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Greater North County Chamber Honors 4;
Installs New 2017 Board of Directors, Officers
At the installation luncheon Jan. 18 honoring Kurtis Barks as the Greater North County Business person-of-the-year, the chamber also honored other members with special awards and swore-in the new board of directors, chairman and officers. Barks is the owner and operator of Complete Auto Body & Repair. The event was held at The Atrium at Christian Hospital Northeast.
Pump Boys and Dinettes will be perform at the Florissant Civic Center on Jan. 29 at 2:00 p.m. as part of the Florissant Fine Arts Council’s Applause/Applause series. Pump Boys and Dinettes garnered three Tony Award nominations and two Drama Desk Award nominations during its run in New York.
Photos of Icy Beauty: The not quite a major ice storm weekend, while not as bad on the roadways in North County, left some beautiful photo ops such as these photos. Trees at Dunegant Park (top photo) left this cluster of icy branches, while this house on a hill in Ferguson on Darst made a scenic setting on Sunday before the big thaw early Monday.
Special to The Independent News
In many areas, Catholic elementary schools are known more for their competition than collaboration, but in North County that is no longer the case. Since the 2010-11 school year, Catholic parishes and schools have been working together here and the Federation of Catholic Schools is building relationships and establishing the foundation for working together even more in the future.
North County Christian School is currently enrolling students from Preschool age 3 through 12th grade for the 2017-2018 school year. NCCS is offering an incentive discount of $1,500 off the cost of full tuition for new 6th and 12th grade students only.
Nearly 30 Lutheran schools throughout the St. Louis area will begin National Lutheran Schools Week (Jan. 22-29, ) with a special Lutheran Schools Winter Open House event Sunday, Jan. 22 from 1-3 p.m.
Participating North area schools include Atonement Lutheran and Salem Lutheran in Florissant, Our Redeemer in Overland and River Roads Lutheran in north St. Louis. Grace Chapel Lutheran in Bellefontaine Neighbors will host their event on an alternate date – Sunday, Feb. 12, from 1-3 p.m. The schools are members of the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA).« Previous Entries Next Entries »