Neighbor to Neighbor newspaper September 2014 : Page 1

l LOCAL NEWS l CROSSWORD l SUDOKU l HOROSCOPES l COMMUNITY September 2014 Vol 15 Issue 9 Business C E F N O T O E T R Clay Community It’s Coming! Get Ready! & Health EXPO N EIGHBOR or CALENDAR l SCHOOL NEWS l GARDENING FREE NEIGHBOR TO State Award Winning Newspaper with the Best of Clay County Living Open to the Public | FREE | Thrasher-Horne Conference Center PRESENTED BY September 25, 2014 4:30 -7:30 PM 264-2651 “Thank you Clay County for helping us place first in the primary election!” Over 300 Veterans Receive Medals From Governor Rick Scott Nick Thompson Staff Writer/Photographer B A S L P R L E A D Ready Ready for for Some Some Football? Football? Photos on page 30 Florida Governor Rick Scott made his way into the National Guard Armory on Normandy Boulevard on Jacksonville's west side to thunderous applause and a standing October 3 – November 8th ovation. The governor arrived at the facility at 10:00 AM Monday, August 11th, so that 2899 Wisteria Farms Road he could individually thank Green Cove Springs, FL 308 veterans and personally administer the "Governor's Veterans Service Award -Honoring Those Who Served." "I'm blessed," remarked the Army National Guard veteran Sally Bailey receives governor, "I don't know my her "Governor's Service Veterans Award" medal actual father, but my mom remarried and my adopted from Florida Governor Rick Scott. father was in the second world war and he did all that combat jumps, he never thought he'd come back alive! Probably one of the most special days in my life was when my then, 20-year old daughter called from outside Normandie and told me she got a picture of her grandfather. Now, he's a typical World War II veteran, he never got any accolades for anything he did, he did all the jumps, and uh, his injuries, he came back and went to work." The Governor also recalled getting out of the navy in 1974, and how difficult it was (for veterans) to get a job, and secondly, how nobody thanked them for their service. This was one of his main reasons for travelling the state and having veterans service awards events. "The freedoms and the opportunities of the American Dream were paid for by the service and sacrifice by our brave veterans...that's why we just don't wait for the holidays to honor our veteran men and women. We must take every opportunity to constantly defend our heroes and tell them that we have much reverence for their service." Florida Congressman Ted Yoho, 3rd District, from north central Florida, said, "It's an Orange Park US Marine veteran Cleophus Watson honor and a privilege to be up Jaguars Schedule, Article and is all smiles at the Continued on page 3 Governors awards event. K ere k es Re-Elect Janice Re-Elect District 1 School Board Can I get help paying for my health insurance? The Aaron Group 2569 County Road 220, Ste. 202 Middleburg, FL 32068 Find out by calling: 276-9088 In the pursuit of health Florida Blue is a trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. 77952-0713/73854-0712 Agt. More Coverage. Less Spendage. Almeta L. Monroe Ins Agcy Inc 3521 U S Hwy 17, Unit A Orange Park, FL 32003 Custom Arch Supports Discounts up to (904) 269-5200 CALL US TODAY. Get more. Spend less. It’s that simple when you get car insurance from us. Like a good neighbor, State Farm ® is there. Call for a quote 24/7 40% It Starts with the Perfect Fit Materials Ranging from Rigid to Flexible Restore Normal Function Crafted to Extract Contour of Foot for Total Contact Support Softer, More Flexible Materials Provide Additional Comfort Fits Comfortably in All Types of Shoes, Including Sandals Full & Partial Options Available *Average annual per household savings based on a national 2012 survey of new policyholders who reported savings by switching to State Farm. Jacksonville Beach | | Orange Park

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