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NCI News - March 2018
EVENTS
NOMINATE SOMEONE TODAY!
NCI invites you to its 41st annual Leadership Breakfast May 18, 2018 at St. Louis Airport Marriott. We are seeking nominations for our 2018 Leadership Awards. Generous sponsorship packages are available. EVENT INFO : NOMINATION FORM : SPONSORSHIP INFO
Christian Hospital Foundation will receive $1 when you purchase a "Giving is in the Bag" reusable shopping bag at Schnucks 1589 Sierra Vista Plaza Pkwy 63138 during the entire month of March. You can also donate directly by visiting chfoundation@bjc.org or calling (314) 653-5162.
SSM Health DePaul Hospital will hold Stop the Bleed Workshops on Saturday, March 3 at the Orthopedic Center Mary Reedy Conference Room from 9-10am and 10:30-11:30am and Saturday, March 31 at the May Room at 9am, 10am and 11am. Classes will train participants various ways to control bleeding in an injured person. Registration is free but space is limited. MORE INFO 
Steve Robbins, CFP, presents free workshop "10 Biggest Retirement Mistakes and How to Avoid Them" on Tuesday, March 6 from 6:30-8pm at the Robbins Conference Center 325 St. Francois St., Florissant. Complimentary dinner will be served. REGISTER ONLINE 
Ferguson-Florissant School District invites you to join them for a discussion and guided tour of the new cutting-edge middle school, the STEAM and Gifted Academy on March 8. RSVP ONLINE 
EarthDance Organic Farm invites you to join them for their monthly open volunteer harvest on Wednesday, March 14th, from 10-1. Know any teens? On the first Saturday of every month, from 9am-noon, EarthDance welcomes students to volunteer. Complete service learning requirements while learning about food's journey from farm to fork!. WEBSITE 
Christian Hospital is holding a Nurse Open House for jobseekers interested in nursing careers on Thursday, March 15 from 4-7pm in the Paul F Detrick Building Atrium. MORE INFO 
GenerateHealth will hold their Quarterly Coalition meeting on March 15 from 9-11am at The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., St. Louis 63117. This meeting's topic is Crucial Conversations: Building Racial Equity for Maternal Child Health. REGISTER ONLINE 
Sacred Heart Catholic School is holding Parent Information Sessions on the Missouri MOST 529 Savings Plan on Thursday, March 15. Two one hour sessions begin at 6pm and 7:30pm. MORE INFO 
St. Louis Community College is hosting a Career Fair on Wednesday, March 21 from 10am-1pm in the Student Center. This event is free and open to the St. Louis Community. For more info contact Career and Employment Services (314) 513-4218 fvces@stlcc.edu  EVENT FLYER 
Regions Bank is holding a Grand Opening of their new branch on North Lindbergh on March 26. The public is invited to attend. 
St. Louis Community College is offering free accelerated pre-employment training programs for potential assembly mechanics jobs with Boeing for those who qualify. Students who successfully complete the program will be able to interview with Boeing. The upcoming daytime classes begin March 26. MORE INFO 
City of Hazelwood will host Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 31 beginning at 10am at White Birch Park. Activities include a visit from the Easter Bunny and an easter egg hunt. This event is free and open to the public.
SAVE THE DATE! St. Louis Crisis Nursery
will hold its annual Razzle Dazzle Ball 2018 on April 7, 2018 at the Westport Sheraton Lakeside Chalet. Sponsorships are available. This event will sell out; R.S.V.P. today! EVENT INFO 
Greater North County Chamber  will hold its 4th annual Saturday Night Fever Music Trivia event on April 7 at the JFK Community Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tables of eight, $160. VIP tables of eight, $240. Reserve your table today! MORE INFO  
Marygrove's annual Spring Fling will be held on Thursday, April 19 at Norwood Hills Country Club. Doors open at 10:30am. Lunch will be served at noon. Tickets are $30 ea. Support treatment and care for children in your own community! MORE INFO  
Northwest Chamber of Commerce's Earth Day Picnic & Kickball Games event will be April 20 from 11am-3pm at Howdershell Park. $20 for preregistration / $25 day of event includes Earth Day T-shirt, lunch, networking and activities. Sponsorships are available.ment and care for children in your own community! MORE INFO  
FOCUS St. Louis presents its 21st annual What's Right with the Region Awards May 10. Nominations are now being accepted.  MORE INFO
KUDOS
Christian Hospital received the St. Louis Regional Chamber's 2018 Arcus Award for Achievement in Health at the fifth annual Arcus Awards.
City of Florissan t's Civic Center Judo students were invited to compete in the 2017 Junior High School World Championship in Fukuoka, Japan. Students competed with others from 11 different countries and participated in other training and cultural activities. PRESS RELEASE
Ferguson-Florissant School District language arts teacher, Krystle Hoisington, has received Certified Journalism Educator status from the Journalism Education Association. PRESS RELEASE 
Hazelwood School District seniors Michael White, David Duncan, Breeya Young, and Damon Hines have all received college scholarships totaling $950,000. PRESS RELEASE

Hazelwood School District Board of Education vice president, Dr. Richard Roberts, has recently attained Master Certified Board Member status by the Missouri School Board Association. This is the highest level of achievement possible. PRESS RELEASE
Normandy Schools Collaborative sophomores Nathaniel Johnson, Raheem Larry, and Deimon McKinney took top honors at the Regional DECA Competition. They move on to DECA State Competition in March. PRESS RELEASE
Pattonville School District congratulates 16 student athletes who have signed to play college level athletics. PRESS RELEASE
Pattonville School District Heights Middle School choir was selected to give a once-in-a-lifetime performance for 800 music educators at the Missouri Music Educators Association conference. PRESS RELEASE

 
Pattonville School District Board of Education has voted to select NCI Salutes 30 Leaders in their Thirties awardee Dr. Tim Pecoraro as its next superintendent effective upon the retirement of Dr. Mike Fulton. PRESS RELEASE
Ritenour School District congratulates  seniors Trenton Kwasa and Kyah Donald, recipients of the Build Our Future Scholarship. PRESS RELEASE
St. Louis County has achieved ACT Certified Work Ready Community status. States, counties and economic development agencies across the United States have adopted the ACT Work Ready Communities program as a means of providing employers evidence of a skilled workforce.   MORE INFO  
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
City of Jennings is accepting applications for Correctional Officers. Duties include 12 hr shifts with booking, processing, and supervising prisoners. Must be HS graduate or GED, 21 years of age and no disqualifying criminal history. Starting salary $29,680.56. MORE INFO
City of Jennings is seeking applicants for a Part-Time Bus Driver to drive a 16 passenger bus and van transporting senior citizens and youth to local activities. Approximately 20-25 hours per week at $13/hr. Must have valid CDL license with passenger endorsement. MORE INFO
OTHER NEWS
Christian Hospital held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new Acute Care Medical Unit .
Christian Hospital has announced that applications are now being accepted for the BJC Scholars Fund, a scholarship opportunity for college-bound high school seniors who pan to pursue a two or four year degree. MORE INFO
Edward Jones has joined 150 nationwide companies in signing the "CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion" pledge, a new nationwide initiative to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace as a means to improve corporate performance, drive growth and enhance employee engagement. PRESS RELEASE
City of Florissan t's Resident Camera Program allows residents and business owners to register their security camera systems with the Florissant Police Department so that their camera footage may be used as video evidence and lead followup to deter local crime. For more info contact the Florissant Police Department (314) 831-7000.
Hendel's Restaurant is offering seafood specials, soups, and meatless pastas every Friday during Lent. Receive a free butterflied shrimp appetizer with coupon. MORE INFO
Marygrove is looking for foster parents for their children who are ready to transition to a home. If you have questions or are interested in this opportunity, please contact jgary@mgstl.org or (618) 406-7166.    
Normandy Schools Collaborative outlook has been improved by Standard & Poor's Global based on the school district receiving its provisional accreditation. PRESS RELEASE
Normandy Schools Collaborative hosted Reader Wonderland in January and distributed free books for first graders' home libraries. This event was made possible by a $2500 grant from Faith Church and a sizeable book donation from National Council of Teachers of English and Ready Readers. PRESS RELEASE
Normandy Schools Collaborative has reintated their Gifted and Talented Education program (GATE). GATE offers specialized instruction for exceptional students. PRESS RELEASE
Normandy Schools Collaborative has teamed with partners to launch an innovative peer trauma training initiative to help students recognize trauma and learn how to respond effectively. PRESS RELEASE
 

Old Town Donuts
March special is one dozen donuts for only $6.99. COUPON 

Pattonville School District senior Patrick Hachmeister has received an appointment to the US Military Academy at West Point. PRESS RELEASE
St. Louis Community College Contemporary Gallery will display "Stamps of Home: A Traveling Exhibity by Syrian Refugee Artists" until April 6. PRESS RELEASE 
St. Louis Community College 's Continuing Education schedule is now available. Continuing Education offers exceptional opportunities to energize your career, update and expand your professional expertise, explore new fields and grow your professional network. FLIP BOOK 
This Month...
 
SAVE THE DATE! 

NCI 41st Annual Breakfast 
Friday, May 18, 2018
St. Louis Airport Marriott 
 
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS


NCI Anniversary Fundraiser 
Elegant Dinner, Wine Pairing & Auction
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Hendel's Restaurant


NCI Annual 
Golf Tournament 
Fri., October 12, 2018
Emerald Greens 



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North County Incorporated
 Regional Development Association
350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, MO 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241