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with the color guard raising the flag at the beginning of the dedication service on a hot afternoon.
Two Florissant Residents Given Highest Boy Scout Honors by Greater St. Louis Council
John Kavanaugh and Rance Thomas
Dedicated Scouting volunteers John Kavanaugh and Dr. Rance Thomas of Florissant, Missouri were honored by the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America with the Silver Beaver Award, the highest recognition a Boy Scout council can award to volunteers. The Silver Beaver recognizes noteworthy service that impacts the lives of youth and outstanding contributions to the Scouting program. Just 24 Silver Beaver Awards were given in 2016 from a pool of nearly 12,000 Greater St. Louis Area Council volunteers.
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.
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.
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.
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.« Previous Entries Next Entries »