FERNANDINA BEACH WEATHER

Take Stock in Children/Nassau Wins Award for Inaugural Strides for Education 5 K

Press Release Florida State College

Donald J. Hughes, Nassau Center Director

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Take Stock in Children/Nassau received an award for their first annual Strides for Education 5K Beach Walk/Run. The award for Best First Strides 2012 was presented to Jody Mackle, program coordinator, by the Take Stock in Children State Office at the state conference in Tallahassee in March.

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Arlene Filkoff, chair of the TSIC Leadership Council, Bob Schmonsees, chair of the Strides for Education, and Jody Mackle, program coordinator, with the Best First Strides 2012 award.

Money raised at the event will be used for scholarships for Nassau County students.   Take Stock in Children/Nassau has provided college scholarships to more than 150 students over the last 15 years.  Another 160 Take Stock scholars are in Nassau County’s four middle and high schools. 

April 25, 2013 11:00 a.m.

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