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Mayor Schneider Urges Missouri Gubernatorial Candidates to Support State Gas Tax Increase in 2016

Says State Senators Schaaf, Emery, Kraus are Blocking Progress in Missouri

Florissant Mayor Thomas P. Schneider, who alreadly requested that Gov. Nixon call a special legislative session to pass a 2-cent state gas tax increase, is urging all candidates for governor in 2016 to support the gas tax increase. Such an increase is needed to avoid forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal matching funds for Missouri transportation. Without this financing the state’s roads will deteriorate and its bridges will collapse.

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Calendar

Thursday, July 30

   Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine Street, at 10:15 a.m. RSVP at 314-838-3877.

   Healing prayer service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 751 N. Jefferson Street, at 7 p.m. for victims of abuse. Archbishop Robert Carlson will preside. Open to all. Sponsored by the Office of Child and Youth Protection, the Safe Environment Program and the Office of Sacred Worship. For information, contact Carol Brescia, Assistance Coordinator, at 314-378-3627 or breshinmo@aol.com.

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Road Rally Fundraiser For TEAM Food Pantry

   TEAM Food Pantry is seeking Road Rally participants, volunteers and sponsors to support their first Road Rally and Fill the Truck fundraiser. Participants in the Road Rally will leave Florissant Presbyterian Church, 660 Charbonier Road, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29 and follow clues through Florissant and Hazelwood. The Road Rally will end at a park where all will have lunch, live music provided by “The Retro Band” and activities for children, including the Hazelwood Smoke House.

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High School Sports ’15-16 Practices Begin on Aug. 3

 By Jim Wieners

High School Sports for the 2015-16 school year begins Monday, Aug. 3, with the first day of fall practices and end Saturday, June 4, 2016, with state championship games for Baseball and Girls Soccer.

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Hazelwood Central Grad Leads Johns Hopkins Physics Team

Lisa Blodgett will lead the Applied Physics Laboratory force projection sector at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. Blodgett, a Florissant native and graduate of Hazelwood Central High School, was formerly mission area executive for sea control at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Science Laboratory. In her new role, she will be responsible for the precision strike, sea control and strategic deterrence mission areas.

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Ferguson-Florissant School District Offers Free Preschool, Head Start, Child Care Centers and Parents as Teachers

The Ferguson-Florissant School District is partnering with Head Start to offer residents five full day weekly preschool classes for 3- & 4-year-olds. Head Start income and employment based eligibility is necessary. Classes are held at McCluer South-Berkeley High School and Griffith Elementary School. Both programs are open 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information call 314-595-3910.

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