Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Beach Shorts

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Beach Shorts

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The public may join the walk along the beach for Making Strides Against Cancer Feb. 8 at the SeaWalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. The American Cancer Society's walk-a-thon and fund-raiser commemorates and honors those who have been touched by cancer. People are asked to unite their co-workers, friends and families to help fight cancer and celebrate survivorship. For information, call 249-0022.


Ponte Vedra Beach and Palm Valley residents who oppose the Palm Valley Community Association's proposal to install four signs that read "Welcome to Historic Palm Valley, Est. in 1905" will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday Jan. 30 at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive in Ponte Vedra Beach.

The proposed location for these signs are at Old Dixie Highway and St. Johns County Road 210, at Mickler Road and Florida A1A, at Solana Road at the south entrance of Marsh Landing and at St. Johns County Road 210 by the Ponte Vedra Beach Courthouse annex. The meeting is open to the public.


Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery will hold its second annual flag retirement service on Feb. 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Anyone who has worn-out American flags can drop them off at the cemetery so they may receive proper retirement. Everyone in the community is invited to attend the patriotic service. Ponte Vedra Valley is at 4750 Palm Valley Road (County Road 210) in Ponte Vedra Beach. Call 285-1130 for information.


A colorful Mexican ballet troupe will be performing tomorrow at St. Paul's Catholic Church as part of Catholic Schools Week and the annual St. Paul's Art Fest.

The nine-member Folk Lorico Ballet, from Montclavo, Mexico, will perform at 9 and 10:30 a.m. and noon in the family center, telling the history of Mexico through a 45-minute dance program. …

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