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The recent hot weather and potentially deadly heat indices prompted Police Chief Timothy J. Lowery to remind Florissant residents that the Police Department has partnered with Project Lifesaver to help find individuals who wander off and cannot be located by loved ones.
Says State Senators Schaaf, Emery, Kraus are Blocking Progress in Missouri
Florissant Mayor Thomas P. Schneider, who alreadly requested that Gov. Nixon call a special legislative session to pass a 2-cent state gas tax increase, is urging all candidates for governor in 2016 to support the gas tax increase. Such an increase is needed to avoid forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal matching funds for Missouri transportation. Without this financing the state’s roads will deteriorate and its bridges will collapse.
Thursday, July 30
Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine Street, at 10:15 a.m. RSVP at 314-838-3877.
Healing prayer service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 751 N. Jefferson Street, at 7 p.m. for victims of abuse. Archbishop Robert Carlson will preside. Open to all. Sponsored by the Office of Child and Youth Protection, the Safe Environment Program and the Office of Sacred Worship. For information, contact Carol Brescia, Assistance Coordinator, at 314-378-3627 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEAM Food Pantry is seeking Road Rally participants, volunteers and sponsors to support their first Road Rally and Fill the Truck fundraiser. Participants in the Road Rally will leave Florissant Presbyterian Church, 660 Charbonier Road, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29 and follow clues through Florissant and Hazelwood. The Road Rally will end at a park where all will have lunch, live music provided by “The Retro Band” and activities for children, including the Hazelwood Smoke House.
By Jim Wieners
High School Sports for the 2015-16 school year begins Monday, Aug. 3, with the first day of fall practices and end Saturday, June 4, 2016, with state championship games for Baseball and Girls Soccer.
The 31st annual National Night Out (NNO) will be Tuesday, Aug. 4. NNO is designed to:
- Increase crime and drug prevention awareness
- Raise support for and participation in local anti-crime programs