The Florissant Valley Historical Society announced the Society’s upcoming meeting on Sunday, April 22 at Taille de Noyer at 2 p.m.
Valerie Battle Kienzle, author and journalist will talk about her book, “What’s With St. Louis” – the 2016 book provides a glimpse of life in this unique Midwestern City – from food, weather and sports to treasured architectural jewels and quirky St. Louis-isms. St. Louisans embrace diversity, value educational and cultural institutions, and love a good celebration.
St. Louis is known by many names -Mound City, Gateway City, The Lou, River City, St. Louis, STL and Gateway to the West. Whether you are a newcomer or a lifelong resident, St. Louis has much to offer. Like a colorful patchwork quilt, St. Louis is made up of an assortment of people, neighborhoods, activities and influences that together contribute to its unique character. Think you know everything about this city with the gigantic arch? – “What’s with St. Louis” tells the rest of the story.
The program is open to anyone interested but seating is limited and reservations are necessary (there is no charge) – call Mary Kay, 314-409-9478 or Pat, 314-440-2344.