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President’s Report – May 2022

President’s Report – May 2022

The merry, merry month of May is here! We had a wonderful April, filled with events, seminars and networking opportunities!

We had the most successful Music Trivia to date, sponsored again by SSM DePaul Health Center and DJ’d by our one and only Big Papa G! A big thanks to Mayor Tim Lowery and the City of Florissant for hosting the event at the Eagan Center!

Thanks to Our VIP Tent Sponsors: Archwell Health, Brennen Sowa State Farm Agent, Chris Hamilton Shelter Insurance, Grease Monkey Oil Changes & More, Resler-Kerber Optometry Inc, and ServPro of Overland/Cool Valley.  Thanks to VIP Food & Bar Sponsor: Seniors Helping Seniors! Thanks to Round Sponsors: Ameriprise Financial Services – Halina Conti, Catering To You Banquet Center, Christian Hospital, City of Florissant, Freedom Title, Gary’s Auto Service, and McClain Chiropractic Health & Injury!  Special thanks to our Movies Lottery Package sponsor: Dana Grimm, the Daniel & Henry Company! And thanks to our Board of Directors for the Wagon of Booze!

Thanks to the Chair of the event chair: Dana Grimm from Daniel & Henry; and committee members Board Chair Carl Lathan; Mary Kierath, Seniors Helping Seniors; Mike Moehlenkamp, Gary’s Auto; Scott Palermo, A Skeetz Production.  A special thank you to our volunteer, family and friends that helped set up or break down.  We couldn’t have pulled off this successful event without you! A HUGE shout to Jaime Jenkins and Danielle Berliner for all their hard work and creativity! What a great theme from your very own Chamber minions!!!

We were also delighted to present our 2022 Scholarship award winners their monies during our April Luncheon.  The awardees were truly amazing young individuals! Congratulations to Merit Scholarship Winners: Breanna Booth, Incarnate Word Academy; Jordan Dixon, Hazelwood West High School; Marena Keys, Jennings Senior High School; Jared Strickland, Hazelwood Central High School; Angelina Viviano, Hazelwood West High School; Perseverance award to LaShea Shelton, Parkway North High School; Jaycee’s Community Service Award to Purity Peace Muiruri, Hazelwood West High School; and Jacob’s Ladder Ministry’s Award to Arissa Ford, Riverview Gardens High School.  Special thanks to our chair Bret Berigan and the amazing committee that read through over 50 applicants in January!

Sign up now for the “Legal Seminar” with attorney Rick Dorsey.  It’s free and space is limited! Thursday, May 19th at 9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office located on 420 W Washington in Florissant.

Please sign up for our Blood Drive with Impact Life on May 13th!

A Friday is always better when you’re out in the sunshine! Spend your day golfing with us on Friday, June 3rd at the Florissant Golf Course, shot gun start at 10 a.m.  Thank you to event sponsor SSM Health DePaul Hospital!  Visit www.gnccstl.com or call us at 314-831-3500.

A big HAPPY WORKAVERSARY To our very own, Danielle Berliner for making up our Dream Team at the office! 4 Years down, 30 more to go!

I leave you with this quote from Henry David Thoreau, “This world is but a canvas for our imagination!”

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