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NCI News - May 2016
NCI invites you to be part of the 39th Annual Leadership Breakfast
North County Incorporated (NCI) invites civic, business, community leaders and residents to celebrate our 39 years of service to the North County community at our Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 13th, 2016 at the Marriott St. Louis Airport at 7:30 am. Individual seats are available for purchase at the NCI office. The cost for an individual ticket is $45.00.

Complimentary parking is provided in the St. Louis Marriott Airport Hotel parking lot, 10700 Pear Tree Lane, and the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel parking lot, 10330 Natural Bridge.
(Shuttle services will be provided from the Hilton parking lot to the Marriott before and after event.)

We will once again present awards to those individuals who have shown a strong commitment to the North County region through their business, civic, and humanitarian acts.

2016 Leadership Honorees will be:

  • Centene Corporation
  • Materials Lifecycle Management Company
  • SKF Lubrication Business Unit
  • Metro North County Transit Center
  • Rev. Cedric Portis, Sr.
  • Zykan Family Partnership
  • Ron McMullen, FACHE
  • Great Streets - Natural Bridge Corridor Partnership
    City of Normandy, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, Great Rivers Greenway, Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis County, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Doug Baum
  • Ruby Curry
  • Bob Russell
  • Jennings School District, under the leadership of
    Dr. Tiffany Anderson
  • Dr. Rance Thomas

Steve Robbins, CFP will be offering a free class "The 10 Biggest Retirement Mistakes and How to Avoid Them" on Tue, May 3 at the Robbins Conference Center at 4pm.  RSVP ONLINE

Trinity Catholic High School will be holding their Spring Concert & Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 5, from 7:00-9:00pm.  TRINITY WEBSITE

Touhill Performing Arts Center presents the Arianna String Quartet: Beethoven's Triumph on May 6. TICKET INFO
UMSL will be hosting the St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair presented by the St. Louis Mercantile Library on May 6-8.  MORE INFO

Spanish Lake Community Association will be holding a Youth & Family Resource Fair on May 7 at 11831 Bellefontaine Rd from 10am-1pm. The fair provides resources for families in need, parenting, child and healthcare information, educational resources, recreational activities for youth and more.

NCI is a proud sponsor of the City of Ferguson's Twilight 5K/10K and Fun Run on May 14. Includes live music, free beer, food & more. EVENT WEBSITE 
Christian Hospital Foundation will be holding their 2016 Golf Outing on Monday, May 16 at Norwood Hills Country Club. Proceeds will help the foundation continue to provide compassionate care and clinical excellence.

St. Louis Community College is conducting a special free workshop for minority- and women-owned small businesses on Tue, May 17 from 9am-1pm.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership will be holding their annual meeting on May 19 from 11am-1:30pm at the Chase Park Plaza. This year they will be highlighting the innovative projects and winning ideas that are leading to new jobs.  EVENT INFO

The St. Louis Crisis Nursery will be holding their annual Golf Tournament on Monday, May 23 at the Norwood Hills Country Club. REGISTRATION PACKETS

Steve Robbins, CFP will be offering a free class "Estate Planning 101" on Tue, May 17 at the Robbins Conference Center at 4pm.  RSVP ONLINE

Marygrove will be holding a Sip & Learn event on May 19 with a tour of the campus, wine and beer, and light appetizers.  EVENT FLYER
Complete Auto Body & Repair will be holding Night Out at the Ballpark on Fri, May 20 (Cards vs. Diamond Backs). Proceeds benefit Responder Rescue & Backstoppers. Call Kurt @ 314-486-6305 for info.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual Golf Tournament on Fri, Jun 3 at the Florissant Golf Club. MORE INFO

The Northwest Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual Golf Classic on Fri, Jun 3 at Bear Creek Golf Club. MORE INFO

Spanish Lake Community Association will be holding a swap meet at the General Daniel Bissell House on June 4-5 from 10am-3pm. Free Admission. $20 for outdoor display space. Sellers must register in advance. Call (314) 615-8888 or email for info.

The City of Florissant will be holding their Summer Playground Program for children 6-12 yrs old from Jun 6-Jul 15 at the James J. Eagan Center. A current resident card is required. MORE INFO
Steve Robbins, CFP will be offering a free class "What Do I Do With All This Stuff?" on Tue, June 7 at the Robbins Conference Center at 4pm.  RSVP ONLINE

Touhill Performing Arts Center presents A Cappella Live! featuring the Ambassadors of Harmony on June 18.  TICKET INFO
The St. Louis County Police Athletic League will be holding their inaugural Golf Tournament on June 10 at Eagle Springs Golf Course. All proceeds benefit the St. Louis County Police Athletic League and the PAL programs assisting St. Louis' youth. MORE INFO.
Marygrove will be holding their 23rd Jeff Clinton Memorial Classic and Dinner Par-Tee on Mon, June 27 at Norwood Hills Country Club. Sponsorship packages are available. EVENT INFO
Challenger Learning Center will be holding their summer training camps in June and July. Programs include Astronaut Training, Rocketeering, Inventors' Workshops, and Aquatic Robotics. Registration available now. MORE INFO.
Ferguson Florissant School District's assistant principal, Dr. James Allison, has received the Alvin M. Francis Educational Leadership Award from Lindenwood University. PRESS RELEASE
Ferguson Florissant School District's McCluer High School culinary team is the winner of the second annual Golden Chef Competition. PRESS RELEASE
Ferguson Florissant School District received Kindle readers for 12 selected students from the Ferguson Youth Initiative. PRESS RELEASE
The City of Florissant has received the McReynolds Award at the 2016 Statewide Preservation Annual Honor Awards ceremony for the video series "Florissant's Historic Treasures." PRESS RELEASE
The City of Florissant has been recognized as a member of Tree City USA for the 27th year. The Tree City USA provides direction, technical assistance, public attention and national recognition for community forestry programs. PRESS RELEASE

Hazelwood School District teacher, Paul Boyet, was awarded the $1,000 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant. PRESS RELEASE 
Hazelwood School District schools earned recertification for their Project Lead The Way (PLTW) programs. PRESS RELEASE
NCI Member Dr. Rance Thomas has been selected by the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America as a 2016 recipient of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award available for volunteer leaders. 
Pattonville School District has chosen ten volunteers and staff members to receive the Pride of Pattonville Award which recognizes volunteers and staff for outstanding service to the district. PRESS RELEASE
Riverview Gardens School District teacher Malinda Rowsey has been named District Teacher of the Year. MORE INFO
Riverview Gardens School District will be proposed location for a new 21st Century Community Learning Center Program grant applied for by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis. MORE INFO
St. Louis Community College has  been selected to receive a $250,000 challenge grant from  Goldman Sachs Gives 
to provide scholarships for area high school students to attend St. Louis Community College through dual enrollment programs at its Florissant Valley campus. PRESS RELEASE

UMSL Criminology professor, Richard Rosenfeld, received the Thomas Jefferson Award, which includes a $10,000 award funded through a grant from the Robert Earll McConnell Foundation. PRESS RELEASE

Christian Hospital's first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) was successfully completed by a team of Washington University School of Medicine cardiothoracic surgeons.

The City of Ferguson City Council swore Linda Lipka, Heather Robinett, and incumbent Keith Kallstrom will each serve a 3 year term. PRESS RELEASE
The City of Ferguson  celebrated the grand opening of Centene Corporation's new Ferguson Service Center, a $25 million investment that is employing more than 250 people. YOUTUBE VIDEO PRESS RELEASE
had two seats up for general election on  April 5, 2016. Incumbent  Leslie Suzanne Hogshead won re-election, and challenger Connie Harge won the open seat. MORE INFO

The City of Florissant held their 5th annual Document Shredding Day in April. Great weather helped make the event a success. Over 33,659 pounds of paper were shredded. PRESS RELEASE
The City of Florissant will hold a public comment period for the Community Development Block Grant Program Consolidated Plan Amendment from May 10-Jun 8. Citizens are invited to submit written comments. MORE INFO
City of Florissant voters overwhelmingly passed Propositions B.A.R. with 62-70% in favor of each issue. Prop B continues sales vehicle sales tax. Prop A adds annual registration fees for vacant structures. Prop R increases rental license fees. PRESS RELEASE
Hazelwood School District students took a Boeing sponsored field trip to the Science Center where they talked to five airmen from the 458th Airlift Division at Scott Air Force Base. PRESS RELEASE
Jennings School District was overwhelmingly supported by the community by the 71% passage of Prop S which will allow the district to continue upgrades in facilities and programs. PRESS RELEASE
The St. Louis Crisis Nursery raised $303,000 at their Razzle Dazzle Event. The funds help Crisis Nursery continue working to save babies' lives, keep kids safe and build strong families. PRESS RELEASE EVENT PHOTO GALLERY

St. Louis Community College's Continuing Education for Summer 2016 Registration begins on May 2. The Summer 2016 CE Catalog features hundreds of classes for your to expand your mind and change your life.  ONLINE CATALOG

The STL Youth Jobs: Ferguson Forward program is still accepting applicants for the 2016 summer program. Any youth between the ages of 16-24 that live in North County may apply. ONLINE APPLICATION
UMSL Astronomy Outreach Program selected 117 students from Ferguson Middle School to participate in their free program allowing students to explore space through a planetarium presentation. PRESS RELEASE
UMSL's new Veterans Center mural celebrates veteran students' determination and heart. PRESS RELEASE


Christian Hospital
Enterprise Holdings
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley
St. Louis Regional Chamber
The Boeing Company


Betty Jean Kerr People's Health Centers
Bi-State Development
Bommarito Automotive Group
Commerce Bank
Envision by Design
Favazza & Associates, LLC
Florissant License Office
Greater North County Chamber
Paul Cerame Auto Group
SSM Rehabilitation Network
The Bridge at Florissant
The Crossings at Northwest
This Month...

Mark Your 2016 Calendar for these NCI Events


NCI's Annual Leadership Breakfast, May 13, 2016, 7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. Marriott St. Louis Airport


NCI's Annual Dinner and Wine Pairing & Auction, July 17, 2016, 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Hendel's Market Café & Piano Bar

North County Inc. Golf Tournament, September 9, 2016, 10:00 A.M. Registration, 11:00 A.M. Shot Gun Start, Emerald Greens

North Salutes 30 Leaders in Their Thirties Reception,  October 27, 2016, 11:30 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Christian Hospital, Detrick Building


Welcome New NCI Members!

Complete Auto Body
& Truck Repair
6041 N. Lindbergh Blvd., 
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 731-7999

2705 Mullanphy Lane, 
Florissant, MO 63031
(314) 830-6249

Applied Scholastics
11755 Riverview Dr.,
St. Louis, MO 63138
(314) 355-6355


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