in Black Jack was home to the 5th Annual , March 3. It was a "green tie" affair hosted by Mayors Matthew G. Robinson of , Thomas P. Schneider of Florissant and Norman C. McCourt of Black Jack. The evening offered an Irish dance show from St Louis Irish Arts, food, beverages and a performance by the Bob Kuban Band.
The night included Irish-themed food, beverages and baked goods from local eateries including , Choices Catering, , , , , , and Garden Villas North.
The Shamrock Ball is a fundraiser for the Sheltered Workshop in Hazelwood. Valley Industries is a nonprofit organization that provides employment for adults with developmental disabilities.
Ivory Harris was crowned Queen of the 5th Annual Mayors' Shamrock Ball, while William Becker accepted his crown as King. Each earned the honor by becoming the 2011 Workers of the Year at Valley Industries.