IL., and spent many Saturdays from January to April at St. Matthew United Church of Christ in Belleville volunteering and serving homeless people and their families.
Recently retired Shiloh Police Chief Jim Stover has decided to stay busy by accepting an invitation from Shiloh Mayor Jim Vernier to serve on the Shiloh Planning Commission as long-time veteran commission member BJ Berger steps down after 15 years.
O'Fallon police host an annual Breakfast With Santa event at Amelia V. Carriel Junior High School the weekend before Christmas for community members, their kids and grandkids, free of charge. The event organizers accept cash and food donations for the O'Fallon Food Pantry.
Wednesday morning was the first day of school for O'Fallon Elementary District 90. Nervous kindergarteners met their teachers, older students again found their way to class in these scenes from Marie Schaefer and Estelle Kampmeyer schools.
Boasting two NHL-sized ice rinks and a 10-lane championship swimming pool, O'Fallon's McKendree Metro Rec Plex will a leader of its kind in the metro-east, not only for its high athletic standard, but also for its cutting edge 'green' Eco Chill technology.