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The fees for the Florissant dog park located in Duchesne Park were reduced effective Dec 1. Only dogs registered with the Florissant Dog Park Club are permitted to use this area, which is fenced in so dogs can be off-leash. The new prices for residents cover a full year at the park and are $5 for one dog and $5 for a second/third dog. For non-residents, the fees are $10 for one dog and $10 for a second/third dog. The fee will no longer be reduced to half price in July.
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council Monday night recognized two citizens, Lawrence Washington and Adam R. Matthews, for helping the police in recent weeks. According to the police report back in July, a suspect broke free from a police officer detaining him at Flower Valley Shopping Center. Washington saw this and chased the suspect down, knocked him to the ground, and held him there for the officer.
The Florissant Parks and Recreation will hold an Open House at the James Eagan Civic Center for some of the city’s fitness classes and programs on Sunday Jan. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is an opportunity to come up and meet the instructors and learn more about different programs offered.
USDA Farm to School Grant Awarded to District
The Ferguson-Florissant School District has received a $91,500 Farm to School grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The grant covers the next 2 years and is part of $4.8 million awarded by the USDA to 74 school districts in 39 states. The Ferguson-Florissant School District is one of only two districts in Missouri to receive funding.
Missouri offers spectacular winter eagle watching opportunities between December and February each year. The first Eagle Days event this year is at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge on Dec. 5. The Missouri Department of Conservation invites everyone to enjoy nature during the Eagle Days or simply go see the eagles on their own.
Thursday, Dec. 17
Flower Valley Quilting Guild meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 123 Carson Road, Ferguson.
Blood pressure clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine Street, at 10:15 a.m. RSVP to 314-838-3877.« Previous Entries Next Entries »