Take Stock in Children/Nassau has provided college scholarships to more than 150 students over the last 15 years.
Nassau County, FL – Take Stock in Children/Nassau received an award for their first annual Strides for Education 5K Beach Walk/Run. The award for Best First Strides 2012 was presented to Jody Mackle, program coordinator, by the Take Stock in Children State Office at the state conference in Tallahassee in March.
The Strides for Education 5K Beach Walk/Run was held on December 8, 2012, at Main Beach in Fernandina. There were approximately 100 participants including students, mentors, family and serious runners. The event was sponsored by Arlington Toyota, Amelia Island Yacht Basin, Current Running, Fernandina Beach News-Leader, Advanced Rehabilitation and TJ Maxx.
Money raised at the event will be used for scholarships for Nassau County students.
Take Stock in Children/Nassau has provided college scholarships to more than 150 students over the last 15 years. Another 160 Take Stock scholars are in Nassau County’s four middle and high schools.
Arlene Filkoff, chair of the TSIC Leadership Council, Bob Schmonsees, chair of the Strides for Education, and Jody Mackle, program coordinator, with the Best First Strides 2012 award.