NCI Names 2015’s Award Recipients To Be Honored at 38th Annual Breakfast and Leadership Celebration

North County Incorporated (NCI) is pleased to announce that our annual Business Development, Community Development, Elmer Belsha Leadership, Excellence in Partnership, Public Service, Special Recognition, and Sustaining Our Community award recipients have been chosen. The 2015 award recipients will be honored at NCI’s 38th Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. This year’s presenting sponsors are HDR Engineering, SSM DePaul Health Center and St. Louis County and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. The public is encouraged to attend and tickets are only $45.00 per person. Generous sponsorship packages are still available. Reservations are required; please call NCI at (314) 895-6241 or CLICK HERE.

NCI’s Business Development Awards will be presented to those whose efforts positively affect the economic development and business climate of the North County area. On Friday, May 29, 2015 NCI will honor Raven Development for The Crossings at Northwest, and Watlow Electric with a Business Development Award.

NCI’s Community Development Awards will be presented to those whose efforts positively benefit youth, residents, civic organizations, or others through selfless acts. Rosemary Whitehead, Founder of Love In Action Community Outreach Center, Jack Olson, Board member of Spanish Lake Community Association and University of Missouri-St. Louis will be honored with Community Development Awards this year.

Carolyn Marty, President of the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and NCI Executive Board member will receive the prestigious Elmer Belsha Leadership Award, which is presented annually to an individual whose long-term commitment to NCI and the North County region has had a positive impact on the community and/or public body that they serve.

Excellence in Partnership Awards will be given to organizations or companies that have partnered with NCI to make a significant impact on the North County community for the betterment of the area’s quality of life through special initiatives and/or projects. The partners being recognized are, Regional Business Council and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, St. Louis Regional Chamber.

Public Service Awards will be presented to outstanding individuals, elected, appointed, or employed by a public body whose long-time service has had a positive impact on the community and/or public body they serve. Chief Robert S. Pruett, City of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Denny Coleman, CECD, HLM, FM, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership’s CEO and Mayor Viola Murphy, City of Cool Valley

Special Recognition Awards will be presented to individuals or organizations that have made a significant impact on the communities and citizens of North County. Those receiving this award are Scott Bonner and the I ♥ Ferguson Committee.

Sustaining Our Community Awards will be presented to individuals, organizations or companies that went above and beyond their usual roles to impact North County with programs and resources that sustain or improve quality of life. Emerson, St. Louis Crisis Nursery and The Urban League will all be honored with this award.

NCI’s 38th Annual Breakfast is made possible by these generous sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors are HDR Engineering, SSM DePaul Health Center, St. Louis County and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. Corporate Plus Sponsors are St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, The Bridge at Florissant and U.S. Bank. Corporate Sponsors include, Christian Hospital, Commerce Bank, Community News, Favazza & Associates, LLC, Johnny Londoff Chevrolet, NorthPark Partners, and SSM Rehabilitation Network.

North County Incorporated is a regional development organization, which acts as a catalyst to define and advocate economic and community development for North St. Louis County. NCI was established in 1977. The Board is composed of community leaders and business owners. Dan Boyle, Esq. of The Boyle Law Firm LLC is the current Board of Directors Chair.

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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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