Health

Women Invited to St. Johns Town Center for a Night of Fashion and Fun

Grab the girls for a night of fashion, pampering, sweet treats, live entertainment, door prizes and much more! Ladies Night Out presented by St. Vincent’s Healthcare will take place on Thursday, October 14.

Jinglebells ProAm December 7th, 2010

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children is hosting its annual Jinglebells ProAm golf tournament
on Tuesday, December 7th, at The Golf Club at South Hampton in St. Augustine.

14th Annual Saint Augustine Senior/Retirement Expo Oct 23

The 14th Annual Saint Augustine Senior/Retirement Expo will be held on Saturday, October 23rd at Ponce de Leon Mall.

Retirement is on a lot of baby boomer’s minds lately & Saint Augustine is rolling out the “red carpet” for the 50+ age group looking to decide on a location to retire. Saint Augustine offers the sun, beaches, dozens of golf courses, “the oldest City in the United States” - which was established in 1565, shopping malls, historic sites, and tourist attractions such as: the formidable fort- Castillo de San Marcos overlooking the water just outside the city gates, the San Sebastian Winery, the World Golf Hall of Fame at the World Golf Village, the Lightner Museum, the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse in the USA, the St. Augustine Lighthouse, the Alligator Farm, the legendary Ponce de Leon Fountain of Youth, a trolley tour of Old City for an intriguing look at the country’s first permanent European settlement and the oddities of the Ripley’s Believe it Not Museum.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest

Hubbard House announced September 20th the launch of its first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest in an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence among youth.

The contest, open to youth ages 5-12 living in Northeast Florida, runs from Sept. 20 through Oct. 21 and highlights Hubbard House’s newest prevention program WAVE (Working Against Violence Every day, Everywhere, Every time). The program teaches youth healthy relationship skills before abuse occurs, how to identify and prevent bullying and helps them gain a better understanding of how violence affects their lives.

8th Annual Buddy Walk Benefitting The Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville

The Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville is excited to announce the 8th Annual Buddy Walk will take place this Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the Jacksonville Beach Pavilion.  The 1-mile walk is the largest fundraiser of the year for the DSAJ and the local chapter’s goal is to raise $150,000.  Brand new this year is the 5K run, which will immediately precede the walk @ 8am.

FairDistrictsFlorida Responds to AARP Endorsement

The AARP Florida today announced their endorsement of Amendments 5 and 6, adding one of the most wide-reaching and impactful organizations in the State to the list of supporters of the FairDistricts Amendments. AARP Florida will help educate its nearly 3 million members and 96 chapters across the state that a YES vote on Amendments 5 and 6 will create rules to stop politicians from drawing districts to favor themselves or their political allies. These FairDistricts amendments will require the Tallahassee politicians to make sure they protect voters’ interests rather than their own when they redraw Congressional and legislative districts in 2012 and every ten years thereafter.