Nocatee Resource Day to be held Aug. 8


For the second straight year, local families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from various St. Johns County schools, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office and several nonprofit organizations at Nocatee Resource Day Tuesday, Aug 8.

To be held at Crosswater Hall and the Splash Water Park from 6 to 9 p.m., the event will first feature a meet and greet with school district principals and representatives from Valley Ridge Academy, Ocean Palms Elementary School, Landrum Middle School, Nease High School and Ponte Vedra High School. District 4 School Board Member Kelly Barrera will also be present.

Deputies from the sheriff’s office will then conduct a few presentations regarding laws that affect children, with specific topics including the consequences of texting and social media, as well as Internet safety for parents. Representatives from numerous nonprofit organizations, including EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, PACT Prevention Coalition, Tobacco Free Florida and many others, will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the resources they provide to the community.

Parents are encouraged to bring their children (ages 5 to 15) to the event, with supervised age appropriate games and activities planned for the evening. Free food will also be provided.

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