Events

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.

St. Augustine Community Orchestra's Fall Concert Features Duo Violinists

St. Augustine Community Orchestra's Fall Concert Features Duo Violinists

An exciting pair of award-winning violinists will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Concerto for Two Violins” with the St. Augustine Community Orchestra as the featured presentation of its 50th anniversary season’s Fall concert. They are Gabriela Peňa and Ian Fell, seniors at Creekside High School, who have both been playing violin since they were very young. Both have been members of the Jacksonville Symphony’s Youth Orchestra for many years, studying with principal violinists.

TODAY: YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

TODAY: YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

One in three people in America are at risk for type 2 diabetes. That's more than 79 million people, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is the gateway to many additional health complications including, heart disease, nerve disease, kidney disease, stroke, blindness and more. Because diabetes is a silent and progressive disease, 50 percent of those at high risk do not realize it.

Type 2 diabetes is preventable if you make a change before it's too late, but there's no turning back once you receive a diagnosis.

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.

YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

One in three people in America are at risk for type 2 diabetes. That's more than 79 million people, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is the gateway to many additional health complications including, heart disease, nerve disease, kidney disease, stroke, blindness and more. Because diabetes is a silent and progressive disease, 50 percent of those at high risk do not realize it.

Type 2 diabetes is preventable if you make a change before it's too late, but there's no turning back once you receive a diagnosis.

The YMCA is doing everything possible to raise awareness for the startling reality of our country's diabetes epidemic. Locally, the Y has planned a week of free screenings, September 19 through 22, open to everyone in the community to learn their risk.

SATURDAY: Denny's Second Annual Pancake Puppy Eating Contest

Denny’s, one of America’s largest full-service family restaurant chains, is teaming up with the St. Augustine community to raise money for Second Harvest of North Florida.  On Saturday, Sept. 10, the Denny’s diner located at 1300 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. will cook hundreds of delicious, bite-sized pancake balls for its Second Annual Pancake Puppy Eating Contest.