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"Kinky event at conference center draws ire in Fairview Heights"

on Monday, 28 March 2011. Posted in Media Updates

Post-Dispatch

Aldermen bickered Thursday night over responsibility for a sex-themed convention held in the city last weekend.

The event, billed as "Beat Me in St. Louis," was the focus of heated discussion at a meeting of the Board of Aldermen's law enforcement committee.

"This may not be the type of event we may want to be known for," Alderman Sandy Baldwin said. "I think of Fairview as being a place with great Midwest values. I don't believe (holding the convention here) would fit in with most residents' value system."

The convention, held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and the Fountains Conference Center, was promoted as an exclusive event. It included sessions on water torture and bondage and clothing optional swimming.

Alderman Norm Miller said the hotel posted signs saying it was closed for a private function. Windows also were covered.

The issue, said Alderman Pat Baeske, is that the city sold itself short in the contract with the hotel. She said the city has no say in events there, although the convention center is city-owned. ...

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