On Thursday, December 3, from 6 to 9:00 PM at the Executive Conference Center of the Amelia Island Plantation, this is an evening of fine wine, a dinner buffet and a silent auction of unusual items.
Purchase your tickets in advance for $50.00 at First Coast Community Bank, The NewsLeader, The Nassau County Record, Cafe Karibo, Resort to Home, and the Ocean Club at Amelia Island Plantation. Or charge by phone at 904-548-4432 (Florida State College.) Tickets will be $60 at the door. For more information, please call Take Stock in Children at 904-548-4464.
Take Stock in Children was established in 1995 and is a comprehensive non-profit program that helps low-income and at-risk children stay in school, earn a high school diploma, graduate from college and enter the workforce.
Enrolling students as early as the sixth grade, Take Stock in Children offers each child:
-A college tuition scholarship for 4 years to any public university, college, or vocational school in Florida.
-A volunteer mentor to provide motivation, support and tutoring.
-A case manager to support the student’s educational achievements.
-College and career counseling.
The children in the program sign performance contracts agreeing to get good grades, exhibit positive behaviors and remain drug and crime free.