The Taste of North County will be held at the James J. Eagan Center in Florissant Saturday.
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, North County residents unite for a chance to sample a little bit of what makes this part of St. Louis County so 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. Last year's event at Jamestown Mall was a business showcase that included food sampling. …
Monday, November 26, 2012
She died Wednesday following a long battle with lung complications.
Following a nine-week battle with multiple lung complications Nancy Nelson, Valley Industries' plant manager, has died. Nelson served Valley Industries for more than 21 years, and was involved with working for sheltered workshops during her 36 year career. Jim Guyre, executive director of Valley Industries, said stood for the workshop's mission. "Nancy has been a tireless advocate in helping our workers achieve our mission of providing dignified and meaningful employment," he said. Nelson was a board member of the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce, as well. Chamber president Carolyn Marty said Nelson said many times during the last year how much she enjoyed serving on the chamber board. "She was a wonderful person who will be dearly…
Friday, April 20, 2012
The chamber awarded six $1,000 scholarships during its luncheon Wednesday and two Hazelwood West High School students were among the winners.
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,…
Saturday, February 11, 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 …
Friday, November 11, 2011
All nomination applications are due by Friday at 5 p.m.
Friday is the last day to submit your nomination for the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Business Person of the Year. All nomination applications are due by Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. All Greater North County Chamber of Commerce members can be nominated. Nomination applications should include: All nominations can be emailed to chamber president Carolyn Marty at Carolyn@greaternorthcountychamber.com or faxed at 314-831-9682.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Despite the heat, a lot of people came out for the tournament. Proceeds will benefit promotion of area businesses.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce held its third annual golf tournament Tuesday, and despite temps in the upper 90s, more than 70 came out to the links. The tournament, held this year at The Golf Club of Florissant, included a putting contet and a closest-to-the-pin contest. Last year, it was held at Emerald Green and brought in $16,000. The funds go to promote North County businesses, publish a directory and hold networking sessions. Director of marketing Debbie Wright said it's all about assisting the members of the chamber. Colleen Simon was co-chair of the even along with Greg Ripp. Simon said the tournament, along with Night of the Stars, the chamber's Christmas event, are their biggest fundraisers. Seventy-one golfers …
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Legislators addressed issues and answered questions that were imperative to the North County area.
Paul Detrick Auditorium at Christian Hospital Thursday night for the 2011 Legislative Reception. More than 200 people sat and listened as eight legislators heard the collaborative legislative agenda set forth by North County Incorporated, Regional Development Association, the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce, which also sponsored the event. Ann Brand of St. Louis Community College displayed a presentation in front of the room that concentrated on five major concerns addressed in the agenda. The agenda items included: Economic Development: “The name of the game is jobs, jobs and jobs,” Brand said. Brand pointed out that a great deal of focus in the agenda …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Area chambers and North County Inc. will present 2011 legislative agenda to state representatives and senators.
On Thursday evening, businessmen and businesswomen will gather to hear state representatives and senators from across the North County region at the 2011 Legislative Reception. North County Incorporated, Regional Development Association, one of the sponsoring organizations, expects more than 200 guests to fill in Christian Hospital’s Detrick Building, said Rebecca Zoll, executive director of North County Inc. The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce, Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Northwest Chamber of Commerce are also sponsors of the event. Ann Brand of St. Louis Community College will serve as moderator and will present the legislative agenda for North County, which all of the sponsoring organizations prepared together…
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Carolyn Marty adjusts to taking the helm of the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce.
Carolyn Marty has lived and worked in the North County area for most of her life. For 26 years, she worked in several roles with the Suburban Journals. Last year, she decided to use her passion and commitment for North County by applying to be the president of the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and got the job. "One of the things I loved about the Journal, is that it focused a lot on the local things in the community," Marty said. “My focus is getting back to or drilling down, I want to become more localized in the area.” Last month, Marty succeeded Diana Weidinger as president who stepped down to retire from the position late last year. Marty grew up and lived up in Bissell Hills near Bellefontaine Neighbors for a great part of …