The 6th annual Mayors' Shamrock Ball will occur on March 2, of which proceeds will benefit Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop. If you want to purchase a ticket there's still time.
Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop
Friday, March 1, 2013
Friday, February 22, 2013
In the past, the annual event benefitting Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop included mayors from Hazelwood, Florissant and Blackjack.
The North County Mayors' Shamrock Ball is right around the corner and this year guests will get a little more bang for their buck. The 6th annual Mayors' Shamrock Ball will occur on March 2, of which proceeds will benefit Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop. This year all guests will meet the mayors of four North County communities who are the program hosts: Mayor Norman McCourt of Black Jack; Mayor Tom Schneider of Florissant, Mayor Matthew Robinson of Hazelwood and Mayor James W. Knowles of Ferguson. The goal is to sell 500 tickets which are $100 each. Last year more than 400 tickets were sold and 52 event sponsors were recruited. There was $27,000 raised to help provide dignified, meaningful employment for adults with development …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Let us know how your experience went at the thrift shop. If you're looking for antiques or a great bargain, would you stop by Valley Industries Thrift Shop?
If you take customer service seriously, you know what a difference it can make in your experiences with local businesses. That's why it's so important to share those experiences with the community--both good and bad. Whether you've had an excellent customer service experience or one that left you less than satisfied, we want to hear from you--and so do your neighbors. Here's your chance to let your fellow Hazelwood residents know how you feel about the businesses around town. Each week, we’re giving a readers the opportunity to rate a business or public place in the City of Hazelwood, and to tell others what they’ve experienced. It’s very simple. Just click on the link provided of the business name or public location, and rate it from …
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…
Saturday, March 17, 2012
More than 400 tickets were sold and 52 event sponsors were recruited for this year’s event.
All funds have been tallied and it appears that this year's Mayors' Shamrock Ball donation to Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop will be approximately $3,000 more than last year's total. More than 400 tickets were sold and 52 event sponsors were recruited for this year’s 5th annual ball, which occurred on March 3. This netted $27,000 for Valley Industries to help the company continue its mission of providing dignified, meaningful employment for adults with development disabilities. Hazelwood Police chief and Shamrock Ball Event chairman, Carl Wolf, said it would not have been possible without community support. “This speaks volumes about the tremendous support we received from the community and local businesses for Valley Industries,” he…
Monday, March 5, 2012
Hazelwood, Florissant and Black Jack show they are green, but not with envy in a fundraiser for the Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop.
Garden Villas North in Black Jack was home to the 5th Annual Mayors' Shamrock Ball, March 3. It was a "green tie" affair hosted by Mayors Matthew G. Robinson of Hazelwood, 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 Catering to You, Choices Catering, Helfer’s Pastries and Deli, Longhorn Steakhouse, Mattingly’s Sports Bar, O’Charley’s, Crest Bowl, Yacovelli’s and Garden Villas North. The Shamrock Ball is a fundraiser for the Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop in Hazelwood. Valley Industries is a …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
The annual benefit will convene at Garden Villas North in Black Jack and benefits Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop.
More than 300 people pulled out their best green formal wear and high-stepped to the 2011 Mayors' Shamrock Ball at the Garden Villas North in Black Jack, and the hope is to see a crowd of 500 this year. The event, started five years ago with the premise of being a fundraiser for a good cause, said Hazelwood city clerk Colleen Wolf last year. Wolf, a Mayors' Shamrock Ball Coordinating Committee member, said the inaugural event brought in more than $35,000 in support from sponsors alone. “We were hoping to get well over 300 attendees, and we did,” Wolf said of the first year. “We start planning this event in September to ensure a quality event. "Over the years that has shown as more and more people come out.” The event has grown so much it …