City Rescue Mission Seeks Community Support for Golf Tournament

City Rescue Mission (CRM) will host the third annual Champions Challenge Golf Tournament on Monday, August 29, 2011 at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach. The tournament raises money to fund programs and initiatives that help the homeless and needy in Northeast Florida get off the streets and back on their feet. City Rescue Mission does not receive any local, state or federal funding and is currently seeking supporting sponsors and tournament teams.

Community Collection Day at TPC Parking Lot

Community Collection Day at TPC Parking Lot

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- St. Johns County Solid Waste Management will host a Community Collection Day this weekend.

It's from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at THE PLAYERS Championship parking lot, located at A1A and County Road 210 in Ponte Vedra. The event is limited to St. Johns County residents only.

A Community Collection Day provides residents an opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste, obsolete electronics including old computer equipment and tires.

Some examples of household hazardous waste items include paint, oil, cleaners, pesticides, batteries and pool chemicals.

A few restrictions apply. No microwave ovens or large appliances are accepted. Also, each household is limited to disposing no more than 10 tires.

The Community Collection Day is limited to residential materials; no commercial items, construction materials, garbage or yard trash will be accepted.

Charity Golf Tournament at Ponte Vedra Honors Military Families

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation (Foundation), a non-profit organization committed to honoring military personnel and their families, will be holding its fourth annual charity golf tournament, “Swing 4 Scholarships,” on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. All proceeds from the event directly support the efforts of the Foundation, with a focus on the Foundation’s scholarship program.

Walk to Benefit Society of St. Vincent De Paul

The President of the Ponte Vedra Woman’s Club, Sheryl Quinn, is pleased to announce the second annual “Walk for a Cause” event. This fundraiser is a 3K walkathon to benefit the Society of St. Vincent De Paul, Inc. It will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. starting at Mickler’s Landing Beach Park in Ponte Vedra Beach. Registration is $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for under age 18. Participants are encouraged to get pledges to help raise funds for the Society of St. Vincent De Paul, whose mission is to “embrace the world in a network of charity”. Teams are welcome and students may qualify for community hours by participating in this event.

Young Life’s* Fun Run for Kids

Young Life’s* Fun Run for Kids

The first road race ever in Nocatee, Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 7:30 am!

This fun walk/run will bring families and the entire community together to support our teenagers in Northern St. Johns County by helping fund Young Life’s weekly club meetings, sending kids to camp and other special events.

Pedal to THE PLAYERS MS Bike Valet May 12-14 and MS Day at THE PLAYERS on May 12

The National MS Society North Florida Chapter and THE PLAYERS have partnered for more than 20 years to move toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. This year they are offering special events and services to raise funds and awareness for the National MS Society: MS Day at THE PLAYERS on May 12 and Pedal to THE PLAYERS MS Bike Valet May 12-14.

Fashion on the Fairway

Fashion on the Fairway

As the Masters winds down and The PLAYERS Championship tournament fever begins to grip the community, Southeast Spine & Rehabilitation announced today the creation of a new tournament event during this exciting week. Southeast Spine & Rehabilitation is pleased to present Fashion on the Fairway, a cocktail party and fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).