“I hope it stimulates someone else to start their own quest…”
Sunday, April 15, 2012
"No matter where I went, I found a challenge or a beautiful view."
Caption: Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider poses at No. 15, the signature hole at The Golf Club of Florissant on Wednesday April 4, 2012. Schneider set out to play every course in the Post-Dispatch golf guide. Photo by Christian Gooden. Article by Kathleen Nelson.
"The Olympic flag has flown by the pro shop of Glen Echo for the past 108 years, and in 2016 will be lowered and transported to Rio."
Wishing you all a very Happy Holiday!
CHRISTMAS IN OLD TOWN FLORISSANT . 12/3/11
CHRISTMAS IN OLD TOWN FLORISSANT
December the 3rd
Mayor Thomas P. Schneider is pleased to announce that the City of Florissant and Old Town Partners of Florissant have teamed up again to host Christmas in Old Town Florissant.The annual Christmas Walk will be held on Saturday, December the 3rd in Old Town Florissant. The festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. on rue St. Francois and end at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall with the traditional lighting of the Christmas tree.Many retail shops and restaurants will be open like Stems Florist, The Silver Moon Stencil Shop, Florissant Old Town Marketplace, Village of the Blue Rose, Dooley’s Florist, Korte’s Frames and gifts, Sandie’s Interiors, City Diner, Helfer’s Deli, Hendel’s Market Café and De.lish Cheese Cakes, so you can combine your day with eating, shopping and enjoying the holiday festivities.Santa Claus will arrive in Florissant at 2:00 p.m. at the Senior Dining Center which is located at 621 rue St. Francois. Santa Claus will welcome all children to visit him from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is a very popular event so get there early! While visiting Santa at the Senior Dining Center take the opportunity to enjoy story telling, face painting, pictures with Santa and more, then stop at City Hall for more crafts for the kids, as well as music and entertainment.Starting at 4:00 p.m. near the sidewalk in front of the Senior Dining Center there will be three plaque dedications by Mayor Schneider for former Mayor Arthur Bangert, Mayor Henry Koch and Mayor Sidney Garrett.Topping off the entire day will be the walking Christmas Parade. The parade will begin from the Senior Dining Center at 5:30 p.m. and will travel up rue St. Francois to City Hall. Following the parade will be the Christmas Lighting ceremony which will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Christmas Lights of Florissant will be turned on with the switch being thrown by Mayor Schneider. If you want to be a part of the parade or if you need information about the Christmas Walk please call Florissant Old Town Partners at 314-837-0033.Set aside December 3rd and spend it in Old Town Florissant.Phone (314) 921-5700
FRIDAY November 18 . FLORISSANT 225 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
225 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18TH AT THE OLD ST FERDINAND SHRINE AND SCHOOL AND KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
4-10 FISH FRY AND CLAM CHOWDER, BEER SODA AND WATER BY THE DUCHESNE COUNCIL OF THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
5-10 FRENCH WINE HOSTED BY HENDELS AND THE SHRINE FOUNDATION.
5-10 225 YEAR BIRTHDAY CAKE WITH COFFEE AND COCOA IN THE SCHOOL HOUSE
4-7 AND 8-10 PIANO BY DAN THE PIANO MAN IN THE “TOWN SQUARE” (converted parking lot) AND A SEPARATE VIOLIN AND CELLO IN THE MUSEUM
6 PM WALK OF FAME PLAQUE DEDICATION FOR FATHER PIERRE JEAN DE SMET
6:15 PM WALK OF FAME PLAQUE DEDICATION FOR SAINT ROSE PHILIPPINE DUCHESNE
7 PM MASS IN HONOR OF FEAST DAY AND BIRTHDAY OF SAINT ROSE PHILLIPINE DUCHESNE
EVERYONE TO BE WELCOMED BY RE EN ACTORS!
ENTER KNIGHTS GROUNDS FROM WASHINGTON STREET OR PARK AS IF ATTENDING THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS.
EVERYONE WHO LOVES ALL THINGS FLORISSANT WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS EVENT.
Police Department Promotions
Mayor Thomas P. Schneider is pleased to announce the following officers have been promoted to various ranks within the police department. Lieutenant Sean Fagan has been promoted to the rank of Captain. Sergeant Vince Godfrey has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Detective Rick Pfaff has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
"I would just like to express my sincere congratulations to these three men. All three have outstanding leadership qualities and professional skills that will contribute to the continued success of our award winning Police Department in keeping our citizens and their property safe. I have challenged them to share their enthusiasm, zeal and professional dedication with the entire department," adds Mayor Schneider.
Congratulations to the 2011 World Champions, St. Louis Cardinals.