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Celebrities Raise Donations for Crisis Nursery at West County Center Aug. 6
Have a light breakfast, opt-out of a pound-packing lunch, and join Saint Louis Crisis Nursery for dinner during the 25th Annual Celebrity Waiters Night on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at West County Center. More than 100 national and local celebrities will engage supporters for donations to benefit Crisis Nursery’s child abuse prevention programs.
By Tom Anselm
The Florissant City Council had just one public hearing on the agenda at Monday night’s meeting. However, the discussion that ensued dominated the evening’s discourse. Continued to this month’s agenda because the petitioner was not present at the June meeting, the request by Connie Bobo for a Special Use Permit to operate Taste Buds Catering, Inc., was met with questions from almost all councilpersons.
(Special to the Independent News)
Berkeley’s celebrated band of urban farmers know exactly what to do with the mountain of compost being donated to them by Schnucks, the area’s largest grocer. “It comes in real handy,” said Richard Austin, 79, of Berkeley. “We haven’t had anything like this compost before. It will really help the garden. This ground hasn’t been worked on in quite some time.”
Pallottine Renewal Center, the only retreat center in St. Louis’ North County, has named Marillyn Webb, M.A., N.H.A., as its new executive director. Webb, who replaces Cindy Costello in the position, assumed the role in April.
NCI Award Honorees for 2015 Annual Leadership Breakfast. Most of the winners were present at the breakfast on May 29 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel . Here’s a list of the winners ; most are in this photo.
Citizens for Modern Transit, in partnership with Beyond Housing, Great Rivers Greenway and Metro, will host a Metro Market on Friday, June 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rock Road MetroLink Station, 7025 St. Charles Rock Road in Pagedale. The event, a part of Beyond Housing’s First Friday series, is free and offers residents the opportunity to experience what “could be” in terms of shopping, eateries and entertainment at this and other MetroLink stations if the community invested in transit-oriented development.« Previous Entries