North County News for March 2024

NCI NEWS

Get Tickets Now For NCI’s Annual Leadership Breakfast
NCI’s 47th Annual Leadership Awards is on Friday, May 17, 2024. We have a great group of Leadership Award honorees who we can’t wait to introduce to you. Learn who we will recognize and become a sponsor or purchase tickets from this link to our website.

New NCI Member Benefits: 
Looking to hire? Let us help you.

North County Incorporated members can now post a job on our website for free. All you have to do is fill out this short online form on our website. 

Need to promote an event you are hosting in North County? You can now post it on the North County online calendar of events. 
NCI members can now post information on our North County calendar at no cost. Just fill out a short online form.

$2.8 Billion in North County Investments Discussed at NCI’s State of North County: Economic Development Luncheon
This year the focus was on economic investment. More than 120 community, civic, and business leaders gathered to hear about the nearly 2.8 billion dollars in investment happening throughout North County. Want to know more? Connect here for additional details 

NCI invites you to join us at the Ferguson Twilight Run
We are proud to sponsor this year’s 5th Annual Ferguson Twilight Run on May 18, 2024, at the Plaza at 501, intersection of Florissant Road & Suburban Ave. Ferguson, Missouri 63135. Proceeds from the Ferguson Twilight Run event will benefit local non-profits. Learn more and get registered today.

Ferguson Twilight Run 5K

WELCOME TO NCI'S NEW MEMBERS!

SERVPRO Team Chestnas is NCI’s Newest Gold Partner
Contact Name: Kristie Gabel
Phone: (314) 325-7564

https://www.servpro.com/locations/mo/servpro-of-overland-cool-valley/

Midland States Bank
Contact Name: Kate Reinhardt
Phone: (303) 815-4540
https://www.midlandsb.com/

North County Police Business Association 
Contact Name: Detective John Davis 
Phone: (636) 779-6312
https://north-county-police-business-association.myshopify.com/

Simmons Bank
Contact Name: Alonzo Shaw 
Phone: (314) 227-6368
https://www.simmonsbank.com

THANKS TO NCI'S ANNUAL PARTNERS

 

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NEWS IN NORTH COUNTY

Get Out & Vote on April 2 or Sooner
Absentee Voting for April General Municipal Election

The general municipal election is April 2, 2024. Municipal elections are for electing city and county officials, and local propositions. Absentee voting is now available at six additional satellite sites beginning March 21 and during the two weekends before Election Day, Saturday, March 23, and Saturday, March 30. Click here to learn more information about absentee voting and how to vote.

Your Opinion Matters: St. Louis Area Health Needs Survey
St. Louis area hospitals and health systems are conducting a survey to help us learn about the health of our community. Complete a five-minute survey to prioritize community health efforts. All responses are anonymous. Complete the survey by using this link. 

North St. Louis County Listening Tour Survey
Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) is exploring where pedestrian (ped.) and bike connections can be improved. Take the survey by using this link.

Affinia Healthcare adds Midwifery Care 
In 2023, Affinia Healthcare launched a campaign encouraging the state legislature to extend Medicaid coverage for new mothers from three months to a year postpartum. The legislature voted to extend coverage up to a year postpartum for new mothers.

Youth In Need and Early Childhood Education
It was announced that Youth In Need and University City Children’s Center (UCCC) are combining early childhood education services. UCCC will continue serving children from across St. Louis and Youth In Need will offer increased support for UCCC families and staff. 

Pallottine Retreat & Conference Center Hosts iRest Meditation Classes and a Self Care Retreat 
Every Monday starting April 1st you can now enjoy iRest a meditative practice that is used to treat conditions such as chronic pain or depression. Call the Pallottine office at (314) 837-7100 for more information or register for a class by emailing Patti- pattialvarezsfl@charter.net. 

Pallottine Retreat & Conference Center also will host a self-care retreat on April 20th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Experience some of the programs Pallottine offers such as guided meditation. RSVP by April 17th by contacting Eileen at (314)724-8576 or selfcarewitheileen@gmail.com. 

Greater North County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter 
Check out the March newsletter for the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce to see what they’ve been up to. Use this link to view the newsletter. 

Marygrove Young Professionals Board Recruitment 
Marygrove is recruiting members from the ages of 21 to 40 years old. The mission is to engage and inspire young professionals to raise awareness and funds to help those in need find hope and healing. For more information call (314) 830-6249 or email alorenz@mgstl.org. 

The Regional Response Team (RRT) is hiring a Program Manager 
The RRT is implementing a Collaborative Solutioning Structure (CSS) to facilitate and accelerate collective problem-solving, shared decision-making, aligned action, and resource mobilization and deployment in the region. The Program Manager will execute and refine a partnership-oriented, community-engaged approach to tackling critical regional challenges utilizing the Collaborative Solutioning Structure. Submit a cover letter and resume via this email: RRT@stlgives.org. 

CONGRATS

RX Outreach Earns New Accreditation
After a thorough review process, RX Outreach has earned its status as a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Charity Seal Holder. The organization was able to meet the BBB’s standards for charitable accountability. Click here to visit their website. 

Negwer Materials Marks 100 Years in Business 
Negwer Materials is celebrating their 100th year of delivering construction solutions across the Midwest in 2024 year. Founded in 1924 the organization has prioritized building long-lasting relationships with not only their customers but also with the community they call home. What once was a milk and coal hauling business, is now so much more. Click here to visit their website and learn more. 

Saint Louis Community College Receives Major Grant
St. Louis Community College was awarded a grant for more than $1.75 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Labor and the state of Missouri. The funds will help the college get its geospatial technology program started. Find out more information about the program using this link.

EVENTS AROUND THE COMMUNITY

JFK Community Center Grand Opening 
The grand opening of the newly renovated JFK community center will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024 from noon to 7 pm. at 315 Howdershell Rd. Join the City of Florissant to explore the community center, win prizes, and enjoy complimentary food items. 

RX Outreach Ribbon Cutting 
RX Outreach one of the country’s largest nonprofit digital pharmacies, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 28, 2024 at 2:30 p.m. at 10208 West Florissant Ave. The organization is commemorating the opening of its first community pharmacy through a partnership with the Assisted Recovery Center of America (ARCA).

Community Builders Network (CBN) Family Reunion
CBN is hosting its 12th Annual Community Development Family Reunion on Thursday, April 25, 2024 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Missouri Foundation for Health HQ in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood. Purchase tickets using the link or use this link to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. 

Shred Day! Drive, Drop, and Donate Event – Open to the Public
Steve Robbins, CFP Wealth Management, is hosting a shred day event on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 pm. Located in Steve Robbins’ Office Parking Lot – 325 Rue St. Francois, Florissant MO. The shred truck will arrive at noon sharp to box and pack all documents and depart at exactly 1:30 pm. You can drop off your documents and canned items throughout the morning if you can’t make it at noon. 

FOCUS’ 27th Annual What’s Right with the Region Celebration
Focus St. Louis is having its annual What’s Right with the Region Awards set forMay 9, 2024, at The Sheldon. FOCUS applauds the efforts of the individuals, organizations, and/or initiatives making a positive difference in the St. Louis region. Click here to learn more about the event and purchase tickets. 

SSM Health Foundation Open 
Join the SSM Health Foundation as they host their 9th Annual SSM Health Foundation Open on June 10, 2024. This event will take place at the Norwood Hills Country Club, 1 Norwood Hills Country Club Dr. St. Louis, MO 63121. Click here to purchase a sponsorship or learn more about the event details. 

Hazelwood School District Golf Fundraiser
The Hazelwood School District Foundation is hosting a Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at Florissant Golf Club. All proceeds will benefit the Hazelwood School District Foundation’s goal to increase student achievement by removing barriers to success. The deadline to sign up is Friday, April 12, 2024. Sign up using this link

Rotary Club of Florissant Golf Fundraiser
The Florissant Rotary Foundation Charity is hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, May 20 at Florissant Golf Club, 50 Country Club Lane Florissant, MO 63033. Visit their website to learn more.

Mental Health Panel 
Catholic Charities of St. Louis is hosting a Mental Health Panel on April 3, 2024, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The event is at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Florissant at 751 N Jefferson St. Florissant, MO 63031. You do not have to be Catholic or part of this parish to attend. The discussion will be held in Parish Hall, Entrance #3. RSVP before April 3rd using the link

Adult Dental & Immunization Days at Affinia
Schedule a dental and/or immunization appointment at Affinia Healthcare. Services include free giveaways, resources, and assistance with the Medicaid application process. Schedule an appointment for Saturday, March 30 from 10 am to 2 pm. at Affinia Healthcare, 3396 Pershall Road, St. Louis 63135. Visit their website to learn more information or call (314) 814-8700 to make an appointment. 

Pediatric Dental & Medicaid Days 
Schedule a pediatric dental and/ or immunization appointment at Affinia Healthcare. Services include free giveaways, health resources, and assistance with the Medicaid application process. Schedule an appointment for Saturday,  April 6 from 10 am to 2 pm. Located at Affinia Healthcare 2220 Lemp Ave., St. Louis 63104. Visit their website to learn more information or call (314) 814-8700 to make an appointment. 

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