Youth summer program available for teens

Apr 25, 2011  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

The E3 Business Group is offering a new community-based youth development program for adolescents between the ages of 11 and 16. The Youth Achievement in Technology (YAT) program has four available sessions, from June to August, and includes:

  • Activities to help identify their interests and skills
  • Individual and group projects to build social and leadership skills
  • Introduction to a wide variety of career choices and entrepreneurial optionsHealth and nutrition education and wellness activities with certified personal trainers
  • Opportunity to meet and interact with athletes, celebrities, and community leaders

Meals are provided and after care is optional. The sessions are daily from 8am – 4pm and include a fitness component facilitated by DEEN Wellness Center.

Register online at the E3 Business Group Web site or visit DEEN Wellness Center (inside AbzSolute Fitness @ Gateway), 5290-4 Norwood Ave, Jacksonville FL 32218.

Session I—Mon—Fri; June 6 thru June 17, 2011; Registration—$150 (E3 Rate $125)

Session II—Mon—Fri; June 20 thru July 1, 2011; Registration—$150 (E3 Rate $125)

Session III—Mon—Fri; July 11 thru July 22, 2011; Registration—$150 (E3 Rate $125)

Session IV—Mon—Fri; July 25 thru August 5, 2011; Registration—$150 (E3 Rate $125)

May Contracts & QI Meeting

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  • When: May 11, 2011
  • Location: NEFL Healthy Start Coalition Conference Room, 644 Cesery Blvd., Ste. 210, Jacksonville, FL 32211
  • Time: 8:30 am

May Board Meeting

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  • When: May 19, 2011
  • Location: Early Learning Coalition, 8301 Cypress Plaza Dr., Suite 201, Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Time: 9 am

Education Summit: Improving Education for Children in Foster Care

Apr 20, 2011  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

The Department of Children and Families — Circuit 4 invites you to participate in an Educational Summit, “Everybody’s a Teacher: Improving Education for Children in Foster Care.”

The event will take place Friday, April 29, 2011 from 9am to 12pm at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Haut Hall, 1649 Kingsley Ave. Orange Park, Florida 32073.

Please RSVP via email to Summer Saladino,, by April 22nd.

Register for the Children’s Campaign legislative breakfast

Apr 19, 2011  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

The Chartrand Foundation, the Community Foundation and the Jessie Ball duPont Fund are hosting Children’s Campaign breakfast on April 27. Seating is limited, so make your reservations here today.

Roy Miller, president of the Children’s Campaign, will present: “What’s Happening and What’s Next for Kids.”

The breakfast is Wednesday, April 27 from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. at the Kinne Center at Jacksonville University.