Roll into Cruise Nights

Roll into Cruise Nights

If you find vintage, model cars interesting, then you certainly don’t want to miss out on Cruise Nights held on the third Saturday of each month at the PDQ restaurant in Fruit Cove. More »

Nocatee Kids Farmers Market raises funds for local charities

Nocatee Kids Farmers Market raises funds for local charities

An estimated 180 people attended the inaugural Kids Farmers Market in Nocatee and raised approximately $700 for St. Johns CARES, a local nonprofit committed to helping charities in St. Johns County. More »

Compassion Experience brings global poverty to Jacksonville

Compassion Experience brings global poverty to Jacksonville

Compassion International, a global organization, partners with churches like the Church of Eleven22 to bring its eight Compassion Experience trucks to campuses nationwide. More »

St. Johns County graduate comes full circle

St. Johns County graduate comes full circle

After graduating from St. Johns County schools and the University of North Florida, Andrew Rush is now president and CEO of Made in Space, the first manufacturing company to operate in space. More »

Fellow Man and Mother Earth awards bestowed by Stetson Kennedy Foundation

Fellow Man and Mother Earth awards bestowed by Stetson Kennedy Foundation

Three of Florida’s most highly acclaimed environmentalists were recently presented with the Stetson Kennedy Foundation’s Fellow Man and Mother Earth awards. More »

 

Mandarin NewsLine

Fellow Man and Mother Earth awards bestowed by Stetson Kennedy Foundation

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By Susan D. Brandenburg
mail@floridanewsline.com

On a wet spring day at Alpine Groves Park in St. Johns County, three of Florida’s most highly acclaimed environmentalists were presented with the Stetson Kennedy Foundation’s Fellow Man and Mother Earth awards. St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman, Matanzas Riverkeeper Neil Armingeon and environmental writer and water preservationist Bill Belleville were recognized on May 13 by the Stetson Kennedy Foundation for their meaningful work. Presenting the awards were Sandra Parks, widow of the late author and activist, and Karen Roumillat, Kennedy’s step-daughter, both members of the Stetson Kennedy Foundation.

Get to Know … Dr. Christopher Railing

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Dr. Christopher (Chris) Railing also spent his childhood living in Tampa, Fla. He majored in biomedical science and minored in military history at the University of South Florida before completing an additional degree at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Daytona Beach. Dr. Railing moved to Jacksonville shortly after his 2011 graduation from Palmer College.

Compassion Experience brings global poverty to Jacksonville

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By Courtney Clark
mail@floridanewsline.com

From June 1 – 4, the Church of Eleven22 hosted its annual Compassion Mobile Experience at its Mandarin campus. Compassion International, a global organization, partners with churches around the country to bring its eight Compassion Experience trucks to campuses nationwide.

Roll into Cruise Nights

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

If you find vintage, model cars interesting, then you certainly don’t want to miss out on Cruise Nights held at the PDQ restaurant in Fruit Cove. This event is exciting for all car enthusiasts as well as the entire family. Viewing these stunning cars is time well spent for all.

Travel: Consider Cartersville, Georgia

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By Debi Lander
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Despite traveling extensively, I’m still impressed when I discover big things in small places. Cartersville, Ga., a city of 20,000 residents about 40 minutes north of Atlanta, has major draws. It’s the smallest town in the U.S. with two Smithsonian Affiliate Museums. The Booth Western Art Museum houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the entire country — and what a fabulous place it is.