Hubbard House Announces Winner in Youth Art Contest

Mariah Blanton, an 8-year-old from Glen St. Mary, Florida, is the grand prize winner in Hubbard House’s first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest. She will receive a party for 10 at Jungle Quest, an indoor facility for kids that offers rock climbing, zip lines, tree houses and more.

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OZZY OSBOURNE With special guest Slash in Jax Feb. 22nd

Tickets for the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena show on February 22 go on sale

Saturday, November 6th at 10AM at, Ticketmaster, the Arena box office or

charge by phone 800-745-3000. All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without

notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

For the most up-to-date on sale information please visit or

Thanksgiving is only 24 days away!!! Are you ready to host family and friends around your table?

Here are some tips:

Prepare for the Feast

Plan ahead. The key to minimizing holiday-induced anxiety is to plan in advance. Take inventory now to make sure you have the essentials you will need to serve your holiday meal - both basics and serving pieces.

Save time and space. Use serving pieces with warming trays to free up essential cooking space on your stove. To create additional space in your oven, use a three-tier oven rack on one side that leaves the other side open for more bulky food allowing you to cook more than one dish at a time.

Food Stamps, Medicaid and Cash Assistance Closer to Home

You can now aply for:

Food Stamps, Medicaid and Cash Assistance

At New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

550 Franklin, Street Baldwin, Florida 32234

Monday November the 1st, Wednesday the 3rd, and Friday the 5th only.

From 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Living in Baldwin this will be such a convenience due to the fact that the closest place to apply for any of the above benefits is down town Jacksonville. Unless you have access to a computer, then you can go online to

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Champion’s Heart Life Center and Answers Pregnancy Resource Center Grand Openings Nov. 6th

Champion’s Heart Life Center and Answers Pregnancy Resource Center will celebrate their Grand Openings on Saturday, November 6, 2010, from 9AM-2PM at 205 Magnolia Avenue and Azalea Park (formally St. Anne’s), in Keystone Heights.

There will be live entertainment, food vendors, antique care displays, fall family photo opportunities, free kid activities including bounce houses and trackless train rides.  Area arts & crafts vendors, along with local merchants, will have booths set up for some early holiday shopping.

We welcome everyone to an 11AM dedication of “Answers Pregnancy Resource Center” by JoAnna Merritt Weldon, followed by the dedication and opening at 11:30AM of “Champion’s Heart Life Center” by Kristi Overton Johnson.

Come visit our new facilities, join in family fun activities, and help celebrate a special opportunity to “Bring Hope, Healing, and Restoration to our Lake Region and Beyond!”

Get Out The Vote Rally UPDATE Saturday, October 30, 2010

UPDATE: The Tea Party Network is sponsoring a Get Out The Vote Rally on Saturday, October 30, 2010 beginning at 12:00 PM. The Network, an association of 24 Florida Tea Party communities from around the State has organized an event aimed at expressing the very critical message that all of us need to get out and vote in this critical election.

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.