The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2015 scholarship program.
The chamber will award six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who reside in the Greater North County service area, which includes the cities of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Black Jack, Cool Valley, Ferguson, Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, Spanish Lake and surrounding unincorporated North St. Louis County.
The City of Hazelwood’s Community Enrichment Commission will host its 13th Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Sunday, Jan. 18 Civic Center East, 8969 Dunn Road at 7 p.m.
North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU) announced the winners of the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest. Winners will be honored at the MLK Celebration in the Terry. E. Fisher Theatre at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley on Jan. 18 at 3 p.m.
St. Louis Community College (STLCC) is partnering with several community organizations to sponsor North County Opportunities Expo: Trades, Training and Apprenticeships. The Expo takes place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Training Center on the Florissant Valley campus.
The I Love Ferguson Committee presented a check for $50,000 to Rebecca Zoll, President and CEO of North County, Inc. Regional Development Association. The money will go to the Reinvest North County Fund for businesses and schools impacted by the unrest in the greater Ferguson community.
It’s here…the first week of the year…the week that we make all of our resolutions that we know we’re not going to keep. We set all of these high hefty goals that we will let go down the drain probably in about a month or so.