Community Spirit

Arlington Community Garden Planting of the Fall Food Pantry Garden

Arlington Community Garden invites the garden curious to come out and help put in the fall food pantry garden. They will have lots of seedlings to put in and would appreciate your help in their support of the Arlington Community Services' Food Pantry.

FREE Cookies at Great American Cookies During Second Annual National Book Drive

FREE Cookies at Great American Cookies During Second Annual National Book Drive

 

Great American Cookies announced today that it is hosting its second annual Reading is SWEET! National Book Drive to benefit local libraries and charities across the country. The company, which created the program in 2010 to celebrate October as National Cookie Month and National Book Month, collected more than 7,000 books during the program’s first year. 

Local Dr. Launches Essay Contest to Ask Students to Solve Public Education Problems

 

Scot Ackerman, M.D. of First Coast Oncology has announced his third annual essay contest for local high school students, “Students Who Care.”  The topic for this year’s contest is: “Plato said ‘Necessity is the mother of invention.’ In what innovative ways would you solve the challenges that the public education system faces today?” 

ACE HARDWARE TO BE ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL NATIONAL SPONSOR FOR CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK CHAMPIONS P

ACE HARDWARE TO BE ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL NATIONAL SPONSOR FOR CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK CHAMPIONS P

Haley Richardson, 10-year old Wolfson Children’s Hospital patient

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals will officially announce that Ace Hardware is the sponsor for the 2011 Champions Program.  In conjunction with its title sponsorship of this year’s Champions Program, Ace Hardware, in partnership with our vendor partner, Procter & Gamble, will conduct an in-store product promotion and icon campaign fundraiser to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

TONIGHT: St. Vincent's HealthCare to Host Bra Decorating Party

TONIGHT: St. Vincent's HealthCare to Host Bra Decorating Party

This October pink is the new black.  Women and a few good men from all over the first coast will be putting on their pink bras in support of breast cancer awareness month. The "Put on Your Pink Bra" concept is part of a statewide American Cancer Society campaign designed to empower women.

To get in the spirit of Breast Cancer Awareness month, St. Vincent's HealthCare will host a bra decorating party at Maggiano's Little Italy at the St.Johns Town Center on September 20th from 5:30-8:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.  RSPV today for one of the two sessions (5 p.m.-6:15 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.) at www.jaxhealth.com/braparty or call 308-6155.  You will need to bring your own pink bra to the party, but we will supply the decorations.

Jacksonville Fire Fighters Go Pink For Women

Jacksonville Fire Fighters Go Pink For Women

Sending a clear message that it supports Jacksonville's women and their fight against cancer, Jacksonville's Fire Fighters will be going pink for the rest of September.

Beginning Friday, September 16th, Jacksonville's Fire Fighters will don pink T-shirts to honor these brave women and the courageous battles they face. This two week event will culminate with the arrival of the "Pink Heals" Tour, a fleet of pink fire engines that travel the nation with a mission of raising awareness to the cancers that affect the women we love.

Local Businesses Wearing Jeans Sept. 14 to Support Shands Jacksonville & Wolfson Children's Hospital

Local Businesses Wearing Jeans Sept. 14 to Support Shands Jacksonville & Wolfson Children's Hospital

 

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