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February 1, 2012

Community News


Crystal Creek Health and Rehabilitation Services of Florissant names Colleen Simon Executive Director

(Left to Right) Colleen Simon, Executive Director; Trish Stolze, resident; Tyler Maness, Physical Therapist Assistant.

Crystal Creek Health and Rehabilitation Services of Florissant has recently named long-time North County resident Colleen Simon as its Executive Director. Crystal Creek specializes in physical rehabilitation and long-term care for people needing more help than their families can provide. Colleen Simon brings more than 20 years of long-term healthcare experience to Crystal Creek and will lead it in its transformation to a technologically advanced rehabilitation community.

“Our focus is on the interdisciplinary team approach to treat both the physical and emotional needs of our residents, with the goal of them returning to their prior level of living,” Simon said. Crystal Creek Health and Rehabilitation Services is located at 250 New Florissant Road, Florissant, MO 63031. Call Arthur Williams at 314.838.2211 to schedule a tour or visit the website

Northwest Chamber of Commerce Installs 2012 Board and Officers The Northwest Chamber of Commerce installed its 2012 Officers and Board of Directors at their Annual meeting, January 12, held at Harrah’s Casino.

2012 Northwest Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Back row (l-r) Brian Goldman, Chi Chi, LLC; T.R. Carr, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; Chief Terry Milam, City of St John; Chief Carl Wolf, City of Hazelwood; Steve Hewkin, Hewkin Auto Body; Mike LeBlanc, Independent Insurance Consultant; Tim Beauchamp, T & L Tree Service; Dr Cheryl Compton, Ritenour School District; Dr Matt Wise, Breakthrough Pain Relief Clinic; Fletcher Wells, St Johns Bank & Trust; Mike Stein, ALRO Heating and Cooling;Robert Swank, President; Front row (l-r) Sherri Ulbrich, Stiarwalt Electric; Christine Cole, US Bank, Bridgeton; Dr Mike Fulton, Pattonville School District; Bob Baker, US Foods, Chairman-elect; Jerry Hart, Valley Industries, Chairman; Michael McGrade, Jos.A.Bank; Kevin Hall, Bommarito Nissan, Honda, VW & Ford of Hazelwood, Past-Chairman; Carolyne Simpson, St Johns Bank & Trust; Pat Watson, Airline Park; Tammy Durbin, Kelly Services Not pictured Cindy Bates, Bates CPAs; Jim Karas, Firestone Complete Auto Care; Mark Huber, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. Photo by McCarty Photography

Northwest Chamber of Commerce Presents 2011 Awards

The Northwest Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting, Installation and Awards Ceremony was held on January 12 at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino. The Annual Meeting is held to look back and reflect on the past year and to recognize and thank outstanding individuals, businesses and business owners for their contributions to the Chamber. The Northwest Chamber presented awards to those who made significant contributions this past year in helping the Chamber succeed. The following were people and businesses were presented with awards: 2011 Business Person of the Year – Bob Baker with US Foods; 2011 “Bette O’Keefe” Volunteer of the Year – Cindy Bates with Bates CPAs and Terry Milam with the City of St. John; 2011 Business of the Year – Firestone Complete Auto Care; 2011 Small Business of the Year – T& L Tree Service and Hewkin Auto Body; 2011 Special Recognition Award – Kim Bakker with SSM Health Care-St Louis, Amy Smith with Favazza & Associates, LLC and Cindy Hutchings with American Airlines ; 2011 Rookie of the Year – Michael McGrade with Jos.A.Bank; and 2011 Community Development Award – Dr. Mike Fulton with Pattonville School District. New awards this year were the 2011 Ambassador of the Year Award – Sherri Ulbrich with Stiarwalt Electric and the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award – Pat

Watson with Airline Park. Thank you and congratulations to the 2011 award winners. In addition, the Northwest Chamber also presented Board of Directors Service Awards to outgoing Board of Directors as our way of thanking them for their service and numerous contributions made during their tenure on the Board of Directors. Eight outstanding individuals were presented with Board of Directors Service Awards. They were: Bob Aubuchon with the City of Hazelwood, Steve Krazl with US Bank, Amy Smith with Favazza & Associates, LLC, Charray Williams with AAA Professional Deck Brightening, John

Pecher with FASTSIGNS of Bridgeton, Bill Mitchell with Custom Floors of St. Louis, Marty Lutke with Sam’s Club, and Doris Garagnani with Airport Towing.

CN: Feb. 1. 2012  

The Original North County Weekly Community News

CN: Feb. 1. 2012  

The Original North County Weekly Community News