Wednesday, September 12, 2012
We've got a new Miss Hazelwood! Want to know who won? Keep reading--and join us in congratulating the winner.
Six beautiful and accomplished young women, ages 15 to 19, competed for the chance to hold the Miss Hazelwood title Saturday at the Hazelwood Harvestfest. Each contestant is a Hazelwood resident, a requirement for Miss Hazelwood, and each was asked to answer a couple of questions during the coronation ceremony at Howdershell Park. Read More: Meet Your Miss Hazelwood Candidates Candidates included Kaitlynn Frost, age 17, HWHS junior sponsored by Amy Meyerott Photography; Jennifer Schultz, age 17, HWHS senior sponsored by McClain Chiropractic; Kirsten Henderson, age 16, HWHS junior sponsored by Landolt Properties, Inc.; Samantha Schreck, age 17, HWHS senior sponsored by Max’s Meats & Deli; Samantha Garnier, age 16, Duchesne High School …
"Hazelwood Patch" shares photos from Saturday's Harvestfest from community members and city leaders. Add yours to the mix!
Did you go to the Hazelwood Harvestfest on Saturday? Share your photos of the day with the community and help us build a special community scrapbook!C More on the Harvestfest
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Get a rundown on the Harvestfest activities for the day, including a detailed schedule of events and more. Share your Harvestfest pics with the community at Hazelwood.Patch.com!
Friday, September 7, 2012
There will be special events for all ages, and the Sept. 9 event is free and open to the public.
The City of Hazelwood will celebrate its biggest event of the year on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Howdershell Park, kicking off with a parade that starts at Hazelwood City Hall. “For this year’s event, we’re excited to announce that four-time U.S. Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who was voted by Sports Illustrated as ‘The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century,’ will be leading the parade as the Grand Marshal,” said City of Hazelwood communications coordinator Tim Davidson. The Hazelwood Harvestfest is free and open to the public. There’s a full-day of fun, family-oriented activities planned for the young and old alike, Davidson said. Three new activities added this year include a climbing w all, an inflatable zip line structure and …
Friday, August 31, 2012
The City of Hazelwood announced today that an Olympic athlete who hails from the St. Louis-area will be the Grand Marshal of the annual parade.
A hometown hero will be in Hazelwood to serve a special role in this year’s Hazelwood Harvestfest on Saturday, Sept. 8, the City of Hazelwood announced today. Read More: Hazelwood Gears Up for Hazelwood Harvestfest Parade on Sept. 8. "To help reinforce the “Experience America, Experience Missouri, Experience Hazelwood,” theme for this year’s Hazelwood Harvestfest ,” the city said in a press release. “Four-time U.S. Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who was voted by Sports Illustrated for Women magazine as the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century, will be the Grand Marshal of the Harvestfest parade.” The parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, departing from Hazelwood City Hall. It will continue through the city to Howdershell Park. The …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Six local high school students are vying for the Miss Hazelwood crown, to be awarded at the Hazelwood Harvestfest.
The City of Hazelwood has announced the six finalists in the Miss Hazelwood Pageant. Each of these young women will be participating in this year’s 2012 Miss Hazelwood Coronation ceremony, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 8, at 10:30 a.m. in Howdershell Park as part of Hazelwood’s Harvestfest event. Get to Know Your Contestants Want to learn little more about each contestant? We've got you covered, thanks to the City of Hazelwood's communications coordinator, Tim Davidson, who prepared the following bios on each girl. Scroll through the photo slide show to get a look at each contestant. Kaitlynn Frost, Age 17 Sponsor: Amy Meyerott Photography High School: Hazelwood West High School Year: Senior Kaitlynn is currently a varsity cheerleader and has …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
This year's theme asks residents to "Experience America, Experience Missouri, Experience Hazelwood."
It’s almost time for the biggest Hazelwood event of the year. That’s right, folks, the Hazelwood Harvestfest is just around the corner. Festivities will begin on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Howdershell Park. The theme for this year is “Experience America, Experience Missouri, Experience Hazelwood.” Officials are asking residents to show their pride in being Americans and to discover everything the city has to offer. “The City of Hazelwood offers ‘much more than you imagine’ and we’re challenging residents to seek adventure in their own hometown and to get involved and enjoy all of its first-class amenities,” said Mayor Matthew Robinson in a press release. “We want residents to not only be proud of being Americans and living in Missouri, but also…
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The Community Enrichment Commission's book sale not only satisfies book lovers, but also gives back to the community.
Inma Korte has been coming to Hazelwood Harvestfest's book fair since its inception. The woman infamously know as "The Cookbook Lady" comes out every year for one item: cookbooks. “I just love to cook for my daughter and grandchild," she said. “I mostly find all my books here, but I also go to garage sales." Korte is the "Godmother" of the book sale. She arrived at the Hazelwood Harvestfest before the parade. And on Saturday's rainy morning, you couldn't talk to anyone at the sale without hearing about "The Cookbook Lady." Book sale co-chair Karen Rahmberg said all proceeds go to to the Hazelwood Community Enrichment Commission's Reading is Elementary program, the purchase of newspaper and magazine subscriptions for Hazelwood’s two …
Hazelwood Patch was on-hand as the 2011 Miss Hazelwood was crowned.
A large crowd braved the rain drops to watch the New 2011 Miss Hazelwood receive her crown at the coronation during Hazelwood Harvestfest Saturday. And who won the crown? Samantha Rieke. Nikki Napolitano, 2010 Miss Hazelwood, was escorted by her best friend Austin Davis. She crowned Rieke whose escort was her father Michael Dodson. For more coverage and information about the 2011 Miss Hazelwood Court, read the below related content:
Monday, September 12, 2011
The unit, which through volunteering saved the Hazelwood Police Department $264,000 in 2010, looked for local recruits at Hazelwood Harvestfest.
You see them and you may think they are just staffers of the Hazelwood Police Department, but the Hazelwood Volunteers in Police Services Unit is a distinct group of individuals who volunteer their time in order to make a difference in the community. They are everywhere in Hazelwood—setting up for the free summer concert series, working Hazelwood Police Department events such as the Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and you might just see a VIP taking a squad car to get an oil change. On Saturday, the group was present at Hazelwood Harvestfest spreading the word and looking for new VIPS. Volunteers Denise Wolk and Jeanne Bethel not only manned the booth but helped with the event, as well. "We are always looking for volunteers," Wolk said. "…