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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.
Ferguson Library Director Thanks
All Those who Donated to District
Scott Bonner, Ferguson Muniucipal Library director, has issued a public thanks to all who donated to the library as a result of both local and national media coverage.
As part of First Bank’s “Coats for Kids” campaign, all North St. Louis and North County branches as well as the Hazelwood Operations Center (600 James S. McDonnell Blvd) will donate coats to the St. Vincent DePaul Society on West Florissant.
Smaller Ferguson Holiday Event Celebration is Part of the Healing
There was no lighted parade like in years past, but there
were other holidays events normally associated with the city Northern Lights celebration held annually on the Sunday after Thanksgiving.
Sec. of State, North County Inc., Regional
Business Council form #FergusonRebuild
Secretary of State Jason Kander announced last Thursday that he has partnered with the Regional Business Council and North County Incorporated to create #FergusonRebuild, an initiative that will provide non-governmental grants to businesses in Ferguson and the surrounding area in partnership with the Reinvest North County Fund.
Ferguson Northern Lights Celebration Rescheduled For December 14
The annual free holiday celebration will commence in downtown Ferguson’s Victorian Plaza, 20 S. Florissant Road, this Sunday, Dec.14 The event had been scheduled for Nov. 30, but was cancelled about the disturbances and damage on Nov. 24 after the announcement of of the Grand Jury decision.« Previous Entries Next Entries »