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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Hazelwood West alums have set up a community fundraiser page to help the father-of-four and his family as he struggles to survive a recent bar fight over a washers game.
After Florissant resident Randy Feger sustained a life-threatening head injury in a recent physical confrontation at a local pub, he was removed from life support. Though he remained in a coma, the father-of-four continued to fight for his life. Now, the community is pulling together to help Feger and his family financially as they prepare for the financial burden his injuries will bring. The Hazelwood West Alumni organization is spearheading the fundraiser. “Any donation you make to the Randy Feger Family Fund will help ease the burden for the Feger family down the road,” the organizers said on their fundraiser page at YouCaring.com. “We will continue to have Randy in our thoughts and prayers. So far, a few businesses have come forward …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Voters lined a Kirkwood street Monday afternoon to express their distaste for the U.S. Senate candidate and local representative.
From a birth control costume to a sign that read "Voting Vagina," it was pretty clear why participants of a voters' rally outside a Todd Akin fundraiser thought the U.S. Senate candidate was the wrong man for the job. "It's disgusting we have a congressman who doesn't understand science," said LaDonna Appelbaum, of Creve Couer. "We need women making decisions for women, not men." Protesters lined the street of South Kirkwood Road outside Woodbine Center near Trattoria Branica where Akin was holding a fundraising event after a press conference at the Kirkwood Train Station. Many protesters wore pink Planned Parenthood T-shirts. The St. Louis chapter of Advocates of Planned Parenthood mobilized supporters of the organization through an …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Hazelwood School District's PTA is bringing the entertainment basketball team to town this weekend for a fundraiser that will benefit the scholarship program and the gifted program. We've got details on the show and how you can get tickets.
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Hazelwood, thanks to the Hazelwood School District’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA) scholarship and gifted education program’s fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Hazelwood Central Field House. The Harlem Wizards are an entertainment basketball team who will put on a show featuring basketball talent combine with hilarious comedy. The event will be refereed by interim superintendent Dr. Grayling Tobias, and a group of district staff members will take on the Wizards for a fun-filled afternoon of basketball that’s perfect for families. “This is a very important fundraising event for the HSD scholarship program,” the district said in a press release. “Last year, the PTA Scholarship Foundation gave…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Ellie Scott, daughter of two Hazelwood School District teachers, has a rare and fatal disorder and has already incurred millions in medical bills. Now, her mom needs your help to take care of her as Ellie recovers from a revolutionary surgery.
Nick and Karen Scott, both Hazelwood School District employees, have been doing everything they can to raise money to help their 1-year-old daughter Ellie, who has a rare and fatal developmental disorder called alveolar capillary dysplasia (ACD) with misalignment of the pulmonary veins. Nick is a physical education teacher at Lusher Elementary and Karen is an early childhood educator at Hazelwood Central ECE. Ellie’s Story Ellie was born last August and first hospitalized in November, when doctors diagnosed her with pulmonary hypertension and put her on oxygen and medications. By May of this year, she was doing better, but still required the oxygen. At that time, Ellie’s doctors decided to do a lung biopsy to find out why she needed the …
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Trendz Salon in Hazelwood is hosting the event on Monday, Aug. 13 to benefit Florissant Officer Mike Vernon, who was shot and paralyzed on the job.
Lisa Thompson, owner of Trendz Salon in Hazelwood, has a good reason for being interested in the Florissant Police Department. Her husband, Matt, is one of its officers. That’s part of the reason the Thompsons have spearheaded a special fundraiser for Florissant Police Officer Mike Vernon, who was shot in the line of duty. As a result of his injuries, the Iraq veteran is paralyzed and not able to work. “He is a coworker of my husband Matt's,” Thompson said, when Patch asked why she decided to hold the fundraiser. “He also served 2 tours in Iraq, and it just really hits home for me with my husband being a fellow police officer.” Thompson noted that Vernon was a Florissant officer for five years before his injury. Getting “Skinny” for a …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Tuesday only, you can help the Northwest Chamber of Commerce by dining at Lone Star Steakhouse in Bridgeton. Fifteen percent of all sales will be donated back to the chamber, including dine-in, carry-out and bar orders.
If steak is on the mind, think about heading over to Lone Star in Bridgeton where you'll also be helping out your area chamber. Tuesday only, you can help the Northwest Chamber of Commerce by dining at Lone Star Steakhouse in Bridgeton only, in its Dine & Donate fundraiser event. Fifteen percent of all sales will be donated back to the chamber, including dine-in, carry-out and bar orders at the location at 11969 St. Charles Rock Rd. The promotion will occur from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. but you must present the flyer affixed to this article.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Hundreds turned out to Creve Coeur Park Saturday for Special Olympics Missouri's Polar Plunge.
More than 500 Special Olympics Missouri supporters turned out to rush into Creve Coeur Lake Saturday afternoon. The organization held a Polar Plunge to raise funds for its local programming. More people came out to participate this year than in 2011. Jocelyn Diehl, Special Olympics Missouri's St. Louis Metro Area Director, said 560 people pre-registered for the event in 2012. Organizers expected between 80 and 100 to register at the event. That's up from the 506 total participants last year, she said. Organizers sent groups of 10 at a time into Creve Coeur Lake. Teams included representatives from Oakville High School and Hazelwood West High School. Diehl said the Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Missouri's largest fundraising …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The orchestra is desperate to sell tables for the event. The students will use the funds to help pay for a trip to perform in Branson this May.
Do you love trivia? Would you like to help a group of local students achieve a shared goal? The Hazelwood West High School orchestra is asking for the community’s help to send them to Branson in May. But they’re not just asking for handouts—they’re prepared to offer a little fun in return. The orchestra is holding a trivia night on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Hazelwood Community Center, located at 1186 Teson Rd. “There are 100 students that are participating to raise money to perform in several venues in Branson, MO from May 11 through 13,” said Beth Schmiedeke, West’s orchestra director. Soda and light snacks will be provided by the orchestra, and participants are invited to bring their own alcoholic beverages if desired. “Families are …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
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