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ELC of North Florida Announces 2019 Preschool Teacher of the Year

Whether exceptional teachers are born or made is not the question. What matters is that by the time they make it into the classroom, they are filled with the necessary passion, drive, education and...

 

7th Annual '5K Run for Peace,' Benefitting Betty Griffin Center, Set for April 11

Runners and walkers alike are invited to participate in the 7th Annual 5K Run for Peace that begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11 at the St. Augustine Pier, located at 350 A1A Beach Blvd. The...

 

Installation of the Crosses

Sponsored by St. Gerard Campus and Knights of Columbus When: Saturday, March 7, 2020, 9:00 AM to 12:00pm Where: Our Lady of La Leche Shrine, 101 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL What: Installation of...

 

Flora and the Flamingo Make Their Debut in North Florida

The Early Learning Coalition of North Florida’s (ELC) outreach team debuted their new music and movement literacy program in pre-schools this past spring and summer in Clay and Baker Counties. They...

 

Jayne G. Evans and Patrick (Clay) Carmichael have been elected to the Betty Griffin Center Board of Directors

Evans, a long-time marketing and communications specialist in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, is currently the executive officer for consulting firm Heart Touch. Evans previously worked locally as marketing director with Wounded...

 

New Management Now in Place at Betty Griffin Center's Julington Square Thrift Shoppe

The Betty Griffin Center Thrift Shoppe has a group of new employees managing the nonprofit agency’s Julington Square Thrift Shoppe, located at 445 State Road 13 in the Wal-Mart Shopping Plaza. The new team includes store manager Leanna Brugmann,...

 

Education is Your Key to Life!

This is an exciting time of year at St. Gerard Campus! We care greatly about our mothers in the community, and we look forward to welcoming a new class of students in the coming weeks! Lately, we...

 
 By Jessica Macy    Community    June 1, 2019

Do You Know Your Child Care?

St. Gerard Campus, a Maternity Home and High School, provides quality day care to the children of the young ladies enrolled in the high school. This Day Care operates under the licensing requirements...

 
 By Joyce Mahr    Community    June 1, 2019

How the Betty Griffin 'House' Came to Be

Next year, the organization now known as Betty Griffin Center will mark 30 years of providing shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in St. Johns County. For the first two...

 

Betty Griffin Center Reaches Halfway Milestone for Weaver Challenge Grant

Betty Griffin Center has raised nearly $60,000 in efforts to obtain $100,000 by December 31 in additional funding through a one-to-one matching grant awarded by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. The...

 

St. Gerard Fashion Show Fundraiser Welcomes the Child

A s St. Gerard Campus prepares to welcome the child Jesus this holiday season, they also are preparing for their annual Fashion Show fundraiser. In keeping with their mission to welcome the child it is important to note St. Gerard Campus welcomes...

 

St. Gerard Campus: A "Hands On" Day Care... Does it Make a Difference?

A baby born to a young woman attending St. Gerard High School is a very special baby indeed. If you visit our one-room school, it is somewhat strange to see, not only desks, students, books, a blackbo...

 

St. Gerard Welcomes the Child with December Fashion Show Fundraiser

St. Gerard is planning their annual fundraiser which supports the general operations of the Maternity Home and High School in St Augustine. This event is crucial to its financial well-being and...

 

Trickle Down... -or- Irma Comes Knocking...

As I write this, we are all in the midst of recovery from Hurricane Irma. She left quite a mess in her wake that we were all left to clean up. Here at Haven Horse Ranch we had our share of damage. We...

 

Ximenez-Fatio House to host fundraiser with "Gilded Age Afternoon Tea" on Nov. 5

The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum will host a special event and fundraiser with a Gilded Age Afternoon Tea on Sunday, Nov. 5. Gates open at 1:30 pm and the program runs from 2 pm until 4 pm in the histor...

 

Resiliency and Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

In a relationship characterized by intimate partner violence or domestic violence, a pattern of behavior exists where one person may use verbal, emotional, physical, financial, or sexual abuse to...

 

St. Gerard Volunteers: On a Mission

Many people are busy with work and home for most of their adult life, but then the children grow up and leave home or there is a relocation or retirement, and then the demands of both home and work...

 

Artwork Raises Money For Local Charities

Over the past year and a half, Art 4 Charities, a Ponte Vedra based company that partners with nonprofits helped raise funds for numerous local charities and organizations. Those nonprofits include Al...

 

Limelight Board Member Lorna MacDonald Awarded 2017 Gus Craig Award

Limelight Board Member Lorna MacDonald, owner of Raintree Restaurant, has been awarded the 20th Annual Gus Craig Award by the The Salvation Army of Saint Augustine. Lorna is a community volunteer and...

 

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

Our workshops are designed primarily for women; however, it is an excellent opportunity for anyone 18 years of age or older to learn the outdoor skills usually associated with hunting and fishing,...

 

Jr. ROWITA Fellowship Awards and Fundraiser

The St. Johns Cultural Council "Bought the House" for the Friday, May 12th performance of I Ought to be in Pictures at the Limelight Theatre. Money raised through the benefit will go to support the...

 

St. Gerard: There's Lots Happening Behind That Fence

St. Gerard Campus – that little building with the big fence - has free programs available for local new moms or those young ladies who just found out they are pregnant. The Pregnancy Center...

 
 By Joan Whitson    Community    June 1, 2017

Early Learning Coalition Presents New Preschool Arts Program

The Early Learning Coalition of North Florida (ELC) has initiated a new "Meet the Masters" art program for four year olds. The program provides engaging art curriculum for the children to learn about...

 

Rodeheaver Foundation Receives Rotary Funds

Krista Purcell, Director of Development with Rodeheaver Foundation, accepted a $19,818.00 grant award from District 6970 Rotary Foundation for a project to modernize a learning lab at Rodeheaver...

 

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