Annual ceremony includes reenactors and dedication of wreath On Wednesday, February 15 at 11:00am, the City of St. Augustine will mark Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles’ 504th birthday with a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the base of his statue in front of City Hall, located at 75 King St. The public is invited to attend. The ceremony will include a processional and a reading of the proclamation in front of the statue of Don Pedro Menendez by a group of reenactors from Historic Florida Militia, as well
DeFoor had served as interim president of the nonprofit land conservation organization since August 2022 Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 23, 2023 – North Florida Land Trust has named Allison DeFoor as its new president. DeFoor had been serving as interim president since August of 2022 after the former president stepped down from the position. “We are delighted to see Allison take over as NFLT president,” said Matt Rapp, NFLT board chair. “In his brief but extremely active tenure as interim President, he has
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Natalie Monzon, Public Relations Specialist, at (407)459-0131 or email@example.com January 17, 2023 Declared Children’s Home Society of Florida DayTallahassee, Fla. (January 18, 2023) -- Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Governor Ron Desantis and members of the Florida Cabinet recognized January 17, 2023 as Children’s Home Society of Florida Day – a proclamation in recognition of the organization’s 120-year history and its contributions to
Vested Metals International, a specialty metals and steels supplier based in St. Augustine, will host its first charity golf tournament in honor of their colleague and friend who passed away, John Mark Leach. The tournament will take place at the newly-renovated St. Johns County Golf Club on Monday, March 13, 2023. With a love and deep connection to the game, Vested Metals hopes the tournament will advance their goal of raising and donating $1 million to local charities over the next ten years.“It is
The nonprofit helped facilitate the protection of more than 565 acres of land near Fernandina Beach Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 19, 2023 – North Florida Land Trust has helped to protect more than 565 acres in Nassau County known as Little Tiger Island. Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet approved the property for acquisition through the Florida Forever Program. The property connects a network of protected lands and waters along the Florida-Georgia border from St. Andrew Sound in Georgia to the St.
The nonprofit raised funds through community donations which the City then matched to purchase the land Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 19, 2023 – North Florida Land Trust and the City of Jacksonville are pleased to announce that 4.5 acres in danger of development in Mandarin have now been purchased and added to Ferngully Preserve. NFLT helped raise $62,500 through community donations, and the City then matched the donations to reach the purchase price and acquire the property from the landowner. The land is
The nonprofit will also welcome Charley Moore to its board of directors Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 12, 2023 – North Florida Land Trust has a new board chair. Matt Rapp will officially take over the position at today’s board of directors meeting. Rapp previously served as vice chair of the nonprofit land conservation organization in 2022. “Matt has been a great asset to us throughout 2022 as vice chair and I look forward to working with him in his new leadership role,” said Allison DeFoor, interim
JAX Chamber and St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce to co-host ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate Birdsong’s newly remodeled office Jacksonville, Fla. – December 5, 2022 – Birdsong Hearing Benefits™ today announced their Platinum membership in the JAX Chamber. Started in 2022, Birdsong completed a national search and chose to locate their headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla. Sharon Fletcher, PhD, MBA, Birdsong’s president and CEO, shared, “We chose Jacksonville, not only for the physical beauty, but
As a small business owner, you know that it takes more than a great product or service to succeed. You need customers who are not only interested in what you have to offer but are also willing to become repeat buyers. So, how do you get the attention of busy consumers in St. Johns County and turn them into loyal customers? Keep reading to find out.Include a Marketing Strategy in Your Business Plan One of the first things you should do when starting a small business is to develop a marketing strategy.
New HMO, Truli for Health, Brings Affordable Health Care to Small, Mid-Size Businesses in Northeast FloridaFlorida Blue affiliate collaborates with Flagler Health+ and UF Health Jacksonville to launch innovative, quality health coverage option to businesses in Duval and St. Johns countiesJacksonville, Fla., Sept. 21, 2022 —Small and mid-size businesses in Jacksonville and St. Augustine will soon have a new health plan option focused on high-quality, easily accessible and more affordable health care coverage
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