NCI eNews
July 2013

Rebecca Zoll
Rebecca Zoll


A Message from NCI President/CEO, Rebecca Zoll

Hello. Have a very pleasant and safe Independence Day! If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend be sure to look at NCI’s attractions website ExploreNorthStLouisCounty.com, featuring parks and recreation, historic sites, fireworks, festivals and much more for the entire North County area.

NOMINATION DEADLINE APPROACHING FAST!

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SSM DePaul

We are seeking nominations and sponsors for our NCI Salutes 30 Leaders in their Thirties campaign. Be sure to nominate an up-and-coming North County leader in their thirties who is making a significant positive impact on our community through their profession and/or community involvement. The 30 Leaders chosen will be recognized at a reception on Friday, September 27th at Norwood Hills Country Club. The deadline for nominations is July 11, 2013. Nomination and sponsorship forms can be found on our website at www.NorthStLouisCounty.com. Be sure to nominate someone today!

I would like to invite you to our second Anniversary Dinner Fundraiser. Please join the organization’s board members for an elegant 5-course dinner with wine pairing and silent auction at Hendel’s Market Café and Piano Bar on Sunday, July 21st. The celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. with the first course served promptly at 6 p.m. It is $85 per person and reservations are required. Space is limited to the first 80 paid guests. Only 20 tickets left! Be sure to call and make reservations soon. For more information, visit NorthStLouisCounty.com.


Dr. Grayling Tobias; Dr. Chris L. Nicastro, Missouri Commissioner of Education; and Dr. Art McCoy

A special congratulations to two of NCI’s Board Members, Dr. Grayling Tobias, Superintendent for Hazelwood School District and Dr. Art McCoy, Superintendent for Ferguson-Florissant School District for being named “Inspiring St. Louisans” by the NAACP this year. Way to go, guys!

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North County Incorporated will host its Anniversary Fundraiser on July 21st at Hendel’s Market Café & Piano Bar. The cost per person is only $85. For more information, visit our website at www.NorthStLouisCounty.com to register or call (314) 895-6241.
North County Incorporated invites you to nominate for 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 July.
Old Town Donuts is offering specials for the month of July. 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.
City of Florissant is having their Summer Concert Series. For more information, call 314-921-5678.
City of Ferguson is having a Fourth of July Family Fun Festival on Thursday, July 4th starting at 9:30 a.m. For more details, please click here.
City of Florissant is having their annual Fourth of July Festival on Thursday, July 4th. For details, please click here.
City of Hazelwood is having their annual Fourth of July pyro-musical fireworks display on Thursday, July 4 at White Birch Park. For details, please click here.
Pattonville School District is again participating in the city of Bridgeton’s Fourth of July parade. For more details, please click here.
Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce is having a Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, please visit www.mhcc.com.
Workforce Solutions Group – St. Louis Community College is offering a Greening Healthcare-What Goes in Must Come Out- Creating Sustainable Supply Chains and Waste Streams seminar on Tuesday, July 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at STLCC Corporate College building. For details, please click here.
SSM DePaul
SSM DePaul Health Center is having a Comprehensive Stroke Screening and Lecture on Saturday, July 20. For more information, please click here.
City of Woodson Terrace is having their annual Woodson Terrace Days from Friday, July 19th to Sunday, July 21st at the John L. Brown Park. For more information, please click here.
Ferguson-Florissant School District’s McCluer North will be hosting a charity golf tournament on July 29. For details, 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.
Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce’s Duck Races is on Thursday, August 8. To participate, please visit www.mhcc.com.
Marygrove is having 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 is having their Celebrity Waitresses’ & Waiters’ Night event on Thursday, August 15th. For details on the event, please contact Ebonee at ebonee@crisisnurserykids.org or 314-292-5770.
Christian Hospital is starting their Just Lose It Challenge on August 17. You must be registered to attend the kick-off to be in the competition. The challenge is limited to the first 400 people. Call 314-747-WELL (9355) to register.
Crisis Nursery St. Louis is celebrating their 2013 birthday on Tuesday, August 20 at 11037 Breezy Point Lane, Florissant, MO from 3-5 p.m. For more information, please call 314-953-8030.
 
Express Script’s Rebecca Lich on being one of the 2013 St. Louis Business Journal’s Class of 30 Under 30 honorees. For details, please click here.

Dr. Art McCoy
Ferguson-Florissant School District and NCI Board member Dr. Art McCoy on being recognized by the NAACP as an “Inspiring St. Louisan”. For details, please click here.
Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Ken Holzapfel on receiving the California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence. This award is one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for public school educators. For details, please click here.

Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Ms. Rega Wesley-Stewart on being honored by Peabody Energy with the Leaders in Education Award for 2013. The award recognizes dedicated and compassionate educational professionals. 


Dr. Grayling Tobias
Hazelwood School District and NCI Board member Dr. Grayling Tobias on being recognized by the NAACP as an “Inspiring St. Louisan”. For details, please click here.

Hazelwood School District’s Cold Water Elementary School on being awarded two Promising Practice Awards from the Character Education Partnership. For details, please click here.


Dr. Tiffany Anderson
Jennings School District’s Dr. Tiffany Anderson on being recognized by the NAACP as an “Inspiring St. Louisan”. For more details, please visit http://www.jenningsk12.org.

 

Public Policy Research Center’s Karl Guenther on being one of the 2013 St. Louis Business Journal’s Class of 30 Under 30 honorees. For details, please click here.
SSM Rehabilitation Hospital on being accredited for a period of three years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs (adults) and hospital stroke specialty program (adults) from CARF International. This is the first accreditationthat the international accrediting body has awarded to SSM Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, please click here.
St. Louis County Economic Council’s Alison Zeidler on being one of the 2013 St. Louis Business Journal’s Class of 30 Under 30 honorees. For details, please click here.

Kristy Tucciarone
University of Missouri-St. Louis’ and past NCI Salutes 30 Leaders in their Thirties award recipient Kristy Tucciarone, associate teaching professor of media studies was named the 2012-2013 American Advertising Federation District 9 Faculty Advisor of the Year during an event. For details, please click here.
 
 
City of Florissant’s Sunset Trail closed at Sunset Park until further notice. For more information, please click here.
City of Hazelwood is seeking a motivated professional for the position of City Manager. The City Manager reports to the Mayor and an 8-member city council. Deadline to apply is July 19. For more information, please click here.
Crisis Nursery St. Louis, located on the grounds of Christian Hospital, is a safe-haven for hundreds of babies and little boys and girls each year. If you are interested in donating some items to the Crisis Nursery, please click here.
Ferguson Twilight Run set a record for registrations at 1680; nearly 300 people took on the challenge of the 10K; and $10,000 will be donated to Emerson YMCA for youth scholarships for summer programs. For details, please click here.

Germaine Stewart
Hazelwood School District’s Board of Education approved Germaine Stewart as principal of Twillman Elementary School. For more information, please click here.
Hazelwood School District’s Board of Education has approved a number of measures that will enhance the safety of students and staff in an emergency situation. For details, please click here.
Hazelwood School District recycled more than 1.6 million pounds of waste from June 2012 to March 2013. For more information, please click here.

Marygrove contributes to the economic well-being of Missouri and, as a result, donors may receive tax credits for their contributions to this agency. Donors use the tax credits as vouchers when their taxes are due. For more information, please contact 314-830-6223.

Normandy School District’s Board of Education has announced their incoming Superintendent, Dr. Ty McNichols. The board also approved the hiring of three assistant superintendents. For details, please click here.
Pattonville School District’s Board of Education has approved an updated strategic plan for the district. For more information, please click here.
Ritenour School District students recently finished up a year-long project that kept them actively engaged in saving the rainforests in Borneo. The project was made possible through partnerships with The Boeing Co. and Cooperating School Districts. For more details, please click here.
St. Ferdinand Church has expanded their gathering area and has a new front entrance. St. Ferdinand Church is the oldest parish in St. Louis County dating back to 1788. For details, please click here.
St. Louis County is offering volunteer opportunities for the summer months and school breaks. Most positions are available during the weekday hours and involve interaction with older adults. For details, please click here.
St. Louis County Economic Council announced that Charter Communications is bringing 400 new jobs to a high-tech call center in Bridgeton. They also announced that 2013 NCI Business Development Award Winner, World Wide Technology has opened their new headquarters at its Maryland Heights-based campus and added at least 100 jobs as part of the expansion. For details, please click here.
St. Louis County Police is urging residents to take advantage of the Nixle Alert System. For more information, please click here.
 
 

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