St. Johns Briefs

The Florida Times Union, August 4, 2006 | Go to article overview

St. Johns Briefs


school requests

donations

A new St. Augustine charter school (right) is asking the local community for funds and materials to help bring its facility up to health, fire and safety codes. The Academy of Business and Leadership Education middle school was set to open today at its 7 Williams St. building, and is in the process of acquiring federal start-up funding. The not-for-profit school must spend money to enter the competitive bid process for that funding, according to a school news release. Principal Scott Beebe is hoping more in the community will step up and help out the school with the following items:

-- New laptop computers, software, CD-RW rewritable compact discs

-- Surge protectors

-- Digital Cameras

-- Office furniture and equipment

-- Office supplies

-- Art supplies

-- Picnic tables

-- First aid kits

-- Vacuum cleaner

-- Cleaning supplies

To donate or to find out more about the school, go to www.ableschool.org or call (904) 826-1606.

wakeboard tournament

Hyperlite's The Game wakeboard tournament returns to the Jacksonville area at 8 a.m. Aug. 12 at Outback Crab Shack on Six Mile Creek. Participants will do their best wakeboard jumps, flips and other tricks. For contestants, entry fees are $35 per person and $10 per each additional division entered. Winners will receive prize packs worth $100 from Billabong, Hyperlite and Aqua East Surf Shop.

For more information or to receive a registration form, visit Aqua East in Jacksonville Beach or St. Augustine, or call (904) 246-2550.

county committee/board vacancies

According to a news release from the St. Johns County Public Affairs Office, the following committee/board vacancies exist:

-- Ponte Vedra Zoning & Adjustment Board -- Three vacancies. Perspective members must be a registered voter in St. Johns County and reside in the Ponte Vedra Zoning District. Deadline to apply is Aug. 11.

-- North Coastal Corridor Overlay District Design Review Board -- Five vacancies. Perspective members must demonstrate interest, experience or education in design, architecture or history of the North Coastal Overlay community. At least two members must live in or within 1 mile of the North Coastal Corridor District. Deadline to apply is Aug. 25

-- Library Advisory Board -- One vacancy. Deadline to apply is Sept. 6.

-- Category II Arts/Grants Funding Panel -- Three vacancies. Seeking applicants preferably from County Commission districts 1, 2 and 3. Deadline to apply is Sept. 8.

-- Contractors Review Board -- Two vacancies. Applicants must be a resident of St. Johns County for at least two years prior to appointment. Seeking Class II licensed professional and roofing licensed professional. Deadline to apply is Sept. 8.

For more information, call Jenny O'Dell at (904) 209-0549.

ewli breakfast and workshop

The Enterprising Women's Leadership Institute of Florida (EWLI) will hold its next Breakfast Bunch gathering at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 11. The topic: "One Woman, Once Voice, Make a Difference." Community activists Barrie Higgins, Robin Nadeau and Jeanne Moeller are the featured speakers. The free meeting will take place at the Wildflower Cafe, A1A & Dondanville Road, St. Augustine Beach. Contact Ann Palmquist at annlee@aug.com or call (904) 461-0016.

EWLI also will host its End of Summer Workshop at 5:15 p.m. Aug. 16, titled "Learning, Laughing and Enjoying the Art of Public Speaking." The event will be held at the St. Augustine Beach City Hall.

new marketing director

Keystone Title LLC recently announced hit has hired Heather Naughton as the company's new director of marketing. Naughton, a St. Augustine native, has worked in the marketing field for more than eight years and earned a bachelor's degree in public relations from the University of Florida. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

St. Johns Briefs
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.