Neighbor to Neighbor newspaper April 2017 : Page 1

l LOCAL NEWS l CROSSWORD l SUDOKU l HOROSCOPES l COMMUNITY April 2017 Vol 18 Issue 4 Join us at the Clay County Agricultural Fair March 30th -April 8th Waldo Farmers & Flea Market 10th Annual Easter Egg and Treasure Hunt Nick Thompson Staff writer/photographer N EIGHBOR NEIGHBOR TO CALENDAR l SCHOOL NEWS l GARDENING Read us on-line for FREE at FREE TAKE ONE State Award Winning Newspaper with the Best of Clay County Living Since January 2000 Opening Day for Fleming Island Athletics Association April 15, 2017 Toys, Stuffed Animals & Trinkets, Live Rabbits and Chickens, Bows & Hair Accessories, Handcrafted Easter Baskets, Soaps & Sweets, Religious items Even an Easter Lily Hwy 301 l Waldo l Every Sat & Sun If you have some news or ideas... Call 904-278-7256 Waldo Farmers and Flea Market 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Treasure Hunt!!! April 15, 2017 17805 NE US HWY 301, Waldo, FL 32964 10% 10% Waldo’s Farmers and Flea market would like to invite OFF OFF you to their 10th Annual EASTER EGG and TREASURE 864-5296 Family & Operated There will be over Owned 3,000 eggs filled with candy, trinkets, and other surprises. Special Scavenger Hunt Eggs will lead to various booths where our vendors will be giving away assorted prizes for our egg hunters. In previous Can I get help years there have been goldfish, arrow heads, cash, rings...all kinds of interesting treasures Grand Prizes paying for my will be awarded to the two lucky kids that find the health insurance? gold and silver eggs . Bring your own camera for a photo with the Easter Bunny. Join us Saturday, April 15, Find out by of calling: 2017. Meet at the stage in front “B” Shed. Registration Group for this The free event Aaron begins at 10am. Don’t Miss It! The Egg Hunt will start at 11am SHARP. 2569 County Road 220, Ste. 202 Middleburg, FL 32068 Over 500 little leaguers jam the FIAA infield during Opening Day ceremonies. with ad with ad HUNT. This is a FREE event for all kids ages 1-10. The second annual opening day ceremonies for the Fleming Island Athletics Association were held at 9 AM on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Paul C. Armstrong Park on SR 220. Over 540 boys and girls participated in the gathering on the chilly morning but the weather quickly warmed up and the first games of the season began at 10:30 AM. According to FIAA Vice-President Johnny Robinson, baseball is not the only sport that the association is involved in, "Well, here at FIAA, we have multi sports. We have football, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and cheer. And this community here, it's baseball at Armstrong Park. Last year we had close to 500 kids within Fleming Island come here to play baseball and softball." Mr. Robinson said the number of kids playing ball this spring grew tremendously, "Our number increased, so we're looking at anywhere from 800 to a thousand kids here along at Armstrong Park, and we have another park, Tanglewood. It's really exciting, we're busting at the seams here at Fleming Island." The vice-president elaborated on the different levels of little league participation, "We play machine-pitch, slow-pitch, and then fast-pitch. The girls, for slo-pitch, use their actual pitchers, the smaller kids Continued on page 7 Check out our article Hope Therapy on page 8 Congratulations to our riders who competed at the state level Special Olympics show this weekend!! 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. Combine Home & Auto. Save big. Monroe Insurance Agency, Inc. 3521 U S Hwy 17, Unit A Orange Park, FL 32003 Bus: (904) 269-5200 CALL ME TODAY. Good things happen when you combine your home and auto insurance with State Farm®. Like saving an average of $761.* Plus, you’ll have a good neighbor like me to help life go right. * Average annual household savings based on national survey of 2015 new policyholders who reported savings by switching to State Farm.

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