Families

Honoring Dr. Kings Legacy with Education

College Fair in Jacksonville, Florida
14 January 2012
Hyatt Regency Riverfront
9am to 1pm
Bring high school transcripts, financial records
(W2’s), birth certificates, and application fees
which range from $30 to $80.00 Adult and
Senior learners interested in college entrance
should apply also.

Safe Kids NE Florida and Wolfson Children’s Hospital Offer Winter Reminder about Bulky Jackets and C

 

Now that winter and some colder temperatures are here, Safe Kids Northeast Florida, led by Wolfson Children’s Hospital, has a seasonal reminder for parents and caregivers about transporting children in car seats. Infants, toddlers and children riding in car seats with internal harnesses should not be placed in the car seat with thick jackets, sweaters, or coats on, due to the issue of “coat compression.”

An Anointing Message To Fathers for 2012

An Anointing Message To Fathers for 2012

An Anointing Message To Fathers for 2012
by William Jackson, M.Ed.

Going into the new year Pastors, Bishops, Apostles, Priests and
others of religious faiths should pray over all fathers. Now more than
ever in history do we need spiritual guidance, wisdom and protection.

Still A Need for HBCU's Part 2

Still A Need for HBCU's Part 2

Need for HBCU’s Part 2

“Philosophers have long conceded, however, that every man has two
educators: 'that which is given to him, and the other that which he gives
himself. Of the two kinds the latter is by far the more desirable. Indeed
all that is most worthy in man he must work out and conquer for himself.
It is that which constitutes our real and best nourishment. What we are
merely taught seldom nourishes the mind like that which we teach ourselves.”
Carter G. Woodson, The Mis-education of the Negro

HBCU’s provide a chance to improve a life and look past mistakes, what
sometimes society tries to throw away, an opportunity to grow and change
for the better. Stated by Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., “People often think of
HBCU’s as places that find services for needy students. This is just one
argument made to justify HBCU’s existence. HBCU’s do things that majority

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

The New Year is the perfect time for young people to try out a fun, new activity. Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex invites kids, teens and parents to visit the ice rink for a FREE day of ice hockey and ice skating clinics.

What:     FREE learn to play hockey and learn to skate clinics

When:    Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012.

·         8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. – FREE learn to play hockey clinics, equipment included

·         10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – FREE learn to skate clinics, equipment included

Where:   3605 Philips Highway

 

Student of the Week: Alexis Keith

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A writer and illustrator? 

Alexis Keith, a second grader at Windy Hill Elementary School, is well on her way to becoming both. You only have to see her original works as proof, works which are well known among her classmates.

The Student of the Week's secret to writing: adding humor and telling real-life stories.

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

 

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – This year, when you experience the satisfied, yet suffocating feeling following your holiday meal, don’t let it confine you to the couch. Instead, come skate off the food and kick-start your New Year’s resolution to live a healthy lifestyle at Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex’s Annual Christmas Day and New Year’s Family Skates.

Both skating events are open to the public. The Christmas Day Family Skate is on Sunday, Dec. 25 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental, hot cocoa and a holiday cookie.

The New Year’s Family Skate is on Sunday, Jan.1 from 7:00-9:30 p.m.  Admission is $10 and includes skate rental. The Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex is located at 3605 Philips Highway.