Beaches Community Kitchen Presented 2013 Beaches Watch “Give-Back” Donation

Jacksonville Beach, FL (December 4, 2013) – On December 4, local nonprofit organization Beaches Community Kitchen (BCK) was presented the 4th Annual Beaches Watch “Give-Back” donation.  Mary Jane Brown, President of the Board for Beaches Community Kitchen, and other BCK representatives were in attendance to receive the $1,000 donation and provide a presentation about the Beaches Community Kitchen organization. Beaches Community Kitchen is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been

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Lillie Sullivan Presented 2013 Friend of the Beaches Award

Jacksonville Beach, FL (June 5, 2013) – Lillie Sullivan has been chosen by the Board of Directors of Beaches Watch, Inc. as the recipient of the 2013 Friend of the Beaches Award.  The award was presented at the Beaches Watch monthly meeting on June 5 at 7pm in the Beaches Branch Library Community Room, 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach.  The public is invited to attend. Lillie Sullivan is being recognized

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Lend An Ear Outreach Selected For 2012 Beaches Watch “Give-Back” Donation

Jacksonville Beach, FL (December 5, 2012) – Lend An Ear Outreach, recipient of the 3rd Annual Beaches Watch “Give-Back” donation, was presented a $1,000 donation at the Beaches Watch meeting on Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm in the Community Room of the Beaches Branch Library, 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach.  Lend An Ear Outreach representatives were in attendance to receive the donation and made a very informative presentation about the

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St. Johns River Ferry Task Force Presented 2012 Friend of the Beaches Award

Jacksonville Beach, FL (April 18, 2012) – The St. Johns River Ferry Task Force has been chosen by the Board of Directors of Beaches Watch, Inc. as the recipient of the 2012 Friend of the Beaches Award.  The award will be presented at the Beaches Watch monthly meeting on May 2 at 7pm in the Fletcher Middle School Cafeteria, 2000 3rd St. N., Jacksonville Beach.  The public is invited to

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Beaches Council for the Disabled and Ish Brandt Beautification Committee Presented 2011 Beaches Watch “Give-Back” Donations

Jacksonville Beach, FL (December 7, 2011) – On December 7, 2011, Beaches Council for the Disabled and Ish Brandt Beautification Committee representatives were each presented a $500 donation as the recipients of the 2nd Annual Beaches Watch “Give-Back” donation.  The donation was presented by Beaches Watch President Sandy Golding to Kara Tucker, President of Beaches Council for the Disabled and Barbara Jackson, President of the Ish Brandt Beautification Committee at

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Dial-A-Ride Presented Inaugural Beaches Watch “Give-Back” Donation

Jacksonville Beach, FL (November 9, 2010) – On November 9, 2010, Dial-A-Ride representatives were presented a $1,000 donation as the recipient of the inaugural Beaches Watch “Give-Back” donation.  The donation was presented to Dial-A-Ride president Bennie Furlong by Beaches Watch President Sandy Golding at the Bennie Furlong Senior Center, 281 19th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach. This year, the Beaches Watch Board of Directors established an annual Beaches Watch “Give-Back” donation

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2010 Friend of the Beaches Award Presented to Gretchen Ferrell and the Beaches Local Food Network

Gretchen Ferrell and the Beaches Local Food Network have been chosen by the Board of Directors of Beaches Watch, Inc. as the recipient of the 2010 Friend of the Beaches Award. The award will be presented at the Beaches Watch monthly meeting on February 2 at 7pm in the Council Chambers of Neptune Beach City Hall, 116 1st St., Neptune Beach. The public is invited to attend. The Beaches Local

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Beaches Watch Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

On November 4th, Beaches Watch celebrated our fifth anniversary with a high-rise cake and memorabilia from the first efforts of Beaches Watch. Five years ago, Beaches Watch was formed to educate and involve citizens in the decisions that affect our beaches quality of life. Our group’s first effort was to sponsor the 35 foot height referendum for Jacksonville Beach. On November 2nd, 76% of voters approved the height limit, so

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2009 Friend of the Beaches Award

Jacksonville Beach, FL (November 13, 2009) – The River Branch Foundation has been chosen by the Board of Directors of Beaches Watch, Inc. as the recipient of the 2009 Friend of the Beaches Award. The award will be presented at the Beaches Watch monthly meeting on December 2nd at 7pm in the Community Room at the Beaches Branch Library, 600 3rd St., Neptune Beach. The public is invited to attend.

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2008 Friend of the Beaches Award

Jacksonville Beach, FL (December 3, 2008) – Marcy Silkenbaken of Ponte Vedra has been chosen by Beaches Watch, Inc. as the 2008 Friend of the Beaches Award recipient. The award was presented to Marcy on Wednesday, December 3 at 7pm at the monthly meeting at Fletcher High School. Marcy was nominated by Bonnie Barnes and chosen for the award based on her community involvement and contributions over the last decade

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2007 Friend of the Beaches Award

(December 5, 2007) – Bennie Furlong from Jacksonville Beach has been chosen by Beaches Watch, Inc. as the 2007 Friend of the Beaches award recipient. The award was presented to Bennie on Wednesday, December 5th at 7pm the Beaches Watch monthly meeting at Fletcher High School. Bennie was nominated by Tom Taylor and chosen as the 2007 award recipient based on her exemplary, life-long contributions to the quality of life

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WaveMasters Presentation to Beaches Watch – 9/5/07

(Sept. 5, 2007) – The WaveMasters Surf Club, through their annual surf event in May, raises money for youth and environmental organizations that serve the beaches area. Through the efforts of Sandy Golding and the members of Beaches Watch, the 35′ height limit became part of the city charter, ending a spree of highrise construction by local and outside developers. The WaveMasters are proud to donate $500 from their 2007

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2006 Friend of the Beaches Award

(December 6, 2006) – Mary Emerson-Smith from Atlantic Beach has been chosen by Beaches Watch, Inc. as the 2006 Friend of the Beaches award recipient. The award was presented to Mary on Wednesday, December 6th at the Beaches Watch monthly meeting. Mary was nominated by Sharon Yow and chosen as the 2006 award recipient based on her exemplary contributions to the preservation of the quality of life in our beach

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Beaches Watch Presented 2006 Community Steward Award by 1000 Friends of Florida

On August 17, 2006, 1000 Friends of Florida presented the 2006 Community Steward award to Beaches Watch. The award was presented in the form of a framed watercolor painting by Dawn McMillan depicting the beauty of our Northeast Florida beaches with insets from the Jax Beach Height referendum petition drive. The painting was commissioned by 1000 Friends of Florida. Watch the award presentation (video courtesy of Atlantic Video Productions): The

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