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Florissant Valley Historical Society to Host an Antique Appraisal Luncheon
Have you ever wondered what that family heirloom is worth? You will have an opportunity to find the answer at the Florissant Valley Historical Society Antique Appraisal Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 31. This event will be held in the Sacred Heart Parish Center, 751 N. Jefferson St., Florissant. Appraisals will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow.
Story and photos By Tom Anselm
Free Vision Screening for Children, 6 months to 6 years
KidSight in conjunction with the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Parents as Teachers program will offer free vision screenings on February 23, 2015, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the James J Eagan Center, #1 James J. Eagan Drive in Florissant.
Bouillon Party Jan. 18 at Taille de Noyer
The Florissant Valley Historical Society will host its Annual Bouillon Party on Sunday, Jan. 18. The party will be held at Taille de Noyer (located on the McCluer High School Campus) from 2 to 4 p.m. and will include homemade bouillon, snacks, desserts and old time fiddle music by Curt and Dennis Buckhannon, longtime favorites. Tours of Taille will be available at 2:30 and 3:30.
Ferguson Signs of Hope 2015 wall calendars are on sale now for $15 (two or more for $13). The 8.5 by 11 inch calendar features images of the paintings on boarded-up windows in the city. Sales of the calendar support the Ferguson Community Development Fund. The fund is a community initiative to help businesses, employees, and other rebuild in Ferguson.
Gov. Jay Nixon has named retired St. Louis County Police Sgt. Byron Watson to serve on the Ferguson Commission, the independent commission charged with making specific recommendations for how to make progress on the issues raised by events in Ferguson. Watson will replace Bethany Johnson-Javois, who was named earlier this month as the Commission’s managing director by co-chairs Rev. Starsky Wilson and Rich McClure.« Previous Entries Next Entries »