BackStoppers

Chamber donates $4,400 to BackStoppers

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Chamber of Commerce donated $4,400 to the BackStoppers at LiUNA Event Center Dec. 18. From left, Andrew Bader presented the check to Kirkwood Fire Chief Jim Silvernail, who represented BackStoppers, Affton Chamber of Commerce President Steve Brotherton and Charles Lucier of Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. Silvernail is the son of the

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Lindbergh fifth-graders rock to benefit BackStoppers

Sappington Elementary School students recently joined local students from around the area to raise more than $16,900 for BackStoppers as part of the Rockin’ 4 Relief event. Nine Sappington fifth-grade volunteers rocked in rocking chairs at the Rock Hill Dierbergs Markets for nine hours straight to collect donations. The Sappington students placed third out of

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MFPD medical director Dr. Chris Bosche dies

Dr. Christopher J. “Chris” Bosche died Sept. 12. Dr. Bosche battled cancer for nearly three years, a result of his exposure as a Ground Zero responder after the 9/11 attacks in New York City. He served as medical director of the Mehlville Fire Protection District since mid-2008. Dr. Bosche was an emergency room physician at

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