Events

TODAY: Expo Offers Something for Everyone

The Business & Health Expo, hosted by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and presented by Garber AutoMall and St. Vincent’s Healthcare will be held on September 22, 2011 at the Thrasher-Horne Conference Center from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Thrasher-Horne Conference Center is located at 283 College Drive in Orange Park.

TODAY: YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

TODAY: YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

One in three people in America are at risk for type 2 diabetes. That's more than 79 million people, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is the gateway to many additional health complications including, heart disease, nerve disease, kidney disease, stroke, blindness and more. Because diabetes is a silent and progressive disease, 50 percent of those at high risk do not realize it.

Type 2 diabetes is preventable if you make a change before it's too late, but there's no turning back once you receive a diagnosis.

YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

YMCA Offers Week of Free Type 2 Diabetes Screening

One in three people in America are at risk for type 2 diabetes. That's more than 79 million people, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is the gateway to many additional health complications including, heart disease, nerve disease, kidney disease, stroke, blindness and more. Because diabetes is a silent and progressive disease, 50 percent of those at high risk do not realize it.

Type 2 diabetes is preventable if you make a change before it's too late, but there's no turning back once you receive a diagnosis.

The YMCA is doing everything possible to raise awareness for the startling reality of our country's diabetes epidemic. Locally, the Y has planned a week of free screenings, September 19 through 22, open to everyone in the community to learn their risk.

Tales of Our City Historic Cemetery Tour is Back!

Get ready for another historic “Tales of Our City” Cemetery Tour.

The tour this year is a much-requested nighttime tour of part of Evergreen Cemetery at 4535 N. Main St. The Port of Jacksonville Pilot Club and the Pilot Club of Orange Park are busy planning for an exciting weekend, Oct. 21-22.

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Event in Clay County

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Event in Clay County

A special event is planned for 9/11/11 at 6pm at First Baptist Church of Middleburg to remember 9/11 and honor local first responders. All public safety members, past and present, are asked to attend and be honored for their service.

Sheriff Rick Beseler will be speaking briefly and the CCSO Pipe & Drum Corps will perform. A special guest speaker is an NYC Ground Zero first responder and the church choir will perform special patriotic music as well.  In addition, the children of local first responders (fire/rescue and law enforcement members) will lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Expo Offers Something for Everyone

The Business & Health Expo, hosted by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and presented by Garber AutoMall and St. Vincent’s Healthcare will be held on September 22, 2011 at the Thrasher-Horne Conference Center from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Thrasher-Horne Conference Center is located at 283 College Drive in Orange Park.

August 27-28: First Coast Beach Series: (Saturday Divisions COED; Sunday All Juniors Divisions)

August 27-28:  First Coast Beach Series:  (Saturday Divisions COED; Sunday All Juniors Divisions)

 

August 27-28:  First Coast Beach Series:  (Saturday Divisions TBA; Sunday All Juniors Divisions) http://www.fcva1.com/  

It was another hot one for the 100 degree temperatures right along with the on the freshly re-nourished Jacksonville Beach.