April 20, 2015

2015 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the six area high school students who each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce during the April 15   Membership Luncheon.
Pictured are, from left to right, Jon Vogt, GNC Chamber Chair; Craig Biernbaum, North County Christian School; Christine Marie Bollinger, North County Christian School; Amanda Blanton, Duchesne High School; Sharne McGill, McCluer High School; Courtney Spink, McCluer High School; and Melissa Rakers, Board member and chair of the Partners in Education Committee.  Not pictured is Joyce Hayu, McCluer High School.

Business After Hours at Pirrone's

Thank you to Rick Puckett and staff at Pirrone's Pizzeria and Banquet Center for hosting our April Business After Hours.  Along with the great food and drink we enjoyed music from the Parkerson Twins.  Check out Pirrone's Banquet Center for your next occasion or stop by the restaurant located at 1775 Washington St. in Florissant for a great pizza!

The Best of North County


Congratulations to all the winners of the Best of North County Contest.  Pictured in the photo above are the winners that were present at our March membership meeting held on the 18th at Norwood Hills Country Club.  Check out our Facebook page for additional pictures of the event.

Ribbon Cutting for Tidwell's Fish & Shrimp

The chamber held a ribbon cutting ceremony for new member Tidwell's Fish & Shrimp on Thursday, March 26.  The dine-in and take-out restaurant is located at 3805 Vaile Ave. (63034).  The phone number is 314-838-2785.  Stop in and check out the wide variety of delicious items on the menu soon.

2015 Business Showcase featuring the Taste of North County

Saturday the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Business Showcase featuring the Taste of North County! We had over 60 vendors that came out for the Showcase and 10 food vendors for the Taste! Hundreds of people from the community came out and learned about businesses in North County! Thank you to all that came out for this event and our sponsors that helped make this event a success!  For more photos check out our Facebook page!

Business After Hours at Johnny Londoff

A huge thank you to Johnny Londoff and his amazing marketing director Kitty Harrison for hosting a fabulous Business After Hours on Tuesday, March 10.  We saw many new faces and some old friends as well.  Kitty highlighted the City of Ferguson by ordering the appetizers from Ferguson restaurants.  Also, the winners of the business card drawings received gifts purchased from the I Love Ferguson store.  If you missed out on last night's great event, mark your calendars for our April 8 Business After Hours at Pirrone's.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page for additional photos of the event.

Jeans & Jerseys at the Mouse Races

We would like to thank our sponsors of the 2015 “Jeans & Jerseys at the Mouse Races”.  Championship Race Sponsor, Paul Cerame Auto Group; Race #1 Sponsor, Florissant Councilman Tim Lee, Race #2 Sponsor, Citizens National Bank; Race #3 Sponsor, Delmar Gardens North; Race #4 Sponsor, Valley Industries; Race #5 Sponsor, Here Today; Race #6 Sponsor, Zykan Family Partnership; Concession Sponsor, Mattingly’s Sports Bar & Grill; Linen Sponsor, Catering To You Banquet Center; Water Sponsor, Schaefer Autobody Centers and Beverage Sponsor, Grey Eagle Distributing.  We would also like to thank the Hazelwood Police Explorers for volunteering that evening.  Check out our Facebook page for additional photos of the event.

Culver's Ribbon Cutting

The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Culver's Restaurant with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, January 30.  Shown in the photo cutting the ribbon is franchise owner Jim Shelton.  Also on hand for the event was Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider, members of the Florissant City Council, Chamber board members,ambassadors, staff and members.  Culver's is located at 955 N. Hwy 67 in Florissant at the entrance to Ferdinand Park.

Ribbon Cutting for Sweetie Pies Kitchen

The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member Sweetie Pies Kitchen with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  Sweetie Pies Kitchen is featured on the OWN network and the fim crew was present for the event.  We would like to thank Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider, members of the GNC Chamber board, ambassadors, members and staff for taking the time to attend this ceremony.  We were treated to a sample of the delicious food that Sweetie Pies Kitchen has to offer.  Stop by and have a home cooked meal soon.  They are located at 8180 N. Lindbergh Blvd. in Florissant.