February 4, 2013 CLAYTON, Missouri: Since its beginning as the seat of St. Louis County government in 1877, Clayton has experienced a long, steady and prosperous growth. In 1913, community leaders decided it was prudent to incorporate, and the City of Clayton became a municipality. Over time, Clayton has become a vibrant hub of business activity and a recognized civic leader in the St. Louis region. Throughout 2013, the city will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a special events and activities. Attached is an event schedule for the first half of 2013.
For details about the centennial celebration and calendar updates, visit
We encourage everyone to participate and come together as a community. To learn more about how you can get involved, please contact Janet Lemay
FEBRUARY CALENDAR HIGHLIGHT
EVENT: Ralph Clayton's Birthday Party DATE & TIME: Friday, February 22 from 7 to 9 p.m.
LOCATION: Shaw Park Ice Rink
Help Ralph Clayton celebrate his 225th birthday and blow out the candles at the ice rink.
Meet Ralph, Jennie Yore and Aunt Cal in costume. Free admission with a donation of
two non-perishable items to benefit Operation Food Search.
Clayton is known for stellar municipal services and a school district that consistently ranks as one of the best in the country. It is frequently described as inviting, progressive, stable and suburban - with a metropolitan flair. The city's business districts are home to corporate titans, professional service firms, award-winning restaurants and charming retail shops, all within walking distance to its residential neighborhoods that provide a range of lifestyle choices. Clayton offers an exceptional quality of life, made possible through the cooperative efforts of involved residents, a philanthropic business community, dedicated city staff and a trusted municipal government. To learn more about the City of Clayton, visit