SAB News: August 2016


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  19 years of Giving Kids The World at Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort

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Sparky and kids enjoying the day at Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort. photo: 2016

For 19 years Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort has played an instrumental part in raising the funds for Give Kids The World Village, a 70 acre “storybook” resort located in central, Fl. With the funds collected, Give Kids The World Village fulfills the wishes of families and children with life-threatening illnesses.


Logan Farquhar Fundraiser Was A Splash


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Logan Farquhar (center) hangs with friends at the pier park during the fundraiser. photo: 2016

June was a difficult month for Logan Farquhar and his family. As he and his fishing buddies were traveling back to the boat ramp after a day of fishing, they were hit from behind by a large ski boat. This hit and run accident took place on June 25th. The day that changed Farquhar’s life forever.


Sing Out Loud Music Festival

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The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is a local venue for the free concerts. contributed photo: 2016

Hundreds of musicians from around the world will join local musicians for the first Sing Out Loud Music Festival. This celebration of music will take place at various venues throughout the county. Sponsored by the St Johns County Council, the Tourist Development Council and Community First Credit Union, the Sing Out Loud Festival will feature over 100 free, local and national performances staged throughout St Augustine over the course of three weekends in August and September.


Is The Pier at the End of its Lifespan?

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St johns county pier. photo: 2016

As St Augustine Beach rises in the votes for one of the best beaches in the USA on Tripadvisor, the pier continues to take a licking from the waves, weather and rising tides.