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4th of July in Florrisant!

Firework_photomontageFlorissant tradition of celebrating Independence Day continues this year on the grounds of the James J. Eagan Civic Center at Florissant Valley Park, which is located at the intersection of Parker Road and Waterford Drive. Festivities begin with an outdoor concert performance by the Northwinds Concert Band at 7:30pm. Following the concert, the City of Florissant is sponsoring its renowned Fireworks Display at 9:15 pm. This year’s extravaganza features a dazzling fireworks presentation combining brilliant shells, color sequencing, dimensional frontage, and low and high level aerial combinations.

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SENIOR CITIZEN COUNTRY WESTERN DINNER/DANCE:

Cowboy-Boots-And-HatPut your boots on get to the Eagan Center for the Country Western Dinner Dance! Start the evening with a good down home BBQ Dinner of BBQ Pork Steak, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Salad, Rolls & Butter & Texas Sheet Cake. Then listen to the Retro Band play all your Country-Western Favorites. Light snacks will be served and beer, wine & soda will be available for purchase.

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Fiesta in Florissant at Knights of Columbus Park June 24-25

Hispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting “Fiesta in Florissant” at the Knights of Columbus Park located in Florissant near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington St.

fiesta in florrisantThe event will take place Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The colorful and festive Welcoming Ceremony will begin on Saturday, June 24 at 5 p.m. with remarks from the City of Florissant Mayor Thomas Schneider.

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Mayor Schneider Honored With MUNI Award For Service to Region

Mayor Schneider and Council Members: Pictured (l-r) is Ward 2 Councilman Tim Jones, Ward 7 Council President Jackie Pagano, Ward 8 Councilman Robert Parson, Mayor Thomas Schneider, (with his MUNI award) Ward 5 Councilman Keith Schildroth and Ward 4 Councilman Jeff Caputa.

Mayor Schneider and Council Members: Pictured (l-r) is Ward 2 Councilman Tim Jones, Ward 7 Council President Jackie Pagano, Ward 8 Councilman Robert Parson, Mayor Thomas Schneider, (with his MUNI award) Ward 5 Councilman Keith Schildroth and Ward 4 Councilman Jeff Caputa.

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Reminder from Mayor, Police Chief: Fireworks Illegal in Florissant!

nofireworks   Over 200 people go to the emergency room on or near the fourth each year. People die from different fireworks related accidents. Small Children and Family pets can be terrorized by fireworks.

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Mark Your Calendar!

mark your calendar logoMark Your Calendar is a regular feature in The Independent News each issue. Items of a general interest from non-profit and fraternal groups will be published if received at our office by mail, fax or e-mail by 4 p.m. Friday prior to the next edition.

Thursday, June 8

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