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By Nichole Fetters
The 26th Annual Greater North County Business Showcase was a hit at the James J Eagan Center on March 22 with nearly 1000 attending the event, which was the second year in a row at the civic center. A total of 62 area businesses and services and 11 local restaurants filled the gymnasium with food, freebies, and information on what North County has to offer.
Photos by Bob Lindsey
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Florissant co-sponsored the 26th Anniversary of the Chamber’s Business Showcase, featuring a “Taste of North County.” The poular event was held Saturday March 22 at the James J. Eagan Community Center in Florissant. More than one thousand people attended the event where they had an opportunity to learn more about the products and services that the 62 vendors offer to the community. Special features included a Kids Korner with activities for children, including a visit from Ronald McDonald, face painting and Mike’s Balloon Creations.
Stacey Montero, the administrator of St. Catherine Retirement Community in Florissant, has been named 2014 Administrator of the Year, by Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), the corporate operators of St. Catherine and DeSmet Retirement Center, also in Florissant.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce recently selected Pat and Lora Click, owners of Click Heating & Cooling in Old Town Florissant, as its 2014 Outstanding Business Person(s) of the Year.
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.« Previous Entries Next Entries »