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NCI News - January 2018
GenerateHealth will hold program "Improving Mental Health Care through Motivational Interviewing" on Friday, January 5 from 8am-4:30pm. Motivational Interviewing is a highly effective communication style designed to help individuals find their hidden intrinsic motivation to change through resolving ambivalence. REGISTER ONLINE
Christian Hospital Foundation will host the first annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 11:30am-1:30pm in the Paul F Detrick Building Atrium. Table reservations are $240 for 8 seats and $30 per individual. MORE INFO
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. RSVP today! EVENT INFO 
FOCUS St. Louis presents the 21st annual What's Right with the Region Awards on May 10. Nominations are now being accepted.  MORE INFO
Ferguson-Florissant School District High Schools are all three recipients of the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School award for their athletic programs.  PRESS RELEASE
Ferguson-Florissant School District senior Drew Tallent has placed among the best in Missouri during the MSHHAA State Swim Meet, Class 1.  PRESS RELEASE
Ferguson-Florissant School District Berkeley Middle School nurse, Paulette Rene' Luckett, was named as a finalist for The March of Dimes Nurse of the Year.  PRESS RELEASE
Ferguson-Florissant School District math teach, Michael Smith, received a $250 CHEER (Caring Help for Education Endeavors by Retirees) grant by the Missouri NEA-Retired. Smith will use his funds to purchase 3 mobile magnetic whiteboards.  PRESS RELEASE
City of Florissant welcomed Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers to its new location at 2800 N Hwy 67 with a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in November. PRESS RELEASE 
Hazelwood School District students and staff adopted 15 families for the third year this holiday season. Students and staff collected gifts and gift cards to distribute to 68 children and adults. PRESS RELEASE
Jennings School District superintendent, Dr. Art McCoy, was honored with the 2017 Community Advocate Award from St. Louis Children's Hospital as well as the designation as the 2017 American Graduates Champion and was featured on Nine Network. WATCH NINE NETWORK FEATURE 
Normandy Schools Collaborative students received a helping hand and $25,000 Library Renovation Grant from Allstate agents that will allow Washington Elementary School to make needed improvements and provide new equipment for the school's library media center.  
City of Florissant Mayor Schneider attended a Municipal League of Metro St. Louis meeting urging other League Members to endorse and pass a "Law Enforcement Best Practices Agreement." PRESS RELEASE
GenerateHealth is now offering an Organizational Leadership Academy for Trauma Informed Care in 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for creating trauma-informed organizations in order to improve the care women receive.  Organizational leaders will learn about trauma-informed care in a one day didactic training session, and participate in six monthly consultation meetings to learn from one another and garner support for the implementation of this paradigm shift. The goal of the training is to help support leaders in moving toward a trauma informed approach. MORE INFO
GenerateHealth unites the community to accelerate positive change for families and our region for generations to come. This year, their initiatives have worked hard to improve birth outcomes for moms and babies in the St. Louis region. MORE INFO
Hazelwood City Council has voted to terminate its contract with the Robertson Fire Protection District after a lengthy attempt to negotiate in good faith about a possible fire services merger to relieve the City of an unsustainable financial burden.  PRESS RELEASE
Hazelwood School District Family Outreach Enter received 50 children's coats donated by firefighters from the Black Jack Fire Protection District to benefit pre-k and elementary students who are in need.  PRESS RELEASE
Marygrove is looking for qualified individuals to serve as therapeutic foster parents, providing children with a family environment of trust and support. For more information contact Michelle Purnell at (314) 497-5249 or MORE INFO 
Old Town Donuts' special for January is one dozen donuts for only $6.99. COUPON 

Pallottine Renewal Center is looking for a dynamic and detail oriented candidate to become their Director of Retreat and Event Coordinator. The director will build relationships with ecumenical groups promoting their mission for those seeking to reflect with God, renew their faith and refresh their spirit. Excellent sales, oral and written communication skills are required. Familiarity with the ministry of the Roman Catholic Church and all social media platforms is a plus. For more info contact or call (314) 837-7100. 
Regions Bank has raised the number of St. Louis branches it will open in 2018 to 10 including one North County branch in Florissant. PRESS RELEASE 
St. Louis Community College Continuing Education Spring Registration begins January 3. Use their new online registration system to sign up. PDF CATALOG : FLIP BOOK  
St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has released a document detailing the County's implementation of numerous recommendations included in Forward Through Ferguson's 2015 report. PRESS RELEASE : VIEW DOCUMENT 
This Month...

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


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