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Archive for October 2016

Saving the Shrine

The Friends of Old St. Ferdinand campaign to preserve area landmark  By Nicholas Elmes The Friends of Old St. Ferdinand are spearheading a new fundraising campaign to preserve one of Florissant’s most historic landmarks. The group is working to raise over $400,000 for critical repairs to Old St. Ferdinand Church and its surrounding buildings. Friends…

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Lessons in lifesaving

St. Charles County Ambulance District Lifesaver CPR classes for families credited with saving lives By Brett Auten It is a skill that is attainable, but you never know when it will come in handy during a time of need. A local youth found the knowledge learned at a free CPR course, offered by the St.…

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Ferguson police build new playground

Project is a pilot program in a new initiative called Play 4 All which brings communities together for the good of children By Nicholas Elmes The Ferguson Fraternal Order of Police have raised funds for, and helped build, a new playground at the Ferguson Community Center. The $30,000 project is a pilot program in a…

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Breaking the chain of hunger

Kids Against Hunger and Lindenwood University partnering to pack and ship 250,000 meals to those in need By Brett Auten A quarter of a million is a lot of anything. The local chapter of Kids Against Hunger is partnering with Lindenwood University to host a food packing event. Over a two-day span, a goal of…

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