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The 2015 Valley of Flowers parade theme celebrates “Those Who Serve.” City and local municipal emergency responders’ vehicles,, many veterans groups and local government officials will join the Valley of Flowers Queen candidates, the current 2014 Queen and Court, floats, decorated and antique cars, marching bands, horses, dogs, and others. More than 120 units will participate this year.
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.
North County Incorporated (NCI) has announced its annual Business Development, Community Development, Elmer Belsha Leadership, Excellence in Partnership, Public Service, Special Recognition, and Sustaining Our Community award recipients. The 2015 award recipients will be honored at NCI’s 38th Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 29, 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel.
By Jim Wieners
The battle between the last two Class Four Girls Track & Field State Champions aiming to be the first to win in Class Five, in the first year as a Five-Class sport, has begun April 11 in Wentzville at Timberland High School.« Previous Entries Next Entries »