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July 16, 2016 - fall Denim


The Military Officers Association of America Northeast Florida Chapter 18 will have a luncheon/meeting on Wednesday during a Jacksonville Naval Air Station Officers Club. Social hour is during 11 a.m., with lunch served soon during 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be a choice of cook salad or taco salad; dried and coffee and tea included. The cost is $14 per plate. A two-bell rite will be conducted by a section chaplain. MOAA membership is open to all officers, active or retired, from all troops branches.


The Florida Forest Service is usurpation applications by Jul 30 for a Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program from non-industrial private timberland landowners. For some-more information, revisit


Summer handling hours for St. Johns River State College are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday by Thursday and sealed on Fridays by Aug. 5. For some-more information, revisit


St. Johns River State College is usurpation applications for a tumble semester.

Students are speedy to equivocate a tumble rush and ask early. All new students are compulsory to finish march before induction for classes.

The final day to ask for a tumble division is Monday, Aug. 8.

The final day for new registration is Friday, Aug. 19.

Fall classes start on Monday, Aug. 22.

For some-more information, hit your particular campus at: St. Augustine campus (904) 808-7402, Orange Park campus (904) 276-6855, Palatka campus (386) 312-4035.

The focus is accessible online during Fall march listings are also accessible for observation online.


The Clothes Closet and Food Pantry of Orange Park has been providing overdo services, clothing, Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets, furniture, and domicile apparatus to Clay County residents in need or predicament and food to a larger Orange Park area given 1952. To perform a needs of a hundreds of people and families who rest on a Clothes Closet’s services, a nonprofit classification depends only on donations and a annual fundraising event, a garage sale hold any August. All deduction from a sale advantage a clients and operation of a Clothes Closet.

This year, a annual garage sale will be hold on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in a Orange Park United Methodist Church gym during Reed Street and Stowe Avenue off U.S. 17. Donations can be forsaken off Wednesday, Aug. 10, from noon to 6 p.m., as good as Thursday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Donations of purify and workable wardrobe in good repair, domicile items, furniture, toys, shoes, books, games, garden equipment, tiny appliances and audio apparatus will be accepted. Contribution profits will be accessible on request. For some-more information, revisit or call (904) 264-5239.


Heather Huffman of a Florida Department of Health Clay County will plead a commentary of a Clay County Infant Mortality Data Assessment, and yield an refurbish on a Zika virus, during 8:30 a.m. Aug. 23 in Classroom 7 during Orange Park Medical Center, 2001 Kingsley Ave. For some-more information, call (904) 529-2800.


St. Johns River State College is usurpation applications for a Florida Corrections Officer Academy. Orientation will be Aug. 23, and day classes start Sept. 6 during a St. Augustine campus. For some-more information, call (904) 808-7490.


Safe Animal Shelter of Clay County presents a cooking and auction to advantage a shelter’s animals. The eventuality will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, from 5 to 9 p.m. during a Thrasher-Horne Conference Center, with cooking supposing by LongHorn Steakhouse. Wear your best denim and diamonds and suffer an dusk of cooking and entertainment. Attendees can bid on hundreds of live and wordless auction items, including vacation packages to Africa, Costa Rica, New York, a Kentucky Derby and more.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by phone during (904) 276-7233, or in chairman during a shelter, 2913 County Road 220 in Middleburg. The deadline to squeeze tickets is Thursday, Sept. 15.


The Clay County Sheriff’s Office provides puncture Text-to-911 capability.

The Sheriff’s Office launched a complement that allows people to send a content summary around their cellphone to 911 puncture communications call-takers obliged for dispatching open reserve agencies, including sheriff’s deputies and county Fire Rescue personnel.

The Sheriff’s Office also routes a germane calls to a Orange Park military and glow departments, and Green Cove Springs military department.

The content choice is dictated to be used as a final review in impassioned cases when a voice write call to 911 can’t be done to due to disability, or reserve concerns.


A Flea Market and Thrift Store is being hold any Wednesday from 8 a.m. until noon in a St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church parking lot, 6317 103rd St., Jacksonville. Vendors from a area are benefaction with a accumulation of items.


All are invited to join a Conversation Group. This is a tiny organisation of adults in a infrequent sourroundings who wish to use vocalization English. The eventuality is 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays during St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church on Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, in a Youth Room.

Contact a Clay County Literacy Coalition during (904) 272-5988 or email


Fleming Island United Methodist Church offers a new Wednesday night program, “Ignite!”

There will be a brotherhood cooking during 5:30 p.m., ceremony use during 6:15 p.m., and afterwards mangle out into tiny groups from 7 to 8 p.m. Please RSVP for a dinners by a church bureau during (904) 284-3366.

The church is located during 7170 U.S. 17.

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