Meeting Agenda – December 12, 2016

Silent Auction to benefit Circle of Concern

We will continue our tradition of having a silent auction to benefit the Circle of Concern food pantry at this meeting.  The need is great for all of the services provided to the West County area by this outstanding organization. You can contribute baked goods and handmade crafts to be auctioned, and you can bid on these items during the meeting.  The proceeds all go to Circle of Concern.  Read more here.

Presentation Topic: History of Housing and Homelessness in Metro St. Louis and the Response

Tom Burnham is Community Relations Officer for St.Peter & Paul Community Services (PPCS) and liaison to St Louis city and county governments addressing the needs of the homeless and low income individuals and families to residential and business groups, police and alderpersons and care providers in the neighborhoods where their programs exist.  Tom will discuss the lead up through the 19th century and Depression of the hows and whys of the current homeless situation including the issue of affordable housing inventory. We will also learn about the development and current services of PPCS and how we can get involved.  

You may learn more about PPCS at the website: http://www.ppcsinc.org/

As always, we will be collecting for Circle of Concern, a local food pantry supported by West County Democrats; canned goods including peanut butter, fish and meat as well as paper products.  Any such items brought to our monthly meetings will be delivered to the pantry. Cash and checks are welcome.  Protect Union workers: DO NOT bring Walmart items to West County Democrat meetings

Please join us for lunch following the meeting at the Pasta House on Manchester just west of Weidman at 14007 Manchester Rd. Ballwin, MO. 63011

For the notes from the November meeting, click here.