Community Spirit

CareFest St. Augsutine

 

CareFest unites Churches, businesses, and organizations with the purpose of demonstrating God’s love in practical ways.  Bringing about unity with a purpose among Churches and the at-large community by building a bridge to the community we live in.  CareFest creates a testimony of love and service, the mobilization of people to serve brings an awareness of needs in the local community.

Nissan of St. Augustine Charity Golf Tournament Benefits the St. Johns County Education Foundation

 

Nissan of St. Augustine is teaming up with the St. Johns County Education Foundation (SJCEF) for a charity golf tournament of October 26, 2011. The tournament will take place in the World Golf Village at The King and the Bear. Registration and lunch starts at 11:30 A.M. and tee off is at 1 P.M.

2012 4th of July Fireworks Cancelled For Jax Beach

The new budget for Jacksonville Beach in 2012 DOES NOT include a 4th of July Firework Display for the community to enjoy on this Patriotic Holiday.

The firework show ultimately costs $25,000 in itself. Despite donations made to the city to help with costs, the issue at hand is the money that goes to public works and police who prepare for, and clean up after the firework display. The proclaimed additional costs for these services are an estimated $55,000, making the event cost an approximate $80,000.

TOMORROW: 26th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up

TOMORROW: 26th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up

Keepers of the Coast, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting coastal stewardship and the conservation of coastal habitat, is recruiting volunteers to participate in the 26th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up on Saturday, September 17th. This event is spearheaded by the global non-profit Ocean Conservancy.

Flagler College Ranked 10th in Region

Flagler College Ranked 10th in Region

U.S. News list of Best Regional Colleges in the Southern States ranked Flagler College 10th for best regional colleges in U.S. News and World News 2012 edition of “Best Colleges”. This wildly popular college guide rates more than 1,600 schools across the nation.

Birdge of Lions Project Wins Grand Conceptor Award

Birdge of Lions Project Wins Grand Conceptor Award

According to Historic City News, Jennifer Stutts announced to them that The Bridge of Lions rehabilitation project in St. Augustine had been granted the Grand Conceptor Award from the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers.

Last month there was a joint conference between members of the Florida Engineering Society in Miami.

At this meeting the Bridge of Lions restoration project was chosen from eight projects across Florida to receive the Gran Conceptor Award.

Annually this is the highest honor given to the top engineering project in Florida.