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DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Department of Children and Families employees from all over the state came together in Tallahassee today to test the agency’s “Food for Florida” disaster preparation operations. The program allows DCF to provide emergency food assistance to families in need after a hurricane or another disaster.

St. Johns County’s 2011-2012 School-Related Employee of the Year

St. Johns County’s 2011-2012 School-Related Employee of the Year

 

Trudy DuPont-Tedder, Head Start paraprofessional at South Woods Elementary School (SWES), has been named St. Johns County’s 2011-2012 School-Related Employee of the Year. Her selection was announced by Superintendent Dr. Joseph Joyner at a reception held Thursday, March 22 at First Coast Technical College.

St. Augustine Lighthouse Black Tie Event

St. Augustine Lighthouse Black Tie Event

They may be going fast, but the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum still has tickets for its Legado gala event on March 23, and we’d love for you to come!

Not only will the Legado gala have a Spanish guitar, as well as a jazz Latino musical performance, it will also include a Malaga, Spain music exhibit. The exhibit will feature authentic Spanish music with a variety of genuine instruments, all of which can be played by guests of the gala. Adding to the festivities, the Lighthouse Archaeology Maritime Society will be performing various scenes from its successful Discover First America! presentation, The Madness of King George.

The 20th Annual Lighthouse Festival

The 20th Annual Lighthouse Festival

The 20th Annual St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum Festival is scheduled to be held on March 17, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Festival features local musicians and entertainers throughout the day, special maritime-inspired games, arts and crafts for children, food, refreshments, pony rides, terrestrial and maritime archaeology activities, contests, nature shows and presentations, and so much more. Also, the Junior Service League at St. Augustine will be hosting the Michelob Ultra 5K Run/Walk.

Discover the Lighthouse with Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Discover the Lighthouse with Behind-the-Scenes Tours

The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum is launching an exciting new Behind the Scenes tour that gives guests a deeper understanding of how the Lighthouse and its archaeological team are attempting to preserve St. Augustine’s history.

SJSO Locate Missing St. Johns County Woman

SJSO Locate Missing St. Johns County Woman

 

ST JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- A 47-year-old woman who was last seen Thursday may have been located deceased in a wooded area off County Road 208.

According to a new release, from SJSO detectives believe the woman they found today is Susan Raye Norris.