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A Bag Of Groceries Gets You Get a Car Show Ticket

ORANGE PARK, FL -- Like muscle cars?  How about motorcycles or antique cars?  Mark your calendar for November 13th to enjoy a car show and help the less fortunate. 

First Baptist Church of Orange Park will host its 3rd Annual Car & Bike Show Sunday, November 13, to benefit Orange Park Clothes Closet. 

The show will be held at 1140 Kingsley Ave from 2-5pm with awards to be presented at 5pm.

All proceeds will be given to the OP Clothes Closet. 

BBQ meals will be available to purchase onsite by Seriously Smokin' BBQ.

First Baptist members, Jim Hall, Lonnie Walls and Bob Duncan will spearhead the event again this year registering antique cars, muscle cars, foreign makes and motorcycles. 

Registration for the car show and admission to the concert will be one grocery bag full of donations (canned meat, cereal, peanut butter, bath towels, bed sheets) or $20.

Boorito is Back: Chipotle Hosts Halloween Fundraiser & Launches Short Film to Benefit Farm Aid

Boorito is Back: Chipotle Hosts Halloween Fundraiser & Launches Short Film to Benefit Farm Aid

 

Chipotle Mexican Grill  will raise up to $1 million to benefit family farmers through its annual “Boorito” Halloween fundraiser. Customers visiting any Chipotle restaurant in the US, Canada and the UK on Monday, October 31st from 6 p.m. to close dressed in a costume inspired by the family farm will be treated to a burrito, order of tacos, salad, or burrito bowl for only $2, and Chipotle will donate proceeds (up to $1 million) to Farm Aid and the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.

High school students invited to create bear-awareness video for FWC contest

 

High school students interested in conserving the Florida black bear and raising public awareness about bears are invited to create a 1-minute video.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is extending the deadline in its 2011 Florida black bear public service announcement (PSA) contest. Launched in May, the FWC-sponsored contest now has a deadline of Nov. 18.

Local Dr. Launches Essay Contest to Ask Students to Solve Public Education Problems

 

Scot Ackerman, M.D. of First Coast Oncology has announced his third annual essay contest for local high school students, “Students Who Care.”  The topic for this year’s contest is: “Plato said ‘Necessity is the mother of invention.’ In what innovative ways would you solve the challenges that the public education system faces today?” 

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Event in Clay County

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Event in Clay County

A special event is planned for 9/11/11 at 6pm at First Baptist Church of Middleburg to remember 9/11 and honor local first responders. All public safety members, past and present, are asked to attend and be honored for their service.

Sheriff Rick Beseler will be speaking briefly and the CCSO Pipe & Drum Corps will perform. A special guest speaker is an NYC Ground Zero first responder and the church choir will perform special patriotic music as well.  In addition, the children of local first responders (fire/rescue and law enforcement members) will lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.