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The familiar squeaking sounds of basketball shoes, the pounding of a basketball on the gym floor, and the yelling from players could be found at the Hazelwood East High School gymnasium recently. The basketball players on one team were from East High, but the opponents in the scrimmage weren’t from a local high school. They were members of the St. Louis County Police Department.
The 2015 Polar Bear Plunge at Creve Coeur Lake is set for Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri’s year-round program of sports training and competitions for children and adults.
Efforts Continue to Grow to Get
Rotary’s License Fee Office Back
The list of local leaders continues to grow in the efforts to reverse a state decision to award the Florissant license office to a for-profit company in St. Charles County, taking it from the long-time license holder, the Florissant Rotary Club. The not-for-profit Rotary Club of Florissant has appealed the state license decision.
Rotary Club Of Florissant, Sen. Gina Walsh
Seeks Appeal to State on Loss of License Office
The Rotary Club of Florissant, a not-for-profit organization that has donated more than $4 million to charities since its founding in 1960 and state senator Gina Walsh (D) are appealing the Missouri Department of Revenue’s recent decision to award the contract for the state’s license office in Florissant to ACM, LLC, a for-profit business in St. Charles County.
The I Love Ferguson Committee presented a check for $50,000 to Rebecca Zoll, President and CEO of North County, Inc. Regional Development Association. The money will go to the Reinvest North County Fund for businesses and schools impacted by the unrest in the greater Ferguson community.
By Bob Lindsey
The evolving restaurant/dining scene in North County has seen some major changes starting in 2015 with the closing of a Florissant restaurant/banquet center icon, the announced closing of a popular deli, but the opening of a major restaurant chain plus a nationally known restaurant with roots in North County returning.« Previous Entries Next Entries »