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By Pat Lindsey
For the past 37 years, North County, Inc. has represented the 375,000 residents of North County in economic development. As president and CEO of that organization, Rebecca Zoll takes the duties outlined in her job description very seriously. And with the recent upheaval in Ferguson, Zoll and NCI are now taking on new responsibilities, including fundraising to help Ferguson area businesses hurt by the vandalism and closings.
Laura Adams, a Girl Scout Senior in Troop 3186, sold 2,036 packages or more than $8,100 worth of Girl Scout Cookies this year, earning top individual cookie seller honors.
6th ANNUAL SATURDAY JUBILEE FOOD DRIVE – JULY 26TH, 2014
ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2014 – On Saturday, July 26, St. Louis’ largest distributor of free food for the hungry, Operation Food Search, is hosting Saturday Jubilee, a community-wide food drive to restock its distribution center this summer. The 6th annual Saturday Jubilee is from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 118 grocery stores throughout the St. Louis region, including Dierbergs Markets, Schnuck Markets, Walmart Stores, Straub’s Markets, Price Chopper, and Shop ‘n Save. For a complete listing of Saturday Jubilee collection sites, visit www.OperationFoodSearch.org.
New Episode Debuts Sunday, July 27 at noon (CDT) on MSNBC featurea Spanish Lake veteran
The monthly event and docu-series Wounded: The Battle Back, which profiles the harrowing stories of wounded veterans, returns July 27 with “Dennis.” Presented by Wounded Warrior Project®, the series highlights the 10th anniversary of the non-profit service organization and brings to life the experiences of wounded warriors suffering both visible and invisible wounds as they struggle to reclaim their post-war lives.
Operation Food Search, FEAST Magazine and more than 70 top local restaurants are partnering for a delicious restaurant campaign throughout the entire month of July. Participating restaurants have each created a special tomato-inspired dish to feature on their menu. Each time the dish is sold during this month-long campaign, Operation Food Search will receive a share of the proceeds to nourish hungry families. For a list of restaurants and their Tomato Explosion dishes, visit www.OperationFoodsearch.org or www.feaststl.com.« Previous Entries Next Entries »