Community Briefs 1/30/20

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Culver’s partners with Wilkinson FFA, Middleburg band

MIDDLEBURG – Since opening the doors of the first restaurant in 1984, Culver’s has been committed to being an active member in its local community.

On 2/18/2020, Culver’s of Middleburg, located at 1767 Blanding Blvd will carry on that tradition by donating a portion of its sales to raise funds for Wilkinson FFA between 4pm - 8pm.

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

"We’re proud to call Middleburg home and doing our part to help just feels right," said Sophie Lichte. "We strive to make a difference in the community we share with so many others, and working with Wilkinson FFA allows us to help support individuals and families in our area."

Culver’s support of Wilkinson FFA is just part of its dedication to giving back to the community. From Culver’s founders to locally owned and operated restaurants, each franchise partner and team member understands the importance of serving those in need.

Culver’s of Middleburg Partners with Middleburg Band to Make a Difference

Middleburg, Florida (Grassroots Newswire) 1/27/2020 -- Since opening the doors of the first restaurant in 1984, Culver’s® has been committed to being an active member in its local community. On 2/12/2020, Culver’s of Middleburg, located at 1767 Blanding Blvd. will carry on that tradition by donating a portion of its sales to raise funds for Middleburg Band between 4pm to 8pm.

"We’re proud to call Middleburg home and doing our part to help just feels right," said Sophie Lichte. "We strive to make a difference in the community we share with so many others, and working with Middleburg Band allows us to help support individuals and families in our area."

Culver’s support of Middleburg Band is just part of its dedication to giving back to the community. From Culver’s founders to locally owned and operated restaurants, each franchise partner and team member understands the importance of serving those in need.

Breakfast, Camellias to benefit Melrose Public Library

MELROSE – The Melrose Library Association is inviting residents to its Breakfast + a Camellia Sale to Raise Money for the Melrose Public Library.

Fruit salad, coffee cakes, breakfast casseroles, Danishes… a full breakfast buffet… plus Camellias will be available at Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall, 204 State Road 26, Melrose, for its Annual Camellia Sale and Breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 8 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Breakfast is $5 a plate, and $1 for just coffee with all proceeds benefit the Melrose Public Library.

There will be 20 varieties of camellias for sale. You can browse the selection or pre-order your plants by visiting melroselibraryassociation.org, and finding the pre-order form under the “news” tab.

There is no entry fee to enter the event and everyone is welcome.

The Melrose Library Association is a nonprofit organization, serving to help aid the library and fund programs, library expansions, purchase books, and so much more. The MLA is currently raising funds to expand the Melrose Public Library, which serves four counties. Want to keep up with the Melrose Public Library? Like them on Facebook.

Vote by Mail ballots being sent ahead of presidential primary

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – The Clay County Supervisor of Elections office has started mailing Vote by Mail ballots to uniformed and overseas citizens for the Presidential Preference Primary election on March 17. That includes all active-duty military, their spouses and dependents who currently are absent from their places of residence, and civilians who are U.S. residents residing outside the country.

Vote by Mail ballots for domestic voters will be mailed on Feb. 10. If you’d like to request a VBM ballot, you can do it online at ClayElections.gov or call the office at (904) 269-6350. The last day to request a VBM for the presidential primary is March 7.

VBM ballots must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections Office, 500 N. Orange Ave., Green Cove Springs, by 7 p.m. on election day, March 17. You can track your VBM ballot online by simply clicking on www.TrackMyClayBallot.com and enter your information to see your status.

OP’s Garden Club: February is National Bird Feeding Month

ORANGE PARK – In 994, Congressman John Porter established February as National Bird Feeding Month due to the harsh conditions endured during one of the coldest months of the year.

Thankfully the weather in our Florida area is mild. The Garden Club of Orange Park wants to remind everyone this year's theme is “Winter Comforts – Feed the Birds and Keep Them Happy and Healthy.”

During the month of February, keep your bird feeders filled, have your binoculars close by for viewing, and obtain a bird book to identify the species. Backyard bird-feeding is an entertaining, educational, and inexpensive pastime enjoyed by children and adults.

Clay Bridal Spectacular returning to Thrasher-Horne

ORANGE PARK – Calling all bridal parties!

Thrasher-Horne Center presents the Clay Bridal Spectacular on Sunday, Feb. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. Featuring the very best of local professionals in an intimate setting, brides will have the opportunity for planning conversations for their weddings with a variety of vendors.

Wedding parties will also have the chance to register for vendor door prizes and a two grand prizes: a complimentary wedding venue rental from Thrasher-Horne Center and honeymoon accommodations of seven-day/six-night Caribbean hotel stay from It’s Your Day Bridal & Formal Boutique.

Vendors currently include: A Unique Entertainment, Avondale Dance Directions, BC Entertainment, BPH Entertainment, Complete Weddings and Events, Destination Planning, DIRenee Creations, Dr. June Gentle, It’s Your Day Bridal & Formal Boutique, La Rosa Realty North Fl, LLC, Lees Alterations, Make-Up by Adie, Inc,, Mary Kay – Atkins Music by Vince, Oh Sweet Heavens Decorating, Party Planning & Event Rentals, Orange Theory Fitness, Pinto Carriage Works, LLC, Primerica, Professional Concessions, Inc., Rhonda’s Bling Bash – Papparazzi Accessories, Rodan + Fields Independant Consultant, Sarah Miller, S&S Menswear, Southern Palms Studio, Thrasher-Horne Center and Twins Luxury Limousines.

Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door and are available now at THcenter.org or at the Thrasher-Horne Box Office, (904)-276-6815.

The Thrasher-Horne Center is a performing arts venue and conference center owned and operated by St. Johns River State College. It is located on the Orange Park campus at 283 College Dr.

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