Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

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Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

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OLDER AMERICANS MONTH

During the month of May, seniors age 60 and older can ride the Sunshine Bus, St. Johns County's public bus system, at no charge. Seniors need only identify themselves as age 60 or older to the driver of any Sunshine Bus and the $1 fare will be waived. For more information or to request a bus schedule, call (904) 823-4816.

ST. JOHNS STINGRAYS

SWIM TEAM SET

The St. Johns Stingrays signed up more than 70 swimmers during their April 6th registration. Because of the increase in participants, the Stingrays are now a large division team in the First Coast Summer Swim League. Coach John Aggas will return for his third year coaching the Stingrays.

Many improvements to the team's pool, including new blocks, lanes, and shade canopies, as well as redesigned suits and accessories for team members, were a result of parent participation and fund raising. The Stingrays would like to thank all of the parents and sponsors for their continued support.

CAR WASH FUND-RAISER

FOR TOURNAMENT

The JC Baseball 11U AB Cobras will hold a car wash on Saturday and May 14 behind the Wendy's on Race Track Road. Proceeds from this event will help send the team to a baseball tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports during Memorial Day weekend.

ST. JOHNS COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE

Civic and homeowner associations will hold a roundtable meeting from 9-11 a.m. Monday. The program features Jerry Cameron discussing the St. Johns Vision and work and goals of the government foundation. Also scheduled for review is the county budget; committee reports on growth management, education and water; and other issues of county interest. The meeting will be held at the St. Johns County Main Library, U.S. 1 at San Carlos Ave. (904) 501-5445.

KIWANIS CLUB

GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Kiwanis Club of St. Augustine will host its annual golf tournament on Tuesday at the Golf Club at South Hampton. Proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Club Scholarship Program, which awards scholarships to five local high school seniors who have excelled in grades, community service and extracurricular activities. Entry fee of $100 includes green fees, cart, lunch and refreshments. Enter as a team of four or as an individual. Door prizes and a raffle will be held in the afternoon.

For more information, call Verna Brown at (904) 377-2766. Entry information (captain's name, players' names, addresses, phone numbers, and handicaps or indexes) may be faxed to (904) 797-7182.

PUBLIC MEETING ABOUT HEARING IMPAIRMENT

The Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will hold a public meeting on issues related to deafness and hearing loss from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the World Golf Village. The council members represent state agencies, advocacy groups, and hearing impaired individuals. …

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