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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
St. Augustine, Fla. - On July 18, Flagler College will be presented with $7.5k from Wells Fargo for its First-Generation College Students Annual Scholarship initiative. The annual scholarship will be awarded to three students at $2,500 each.“We were thrilled to hear this news and look forward to our partnership with Wells Fargo to support first-generation college students," said Beth Sweeny, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The parent company of Jacksonville-based Florida Blue is asking for ideas on how to end hunger.  Nearly three million people in Florida - including 800,000 children and 500,000 seniors - can’t get sufficient and nutritious food.  GuideWell is challenging entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and innovators to bring forth ideas for ending the problem.  Ideas must address one of several areas:•Food access - ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, July 15, 2019
(St. Johns County, FL) – July 15, 2019 – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Class of St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership St. Johns Program (LSJ). This year-long program selects participants from all sectors of industry, commerce and public service across St. Johns County.    The LSJ program, which began in 2001, has over 350 alumni including Flagler College ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Chamber
Friday, July 12, 2019
School grades released by the Florida Department of Education show that the St. Johns County School District continues to be a top performing district in the state and is one of only two that has consistently remained an “A” rated district. St. Johns County had 31 “A” schools, seven “B” schools, one “C” school and one “D” school. Fourteen elementary schools, four middle schools, all six of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 11, 2019
ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (July 11, 2019) – EMMA Concert Association is pleased to announce the schedule for the EMMA Concert Series’ 41st season in the Oldest City. EMMA is a nonprofit, allvolunteer organization that features high-quality music and dance performances throughout the year at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium. From the Gainesville Orchestra to Dance Alive National Ballet, EMMA ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Join us in supporting the new Guy Harvey Resort’s 22nd Annual Give Kids the World Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 11:00am to 4:00pm! We will be hosting a fun filled day with live music, food, poolside games, auctions and much more here at the Guy Harvey Resort. We invite you consider a donation or room trade-out with us for the silent and live auctions. 100% of funds ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Chappell Schools Announces Opening of Premier Preschool in St. Johns County Chappell Schools announces the grand opening of their newest school in St. Johns County. The facility is on Longleaf Pine Parkway and will open on Monday, August 5, with an open house on Saturday, August 3. The open house is open to the public from 9am to noon and will feature family friendly activities and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 11, 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 11, 2019) — In response to the growing needs of families in the Nocatee area, Baptist Health will open a new, two-story, 83,000-square-foot health and wellness center, Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee. Scheduled to open in summer 2020, the center will be situated on a 12-acre site located west of Nocatee Town Center and the Lakeside neighborhood, facing Nocatee ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Lane shifts anticipated at W. Castillo for several monthsIntermittent traffic interruptions may cause minor delays Starting this week and continuing through mid-November, but ending prior to Light-Up! Night on November 23, drivers should expect lane shifts and intermittent closures along W. Castillo Ave. to allow for heavy equipment and machinery maneuvering due to construction at the site of the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Launch Ceremony for [Ready4Work] The launch ceremony for [Ready4Work], a nationally acclaimed reentry program soon to be opened in St. Johns County by Operation New Hope, will be held on July 19 at 4:30pm at the St. Paul Development Center.  Special guests include Dr. Makaziwe Mandela & Tukwini Mandela, Social Justice Leaders and daughter & granddaughter of former South African President Nelson ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
St. Johns County, Fl – A record-breaking 2019 season places the St. Augustine Amphitheatre among the top venues in the world, according to industry-leading publication Pollstar Magazine. With more than $3.4 million in ticket sales revenue and 74,226 tickets sold in the first half of the year, The Amp ranked #2 in the United States and #3 worldwide.“A ranking this high is a crowning achievement not ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, July 08, 2019
UNF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Applications Being Accepted for Venture ClassAre you an aspiring entrepreneur who has an idea for a business?  The UNF “Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation"  offers a variety of programs to support and nurture selected start-ups, including co-work space, UNF Interns, professional services, networking opportunities and introductions to sources ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
St. Johns County, Fl – St. Johns County is hosting a public meeting regarding the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop trail from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11 at the Guy Harvey Resort, 860 A1A Beach Blvd. County staff will provide information on the FDOT-funded project and planning study. The public is invited to attend and offer feedback. Attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the meeting. For ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 24, 2019
St. Augustine, Fla. – June 24, 2019 –Flagler Health+ announced today that it has entered into an agreement with GATE Lands, the real estate subsidiary of GATE Petroleum Company, to purchase 40 acres within the company’s Durbin Park development.  The property, located between Interstate 95 and State Road 9B, is anticipated to be developed in three phases. Phase one of this project will introduce a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
North Florida Traffic Safety Survey - Looks for Input on Reducing Traffic FatalitiesParticipate at www.TrafficSafetySurvey.com  The North Florida TPO is updating the North Florida Regional Strategic Safety Plan to align strategies and prioritize safety investments within the region to ensure that resources are dedicated to reducing fatalities.  As part of this effort, the TPO encourages all ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
GrowFL Names Centerline a 2019 “Florida Companies to Watch” FinalistHonorees of ninth-annual awards program to be unveiled in July.ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA., JUNE 14, 2019—Centerline Brackets, a division of Centerline Steel, LLC, was among the first round of the 2019 Florida Companies to Watch finalists recently announced by GrowFL. The prestigious awards event honors select companies from throughout ...read more
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