Business

New 5K Adventure Race in Green Cove Springs

Rugged Races is hosting a five-kilometer adventure race with an after party featuring live music and other entertainment, at the Bostwick Creek Motocross track in Green Cove Springs, on Saturday, February 26, 2011.

Search for the Most Innovative "Green" Office Product

With a goal of searching worldwide for the next great idea for environmentally preferable office products, Staples is giving Jacksonville-area college students an opportunity to compete for a $25,000 grand prize if they submit a 1,000 word description of their idea by Dec. 23, 2010.

Green Cove Springs Farmers Market Saturday, November 13th

The Green Cove Springs Farmers Market will be hosting a “Live Healthy” event this Saturday, November 13th from 10:00am-2:00pm.  Mayhugh’s Drugs will be on site offering discounted flu shots for $15.99, blood pressure checks and fittings for Dr. Comfort Diabetic Shoes (which are covered by Medicare).  Come on out to get your flu shot, enjoy the wonderful fall weather and pick up some fresh produce at the same time!  If you are interested in being a vendor, please call (904) 657-1268 or visit us online at: www.greencovespringsfarmersmarket.com  All types of vendors will be accepted!

Taco Bell Donation Campaign Will Benefit Local Military Families

More than 400 Taco Bell restaurants will participate in the second annual “Freedom Bells” fundraiser, in support of the Armed Forces Families Foundation.

One hundred percent of donations made from Nov. 10-23 will go toward projects to benefit military families in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. 

McRib is Back!

Beginning today, the legendary McRib sandwich will be available at participating Northeast Florida McDonald’s restaurants until November 22. The McRib, a boneless pork patty dressed with fresh-slivered onions, dill pickle slices, tangy barbeque sauce and served on a toasted, golden-brown home-style bun, is known among customers for surfacing on select local menus for limited periods of time. 

Firehouse Subs Introduces New Life-Saving Pickle Bucket

Renowned for hearty, oversized portions and piping hot subs, Firehouse Subs unveiled their new pickle bucket, showcasing Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The Foundation raises money throughout the restaurant chain to support fire fighters, police and EMS. All 395 restaurants sell their recycled pickle buckets for $2 a piece. Proceeds benefit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, which gives back to public safety entities in communities, served by Firehouse Subs.

MAU Job Fair for Welders with Mechanical Skills on September 30th

A special job fair will be held on Thursday, September 30th for individuals with mechanical and welding experience for MAU job openings at the Jacksonville TTX location. The welding positions will be performing railcar maintenance and repair duties for MAU at TTX.  MAU is a human resources firm headquartered in Augusta, GA that provides custom workforce solutions.