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Florissant Council Names Beautiful Homes for 2015

Winners of the 2015 Beautiful Home Awards were announced Monday, June 22, by the Florissant City Council’s Citizens Participation Committee. One winner is chosen from each of the city’s nine wards. Awardees receive recognition from the Council, a certificate of appreciation and a Beautiful Home yard sign to display. The Mayor’s Choice Award is also given and may come from any ward.

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Frank & Josephine Korte Honored with Plaque in Old Town Florissant

June 24 the city of Florissant and Old Town Partners hosted a dedication ceremony to unveil the 22nd Walk Through History plaque honoring the late Frank and Josephine Korte. This is the first plaque to have two people named on it.

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St. Louis Community College Seeking Proposals for Sept. 18-19 Event Promoting Peace

STLCC-Florissant Valley Hosts Event On Peace and Transformation

St. Louis Community College is seeking proposals from organizations, community members, citizens, artists and performers to participate September 18-19 in an event celebrating and promoting peace and community transformation in Ferguson and the surrounding communities. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. July 10.

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The Dining Divas Try a New Mexican, Barbeque Restaurant in Benton Park

Nestled between an aerial arts studio (think trapeze and acrobats) and a music studio (think Pitbull and “The Voice”) is Spare No Rib, an American, Mexican, and Barbeque restaurant. In the Benton Park neighborhood known for Hodak’s and Blues City Deli, Spare No Rib shares the same parking lot as Hodak’s and isn’t what you’d expect from a neighborhood south city restaurant.

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Newspaper Article from 1821 Reveals city’s history on fireworks display

 Florissant Has Long

Tradition For Big

Fireworks Displays

Florisant Fireworks_Display pg 1(Special to the Independent News)

Every year the City of Florissant stages one of the metro area’s most spectacular fireworks celebrations for Independence Day.  But did you know that Florissant, which was founded in 1786, has actually held 4th of July salutes since before Missouri officially became a state in 1821?

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Art & Wine Wednesday Night Out June 24

Art & Wine Wednesday Night Out is planned for Wednesday, June 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Korte’s Custom Framing and Antiques. Along with an exhibition of works by 18 artists, a plaque will be dedicated for Frank and Josephine Korte.

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