Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting event for Courage & Grace

Courage & GraceO’FALLON – The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for Courage & Grace, 300 West State Street, O’Fallon. The ceremony took place at 11:30 a.m. on May 26, 2016.

“Courage & Grace is such a fun addition to our community!” said Chamber Executive Director Debbie Arell-Martinez.

Lori and Jennifer have been operating this small business since 2013 out of Jennifer’s basement, private homes, and Luckenbooth Too. Thanks to all their amazing customers, they opened the studio on State Street in January 2016 and have already added three amazing makers to help teach their classes.

Courage & Grace is all about making wood style projects for your home or to give as gifts. They have public and private workshops. These are perfect for birthdays, bachelorette parties, bridal showers, team building, and more.  Their studio is available for groups as large as 30.  The makers there help you and your guests create a wall worthy piece for your home or to give as a gift.  Choose from more than 50 paint colors. Bring your favorite food and drinks and it’s a party.

If you’re interested, you can sign up for a party today at  When you’re there, ask about how the name of the business came about.