Neighbor to Neighbor newspaper August 2013 : Page 1

l LOCAL NEWS l CROSSWORD l SUDOKU l HOROSCOPES l COMMUNITY The Neighbor to NEIGHBOR NEIGHBOR State Award Winning Newspaper with the Best of Clay County Living Proudly Serving ALL Of Clay County Since January 2000 or The Neighbor to CALENDAR l SCHOOL NEWS l GARDENING FREE August MMXIII Vol 14 Issue 8 904-278-7256 GO JAGS! S CHEDULE Page 29 Donations Needed for the Town of O Park Playground Page 23 Clay County Fire Rescue Recognizes Outstanding Personnel Page 27 School Calendar Page 20 Land Use Proposal for Mega Park Set for BCC Aug. 27 Page 12 Celebrating Their Passion for Leadership JAGUARS BACK TO SCHOOL August 13th August is Back to School Safety Month. Be alert to student traffic as they start busing, driving, biking, and walking back to class. Remember to stop for school buses and slow down in school zones as small children may be crossing the street. FDOT wishes everyone a safe and happy new school year! National Night Out Tuesday August 06 Ronna Smith -Clay County Coordinator, Katarina Zeigler, Dave Brown -Neighbor to Neighbor newspaper, William Corsi -Athlete Leader, Sherry Wheelock -CEO Special Olympics Florida. The Contributions of Eleven Individuals and Organizations are Honored by Special Olympics Florida at Annual Awards Ceremony in Orlando Special Olympics Florida is proud to recognize eleven individuals and organizations as recipients of annual Special Olympics Florida awards, including two volunteers who were inducted into the Special Olympics Florida Hall of Fame. Special Olympics Florida is supported by the unique skills and gifts of the people throughout the state; with their leadership we are able to provide continuing opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This year’s honorees were nominated and selected by members within the Special Olympics Florida organization and their unique and powerful contributions were celebrated at the annual Special Olympics Florida Leadership Conference in Orlando on July 19-20, 2013. Special Olympics Florida Hall of Fame -Presented to Carole McArthur from Miami-Dade County; Special Olympics Florida Hall of Fame -Presented to Roberta ‘Bobbi’ Wigand from Broward County; Coach of the Year -Presented to Jerome Thomas from Orange County; Athlete of the Year -Presented to Kevin Roundtree from Miami-Dade County; Youth of the Year -Presented to Katarina Zeigler from Clay County; Media Organization of the Year -Presented to Neighbor to Neighbor from Clay County; Marilyn Grigsby Award for Sustained Service -Presented to Marion County Medical Society from Marion County; Bill Crutchfield Award for Distinguished Service by a Volunteer -Presented to Deborah Bailey from Okaloosa County; Coaches Education & Athlete Training Award -Presented to Pam Enteman from Duval County; Sheriff Cal Henderson Law Enforcement Torch Run Award (State) -Presented to Florida Department of Corrections and Sheriff Cal Henderson Law Enforcement Torch Run Award (Local) Presented to Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Founded in 1972, Special Olympics Florida provides year round sports training and competition to over 21,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, at no cost to the athlete or their caregiver, as a means to achieve physical fitness, self-esteem and the life skills necessary to be productive, respected and contributing members of their communities. Continued on page 20 National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the US, held the first Tuesday of August. The event has been held annually since 1984 and is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in the United States and Canada. The event is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, town watch, neighborhood watch, and other anti-crime efforts. If your Neighborhood has any questions about its participating in National Night Out ~PLEASE~ contact Deputy Dean Jones at E-Mail A & L Irrigation, LLC  FREE This Summer is HOT! Keep Your GRASS GREEN! WE CAN HELP! Call (904) 838-9814 $ 00 System Estimates on New Systems & Repair on Existing Systems  Pump Service & Repair  Trouble Shooting  Licensed & Insured  Service Can I get help paying for my health insurance? Find out by calling: The Aaron Group 2569 County Road 220, Ste. 202 Middleburg, FL 32068 276-9088 30 Check-Up Clay IR180 Duval I304 St. Johns BL5540 LIKE US ON 904-278-7256 Florida Blue is a trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. 77952-0713/73854-0712 Agt Need health insurance? Almeta L. Monroe Ins Agcy Inc 3521 U S Hwy 17, Unit A Orange Park, FL 32003 (904) 269-5200 Fax: 904-269-5111 If you’re between jobs, in school, or starting your own business, don’t sweat it. I have plans from Assurant Health designed with your needs in mind. To find out more about short-term, student, or indi-vidual medical coverage, call me today. Like a good neighbor, ® State Farm is there. GET TO A BETTER STATE ™ . CALL ME TODAY. Almeta,

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