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Junior Achievement of North Florida students participated in the second annual FedEx Junior Business Challenge qualifying event at THE PLAYERS Championship on Wednesday, May 9, to determine who would advance to the finals in Atlanta for a chance to win a $75,000 donation to their local chapter. “Tropical Wave” by Rosa Santos, a healthy food truck concept providing nutritious fruit snack alternatives, was selected to advance. more
With action at THE PLAYERS Championship just yards away from their campus, students on the Bolles Lower School Ponte Vedra Beach Campus enjoyed the "greens" differently last week. more
The Christ Episcopal Church Charitable Foundation awarded five scholarships and five educational grants to local students at a ceremony at Christ Church on May 8. more
Girl Scouts of Gateway Council has recognized 15 young women with the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award. more
The Friends of the GTM Research Reserve recently announced that Arielle Nixon, the First Alert meteorologist at Action News Jax, will serve as the ambassador of the Adopt a Nest program at the GTM Research Reserve. The turtle nest adoption program raises money to help protect the marine turtle population of Atlantic greens, leatherbacks and loggerheads. more
In honor of Earth Day, six sixth-grade students from Jacksonville Country Day School (JCDS) recently set up lemonade stands in their neighborhoods to raise funds for environmental sustainability programs at their school. more
Award-winning author Krista Keating-Joseph, the mother of fallen Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV, released the third children’s book written in honor of her son — “Big-Hearted Charlie Learns How to Make Friends” — which focuses on how to handle bullying. more
North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) was recently presented with the 2018 Historic Preservation Award at a ceremony held May 3 at the Jacksonville Main Library Auditorium. Presented by the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission, the award recognized NFLT’s work in acquiring and preserving the 1898 Spanish American War Gun Emplacements, the last remaining fort in Duval County. more
Did you know that it takes hundreds of years for fishing line — often referred to as monofilament – to biodegrade? Because it is thin and often clear, birds and animals can’t see it and become entangled in it or mistakenly ingest it, resulting in injury or death. more
St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar has announced his endorsement of Dick Williams for the St. Johns County Commission District 4 seat. more
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