4-H Youth Photo Exhibit in St Johns County

St. Johns County 4-H youth photos are being exhibited at the St Johns County Administration Building at 500 San Sebastian View, since March 1st through April 21st  2016. The St. Johns County Cultural Council hosted an opening reception for this exhibit on Tuesday, March 1st at 8:15am at the St Johns County Administration Building. The public was welcome and encouraged to attend. The 4-H Youth Development Program provides several opportunities throughout the year for youth to learn and develop skills related to photography as well as compete at the local and state level with their photos. Photo-related learning opportunities take place at 4-H summer camps, county workshops and club meetings with the guidance of 4-H volunteers, Master Gardeners and the St. Augustine Camera Club. Photos submitted for competition are judged on focus, lighting, subject matter, composition, impact, and creativity. Photo subject areas include people, animals, plant/flora, scenic, architectural elements, still life, and 4-H theme. The 4-H photography project aims to encourage 4-H members to use photography as a meaningful communication tool in their lives.

The Presidential Preference Primaries Are Upon Us

The 2016 Presidential Preference Primary Election (PPP) is part of the nominating process in Florida for the United States presidential elections.  In the PPP, voters registered with one of Florida’s major political parties express their preference for the presidential candidate they would like to see representing their party on the General Election ballot in November.

After the PPP, designated political party delegates from Florida formally nominate the preferred presidential candidate at the respective party’s national convention. These national conventions are typically held in July or August. Based on the party rules governing delegate voting procedures, the party decides at the convention which presidential candidate will represent the party on the General Election ballot.

Florida’s PPP is on March 15, 2016. The deadline for voters to register to vote or update their party affiliation for the PPP is February 16, 2016. Eligible voters can vote in the PPP by mail (absentee), by voting early, or by voting at the polls on Election Day.

Listen to Vicky Oakes the Supervisor of Elections, goes through the information you should know.