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LivingClarkson ValleyA S ocial P ublication E xclusivelyR esidentsofC larkson V alleyDecember 2020for theIntroducing theUnderwoodFA M I L YYour Clarkson Valley Living magazine is provided to all residentsthanks to the generous support of our advertising partners.Follow us on Facebookand [email protected] Stories. Your Photos. Your Community.

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Clarkson Valley LivingSOCIALCOMMITTEEMeet your Clarkson Valley Living Team!We’d like to thank all of your writers fortheir valuable contributions to the magazine.Want to Join the Team?Our goal is to build community in the neighborhood by helping everyone getto know each other a little better! We’re always looking for community members who would like to be a part of making Clarkson Valley Living the best itcan be. We currently have openings for Resident Article Contributors andJunior Writers—kidswho want to getinvolved! If you orsomeone you knowmight be interested,please [email protected] more information!Clarkson Valley Halloween Fun 2020Kids of all ages had a great time trick or treating in Clarkson Valley this year, despite social distancing. The mild weather free of rainhad the streets filled with witches, zombies, trolls, superheroes, and more! It was an awesomely scary night for sure!Clarkson Valley Living ison Instagram! Follow [email protected]’d love to hear from you!Please let us know how we are doing. Do you haveany article ideas? How about ideas on neighborhood events? Don’t hesitate to get involved—this isyour publication!New to the Neighborhood?Are you and your family new to the neighborhood?If so, welcome! Please send your contact information to [email protected] to be added to ourevent invitations and contact list.Riley Griggs, zombie princess ofKehrs Mill EstatesThe Beste kiddos of Forest Hills—Auggie, Nic, and GretaBill TuttleOwner, Publisher &Advertising [email protected](636) 579-0698Jill GrayPhotographerHigher [email protected](314) 623-1587Lori RuscittiResident Writer &Content CoordinatorResident of Forest [email protected](214) 668-4070Anna BohlmannJunior Resident WriterResident [email protected] JoyceResident WriterResident of KehrsMill [email protected](314) 698-1717Grace AndrewsJunior Resident WriterResident of Kehrs MillEstates [email protected] MunichResident ContributorResident of The Manorsat Clarkson [email protected](314) 920-5311The Witches of Forest Hills—Adalyn, Ani, and Isla BlannerWho'scaringfor yourFamilyTree?Danny and Patrick Rhodes of WesthamptonThe Ortbals of Kehrs Mill Estates—Kelly, Brian (Axel), Will (Slash), and Brienna (Poppy)rockin’ the big hair!TREES TRIMMED & REMOVED BUCKET TRUCK SERVICE STUMP GRINDINGNo Job too small,. no tree too Tall636-274-13784 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020Witchy Boo, Reese Griggs of KehrsMill EstatesEmily Shuert of Dunhill Farm and HarperCollins of Kehrs Mill TrailsDecember 2020 Clarkson Valley Living5

SponsorI N D E XNeighborhoodThis section has been created to give you easier access when searching for a trusted neighborhood vendor to use.Take a minute to familiarize yourself with the businesses sponsoring the publication. These local businesses areproud to partner with you and make this magazine possible. Please support these businesses and thank them forsupporting the publication!KITCHEN & BATH DESIGNThe Style House(636) 220-3007thestylehousestl.comPRIVATE SCHOOLSt. John School(636) 779-2325stjls.orgSALON & SPANuovo Salon Spa(636) 527-2566nuovosalonspa.comMOSQUITO, FLEA & TICK CONTROLMosquito Joe(314) 492-2309mosquitojoe.comREAL ESTATE AGENTChrissy Wagner Red KeyRealty Leaders(314) RIOR CLEANING/POWER WASHINGH2O Power Washing(636) 448-8680h2opowerwashingstl.comJanice Freeman Team(314) 753-7852janicefreeman.comTREE SERVICEGills Tree ServiceJohn Gills(636) 274-1378PAINTINGDarkside of the Room Painting(636) 466-0015facebook.com/darksideoftheroomllcPAINTING & WALLCOVERINGWeaver’s Wallpapering Company(314) 616-0487weaverswallco.comGARAGE DOORINSTALLATION & REPAIRGateway Garage Door Solutions(636) 220-2559gatewaygaragedoor.comPET CAREPetropolis Pet Resort(636) 537-2322petropolis.comSt. Louis Foundation Repairs(314) 520-9515stlouisfoundationrepairs.comGENERAL CONTRACTORKing Homes(314) 520-7271kinghomesonline.comPHOTOGRAPHYHigher Focus Photography(314) 623-1587higherfocus.netANIMAL HOSPITALVeterinary Care Center(636) 537-9960vetcarechesterfield.comCHURCHPathfinder Church(636) 394-4100pathfinderstl.orgHARDSCAPE & LANDSCAPESuburbia Hardscape & Landscape(314) 220-0400suburbiastl.comPHYSICAL THERAPYApexNetwork Physical Therapy Chesterfield, MO(636) T CONTROL24-7 Animal & Pest Control(314) 236-737824sevenpest.comDECKS & PATIOSThe Wall Guys Construction(314) 680-5141thewallguysconstruction.comHEALTH & WELLNESSARC Body Solutions(636) 299-6172abbycohen.isagenix.comANTIMICROBIAL COATING SERVICEMicrobial Solutions Unlimited(314) 356-9990msuprotechs.comDENTISTRYMark Hesker, D.D.S., P.C.(314) 569-3337heskerdental.comOsteoStrong(636) ldATTORNEY-PERSONAL INJURYCantor Injury Law(314) 628-9999cantorinjurylaw.comELECTRICALAccurate Electric(636) 225-1020accurateelectricstl.comHEALTHY LIVINGPresence Float Center(636) 220-6327presencefloatcenter.comAUTO DETAILINGA&G Auto Spa & Mobile Detailing(314) 575-0953agautospa.comENTERTAINMENTSpanky Entertainment(314) 690-8680spankyentertainment.comHOME REMODELINGHackett Home Remodeling(314) 540-6311hacketthomeremodeling.comAUTOMOTIVE ACCESSORIES& TINTINGTotal Customs & Tinting(636) 474-8468totalcustomsstl.comFINANCIAL ADVISORPaul Cavallini at Morgan Stanley(314) eder Construction(314) son Valley LivingBill Tuttle(636) 579-0698A/C, HEATING, PLUMBING& ELECTRICALInnovated Companies(314) 423-4200innovatedcompaniesstl.comBANKINGParamount Bank(314) 608-8620paramountbank.com6 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020BASEMENT WATERPROOFING &BASEMENT REPAIRQuacker’s Waterproofing &Basement Repair(636) 281-3735quackerswaterproofing.comFITNESSRow House Chesterfield(314) ANCESTL Insurance Stop(314) 475-5637stlinsurancerates.comKingma Maynes Collaborative(314) 609-3715kingmamaynes.kw.comLottmann Realty Group(636) 812-4414mystlrealtor.comThe Barr Tradition(636) 394-9300thebarrtradition.comWINDOW TINTING - HOME & AUTOTotal Tinting(636) 474-8468totaltintingstl.comWINDOWS & DOORSKeller Window and Door(314) 399-2001kellerwindow.comYOGA STUDIOOffbeat Yoga(314) 707-2762offbeat-yoga.comRESTAURANTHarpo’s Chesterfield(636) 537-1970harposstl.comROOFING & SIDINGAdvocate Construction(314) ng Neighborhoods Into Communities 2020 Neighborhood Networks Publishing, Inc.NEEDANEWLOGOfor your business, team or promotionwithout the agency expense?DISCLAIMER: Any articles included in this publication and/or opinions expressed thereindo not necessarily reflect the views of The N2 Company d/b/a N2 Publishing but remainsolely those of the author(s). The paid advertisements contained within the Clarkson ValleyLiving magazine are not endorsed or recommended by The N2 Company or the publisher.Therefore, neither The N2 Company nor the publisher may be held liable or responsible forbusiness practices of these companies.NOTE: When community events take place, photographers may be present to takephotos for that event and they may be used in this publication.I can do that.Tell me what you have in mind [email protected] 2020 Clarkson Valley Living7

mayor’s cornerSaying Goodbye to 2020!By ClarksonValleyMayor ScottDouglassClosing out 2020 for most of us is good riddance. However, likemost years, we do have good reasons to be thankful—joyful. Soduring this holiday season, however you celebrate, we wish yougood health, good tidings, and a prosperous, happy 2021!Clarkson Valley Recycling ResultsOctober Recycling Tonnage: 32.4 tonsNotice Of Election Declaration OfCandidacy City Of Clarkson ValleyA municipal election will be held inthe city of Clarkson Valley, St. LouisCounty, Missouri, on Tuesday, April6, 2021, to elect one alderperson fromWard 1, Ward 2, and Ward 3, each toserve a two-year term.Filing a declaration of candidacy forsaid offices begins Tuesday, December15, 2020, at 8 a.m. The closing datefor filing will be at 5 p.m. on Tuesday,January 19, 2021. City Hall is openMonday through Friday 9 - 4:30, and8 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020filing for office any day between mustbe received by the city clerk duringregular business hours.A candidate for alderperson must bea resident of the ward from whichelected, at least 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a residentof the city at the time of election for atleast one year preceding the election.Michele McMahonCity ClerkDecember 2020 Clarkson Valley Living9

Meet Our NewestClarkson Valley LivingPreferred Partners!Please take a minute to familiarize yourself with these local businesses now sponsoring Clarkson Valley Living. Not only do they makethis newsletter free for all our residents, but each business is interviewed and evaluated before allowing them to come on board as apartner. Please support these businesses and thank them for supporting Clarkson Valley Living!Total Customs & Tinting(636) 478-8468 totaltintingstl.comWe are a locally and family-owned business servingthe Missouri and Illinois area since 2002. In thattime, we have become one of the largest installersof commercial and residential window film. Ourstaff has over 50 years of experience in the windowfilm industry. We have multiple options to choosefrom in the solar, decorative, or security window filmlines. We are also certified with many of the largestmanufacturers of window film such as Eastman and3M. Call us today to get your free in-home estimateand see how we can protect your home, business,and auto.Gateway Garage Door Solutions(636) 220-2559 gatewaygaragedoor.comWith over 25 years of experience in the garagedoor industry, our professional technicians andresponsiveness are what sets us apart from thecompetition. We provide the highest qualityproducts and professional services. We offer FREEestimates, and we are fully bonded and insured. Ifyou are looking for service, repair, a new garage dooror opener, we can help you find the right productat the very best price. Give us a call today. You’ll beglad you did!24-7 Animal & Pest Control(314) 236-7378 24sevenpest.comOur pest experts quickly and efficiently rid Clarkson Valley homes froma variety of pests, rodents, and wildlife like roaches, ants, birds, mice,raccoons, and more. We identify the species of pest and point of entry.Then, we capture/treat the pest or wildlife with a specific method toeliminate them from your home. Our technicians will also repair anydamage caused by the critter while inside your home. Don’t let pestsand wildlife live rent-free in your home; call us today!Offbeat Yoga(314) 707-2762 offbeat-yoga.comWe believe yoga is about rediscovering your sense of joy. Our classesare aimed to help you move and feel better. Offbeat Yoga is a relaxedstudio offering yin, vinyasa, gentle and candlelight yoga classes, plusworkshops. Take a class with one of our highly trained teachers. Visitour website to learn more about our yoga offerings that meld thetraditional philosophies of yoga with modern take.Microbial Solutions Unlimited(314) 356-9990 msuprotechs.comHeadquartered in St. Louis, Microbial SolutionsUnlimited specializes in protection from harmfulmicroorganisms. Our proactive approach to healthyenvironments is cost-efficient, highly effective, and areliable way to protect surfaces in homes or offices.The PRO-Techs formula we use defends againstbacteria, fungi, coronavirus, Influenza, mold, andmore. It is not a disinfectant, rather a long-lastingantimicrobial coating that adheres to all types ofsurfaces and fabrics without harm to furniture.PRO-Techs works 24/7 for 90 days. It is patented,independently lab-proven, EPA-certified green andfood surface grade. Safe around children and pets.Ideal for home, health, and business application.10 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020Weaver’s Wallpapering Company(314) 616-0487 weaverswallco.comWeaver’s Wallpapering Company provideswallpapering and wall covering solutions inClarkson Valley! Our services include residentialand commercial wallpaper Installation andremoval, mural installation, minor drywall repair,and painting. We take great pride in our work. Weare reliable, efficient, and dedicated to customersatisfaction. Call us today to get started on yournext project!Suburbia Hardscape & Landscape(314) 220-0400 suburbiastl.comServing both residential and commercial properties in the greaterSt. Louis area including Clarkson Valley, with a vast knowledge ofsustainable landscape planting for our area. Your premier source forpatios, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens/fireplaces and much more!Our services can add functionality and appeal to any backyard designor outdoor space! Landscape design and build. Locally owned andoperated. Free estimates. Let’s get begin working on your outdoorliving space today!December 2020 Clarkson Valley Living11

Say “Hello”to theUNDERWOODS!years. Lindsay works for Tris Pharma and has beenin the pharmaceutical industry for over 20 years.She is also a Scout & Cellar Clean Crafted WineConsultant which she pursues in her spare time.The Underwoods enjoy vacations to Amelia Island,Florida, where fishing and lounging on the beachare their priorities. Hiking as a family and exploringnew parts of the country on spring break is quicklybecoming a new tradition. They are avid sportsfans with a wide range of allegiances – St. LouisCardinals, St. Louis Blues, and St. Louis City SC.Gray loves the Chicago Bears and Nick, the NewEngland Patriots. Tottenham Hotspur Football Cluband England rugby are also passions and part ofNick’s English upbringing.family spotlightThe Underwoods are hoping this is their “foreverneighborhood,” as they could not imagine a betterplace to raise a family.Get to know your neighbors better by having yourfamily’s story told in the next available issue and receivea free mini photoshoot from Jill Gray at Higher FocusPhotography or nominate a family and we’ll contactthem! Email [email protected] byKristin Millerof Smilesby KristinPhotography,resident ofForest HillsSponsoredeach monthby ChrissyWagner, RedKey Realtors.Nick and Lindsay met at Jacksonville Universityin Florida and moved to Illinois after graduationto start their careers. They enjoyed condo life indowntown Chicago but had the opportunity totransfer to St. Louis, where Lindsay was raised, inearly 2008. They moved to the Chesterfield areaand later had the fortune of finding their dream lotin the Forest Hills neighborhood in the summerof 2018. They have been members of Forest HillsCountry Club for eight years and could not find abetter place to relax, spend time at the pool or onthe golf course, and enjoy socializing in the clubhouse with their family and friends.The Underwoods’ three children have a myriadof activities including baseball, golf, basketball,soccer, and tae kwon do. Gray (12) is a catcherfor a Rawlings Tigers Select Team, Emmy (9) is afirst-degree black belt, and Rhys (5) is a jack of alltrades! Their 6-month-old standard poodle, Cooper,came during COVID quarantine, of course! He addsa new element to their family and brings so muchjoy into the household. All three children attend St.Clare of Assisi, where they are all active membersin the school, church, and community.Nick works for an automotive aftermarket division of ITW and has been with the company for 2112 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020December 2020 Clarkson Valley Living13

Luminometer indicatingoptimum results several daysafter application.Applicator Corey Kiser with post-application signage.Elaine Brauch and Terry Kitzmiller applying an antimicrobial coating.sponsor spotlightLo r iWoveSaferatHomer k w i t h Eve r yd ay Vi r u s Pr o t e c t i o nMicrobial Solutions Unlimited (MSU) – a locally owned and operated company using a proven antimicrobial formula to treat homesand businesses alike, offering long-term protection from virusessuch as human coronavirus and influenza. MSU gives schools,offices, nonprofits, and homes protection you can count on.Cost-Efficient – Highly Effective – Everyday SafetyOur trained applicators use a non-toxic coating for all types ofsurfaces, giving them a powerful antimicrobial defense againstharmful pathogens and communicable diseases.Features include: Defends against all manner of harmful microorganisms Long-lasting protection – up to 90 days EPA green sealed and food surface safe Safe around family and pets Manufactured in the USAA Word from Our CEO – How MSU Came to BeWith the state of the world enduring viral outbreaks and pandemics on the rise -- I felt it was time to explore a solution fora healthier environment without harmful disinfection routines.I was looking for a solution that would contribute to a healthyatmosphere while positively impacting people’s lives.14 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020If you choose Microbial Solutions Unlimited as apartner, you can expect to be treated in a firstclass manner throughout our business relationship. We believe that referrals and references areour best business opportunities. This businessphilosophy will not change.Improve Your Corner of the WorldResidential & Commercial· Roof InspectionWe look forward to doing business with you soonand creating a healthier environment together.Elaine BrauchChief Executive OfficerMicrobial Solutions UnlimitedMicrobial Solutions Unlimited(314) 356-9990MSUPROTechs.comDo you know any awesome businessesthat would be great partners for yourpublication? We’re always looking forreferrals! Please [email protected]· Gutters· SidingCall 314-266-6811 orvisit advocateconstruction.comto schedule your FREE roof inspectionCLARKSON VALLEY RESIDENT OWNED BUSINESSDecember 2020 Clarkson Valley Living15

IN SEARCH OFExceptional Businesses!Who Would You Recommend?Do you own or know of an exceptionalbusiness? Or have you used any localbusinesses that deserve more exposure inClarkson Valley?We are currently interviewing publication sponsors for several of the following industry categories: Flooring - Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl & CarpetCountertops - Stone, Granite & MarbleHome Automation & SecurityLand Maintenance, Landscaping & HardscapingIrrigation & Outdoor LightingReplacement Windows & DoorsPool & Spa Installation, Repair & MaintenanceGutter Installation & CleaningDentist & OrthodontistEye DoctorChiropractorAuto DealershipJewelerIf you have a contact for any, a few, or all of thesebusinesses, please call Bill Tuttle at 636-579-0698 oremail [email protected] with your referrals!16 Clarkson Valley Living December 2020December 2020 Clarkson Valley Living17

amazingathletesCarolineKirbyMARQUETTE VARSITY FIELD HOCKEY GOALIESponsored each month by Row House Chesterfield.Hello, I’m Caroline Kirby! I’m a senior at Marquette High School.I’ve been playing field hockey for four years. I play goalie forMarquette High School in the fall and for The Gateway FieldHockey Club year-round. I decided to give field hockey a try asa freshman after years of competitive soccer and swimming andfound out that I loved it and left these other sports behind!During my junior year, I was honored to be voted the varsityteam MVP by my peers and was named to the Suburban, NationalDivision, 2019 Field Hockey All-Conference First Team. I’vebeen fortunate to play in several nation