Community Spirit

City Rescue Mission to Host “Turkey and a Tour” Turkey Drive

In preparation for feeding the homeless and needy this holiday season, City Rescue Mission is seeking donations to help feed more than 1,000 people on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. From 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 6, City Rescue Mission will host the “Turkey and a Tour” turkey drive at the New Life Inn on State Street in Downtown Jacksonville. Community members are asked to drop off a turkey to assist in serving thousands of hungry men, women and children who come to the Mission for help. 

St. Johns Town Center Holiday Spectacular Saturday, November 20th

Holiday shoppers and families are invited to make merry with a full day of free festivities at St. Johns Town Center, culminating with a spectacular tree lighting and fireworks show. Retailers will also offer great holiday shopping opportunities, in-store promotions and specials.

For Families in Need this Holiday Season

Toys For Tots will be taking applications starting November 1st through November 5th for any family that will be in need of assistance during this upcoming holiday season.

Applicants may start applying online the morning of November 1st at 9am, pace yourself because we don't want the site to be over loaded all at once. You will have a full week to apply. And anyone who would like to help toys for tots can visit the web site or call the office.

(904) 714-7454 Office

jacksonville-fl.toysfortots.org Or toysfortots.org

Celebration of American Veterans Day November 6 & 7, 2010

Confederate Park               956 Hubbard St.          Jacksonville, Florida

9a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Become part of something unique…bring back the recognition of the sacrifice of Veterans of bygone eras!  Help C.A.V. Day achieve its mission of celebration, preservation and education! Let our veterans know that you support them and appreciate their service and sacrifice!

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner and many consumers may not realize how scary this ghoulish night might really be for their personal safety, their property…or their pocketbooks.