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Old Town Walk Through History Plaque will Honor Kenneth Otto

FOTPlogo_ws1Mayor Thomas P. Schneider announced that the City, along with Old Town Partners, will host a dedication to unveil a plaque in honor of the late Kenneth J. “Ken” Otto.

This will be the 31st Walk Through History plaque in honor of someone who has made a valuable contribution to the City of Florissant. The ceremony, located at 330 rue St. Francois, will be held on Wed., Aug. 30 at 5:45 p.m.

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$1.7 Million Grant Awarded to Improve Academics & Reduce Violence Among Teenagers

   The St. Louis County Department of Public Health has been awarded a 4-year, $1.7 million grant to implement and evaluate efforts to improve academic performance and reduce violence among teenagers.

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‘NoCo Rocks’ Spreads Fun in North County

(Special to the Independent News)

The first batch of rocks in North County.

The first batch of rocks in North County.

Florissant resident, Andrew Harris, was visiting family in Illinois and attending a little league baseball game for his nephews when he noticed something sitting on a park bench. Looking closer, he saw it was a rock. But not just any rock, this one had been painted and had a message inscribed on the back including “Granite Rocks” and instructions to look on Facebook. What Andrew found were multiple thousands of people engaging in community, not just in Illinois, but all over the country through painting and hiding rocks for others to discover.

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Hawthorne Players brings musical comedy fairy tale to the stage

OnceUponMattress Hawthorne Players of Florissant will present the beloved musical comedy, “Once Upon a Mattress,” based on the fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea,” at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre, located at Parker Rd. and Waterford Dr., this weekend and next.

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Mark Your Calendars!

mark your calendar logoThursday, July 27

   Meet and Greet Summer Social at DeSmet Retirement Community, 1425 N. New Florissant Road, at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments, live music. RSVP to 314-838-3811.

Friday, July 28

Chicken Dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois from 4:00pm to 7:00 pm. All profits go to support Veterans. (314) 831-6121.

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Annual North County Duck Races Scheduled for July 29 at Koch Park

2017-Duck-Race   The City of Florissant will once again sponsor the Mayor’s Race at the Famous Annual Greater North County Duck Races, which are scheduled to begin promptly at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 29 at the Florissant Koch Park Aquatic Center’s Lazy River.

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