Families

A Bag Of Groceries Gets You Get a Car Show Ticket

ORANGE PARK, FL -- Like muscle cars?  How about motorcycles or antique cars?  Mark your calendar for November 13th to enjoy a car show and help the less fortunate. 

First Baptist Church of Orange Park will host its 3rd Annual Car & Bike Show Sunday, November 13, to benefit Orange Park Clothes Closet. 

The show will be held at 1140 Kingsley Ave from 2-5pm with awards to be presented at 5pm.

All proceeds will be given to the OP Clothes Closet. 

BBQ meals will be available to purchase onsite by Seriously Smokin' BBQ.

First Baptist members, Jim Hall, Lonnie Walls and Bob Duncan will spearhead the event again this year registering antique cars, muscle cars, foreign makes and motorcycles. 

Registration for the car show and admission to the concert will be one grocery bag full of donations (canned meat, cereal, peanut butter, bath towels, bed sheets) or $20.

Register Your Emergency Contact Information Week

If you are involved in a crash, who would you want police to notify?  In Florida, residents have  the ability to make that decision before an emergency strikes. To date, more than 5 million Floridians have registered their  emergency contacts with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.  Gov. Rick Scott signed a proclamation to name Oct. 2 - 8, 2011, Register Your Emergency Contact Information Week in  Florida, and DHSMV is teaming up with the Division of Emergency Management to encourage all Floridians to register  their contacts.

Bank of America to Charge $5 a Month for Debit Cards


NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America plans to start charging customers a $5 monthly debit card fee.

The fee will be rolled out starting early next year.

A Bank of America Corp. spokeswoman says customers will only be charged the fee if they use their debit cards for purchases in any given month. Customers won't be charged if they only use their cards at an ATM.

According to Survey, Number of Workers Living Paycheck to Paycheck at Pre-Recession Levels

According to Survey, Number of Workers Living Paycheck to Paycheck at Pre-Recession Levels

As the U.S. keeps a close eye on the stock market; CareerBuilder’s survey shows the financial situation for some households is improving. Forty-two percent of workers say they usually or always live paycheck to paycheck, an improvement from 43 percent in 2010 and in line with levels seen back in 2007. The number of workers who have missed a bill payment has decreased year-over-year; one-in-five (20 percent) say they have missed payments on bills in the last year, slightly improved from 22 percent at this time last year. This is according to a new nationwide survey of more than 5,200 workers by CareerBuilder that was conducted from May 18 to June 3, 2011.

Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday runs this weekend

Shoppers prepare to swipe your debit cards.

Florida's sales tax holiday starts Friday at one minute after midnight and lasts through Sunday.

The three-day back-to-school tax holiday eliminates state and local taxes on more than 130 items, including certain clothes, footwear and backpacks costing $75 or less.