Today from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., check out restaurants and vendors from your favorite North County spots.
Greater North County Chamber Of Commerce
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Twelve restaurants will serve up cuisine, while 40 vendors present in the annual business showcase.
Saturday, Florissant and North County residents get a chance to sample a little bit of what makes this part of St. Louis special. The City of Florissant and Greater North County Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to present “Taste of North County.” The two will also host a business showcase. More than 40 vendors will be on display at the showcase to present their businesses and products, including AAA Travel, Curves, Eagle Fitness, Emerson Family YMCA and Vantage Credit Union. This will be the first year for the “Taste of North County,” which will feature 12 area restaurants and their cuisine such as DeLeo’s, Pirrone’s, the Rice House and Helfer’s. All of the public is invited and the showcase is free. Taste of North County is $5 for …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Greater North County Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual event.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
If traditional gyms aren’t your thing, this Florissant business might just have a very sensual solution for you.
Since 45 percent of Americans admit to making New Year’s resolutions, it’s not hard to believe that losing weight is the number one New Year’s resolution made by Americans. And staying fit and healthy is number five, according to Statistic Brain.com. That means that you (or someone you know) has probably made one or more of those resolutions once, and if you’re like many, the fitness part of that equation can be even harder to swallow than the diet part. The truth is that a lot of workouts just aren’t that much fun. But there’s good news for open-minded exercisers looking for something a little more exciting: there’s a new alternative in town, and it just opened. New Florissant Business: The K.I.S.S. Fitness Café & Spa K.I.S.S. stands for…
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The Chamber of Commerce sends the Florissant community greetings and best wishes for the new year.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce offers its New Year's wishes to the Florissant community. Check out some recent news from the chamber.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
We spoke to Greater North County Chamber of Commerce President Carolyn Marty about her duties and role in the chamber.
As the job climate continues to change, there are several careers that many don’t know a lot of information about them. How did they get there? What kind of training did they undergo? Well, Florissant Patch is attempting to answer these questions. Each week, we’re speaking to a new professional or working person about their job, how they got it and what they do. This week, we spoke to Greater North County Chamber of Commerce President Carolyn Marty about her duties and how she got there. Do you have a position you're interested in but want to know more about the career field? Let us know, and we'll speak to them for our Patch Pro series.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The chamber awarded six $1,000 scholarships during its luncheon Wednesday.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce honored six North County seniors during its monthly luncheon meeting Wednesday afternoon. Six seniors received $1,000 scholarships to use toward their collegiate education next year. Since the program started in 2004, the chamber has distributed more than $35,000 in scholarships to area seniors. Each recipient is listed below: Cruz plans to attend Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO and study broadcast journalism. At Hazelwood West, she’s stayed busy as a cheerleader, class president her junior year and student council vice president her senior year. She’s also served as the 2011 Valley of Flowers Queen. Cruz was unable to attend the luncheon, but he sister Alex Barrera and mom, Adiela Cruz,…
Friday, February 10, 2012
State senators and representatives addressed issues such as Turner vs. Clayton and sales taxes to a crowd of more than 200.
Nine state legislators agreed with a number of the agenda items laid out by organizations and chambers in the 2012 North County Legislative Reception Thursday night. North County Incorporated Regional Development Association (NCI) partnered with the Greater North County, Maryland Heights and Northwest Chambers of Commerce to present a joint legislative agenda to area state lawmakers. Although a number of topics such as economic development, healthcare and transportation were discussed, education and taxes seemed to be the dominant points of discussion for the night. Under the groups’ education agenda, they support “legislation to establish reasonable parameters for the movement of students from unaccredited districts to accredited …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The chamber is accepting scholarship applications and celebrates a new community member.
Florissant has a lot going on within the community, and our chamber is no exception. The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce hosts a number of meetings and events. We’re keeping the community in the loop about their latest happenings. Check out what the chamber has been doing.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Led by a Florissant native, the town gets a new burger joint.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries snipped the ribbon for its opening day celebration Monday. Mayor Tom Schneider, members of the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and management of Five Guys at 205 N. Lindbergh stood outside one hour before the restaurant officially opened its doors. "We’re excited to get one in North County," Joe Durand, director of operations for Monument Restaurants in St. Louis, said. "Florissant is a great community." Durand said that the company has been searching for space in the area since 2008. The Florissant store is its ninth store in the area to open. Five Guys has taken to local roots to direct its store, as Florissant native Josh Bennett has been hired as general manager. Bennett is a part of the family-…