Local educators, students and business leaders joined together Wednesday, March 12th at Fabick CAT, 1 Fabick Drive, Fenton MO 63026.
The 2014 STEM Summit aimed to strengthen K-12 STEM education throughout St. Louis and Jefferson County, bringing together those who support and play a role in STEM education for the purpose of encouraging students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. The Summit connected students and other individuals with those businesses and higher education institutions which offer STEM courses in an interactive, hands-on format. This conference was organized by the Partners in Education from Rockwood School District along with the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce.
Attendees at the Summit had the opportunity to view STEM projects from local area schools such as Lindbergh, Northwest, Rockwood, Vianney and Special School District. In addition, Dr. Pam Keck, National Corn Grower Association Director of BioFuels was the Key Note Speaker. The Summit concluded with a Roundtable Discussion revolving around how educators and business can work together to better educate and guide students into STEM professions.
About Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce promotes, supports and represents businesses in the City of Fenton and both unincorporated St. Louis and Jefferson County areas of Fenton for the betterment of its members and the community. For more information, click here.
About Rockwood School District Partners in Education
Partners in Education (PIE) links community resources to Rockwood classrooms. PIE facilitators partner with volunteers willing to share their expertise or special talents with students. This community connection enhances curriculum, making learning more meaningful and relevant for students. For more information visit rockwood.k12.mo.us/pie
On January 30th, Show Me Weights ownership and staff celebrated their membership with a Ribbon Cutting, joined by family, friends, and the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce. Show Me Weights is located in the Industrial Park area -1697 Fenpark Drive, Fenton MO 63026- and is the Midwest’s leader in selling quality new and used exercise equipment at the lowest possible prices. The company offers a broad range of top quality new and used commercial fitness equipment from manufacturers across the nation, including a large selection of cardio and strength equipment with many popular items: treadmills, elliptical machines, free weights, as well as equipment to support the latest exercise trends, such as CrossFit, cross training, and indoor cycling. Show Me Weights specializes in commercial gym design and their knowledgeable equipment experts can help you design a custom gym, fitness center, or health club. They can even make equipment recommendations and suggestions for facility layouts, working within your budget to deliver top quality solutions. In addition to equipment, Show Me Weights also offers a variety of apparel lines to help meet all of your team sport’s or organization’s needs. Show Me Weights has been in the fitness industry for over 27 years and has served the needs of individuals, schools, fitness centers, and other organizations looking to shape up, lose weight, maximize strength and performance, and lead healthier lives. The staff brings years of experience in the fitness and team apparel industry as well. The best way to find out what Show Me Weights has to offer is to stop by their location, open Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm, Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, or by appointment at any time. For more information, go to www.showmeweights.com or call them directly at (636) 326-1885.
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce supports, promotes & encourages shopping local and keeping business in Fenton. The organization also serves as a link between our members and the community, providing members with tools to succeed in business through networking, marketing, and educational opportunities.