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The Duchesne Knights of Columbus grounds are reserved for families throughout the Valley of Flowers Festival. Those under age 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. The grounds, located on Washington Street between St. Ferdinand and Lindbergh Blvd. (N. Hwy 67), next to St. Ferdinand Shrine, will host rides, games, and food vendors, including the Knights barbecue.
Rides, games, entertainment and plenty of food and beverages will be included at the 53rd annual Valley of Flowers Festival in Florissant May 1-3. The theme of this year’s event is “Valley of Flowers Celebrates Those Who Serve.”
Events and activities throughout the weekend will be held at five locations: The James J. Eagan Community Center at the intersection of Parker and Waterford; the Duchesne Knights of Columbus grounds on Washington Street between St. Charles Street and Lindbergh Blvd; Old Town Florissant along Rue St. Francois; Koch Park at Howdershell and Charbonier; and Saint Ferdinand Shrine on Rue St. Francois next to the Knights of Columbus grounds.
GNC Chamber Honors Several
Businesses at 60th Anniversary
By Bob Lindsey
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce 60th anniversary event on April 16 included special presentations to chamber volunteers, honors to long-time chamber businesses and the presentation of the 2015 Business Person of the Year award to John Ortwig, owner of Florissant Glass and the Old Town Chapel. The event was held at Norwood Country Club.
Florissant residents can haul down the clutter from their attics and treasures from their garages and organize accumulated goodies from their barns for the 6th Annual Florissant Garage Sale at the James J Eagan Ice Rink on April 25 from 9 a.m.-l p.m. Only Florissant residents are eligible to reserve space at the sale.
Christian Hospital is 2015 Citizen of the Year
The Old Jamestown Association has named our local hospital as its Citizen of the Year.
Christian Hospital and BJC HealthCare continue to invest in providing our North County community with the latest and best in health care services. The hospital has been recognized both locally and nationally for heart, pneumonia, and surgical care and was named 2014 National EMS Provider of the Year.
The 4th Annual Florissant Resident “Free Document Shredding Day” will be held Saturday, April 18 at the rear parking lot of St. Ferdinand Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Any sensitive tax, bank or financial records from home will be shredded professionally by the Cintas Document Management Company. The information will be destroyed so that it cannot be recognized or recreated, then the paper will be recycled.« Previous Entries Next Entries »