St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest occupied European settlement in the United States. As the town approaches its 450th birthday celebration in September of 2015, tourism numbers continue to set records. In an article about the carefully planned tourism effort in St. Johns County, and St. Augustine, the multi-faceted efforts of the city, the county, and the Visitors Convention Bureau are responsible for the record setting numbers. “Living in St. Augustine is like living in a major city. The
St. Augustine, Fla. 31, May, 2014—The nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine, Fla. is turning 450 on Sept. 8, 2015, and is hosting events from now until then. For additional information written about St. Augustine and the area please visit www.rosecoloredsunglasses.com. St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the United States, is celebrating 450 years of history. Events are being held from now until the week long celebration, Sept. 4 thru Sept. 12 2015 with culmination on Sept.8, 2015.
It is no joke that color makes a difference. How color affects our mood, by Rachel Bender highlights how, “color and mood are inextricably linked.” She is further solidifying what I know—Rose Colored Sunglasses are life changing! The first time you wear a pair of rose colored sunglasses on a grey day, you cannot help but see the world transform. While the unfriendly clouds do not disappear, they become bearable bathed in a pleasant pink hue. I would like
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Brittany Cubbedge works at the Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition of St. Johns County, Incorporated in the Transitional Housing Program. Cubbedge who came from a non-traditional home herself understands the needs of the families she works with on multiple levels. With the rate of homeless families on the rise in St. Johns County, Cubbedge is instrumental in helping to keep families together and shelteres. She explained that in order for a family to become a part of the E.S.H.C Transitional Housing
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The Tolomato Cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest planned cemetery in the state and open to the public the third Saturday of the month at this time. Entrance to the cemetery is free but donations are accepted for the upkeep. Brooke Radaker, a local St. Augustine resident who gives tours at the Tolomato Cemetery, enjoys taking the time to volunteer, “I think the best part is the diversity–it launches you into so many different directions. Its amazing who
The 4th annual St. Augustine Celtic Music and Heritage Festival, this past weekend drew a crowd to Francis Field in St. Augustine, Florida. The three-day event was packed with activities and events. Music filled the air as families wandered through the many vendors in attendance. The St. Patrick’s Day parade was held on Saturday. Scottish Armature Highland Games held on Saturday and Sunday.
Journey: 450 Years of the African American Experience, an event in St. Augustine, Fla., is open to the public for exploration from now until July, 15 2014. The Journey came together with the help of local and national organizations, and begins in the Visitors Information Center where you begin and obtain your passport. This event is held in conjunction with the 450th birthday celebration in St. Augustine. “It really is amazing