Events

6th Annual Hammerhead Ocean Marathon

6th Annual Hammerhead Ocean Marathon

Looking for a challenge?? Well, sign up for the 6th annual Hammerhead Ocean marathon!The swim marathon has two sepreate legs that are1.25 miles, and 2.5 miles respectively in OPEN WATER. It will be held on August 13, 2011 and begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the Jacksonville Beach Pier. Bring your swimming gear, and most importantly your endurance!!! For more information log on to www.hammerheadtriathlonclub.com. See you there! 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida’s Road Show Visits Green Cove Springs Memorial Day RiverFest

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida’s Road Show Visits Green Cove Springs Memorial Day RiverFest

Health Hits the River:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida’s

In the Pursuit of Health Road Show Visits

Green Cove Springs Memorial Day RiverFest

Taking their mission of building healthier communities to the people, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is bringing affordable health care and a healthier tomorrow to Duval County residents during its upcoming In the Pursuit of Health Road Show stop at the Green Cove Springs Memorial Day Riverfest on Monday, May 30.

Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics May 23, 24, & 25

On Monday May 23, Tuesday May 24, and Wednesday May 25 Clay County law enforcement (Clay County Sheriffs Office, Green Cove Springs Police Department, and Orange Park Police Department) will hold a “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser for Special Olympics

Clay County Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Military

Clay County Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Military

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce recognized 30 sailors, soldiers and marines from NAS Jacksonville, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center & Blount Island Marine Command at the annual luncheon presented by VyStar Credit Union. All received a plaque and $50 savings bond. Carlos Agostobaez was honored with the VyStar Credit Union Award for Military Excellence. “It is a privilege for VyStar Credit Union to sponsor the Military Appreciation Luncheon,” said Terry West, President/CEO of VyStar. “The Clay County Community gives thanks to all military personnel and their families for all they do and give so selflessly to protect our freedom and way of life.”

Clay County Observes Police Memorial Week

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office will observe Police Memorial Week 2011 with a ceremony held to recognize the seven CCSO members whose deaths are considered line-of-duty deaths.  While their “end of duty” dates span the decades and centuries of Clay County history, they are no less important to the men and women serving at today’s CCSO.

Adventure Landing Hosting a “Be Water Aware” Water Safety Day

Adventure Landing Hosting a “Be Water Aware” Water Safety Day

Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island Waterpark is on a mission to make Northeast Florida “water-aware.”  May has been designated National Water Safety Month by the World Waterpark Association, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals and the National Recreation & Parks Association.  As a WWA member, Adventure Landing is taking action to educate the public on how to prevent drownings, recreational water-related injuries and sun damage by offering educational information to the media during National Water Safety Month.

Keep your social calendar busy with First Coast News’ My Community new events section!

Keep your social calendar busy with First Coast News’ My Community new events section!

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