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Shoeboxes Are Packed For Kids Around the World
Florissant families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster. For many of these children, it will be the first gift they have ever received.
Friday, Oct. 30
Halloween Party at DeSmet Retirement Community, 1425 N. New Florissant Road, from noon to 2 p.m. Presented by Wendy Fritter. RSVP to 314-838-3811.
All you can eat chicken at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, 410 rue St. Francois from 5 to 8 p.m. Dine in only! All profits go to support veterans. Call 314-831-6121.
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.
The St. Louis Area Team of Operation Christmas Child (OCC) will host a “Christmas in July” party on Saturday, July 25, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Parkway Baptist Church, 12465 Olive Blvd., Creve Coeur. In addition to holiday refreshments, guests will enjoy packing shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and stuffed animals. Individuals, families, and organizations are welcome to participate.
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.
Thursday, June 18
Blood pressure clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine Street, at 10:15 a.m. RSVP by calling 314-838-3877.
Friday, June 19
Fish/Chicken Fry at Knights of Columbus, 50 rue St Francois, next to Old St. Ferdinant Shrine. Doors open 3:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Dine in or take out. All proceeds go to charities.« Previous Entries