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McCluer Students Dominate Competition in Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

    McCluer High School students dominated the competition in the 2015 Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, winning the top three spots.

Destiny Davis was the overall winner, with Jacob Tiemann second and Daija Jackson third.  Top finishers Davis and Tiemann will compete at the national level in New York this October.

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Ferguson Police Promote Two Officers to Sergeant

The Ferguson Police Department announced the promotion of officers Dominica Fuller and Mark Leone to Sergeant.

“We are very pleased and excited to enter into this new era for our police department,” Mayor James Knowles III said. “Promoting these two fine officers to sergeant is just another step in the right direction for the city of Ferguson.”

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Wound Care Awareness Week Observed at Christian Hospital

The Christian Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbarics Center, a member of the Healogics network, helped raise awareness of chronic wounds in the second annual Wound Care Awareness Week, June 1-5. The center offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic wounds. It has achieved an average patient satisfaction rate of 96 percent, with 93 percent of patient wounds healed within 36 days or less.

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Job Skills Taught in Not-For-Profit Run by Disabled McCluer Students

Kenneth Holzapfel, a teacher at McCluer High School, received a $2,500 grant to form a legal not-for-profit catering business that will be owned and operated by McCluer students with disabilities. This extension of the workforce training program for disabled individuals began as a result of a 2012 Gold Star Grant.

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Emerson Gold Star Grant Winners Announced

Emerson surprised teachers at four local schools by announcing it will award them Emerson Gold Star Grants to fund projects in the classroom.  The grants, which are awarded annually through a competitive application process open to past recipients of the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, will support a range of projects that would otherwise not have been funded.

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Calendar

Thursday, June 4

   Blood pressure clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine Street, at 10:15 a.m. RSVP by calling 314-838-3877.

Friday, June 5

   Bingo every Friday at Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Fatima Council #4429 1216 Teson Road, Hazelwood. Doors open at 4. Games start 6:45 p.m. For more information, call 314-731-9330.

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