Here is an update on news of St Augustine and beyond as we wait another day. Please stay safe and wear a mask.
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The St Johns Cultural Council has an emergency fund for local artists and art organizations, also a concert series for April. Learn more and watch this video. For more info SJCC has a website, a newsletter and a FB page, so check it out.
St Johns County Emergency Meeting to update its residents went down today at 9:00am, so here it is in a nutshell. Stay safe and listen to the experts.
As the days go by and the numbers of infected increase, we wait in place, hoping for the best outcome, slowly mentally and emotionally getting ready for the economic challenge that lays ahead of us as a community and a nation.
I got on my bike and took a ride in the area and spoke with small businesses that need support. They are open and need your business.
St. Johns County held a press conference at 4 p.m. today March 24th, in the Emergency Operations Center, 100 EOC Drive, St. Augustine, to discuss St. Johns County’s response to COVID-19. The conference included a question-and-answer session with representatives from St. Johns County, Florida Department of Health, St. Johns County Emergency Management. Representatives from other agencies, including the City of St. Augustine, the City of St. Augustine Beach, St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, and emergency medical services were also be present.
As musicians hit hard times with all the cancellations till May and probably beyond, Toes in the Sand Recording Studio came up with an idea to support our local musicians. First Coast.TV went to the recording studio to get the details on what we call St Augustine Musicians Fund Project.
Went through town on my bike feeling the vibe of the city as the pandemic crisis grips the nation day by day.
Tomorrow Friday the St Augustine Distillery starts to distribute a hand sanitizer in the community, made right here at the distillery. First Coast.TV went to the St Augustine Distillery to talk to General Manager Matt Stephens in order to get more details and sample the product.
A great show on March 10th, with guests, soprano Lisa Lockhart, UNF Jazz teachers and greats JB Scott and Danny Gottlieb, St Augustine Commissioner John Valdez, comic Emily Penkala and musical guests UNF JE1 Jazz Combo. An unforgettable evening where Jazz was king.