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Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.

Free Girls Hockey Clinic Nov. 7th

Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex is pleased to annouce a Free Hockey Clinic, just for girls, on Novemeber 7, 2010 from 8 - 9 AM. USA Hockey, One Goal, and Statewide Amateur Hockey of Florida are coming together to sponsor this one day event in Jacksonville and throughout other cities in Florida.

Northeast Florida Veg Fest Nov. 6th

The very first Northeast Florida Veg Fest will take place Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 10:00am-5:00pm at Riverside Park and from 11am-7pm at the 5-Points Theatre in Jacksonville, Florida.

Communities in Schools of Jacksonville Helps Students Stomp Out Drugs

Over 400 students from St. Clair Evans Academy (SCEA) along with the SCEA Team Up Court and cheerleaders, Raines High School’s Marching Band, Northwestern Middle School’s Marching Band and members of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office  will be marching in the Stomp Out Drugs Parade, part of a national event that promotes a drug-free society. 

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner and many consumers may not realize how scary this ghoulish night might really be for their personal safety, their property…or their pocketbooks.

Know the Difference Between a Cold and The Flu

Cold and flu symptoms are very similar and it may be hard to tell which virus is making you sick. The cold and flu are both respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different types of viruses. Flu symptoms usually come on quickly (within 3-6 hours) and consist of a fever, body aches, dry cough, and extreme tiredness. Cold symptoms are less severe and people experience a stuffy nose, productive cough, slight tiredness, and limited body aches.

Episcopal's Concussion Care Program Athletic Department Priority

As the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee reviews a bill to create concussion standards for high school athletes (H.R. 6172 Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act of 2010), Episcopal High School is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of its students on the playing field, especially of those in contact sports.