Neighbor to Neighbor newspaper May 2015 : Page 1

l LOCAL NEWS l CROSSWORD l SUDOKU l HOROSCOPES l COMMUNITY CALENDAR l SCHOOL NEWS l GARDENING www.neighbortoneighbor.info or Facebook.com/TheNeighbortoNeighbornewspaper Congratulations to the Clay County Graduates. See next issue for the valedictorians. Mother’s Day May 10th Memorial Day May 25th May 2015 Vol 16 Issue 5 FARMERS & FLEA MARKET Jewelry – Vintage, Contemporary or Handcrafted Candles, Homemade Soaps, Flowering Plants Kitchen Accessories, Avon, Collector Pieces Huge Pots for a crab boil, Burner Stands, Canopies, Unique Décor items, Fresh Produce, Jumbo Shrimp & Boiled Peanuts Flowers, Herbs, Seedlings, Trees Free Gardening & Landscaping Advice Hand Tools, Gloves, Yard Ornaments Make Your $’s Go Further Bargains on Everything from Jewels to Tools! Used Work Clothes, Scrubs, Sunglasses, Mobile Vet, 1 Hour Alterations, Cell phone Accessories, DVD’s. WALDO N EIGHBOR NEIGHBOR TO FREE TAKE ONE State Award Winning Newspaper with the Best of Clay County Living Since 2000 MOTHERS DAY GIFTS Thrasher-Horne Hosts 2015 Clay County Awards Breakfast MERORIAL DAY PARTY? PLANTS!! Hwy 301  Waldo  Every Sat & Sun 48 award winners of the Paul E. and Klare N. Reinhold Foundation. Nick Thompson Staff Writer The Paul E. and Klare N. Reinhold Foundation held it 7th annual Celebrate Clay community service awards breakfast at the Thrasher-Horne Auditorium in Orange Park on Tuesday, April 28th at 8:15 AM. Forty-eight cash awards totaling $75,000 were given out to prominent non-profit groups in Clay County. The awards ranged from $750 in Category Awards such as Arts and Culture, Civic Programs, and Health and Human Services to the top award of $10,000, the Paul E. Reinhold Community Service Award. Ms. Amy Parker, Executive Director of the Reinhold Foundation, emceed the event. This years top winner went to the Food Pantry of Green Cove Springs, an organization of over 90 volunteers from local businesses and churches. The Food Pantry provides food for all types of emergency needs and also distributes Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets during the holidays. Ms. Holly Woods accepted the award on behalf of the Food Pantry. The Judges' Choice Program Awards ($5,000 each) were won by the Orange Park United Methodist Church and accepted by James Boys, and Concert on the Green, award accepted by Ms. Lauren Hoffman. The Extraordinary Executive Award ($5,000) was won by the Justice Coalition and accepted by Ms. Ann Dugger. The final $5,000 award went to Dave Quirk of the Penney Retirement Community, winner of the Peggy Bryan Volunteer of the Year Award. This Holly Woods of the Food Pantry of Green Cove years Best New Organization ($2,500) went to Bright Minds Youth Development which Springs receives the top award of $10,000 from provides needed skills for youths (ages 5-16) to grow in leadership, work, and educational Reinhold Foundation Trustee George Egan. roles. The responsibility of determining which Clay County organizations would receive these awards rested on a five judge panel consisting of two members of the Reinhold family and three independent community volunteers. Mrs. Donna P. Myers and Dr. Annie Egan represented the Reinhold family, while Mrs. Glo Smith, MBA, Consultant Smith Political Consulting Group; Mr. Darren Dailey, Artistic and Executive Director of the Jacksonville Children's Chorus; and Mr. Doug Conkey, President of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce represented the independent volunteers. The award was created to "Recognize, reward, and encourage community service within Clay County." 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