NCI eNews
August 2013

Rebecca Zoll
Rebecca Zoll


A Message from NCI President/CEO, Rebecca Zoll

If you are looking for something fun to do around town, be sure to check out NCI’s attractions website ExploreNorthStLouisCounty.com, featuring parks and recreation, historic sites, hiking and biking and water park opportunities and many more activities around North County for the entire family.

 

Event Media Partners:

SSM DePaul

We are seeking sponsors for our NCI Salutes 30 Leaders in their Thirties campaign. We have put together very generous and affordable sponsorship packages, along with opportunities to advertise in the event program book. Community News also has special ad packages available if you want to say a special congratulation to a particular award recipient or all 30 of them. Sponsorship forms can be found on our website at www.NorthStLouisCounty.com.

We invite you to come and celebrate the 30 Leaders chosen on Friday, September 27th at Norwood Hills Country Club. Reservations and country club attire required. For more information, please call the office at (314) 895-6241. Hope to see you there!


Replace caption with: NCI's Rebecca Zoll, Venus Martz and Nancy Schiller prepare for a great evening with Hendel's owner's Chef Nathan and Christina Bennett and staff.


Anniversary celebration guests: St. Louis County Councilman Mike O'Mara, wife Carol O'Mara, John O'Mara, Denise O'Mara, Rich Kretzler, Jo Kretzler, Debbie O'Laughlin and Mike O'Laughlin

NCI's Anniversary Dinner and Wine Pairing held on July 21st was a success! Thanks to our members that who attended and supported NCI at this celebration. Also, my kudos to Christina and Nathan Bennett from Hendel's Market, Cafe & Piano Bar for an excellent job in hosting our event. We hope our guests enjoyed the five-course meal and wine pairing.

NCI's Board of Directors has endorsed the Ferguson-Florissant School District's Proposition A that will be on the upcoming August 6th ballot. The City of Florissant and Greater North County Chamber of Commerce have also endorsed Proposition A. For more information please click here.

For several years NCI has worked with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) on getting an I-270 Corridor Study scheduled, funded and completed. This study is now complete and MoDOT is now working on the I-270 North Environmental Assessment. They are asking for public feedback on several options being considered. I encourage you to please review the Corridor Study and please share your thoughts with MoDOT. Here is a link to participate, http://www.modot.org/stlouis/I-270NorthVirtualMeeting.htm

A big WELCOME to our newest member:

Ft. Bellefontaine Memorial
American Legion Post 335
800 Chambers Road
St. Louis, MO 63137
(314) 518-3732

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North County Incorporated invites you to sponsor this year’s NCI Salutes 30 Leaders in their Thirties campaign. The NCI Salutes 30 Leaders in their Thirties reception will be on September 27th, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at Norwood Hills Country Club. Sponsorship and advertisement packages are now available. CLICK HERE for more information and/or to view the online forms.
Christian Hospital offers different seminars and events for the community each month. Please click here for events in August.
Old Town Donuts is offering specials for the month of August. For more information, please click here.
SSM DePaul
SSM DePaul Health Center offers many different seminars and events for the community each month. For more information about the events going on at SSM DePaul Health Center, please click here.
Community News is celebrating 92 years of weekly publications by offering you some very special rates on advertising for a limited time. For more information, please click here.
Hazelwood School District is having their Annual Back-to-School Fair on August 3 at the St. Louis Outlet Mall. For details, please click here.
Workforce Solutions Group-St. Louis Community College is having their 2013 State of St. Louis Workforce on August 7 at 7:30 a.m. at the Missouri Botanical Garden. For details, please click here.
Greater North County Chamber of Commerce’s Scholarship Bowl is on Wednesday, August 7. It is not too late to sign up to play! For more information, please click here.
Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce’s Duck Races is on Thursday, August 8. To participate, please visit www.mhcc.com.
Crisis Nursery St. Louis is requesting donations of new school supplies to help make the upcoming school year great for the children of Saint Louis Crisis Nursery. For more details, please click here.
Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Third Annual Back-to-School Fun Fair is Saturday, August 10 from 10 am until 1 pm at the Administration Center at 1005 Waterford Dr. (63033). For more information call 314-506-9053.
Marygrove is hosting their Decades Trivia Night on Saturday, August 10 at 6 p.m. at DeSmet High School. For more information, please visit www.marygrovechildren.org.
Crisis Nursery St. Louis invites you to Celebrity Waitresses’ & Waiters’ Night on Thursday, August 15th. For details on the event, please contact Ebonee at ebonee@crisisnurserykids.org or 314-292-5770. For more information, please click here.
The City of Florissant Police Department will begin a Citizens Police Academy starting on August 28. For more information on class session and registration, please click here.
Northwest Chamber of Commerce is hosting “A Night Under the Stars” on Friday September 6 from 7 – 11 p.m. For more information, please click here.
Valley Industries announced their First Annual Golf Outing on September 9 at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course in Alton, IL. To play or sponsor click here.
University of Missouri-St. Louis requests you save the date for their Founders Dinner and Jubilee Birthday Party, Thursday, September 19 at Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. 6:30 p.m. – reception; 7:30 p.m. – dinner and program. For more information, please call 314-516-5442.
St. Louis Community College Foundation is having their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on September 23 at Tapawingo National Golf Club in Sunset Hills. For more information, please click here.
Christian Hospital is having a Men’s Happy Hour and Health Screening on Thursday, September 12 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please click here.
 
City of Hazelwood announced the retirement of City Manager, Edwin G. Carlstrom. After 34 years Mr. Carlstrom is retiring. Mr. Carlstrom has the distinction of currently being the longest tenured city manager in the state of Missouri. Congratulations on a well-deserved retirement. For more information, please click here.
Independent News recently celebrated their 25th Anniversary. Bob Lindsey and staff produce this local publication and continues to stress local business and advertising, and local news. For more information, please click here.
University of Missouri-St. Louis’ Chancellor, Tom George received an honorary doctorate in education for local development from HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, heir to the Thai throne. The honorary degree was conferred by Phranakohn Rajabhat University in Bangkok, Thailand, which has collaborated with UMSL since 2006 in the exchange of people and ideas. For more information, please click here.
 
 
Challenger Learning Center receives more than $51,000 Grant from Monsanto Fund for “Sprouting Astronaut” program. For more information, please click here.
City of Black Jack sets sewer lateral fee for upcoming year to zero for city residents for fourth straight year. For more information, please click here.
City of Florissant’s Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of six members of the Florissant Police Department’s Explorer Post at the 2013 St. Louis Area Law Enforcement Explorer Academy. For more information, please click here.
City of Hazelwood Police Explorers Attend Academy to Learn. Local residents who purchased tables and participated in the silent auction at a recent Trivia Night fund-raiser for Hazelwood Police Explorers Post #9217 helped send seven Explorers to the 2013 Greater St. Louis Area Law Enforcement Explorer Academy. For more information, please click here.
Hazelwood School District’s Gabrielle Jenkins, a junior at Hazelwood Central High School, recently participated in a National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, NYLF/MED, in Boston, MA. For more information, please click here.
Hazelwood School District’s Kalen Armstead, Hazelwood East High School student, will receive an academic commitment and excellence (ACE) award from National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). For more information, please click here.
MoDOT in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is conducting a study called the I-270 North Environmental Assessment (EA). I-270 is a vital commuter and commercial corridor that connects five interstates and numerous other routes throughout the St Louis Metropolitan Area. For more details, please click here.
Pattonville School District’s career counselor, Julie Kampschroeder, was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Inclusion, Access and Success Award from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). For more information, please click here.
Pattonville School District is seeking older adult volunteers who can spend up to one hour a week tutoring a student in kindergarten, first, second or third grade through Pattonville’s OASIS tutoring program. Tutors help children with language skills. A free, 12-hour training session is required. Pattonville will offer training on Sept. 12 and 13. To volunteer, contact Kelly Gordon in the Pattonville school-community relations office at (314) 213-8025 or kgordon@psdr3.org.

Bilal Ewing

Staci Price
Ritenour School District is pleased to announce is pleased to announce the appointment of Bilal Ewing as assistant principal at Ritenour High School (RHS) and Staci Price as an assistant principal at Hoech Middle School. For more information, please click here.
Ritenour School District is seeking older-adult volunteers to help make sure no child lacks the ability to read. Ritenour, in partnership with the national award-winning OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program, is seeking volunteers age 50 and older to spend time with children who need a little extra help learning to read. For more information, please click here.
St. Louis County Economic Council rolls out the St. Louis Mosaic project, a local immigration efforts to jump-start growth in St. Louis. For more information, please click here.
St. Louis County Economic Council announced construction crews will soon begin construction on the much-anticipated Wellston Child Care Center. Slated to open in fall of 2014, the child care center is located in the heart of Wellston. It will be operated by an expert educational team from Family Workforce Centers of America. For more information, please click here.
St. Louis County Human Services is promoting free legal services for St. Louis County senior citizens, age 60 or older, for non-litigation services with an income level under $30,000. For more information, please click here.
Trinity Catholic High School rolls out 1 to1 iPad Mini Initiative. Trinity Catholic High School is one step closer to completing the roll out of its 1to1 iPad Mini Initiative as the devices were distributed to the students in July. Throughout its first decade Trinity was dedicated to remaining state of the art in technology and that commitment will not change as the school begins its second decade with the 2013-2014 school year. The 1to1 iPad Mini Initiative makes Trinity the place for true 21st century learning.
 
 

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