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Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.

The Avenues Hosts Safe Trick-Or-Treating Oct. 30th

Kids are invited to enjoy fun and goodies in a safe environment!

Your favorite little black cats and spooky bats are invited to The Avenues for a fun night of Trick-or-Treating! Children can come in costume to scour the mall and its retailers for candy, all in a safe and climate-controlled environment.

  • FREE and open to the public
  • Saturday, October 30 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • The Avenues –Center Court
  • 10300 Southside Boulevard
  • Jacksonville, FL 32256

Church of the Redeemer Free Fall Festival Oct. 30th

October 30 ,2010 4-6:00 p.m.

Bounce House, Face Painting, Games, Free Hot Dogs

Church of the Redeemer

8535 Baymeadows Road, across from McDonalds

The Women In Business Network (WIBNetwork) Event, Nov. 4th

The Women In Business Network (WIBNetwork) is having a special event to spotlight local women in business on Thursday, November 4th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jacksonville Chrysler Jeep Dodge Dealership, located off of 9-A off Baymeadows Road in Jacksonville, FL.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner and many consumers may not realize how scary this ghoulish night might really be for their personal safety, their property…or their pocketbooks.

The 2nd Annual Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk Nov. 6th

The 2nd Annual Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk for the benefit of Lung Cancer will be held November 6th in Ponte Vedra at Mickler’s Landing.  There are over 370 registered participants and $92,000 raised to date.

Jacksonville Couple Chosen for First Times Square New Year's Wedding

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- How many guests make for a "full house" at a wedding? One local couple will have about a million.

Bethany Philips and Geoffrey Dubie, who live in Jacksonville,  met in Iraq while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.  They live in Jacksonville.

They entered a contest to be the first people ever married in a ceremony at Times Square on New Year's Eve.

After looking through nearly 2,000 entries, Get Married Media chose Philips and Dubie to say "I do" as the ball drops with the world watching.

Philips, originally from Georgia, is heading to Florida State College Jacksonville to study nursing, and Dubie, from North Carolina, is studying at Jacksonville University.

The couple chose Jacksonville to start their life together after their service in the military.