The Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market, and the Fernandina Beach Arts Market will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on North Seventh Street in historic, Fernandina Beach, February 25th. Both markets are open rain or shine. Continue reading
It is time for the Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival’s Scholarship Pageant. Sponsored by The Hampton Inn & Suites, Amelia Island, the pageant is open to high school level juniors and seniors, currently attending public, private, alternative and home schools. Continue reading
Friends of the Library is offering a free presentation entitled Cuba: People-to-People Folk Arts Tour. Led by Fernandina Beach residents Dr. Peggy A. Bulger and Ron Price, this slide show and discussion will cover their experiences on a group tour of sites showcasing the folk arts, folklife, foodways and traditional culture of the Cuban people. Continue reading
How much you eat alters more than your waistline. It also affects your body’s organs, starting with your pancreas. With each bite, your pancreas must release enough digestive juices and hormones for you to Continue reading
Addiction and the Brain will be presented by Penelope P. Ziegler, M.D. DFASAM, at a FREE community luncheon and meeting hosted by NACDAC. Continue reading
JACKSONVILLE, FL – TEDxFSCJ will host a salon exploring how race and gender intersect along the path to elected political office. The TEDxFSCJ salon, “Lift as We Climb: Women, Race & Politics,” Continue reading
The Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market has plenty of landscaping, patio, hanging baskets and potted plants to satisfy any spring fever cravings you may be having to get outside a do a little yard work. Continue reading
Cuddles, kisses, and caring conversations. These are key ingredients of our close relationships. Scientists are finding that our links to others can have powerful effects on our health. Continue reading
Nassau Alcohol Crime Drug Abatement Coalition (NACDAC) is offering a free “Youth Mental Health First Aid” training which is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.
This free eight-hour interactive course will be held on six different dates at the Full Service School, 86207 Felmor Road in Yulee, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Lunch will be provided at no charge. The one-day class is being offered on the following dates: Friday, February 17; Monday, February 20; Friday, March 3; Monday March 6; Wednesday, April 5; and Thursday, April 6.
For more information or to register contact Stephanie Basey at (904) 583-4306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The course introduces participants to the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, substances use disorder, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. At the end of the course, participants will be certified Youth Mental Health First Aiders (a three-year certificate).
For more information regarding NACDAC and its programs and initatives, please visit www.NACDAC.org.
You are not your illness. That is the message of NACDAC’s “#IamMore-Reduce the Stigma” campaign which brings awareness and seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Continue reading
Friends of the Library is offering a FREE presentation on signs and symptoms of mental health issues, led by Katrina Robinson-Wheeler, LMHC, CAP, SAP, the Community Liaison and Trainer for Starting Point Behavioral Health. Participants will learn how families and friends can recognize indications and find help for individuals dealing with depression, substance abuse, trauma and other issues needing care and services. Continue reading
AMELIA ISLAND, FL – Northeast Florida’s Fernandina Beach, located on Amelia Island, was named one of “America’s Happiest Seaside Towns” by readers of Coastal Living magazine, finishing in the #4 spot. Continue reading
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John Scherer, Sponsorship Director, 2017 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
Ed Hubel, President-Baptist Medical Center-Nassau
Warren Harrison, Chairman, 2017 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
– The Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Committee is pleased to announce that Baptist Medical Center-Nassau is the “Presenting Sponsor” of the 54th annual festival being held May 5 -7, 2017, in historic, downtown Fernandina Beach. Continue reading
Connect with others facing the challenges of hearing loss through education on speech reading and guest speakers.
Meetings are at Baptist Hospital in the Rayonier Conference Room located at 1250 February 6, 2017, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. – also Feb. 20, March 6 and 30th, and April 3rd and 17th.
For more information contact: email@example.com
AMELIA ISLAND – The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach- Yulee Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Shari Pash, owner of Strategic Solutions, will be holding a Strategic Sales Success Seminar on February 8, 2017 at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Continue reading