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By Shannon Howard
Fifteen years ago, after moving back to St. Louis from out of state, my husband and I never imagined that we’d buy a home in North County. Though we had both grown up here (him in Bel-Ridge, me near Old Jamestown), the idea of making a major purchase in an area that dozens of our friends and family members had fled seemed absurd. But then we started shopping for houses.
The Missouri House has voted 134-12 to adopt a resolution sponsored by state Rep. Keith English, D-Florissant, urging the Obama Administration to approve the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.
Part of the existing Keystone Pipeline already runs through part of Missouri. House Concurrent Resolution 4 states that the approval of Keystone XL will help establish North American energy independence, create jobs for American workers and improve the state and national economies.
North County Incorporated (NCI) invites civic, business, community leaders and residents to celebrate our 37 years of service to the North County community at our Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 16th, 2014 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport at 7:30 am. Individual seats are available for purchase at the NCI office. The cost for an individual ticket is $45. Breakfast sponsorship and table sponsorship packages are also available. For more information log onto www.NorthStLouisCounty.com, call (314) 895-6241 or email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Florissant will co-sponsor the 26th Anniversary of the Chamber’s Business Showcase, featuring a “Taste of North County,” on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the James J. Eagan Community Center in Florissant.
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley will be hosting a Spring Career and Networking Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Student Center Multipurpose Room. The campus is located at 3400 Pershall Road in Ferguson.
Sponsored by Career and Employment Services (CES) at Florissant Valley, the fair gives jobseekers a chance to meet with a wide range of employers to discuss full-time, part-time, and internship positions.
Dressbarn, a national retailer of women’s clothing, has signed a lease to open a store in The Shoppes at Cross Keys in Florissant. dressbarn will fill the space recently vacated by the departure of the Deals discount store.« Previous Entries Next Entries »