SAB News: April 2015



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News: April 27, 2015


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It was a delicious day on Saturday, as thousands enjoyed a TASTE of St Augustine at the St Augustine Amphitheater. Borland-Groover Clinic, a main sponsor of the event was there making people aware of their health. “We like to get colon cancer awareness out there while supporting such a great cause.” said Jennifer Hiley, Executive Assistant for Borland-Groover Clinic.



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Hugh stands by the Ultra Shed truck

SHRED to Keep You Safe

Earth Day Celebrations were held throughout the island during the month of April 2015. With the start of the Earth Day celebration at Anastasia State Park, the Arbor Day “Out On A Limb” celebration at the SAB City Hall to the beach clean up at the Pier Park on Saturday morning, people were surely loving our Mother Earth.



20th Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival & WILCO

The Gamble Rogers Folk Festival Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization will once again produce the May Gamble Rogers Festival and annual concert series of the same name in St. Augustine Florida.


News: April 20, 2015

 Run For Peace

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Finish Domestic Violence!

Finish Domestic Violence Forever

Every home should be a safe space. A place to relax, to let loose, a place where you should be able to find solace and peace. Yet for many their home has turned into a place to dread. For those in an abusive relationship, home is a place to fear…where an escape is all they can think of.



Going Out On A Limb Celebration

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Florida Fish and Wildlife show off an alligator.

Arbor Day Event in SAB

It’s all about the Earth in April and St Augustine Beach knows how to spread the word. With Earth Day being celebrated on April 22 and Arbor Day on April 24th, St Augustine Beach did not want for a day to celebrate nature.


News: April 13, 2015

Boat Week 2015 With The Best of the Best


420 race on the bay front.

A Picture Postcard Kind of Weekend

The waters around St Augustine Beach were awash of activity last week, thanks to the St Augustine Yacht Club’s first annual Boat Week. Sponsored by the First Coast Sailing Association, boats of all sizes were represented. With a tent set up on the bay front, the Yacht Club was sailing through the evening with award ceremonies and bands like the 418 Band, Oh No and I-Vibe to help calm the old sea dog. An ice cream social was held for the younger sailors to close out the weekend.



The Beachfront Resort Is Gone Welcome Embassy Suites

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Making room for a new hotel.

Just passed the corner of A1A Beach Blvd and Pope Rd you will see the changing beach. With the demolition being completed on the old Beachfront Resort Hotel, it is now time to remove the rubble and make room for a new Embassy Suites.


Help Paint The Lighthouse

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The lantern covered for renovation.

You Can Help A Friend

The horizon was dark last week as the St Augustine Lighthouse started renovations which included, covering the top lantern. The ocean air has taken a toll on the lighthouse and since the lighthouse has not been painted for fifteen years it suffers from paint deterioration, corrosion, rust, mold as well as masonry problems.


News:  April 6, 2015

 Sunrise Service at Crescent Beach

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There were people as far as the eye could see at the beach Easter morning, as Crescent Beach Baptist Church celebrated sunrise service with the masses.


 The Tradition Continues

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Children Search For Eggs At St Anastasia

Thousands of plastic eggs littered the ground around St Anastasia Catholic Church on Sunday for their annual Easter egg hunt. Put on by the St Anastasia Church middle and high school youth groups, this annual event has become a staple in the community for both the young and young at heart.



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– Bring an instrument, your voice, or just your willingness to listen!-

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
April 18, 2015



Earth Day Fair at Anastasia State Park

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Enjoy a family-friendly day of learning in the park
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
April 18, 2015