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Florissant Dedicates Plaque to Paul Kohnen

Walk Through History Program Honors The

Late Paul J. Kohnen

   Over 100 family and friends gathered in front of 411 rue St. Francois to unveil the 26th Walk Through History plaque in honor of the late Paul J. Kohnen. Family came from all over the country to be able to be a part of this special event and Mayor Tom Schneider, Chief Tim Lowery and Ward 6 Councilman Henke applauded Florissant’s biggest family and Monsignor Ullrich, pastor of Sacred Heart Church blessed the occasion.

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Memorial Dedication Sunday, Jun 26 at 1 p.m

KOREAN WAR AND DEFENSE VETERANS MEMORIAL TO BE DEDICATED

AT ST. FERDINAND PARK IN FLORISSANT

 The Korean War Veterans Association invites all veterans and the general public to attend the official dedication of the Korean War and Defense Veterans Memorial in St. Ferdinand Park in Florissant. The ceremony will commence at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 26.   Master of ceremonies Sergeant Major Carl Hargus will begin the event, followed by the presentation of colors by the 12th District of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Rev. Edward G. Robinson Sr. then will lead the invocation. The national anthem will be performed by the Scottish Rite Brass Band.

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Summer 2016 Calendar of Events

Thursday, June 23

St. Mark’s Fashions for Food clothing sale, 315 Graham Road, 8:30-11 a.m. All proceeds go to local food pantries. Sale is held on the second Thursday of each month. Call 314-972-7838.

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Popeye’s Seeks Site in Florissant

F.I.T. Kids Camp Revises

Site Plan, Gets Council OK

By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council held one public hearing and considered several bills at the council meeting last week. The council began the meeting with a moment of silence for the victims of the shooting in Orlando.

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Florissant Fiesta

 Fiesta in Florissant Returns to Knights of Columbus Park June 25 and 26

 

fiesta dancer in red dressHispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting “Fiesta in Florissant” at the Knights of Columbus Park located near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington. The event will take place on Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26. The colorful and festive Welcoming Ceremony will begin on Saturday, June 25 with remarks from the City of Florissant Mayor Thomas Schneider.

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church Celebrates

 150th Anniversary of Being in Florissant

Over 750 parishioners, friends, family, and dignitaries came out to celebrate 150 years that the Sacred Heart Catholic Church has been in the beautiful city of Florissant. Archbishop Robert Carlson along with the current Pastor, Msgr. Mark Ullrich and Associate Rev. Paul Hamilton celebrated Mass. Many past Pastors and associates attended to help celebrate Mass and continue the celebration with dinner and fellowship afterwards.

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