NCI eNews
November 2014

Northwest Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 16th Annual Chili-Dog Golf Tournament at Florissant Golf Club on Friday, November 7. Registration begins at 10am with a Shotgun start at 11am. For more information on the event or to register please click here.
Pattonville School District will be opening up the Observatory at Pattonville Heights Middle School to the public on a bimonthly basis through the end of the year. Twice a month they will offer free public viewings of the night sky. November’s dates will be the 7th and 14th from 7-9pm. To find out more information or to see a full viewing schedule click here.

St. Louis Crisis Nursery is hosting the Over the Top for Tots “Fall into the Holidays” Luncheon event on Friday, November 7 at the Columns in St. Charles from 10am-2pm. Shopping begins at 10am with lunch being served at 12pm. The event will not only raise money for the organization but will honor those that have made a difference. For more information or to purchase tickets please click here.
City of Florissant will be hosting a Veterans’ Parade and Presentation of the Veteran of the Year award on Sunday, November 9 beginning at 1pm. This year’s parade route begins at the corner of St. Charles and St. Francois, and snakes a 2.5 mile course ending at the James J. Eagan Center. The award presentation will take place following the parade at the Eagan Center. For more information and to read the full release click here.

Fort Bellefontaine Memorial American Legion Post 335 is hosting a Veteran’s Day Program on Monday, November 11 beginning at 10am. The event will take place at the St. Louis Veterans Home at 10600 Lewis and Clark. Commander Anthony Smith will MC the program that will include other speakers and musical entertainment. Food and drinks will be provided.
Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 7th Annual Business Leader of the Year Awards in conjunction with its monthly membership luncheon on Wednesday, November 12 from 11:30am to 1pm at Orlando’s Event and Conference Center off Dorsett Rd. The ceremony will recognize those that have made outstanding contributions to the local business community. For more information on the event and how to attend click here.
Ritenour School District’s Pride and Promise Foundation is hosting its 3rd Annual Trivia Night on Friday, November 14th at Wild Acres Gymnasium at 2500 Ashby Rd in Overland. Cost is $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight and includes beverages and snacks. All proceeds benefit the students of the Ritenour School District. For more information or to register a table click here.
St. Louis Crisis Nursery is hosting Napoli Night for the Crisis Nursery on Thursday, November 20th from 5:30pm to 8pm. The event will take place at Bar Napoli and tickets cost $40 which includes appetizers and an open bar. There will be a silent auction, entertainment and raffles. For more information or to purchase tickets please click here.
Rotary Club of Florissant is its Annual Charity Dinner Auction on Saturday, November 22nd from 6-10pm. The event will take place at the Detrick Building at Christian Hospital. Tickets are $85 per person. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets call 314-921-2917.
City of Ferguson’s 2014 North Light’s Parade will take place on November 30th, and will march down S. Florissant Rd. This year’s theme will be “Holidays Around the World”. The event committee is looking for parade participants including marching bands and floats. The parade will kick-off at 5pm. For more information on the event or for an application to participate click here.
Greater North County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2014 Holiday Gala event on Friday, December 5, from 7pm to Midnight at the Paul Detrick Atrium at Christian Hospital. Tickets for the event are $75.00 and include an open bar, lavish hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing and more. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets please click here.
Christian Hospital held its Sixth Annual Legacy Leader Dinner on October 21 honoring those in the local community that make a difference. Those honored in front of a crowd of 225 plus attendees included Dr. Myron H. Jacobs as Physician of the Year, North County Inc., with the Community Vision Award and Paul McKee Jr. with the Paul F. Detrick Legacy Leadership Award. To see some a video about the event please click here.
Hazelwood School District’s East High Math Teacher, Kevin Martin, has been recognized by St. Louis Magazine and America Achieves for outstanding work in and outside the class room. Martin is one of seven educators recognized as part of the inaugural St. Louis Family Magazine Excellence in Education Awards. Kevin is one of 180 educators nationwide to be named an America Achieves Fellow. To read the full story click here.
LFCS- Hilltop Child Development Center recently underwent a review process for its’ National Accreditation and was subsequently awarded NAEYC Accreditation. Hilltop becomes one of only a handful of Early Childhood Centers in the Jennings area with full, national accreditation. For more information on Hilltop’s program offerings click here.
Normandy Schools Collaborative Superintendent, Dr. Ty McNichols, was honored on Sunday, October 21 with the Outstanding Education Award by the NCCU in recognition of his continued support of the NCCU’s principals of racial harmony and justice, his leadership in promoting educational equity and his work to promote understanding within the community.

Christian Gauss
Lutheran High School North Senior, Christian Gauss, has been named an Outstanding Participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. Christian scored in the top 3 percent of more than 160,000 Black Americans who took the PSAT last year. The program was initiated in 1964 specifically to honor academically promising Black American High School Students.

Joshua Fackler
Lutheran High School North Senior, Joshua Fackler, has been named a 2015 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. Joshua’s scores on the PSAT were amongst the top 1% of students out of the 1.4 million that took the test. Josh now has the opportunity to move on to the finalist level where he will have the opportunity to compete for significant scholarships.
Ritenour School District third-grade teacher, Stacey Wilson, was honored with a 2014 Emerson Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award recognizes St. Louis area teachers for their vital role in shaping their student’s lives. Wilson is a teacher at Wyland Elementary. To read the full story please click here.
North County Incorporated and the Regional Business Council’s Reinvest North County Fund was given a $5000 contribution from the “I Love Ferguson” committee at the grand opening of their own store front on South Florissant Rd. Committee secretary Rob Chabot presented a check to North County Inc.’s Vice-Chair Dan Boyle at the ceremony.
AT&T is hiring technicians in the St. Louis area as well as across the state of Missouri. The majority of positions focus on delivering the latest technology like U-verse TV, high speed internet and voice services to customers in the area. For more information on these jobs and for information on how to apply please click here.
City of Ferguson has several job vacancies with the city that they are looking to fill with qualified applicants including a Clerk Typist. For more information on the available positions or to apply online please click here.
City of Hazelwood has a few job vacancies that they are looking to fill with qualified applicants including a Firefighter/paramedic. To look at the job descriptions or submit your resume you can click here.
Christian Hospital is looking for volunteers for evening duty at the main lobby information desk on Monday through Friday from 4-7pm. Candidates must be dependable and able to use a multi-line phone system and help visitors and patients when necessary. If you have any questions or want more details please contact Lee Shields at 314-653-5032.
Christian Hospital’s Child Development Center is enrolling for its early childhood programs. The CDC is state licensed and accredited, and professionally staffed with ongoing programs for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years and includes a full-day kindergarten. Hours are 6 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call the CDC at 314-653-5600.
Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Board of Education recently approved the formation of the Ferguson-Florissant Foundation for Education (FFFE), which will focus on enhancing community support and expanding resources that enrich teaching, inspire learning, and maximize opportunities for all students in the district. The organization will provide much needed funding to programs and activities that are not funded by the district itself. To read the full story click here.
Ferguson-Florissant School District received a $50,000 gift from the crowdfunding website, GoFundMe that has enabled the district to finance its 19th Annual “Celebrate Children” concert in 2015. The program had initially been cut but thanks to this donation many more children will have a chance to join the 6,000 plus in the program’s history to dance across the state with increased self-confidence. To read the full story click here.
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley has a wide range of continuing education opportunities available this semester. They offer a wide variety of developmental programs to build job skills for the role you have or to help foster the career that you hope to develop. To check out the many opportunities you can call 314-984-7777 or click here.
Jennings School District is hosting its Fall Hiring Fair on Thursday, November 6 from 4pm to 7pm. The event will take place at Gary Gore Elementary School. Jennings is looking for highly qualified candidates for the 2015-16 school year and will hold on-site interviews for many positions. For more information click here.
Jennings School District observed Red Ribbon Week with a variety of events throughout the district. Jennings Senior High held on assembly on Wednesday, October 29 entitled “Take a Stand to Keep a Seat: Centralizing Change. The assembly was presented by the National Alliance of Faith and Justice and involved some long time civil rights activists. The event took place in the newly renovated Senior High Auditorium. To read the full release click here.
LFCS – Hilltop Child Development Center is now enrolling children from the ages of 2-10 for their school as well as their Head Start program. They are currently offering FREE registration which is a $30 savings. For more information call 314-389-1001 or see the attached flyer. Click here.
Lutheran High School North business teacher, Paul Endorf, recently accompanied 11 female business students to the Federal Reserve Bank downtown to attend a women’s E-STEM conference. E-STEM stands for Economics, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The recurring theme for the day was empowering women to pursue E-STEM careers. A panel of women in E-STEM careers shared their stories and answered questions from the audience.
Pattonville School District Middle school orchestra students recently participated in an after-school music workshop with Brian McNeill, a renowned Scottish Fiddler, songwriter, author and founder of the Battlefield Band. Students worked for three days after school with McNeill to learn and practice Scottish music. Afterwards students performed a concert for family and friends. To read the full story click here.
Ritenour School District graduate and U.S. Army Ranger, Cory Remsburg, came home to a Hero’s welcome to lead Ritenour’s Homecoming Parade. Cory was honored as the Grand Marshal of this year’s parade, themed “Under the Big Top”. Cory, class of 2001, was honored by President Obama during the 2014 State of the Union Address and received international acclaim. To read the full story click here.
St. Louis County has several job openings available for qualified applicants. Positions available range from Corrections officers and Bailiff’s to Project Manager’s and a Dentist. If you have interest in seeing more information or in applying for any of these positions please click here.
University of Missouri – St. Louis Chancellor Tom George recently wrote an article that was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about the University’s response to the issues in Ferguson. The University of Missouri system and UMSL will be adding an additional $500,000 to the North County Scholarship Program that will benefit students attending schools in several North County school districts. To read the full story please click here.
Valley Industries has several job openings for adults with developmental disabilities. Strong business demand has continued to create job opportunities for those that are qualified and are looking to join Valley’s dedicated work force. For more information on the qualifications and how to apply click here.
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St. Louis County Direct Newsletter
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