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Vacancies for St. Johns County Advisory Boards and Committees

St. Johns County is currently accepting applications for the following Board and Committee vacancies. Contact Melissa Lundquist at (904) 209.0537 or mlundquist@sjcfl.us for more information or to obtain an application.

Fresh Market's Tips to Creating a Romantic Valentine's Day at Home

Fresh Market's Tips to Creating a Romantic Valentine's Day at Home

This time of year, fine dining experiences are among the favorite ways to “show the love,” and The Fresh Market offers unique options to help create those romantic experiences at home. Nearly 2,000 of the specialty grocery retailer’s customers recently completed an online survey* covering everything from their go-to romantic foods and preferred gifts to experiential questions detailing how they like to enjoy Valentine’s meals.

Target, RadioShack Buy Back iPhones, Other Used Gadgets

Target, RadioShack Buy Back iPhones, Other Used Gadgets

The trend of dumping unwanted gadgets online at sites like eBay and Craigslist now has shifted to brick-and-mortar retail stores, with a twist.

Major retailers, such as Target (TGT) and RadioShack (RSH), are buying back products from customers in-store and offering credit toward purchase of new products.

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Clink, clank, clunk!  That’s the sound more than 300,000 students throughout North Florida will soon hear as they pour their pocket change into collection jars to support Olive Garden’s 17th-annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) School & Youth campaign.  Last year, Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies collected $6.1 million nationally, bringing the total amount donated since the program’s inception to more than $53 million.

St. Johns Riverkeeper Launches Campaign to Stop Georgia-Pacific Pipeline

St. Johns RIVERKEEPER recently announced the Cleaner GP awareness campaign to encourage Georgia-Pacific (GP) to abandon its plans to build a pipeline to the St. Johns River and to pursue alternative solutions to its wastewater pollution problems.  The CleanerGP.com campaign and website call on citizens to sign a petition to Governor Rick Scott asking him to require further toxicity testing of Georgia-Pacific’s wastewater and to require GP to find an acceptable alternative that will protect the health of the St. Johns River.   

Discover Sultan's Secret at Casa Monica this Valentine's Day

Discover Sultan's Secret at Casa Monica this Valentine's Day

Casa Monica engages all five senses as lovebirds experience sight, sound, smell, taste, and most importantly touch.

  • One night in luxurious accommodations
  • A Floral Fantasy Flower Arrangement with personalized card in-room upon arrival
  • Our Touch amenity featuring foods that you can feed each other
  • Two signature cocktails in the Cobalt Lounge
  • One romantic dinner in 95 Cordova Restaurant  for two, taxes and gratuity included
  • A Kama Sutra Bliss Box with aromatherapy massage oil, lavish bubble bath, feather tickler, satin blindfold/tie, rose petals and a copy of The Lover’s Guide Encyclopedia
  • One in-room movie
  • Breakfast for two in 95 Cordova Restaurant, gratuity included 
  • Valet parking

Rate starts at $578 weekdays, $648 weekend of Feb 11-12, and $708 weekend of Feb 18-19.

Interested In A Romantic Staycation For Valentine’s Day? Check Out the Renaissance Resort at WGV

Interested In A Romantic Staycation For Valentine’s Day? Check Out the Renaissance Resort at WGV

Picturesque St. Augustine, Florida has long been a destination of choice for couples seeking a romantic getaway.