Majorette grand opening shows value of unique new event space in Maplewood/St. Louis

Majorette, a new event space located at 7150 Manchester on the border of Maplewood and St. Louis, held its grand opening Wednesday night with fanfare. The 87-year-old building was originally a furniture store, and owners Pat and Carol Shuchard preserved some of the original features while dramatically modernizing the space which has a capacity of up to 400. Before the opening, General Manager Erinn Hall reported that they have contracts for nearly 30 weddings, corporate galas, and fundraisers. Also the general manager of the Shuchard’s other event space Boo Cat in St.

Women Making History! Talk & Taste: turning a food passion into a business

The ninth annual “Women Making History!” event took place on Thursday evening, February 26, 2015 at Moosylvania Marketing in Maplewood. This year’s theme was “Talk & Taste: Turning a Food Passion into a Business.”

The evening consisted of brief comments from three women business owners whose experience in business ranges from three to 30 years, drinks provided by the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce, and fourteen tables of women-owned or managed food businesses offering samples. Rachelle L’Ecuyer, director of community development for the City of Maplewood served as mistress of ceremonies introducing hostess Sharon Ayres of Moosylvania Marketing, and three women business owners. Kathy Kuper and her family started The Big O Liqueur, a producer of handcrafted ginger liqueur three years ago. The mission of the company is: Have a Little Fun, Make a Little Money, and Give Back to the Community.