Healthy Planet March Happenings

During 2016
Butler’s Pantry Celebrates 50 Years of Innovative Catering Services
Second-Generation Business Celebrates Milestone by Giving Back. Butler’s Pantry, a second-generation business founded in 1966, announces their 50th year Jubilee in 2016. This pivotal milestone for the catering and event design company brings a year of celebration and giving back to the community. Butler’s Pantry was the dream of Richard (Sr.) and Anita Nix who founded the business in 1966 on one principle: to provide the most innovative and creative catering company to St. Louis. Richard Nix Jr., President of Butler’s Pantry, is fueled by the same passion for excellence and continues to operate Butler’s Pantry under the guiding principles of his parents. That driving ambition sets the stage for the next 50 years. As Butler’s Pantry looks forward to the next 50 years, the company is deeply committed to maintaining and growing culinary distinction to help others achieve event goals in a memorable fashion. Butler’s Pantry will also continue their commitment to the St. Louis community through a new initiative: Full Pantry, Full Life. With the hopes of feeding 50,000 St. Louisans, Butler’s Pantry will donate $5 for every 50 guests fed in 2016 to support the needs of local food pantries. “In my eyes, every day is a celebration,” said Richard Nix Jr., President of Butler’s Pantry. “We’ve built success out of passion and 50 years could never be possible without our hard-working staff and the wonderful community in which the business resides. St. Louis can count on Butler’s Pantry to deliver creative menus, consistent results and innovative design for any size of event for the next 50 years!” To commemorate the 50th anniversary, Butler’s Pantry has enlisted the artistic services of Nori Obata. Obata, who was born and raised in St. Louis, crafts unique porcelain ceramic tableware for display and functional use. Butler’s Pantry will gift the artists’ work with some events in 2016. The one-of-a-kind serving platters will boast a hand –painted abstract design of an iconic local structure, and will be gifted throughout the year. Follow Butler’s Pantry on Facebook and Twitter (@butlerspantry1) for an exciting social media campaign while they celebrate 50 years of cheers-worthy moments at 50 of St. Louis’ finest venues for entertaining – #50in50! If social media isn’t for you, subscribe to the Butler’s Pantry blog to stay up-to-date on the latest happenings and get a first look at the redesigned website when it goes live in 2016! With a commitment to making others happy, St. Louis can count on Butler’s Pantry to deliver blissful details that translate into even happier memories. Cheers to the next 50 years! For more information, please visit www.butlerspantry.com.

March–August 2016
Spring & Summer Art Classes & Workshops at Laumeier
Laumeier Sculpture Park offers age-appropriate courses as multi-day classes and one-day workshops. Art Classes and Workshops provide participants with a focused experience within a particular medium, process or concept. Art Classes and Workshops are taught by local, experienced Artist-Instructors and are designed to encourage artistic development and selfexpression. Small class sizes provide participants with individual attention; projects are designed to allow participants the freedom to explore their own potential and creativity. Art Classes and Workshops meet at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri. Call 314.615.5278 or visit www.laumeier.org for more information. Supported by The Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis.

Through March 27
Orchid Show “Where Wild Things Grow”
The annual Orchid Show offers visitors a once-a-year opportunity to see a rotating display of hundreds of orchids from the Garden’s expansive permanent living collection amid a tropical oasis inside the Orthwein Floral Display Hall. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Orthwein Floral Display Hall. Garden admission plus $5; free for Garden members. Visit www.mobot.org for more information.

March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
Let’s Do Lunch: homemade food, good company and conscious conversation.
Wednesday Afternoon from 12pm to 1:30pm. Price $20/per person. Food is ready at 12pm and focused group conversation starts at 12:30. Topics cover range of issues across the continuum of holistic health: Community Health; Physical Health; Mental/Emotional Health; and Spiritual Health. Visit www.rememberingyourself.org for more information on topics and speakers. Call 314-322-1944 to reserve your space and for location. Space is limited.

March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
Community Meditation: Let’s practice together & create shared intention.
Wednesday 7:30 to 8:30pm. Price $10/per person. Join us for this ongoing community meditation practice. Visit www.rememberingyourself.org for more information. Call 314-322-1944 if you have questions.

March 6
Transformational Breathwork
Facilitated by Shelby Corson, LMT, Certified Transform-ational Breathwork Facilitator. Sunday, March 6, 2016, 1:00-3:30pm. The Center for Mind, Body & Spirit. 7649 Delmar Blvd..Cost: $60. Transformational Breathwork is a breathing process that helps to open restricted patterns of breathing, integrate and clear the subconscious mind and help you connect more fully with higher forms of consciousness. In this workshop, you will: Be introduced to the power of breath. Experience an introductory breath session. Learn how to correct restrictive breathing patterns. Learn techniques for increasing your energy level and sense of well being.. Gain tools to manage stress, connect with source and actively participate in your own healing.For info and registration, call 314.725.6767.

March 8
Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine – Learn how to build your immune system and take charge of your health. If you are suffering from chronic conditions, you’ll learn why you don’t have to live with your “incurable” symptoms anymore. Topics covered include: Cancer, Heart Disease/Stroke, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies, Nutrition, and many more. You should come to this discussion also if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic – Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.

March 8
Fostering Wellness in the Built Environment
Placing health and wellness at the heart of design and construction decisions can have a positive impact on human health, social equity, and return on investment. At this session, learn how to engineer spaces for improved community health and increased real estate value. WHEN: Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 pm WHERE: Alberici, 8800 Page Ave., St. Louis, MO 63114 FEE: Free for USGBC-MGC & BOMA Members as well as Full-time Students; $20 for Non-members Register: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/.

March 9
Transformative Healing for those who are Grieving
Complete Wellness Center, 7pm. A group session with sound, crystal and aromatherapy. Cleansing, healing, nurturing in a safe group of similar souls. $15. 10807 Big Bend, Kirkwood, MO. RSVP 314-822-7900.

March 9
Understand the WELL Building Standard
This session will provide an overview of the concepts of the WELL Building Standard, as well as an in-depth look at strategies to address human health through design. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the WELL Building Standard® as a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact the health and wellbeing of the people who live, work, and learn in these buildings. WHEN: March 9, 8:00-10:00AM WHERE: TBA FEE: $30/USGBC-MGC & BOMA Members; $45/Non-members Register: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/.

March 15
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
Free Monthly Prevention and Healing Support Group. Topic: My Health and Wellness Plan of Care for 2016. As you make your plans for the New Year, be sure to include planning to improve your health. Hear what medical research is telling us are the key issues for optimal health. Join us for the tools for creating a Health and Wellness Plan of Care. Make 2016 the best year for your well being! Support Group Leaders: Dr. Simon Yu, M.D. and Chaplain Paul R. Johnson, M.Div. When: Third Tuesday each month (with an occasional exception) at 6:30 pm. – 8:00 pm at our healing clinic, Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date, 314-432-7802. For more information, read the article on our web site at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

March 15
Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body. You may not realize it, but your teeth and gums may be making you ill or weakening your immune system. Hidden infections. Unresolved illness. Find out what may be happening between your teeth and body and what to do about it. Discover how infection and illness transfer between the teeth and body. Understand how biological dentistry focuses on your overall health. Learn about what dental materials are compatible with wellness, mercury-free, tooth-colored fillings,the impact of dental procedures, how certain dental procedures can influence your body, and nutritional therapy that supports a healthy mouth. Third Tuesday Each Month, 6:30 pm at the Holistic Dentistry office of, and presented by, Dr. Michael Rehme, D.D.S., C.C.N. (Certified Clinical Nutritionist), 2821 N. Ballas Rd, Suite 245, St. Louis, MO 63131. A Healthy Choice for Dental Care. Call to verify seminar date and reserve your space at 314-997-2550. See Patient Success Stories at www.toothbody.com.

March 19
Free Coffee & Conversation: Artistic Gardens
Join Laumeier Sculpture Park’s Master Gardener Yvette Luedde for an inspirational look at gardens throughout the world. Discussion about landscape principles, shared ideas for creating unique personal gardens and a visit to Frances Whitehead’s Hortus Obscurus (The Dark Garden), 1997, will inspire you to think outside the box this spring! Laumeier’s Conversation Series provides informal learning opportunities through discussion about new artworks in the temporary exhibitions or legacy artworks in the Permanent Collection. Conversation Series events encourage participants to share ideas and ask questions in a relaxed atmosphere. Saturday, March 19, at 11:00 a.m. at the Kranzberg Education Lab at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri. Free. Call 314.615.5278 or visit www.laumeier.org for more information.

March 19
Out of the Shadows: UpcomingSpiritual Transformation Workshop.
Spirtitually heal yourself and learn to share your gifts. This series of (9) monthly workshops provides you with spiritual tools and practices to confidently explore your inner landscape, awaken yourself and learn to share your creative/healing gifts with others. Visit www.rememberingyourself.org for more information. Call Christine@314-322-1944 or Victor @314-647-2800, if you have questions or to register.

March 20
Healthy Planet Natural Living Expo
Come enjoy the first day of Spring at the Healthy Planet Natural Living Expo, 10 am to 4 pm at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex, 33 East Glendale Road, Webster Groves, MO 63119. More than 60 exhibitors offering healthy and green products and services to help enhance your life. Free health screenings, wine and craft beer tastings, live music, drawings, giveaways, free tote bags and much more. See page 3 and page 5 of this edition for more information. You can also call 314-962-7748.

March 24
Taught by Demarus Harris. Thursdays, March 24th – May 21st. 6:30pm -8:00pm.. The Classroom at The Center for Mind, Body & Spirit. 7647 Delmar Blvd.. Cost: $155 for all 5 classes. Untapped abilities will hold you back in every part of your life from relationships to career prospects. Developing psychically, however, gives one the advantage of bringing innate powers and otherworldly insight into one’s life. A keenly developed 6th sense will enrich your existence and that of everyone you meet. Come develop your psychic abilities with other enthusiastic visionaries in your area! This classroom study is ideal for the aspiring psychic, channel, or psychic medium. Each class is packed with down to earth approaches and practical techniques to enhance your ESP. The sessions conclude with exercises that help the student gain the necessary hands-on experience to quickly and easily develop their skills. The fundamentals are instrumental in giving you a solid foundation. PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT LEVEL 1 greatly increases your chance of success with the more advanced skills you’ll learn later in this series. In PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT LEVEL 1 YOU WILL LEARN: The art of meditation; how to become centered in your thoughts and actions. How telepathy works and how to control and direct your thoughts. How to contact your Higher Self and gain greater control over your life. What the chakras are, what they do, and how to open and develop them. How to understand, recognize, and use your skills of empathy and telepathy. How to remember and interpret your dreams. How to utilize your power of manifestation. How to fully protect yourself while you expand and use your abilities. Demarus Harris has been a psychic, a medium, a tarot interpreter, and a teacher on these subjects for over 20 years. He has touched the lives of thousands with his insightful gifts of clairvoyance and talent for contacting the dearly departed. He may be researched at www.facebook.com/midwestmedium/. He may be reached directly at 314.675.0244 To enroll, call The Center at 314.725.6767

March 25
What Is Tarot… & What Is Not
Melissa Cynova will be giving a presentation at The Center for Mind, Body & Spirit (7647 Delmar Blvd) on Friday, March 25th at 5:00 on What Tarot is… and what it is not. At this presentation she will talk about how Tarot can be used in your everyday life and how to avoid an unethical reader. The cost is $10. Please call The Center at 314.725.6767 to register for this presentation.

March 31
Growing Green Awards
The USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter is proud to celebrate and recognize the individuals, groups and organizations actively transforming the built environment while sharing their knowledge of green building and sustainable practices. When: March 31, 5:30 – 8:30pm Where: MOTO Museum FEE: Tickets are $85 Early bird price of $75 Register: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/.