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Winn-Dixie Introduces Smartphone 'App'

Winn-Dixie Introduces Smartphone 'App'

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. announced it launched a smartphone application that will help customers find their closest Winn-Dixie, allow them to view the weekly circular and sales for that specific store, and create and manage shopping lists that both sync with computers and can be shared with other users. The easy-to-use app for Apple’s iPhone and Android smart phones is available as a free download through Apple Inc.’s iTunes, the Android Market or through links on Winn-Dixie’s website at http://www.winndixie.com/Mobile/apps.

Bartram Trail High School Celebrates Literacy Week January 24 - 28th

Bartram Trail High School's celebration of national Celebrate Literacy week is January 24 - 28th.  The goal is to encourage and promote reading to our young people are high priorities at both Bartram and the St. Johns County School District. Business Partners, community members, and local authors will be reading to students on either Monday, January 24th or Tuesday, January 25th.

Sam’s Club Brings Christmas Joy to Local Children’s Miracle Network Kids

The Christmas season is not a time that most people want to spend in the emergency room.  The kids who had to make that trip to Shand’s Pediatric Emergency Room on Monday, December 20th, got a little surprise from some local Sam’s Club employees.  Yesterday, fourteen of their employees made a special delivery of toys and some Christmas cheer.  For the past month, all three Jacksonville Sam’s Club locations collected $1400 worth of toys that were donated to Children’s Miracle  Network.

St. Johns County Christmas and New Year’s Schedule

The Christmas and New Year’s Holiday schedule for various St. Johns County facilities is listed below:

Official Northeast Florida Regional Evacuation Study to be Released

The Northeast Florida Regional Council, in coordination with the Florida Department of Community Affairs Divisions of Emergency Management and Community Planning, and the Florida Department of Transportation, will officially release the Northeast Florida Regional Evacuation Study on Thursday, December 16th at 1:30 p.m.  This event will be held at the University Center at the University of North Florida, located at 12000 Alumni Drive in Jacksonville.

Triple Fuel Perks on Gift Cards at Winn Dixie

Holiday Shopping Tip:

1. Before hitting the stores on Black Friday and throughout holiday season, visit Winn-Dixie and purchase gift cards for the stores where you’ll be shopping. Earn fuelperks! rewards.

2. Use those cards for holiday shopping for friends and family.

3. You’ve now earned discounted gas just for doing your holiday shopping!

Fuel Price Brief for the Week of Nov 21

Consumers will get a break this holiday weekend as gas prices are not expected to increase further this week after the price of crude oil dropped $3.37 in price last week to settle Friday at $81.51 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Crude prices decreased for the second week in a row, sparing last minute spikes in retail gas prices before Thanksgiving.