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Thursday, May 5
Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St., at 10:15 a.m. RSVP to 314-838-3877.
Friday, May 6
Annual Spring Sale at St. Stephen Episcopal Church, 33 N. Clay in Ferguson (corner of Darst and Clay). Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Clothes, books, collectibles, toys, shoes, small furniture, videos.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to Hazelwood by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This is the highest recognition a city can receive for its financial reporting, and Hazelwood has been so honored for the past 18 years.
Thursday, April 21
Spring Book Sale at Ferguson Library, 35 N. Florissant Rd. in Ferguson, April 21-23. Open 1-7:30 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-5:30 Friday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Includes special interest military books and audio books. Sale held in Library auditorium. For more information, call 314-521-4663.
Hazelwood School District Revises
Budget, Retains PE, Band Programs
The Hazelwood School District has finalized its 2016-17 Budget Restructuring Plan retaining some of the cuts that had previously been announced. In the 2016-17 school year, the Hazelwood School District projected to face a $12.7 million shortfall. The original recommended budget restructuring efforts were projected to save the District approximately $6.6 million; reducing the deficit to approx. $6.1 million. Details came after Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
Alex Nsengimana, who long ago was a recipient of an Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoebox, will speak at First Baptist Church – Ferguson, 333 N. Florissant Road, April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. Nsengimana grew up in Rwanda and experienced first-hand the horrors of his nation’s genocide. In 1994 he witnessed the murder of his grandmother and uncle. He escaped to an orphanage, where he received a shoebox gift from OCC. He recalls being so excited to have something of his very own.« Previous Entries