"Friends gathering together to celebrate, protect and enhance the natural beauty in Anastasia State Park." Please come join us for an event, in membership or stewardship to this great preserve in St. Augustine.
*** Friends of Anastasia ***
"Friends gathering together to celebrate, protect and enhance the natural beauty in Anastasia State Park."
Please come join us for an event, in membership or stewardship to this great preserve in St. Augustine.
This website serves to inform our members, and those who may decide to become members, about our activities. Visit our "News Section" for reports with photos and videos on recent Friends' Events.
SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW OUR CORPORATE MEMBERS!
(view their logos below).
SUPPORT OUR NEW PLAYGROUND:
|You can support the building of our new|
state-of-the-art PLAYGROUND at the park by making a playground specific donation. For a complete description of our Playground Project & info on how to become involved in making it a reality, Click here.
After you have reviewed the information on the Playground Project, please send us your feedback in an E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOU MAY NOW DONATE TO FRIENDS VIA "PAYPAL OR BY CREDIT CARD" - Submit your donations to Friends for your yearly Membership via PAYPAL. You may also use PAYPAL to register for our ESR-2012 (Run/Walk) or even make extra one-time donations to our General, Junior Rangers and Playground funds. Donations can be made securely via your individual PayPal account or by using a major credit card. To use PayPal, please click on the "PayPal" link located at the top of this page. Donating this way is: Convenient - Fast - Easy - Secure!!!!!!
VOLUNTEER HELP NEEDED! Volunteers are needed for various Friends functions/tasks. Some of these are:
- Friends' Administration: Board Member (Note: there are current Board Member vacancies)
- Fundraising: Special Events, Endless Summer Run/Walk, Playground, etc.
- Information: Articles, Photography, Website Support, Correspondence, Public Speaking
- ECO: Recycling, Roadside Cleanup, Going Green
- Friends of Anastasia Awareness: FOA Booth, New Member Sign-up, Donor/Sponsor Solicitation
- Membership: Administration, Database Support
- Special Skills: Horticulture, Maintenance, Electric, Plumbing, Carpentry, Writing, Computer, etc.
ENDLESS SUMMER RUN/WALK (ESR) - 2013 - SAT, SEPT. 21st, 2013 - Thanks to all who Ran, Walked, Volunteered &/or Supported last year's Race. It was a huge success - THANKS TO YOU! It's now time to prepare for our 2013 Race. Visit our ESR-2013 Website at: www.endlesssummerrun.org/ for complete info on how to Register, Volunteer &/or be a Supporter. Let's make ESR-2013 our biggest & best ESR ever.
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT OF FRIENDS: OUR NEW FRIENDS SPORT SHIRT IS NOW AVAILABLE. To view a photo & get more info on how to obtain one, visit the News section of this website, or simply click here: http://normfromfl.webs.com/foa/voltshirt.htm
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR GENEROUS ESR SPONSORS - To view them all, please click on: http://www.endlesssummerrun.org/sponsors.htm
OUR “FUNdrasier YARD SALE" ON FEB. 23rd, 2013 (supporting our Playground at the park) was a "Huge Success" - To view some pictures, a brief summary & a nice note from our Friends President about this event, visit our News link above or click on: http://normfromfl.webs.com/foa/fundraiser.htm
GIVE "12 FREE ANASTASIA PARK ADMISSIONS" AS A GIFT - A Friends membership makes a great gift for someone you care about. Please visit the E-Form, Mail-Form or PayPal links above and submit a gift membership today. Thanks!
THE ROADSIDE LOOKS GREAT-THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED - View a note from our Friends V.P. & Roadside Cleanup Coordinator, Rita Roberts in our "Items Of Interest" section below. Thanks for the help......
READ OUR MONTHLY "RANGER'S CORNER" FEATURE ARTICLES: Written by our own Friends Liaison, Cristy Leonard - Park Specialist at ASP, her latest interesting & educational article (for March, 2013) is about "The Black Skimmers". To view this article, please click on the following link: http://normfromfl.webs.com/foa/skimmers.htm . While in our "News" section, view other interesting stories & pictures we have posted.
CALENDAR (of upcoming events) - Visit our Calendar link above to view all upcoming events, such as: Scheduled Park "Habitat Walks" (on the last Saturday of each month), Friends meetings & get togethers and our Park's "Fee-Free" Days (to name a few). To find out more, visit the "Deals & Discounts" link on the Park Website at: http://www.floridastateparks.org/thingstodo/deals.cfm
HELP OUR "JUNIOR RANGER" PROGRAM - You can now help support our "Junior Ranger" program here at Anastasia State Park. Recently, we had over 50 kids participate in this worthwhile program. It's easy to donate to Friends via PayPal or a Major Credit Card. Simply click on the "PayPal" link located at the top of this page. Donations on our site are safe & secure. You may also send in your "Junior Ranger" donation to: Friends Of Anastasia Park (Junior Rangers Fund), 1340A A1A
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
See Items Below (click "Next Page" to view Items on subsequent pages)
|Meeting Notes - April 16th, 2013||Posted on Apr 21 2013|
|View our April 16th, 2013 Friends meeting notes right here. Please click on "Read More" to the right & scroll halfway down the page ----> Read More|
|Next Monthly Friends of Anastasia Park Meeting||Posted on Apr 21 2013|
|Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 @ 7:00 PM at the Park Administration Bldg. Please click on "Read More" to the right for further information. Read More|
|The Roadside Looks GREAT-Thanks To All Who Helped||Posted on Mar 11 2013|
|What a great crew we had Saturday morning, March 9th for the Roadside Cleanup!! Those helping make the road way more beautiful were: Greg Adams, Sharon Burbelo, Louise Gallik, Rich Gallik, Diane Glass, Doug Imshaug, Liane Stark, Brendan Murphy Dennis Salvati and me, Rita Roberts. Thanks to each of you for giving up part of your Saturday morning and your hard work. Also a special thanks to Ranger Dean!!! Stay tuned for when we will hold our next cleanup. Thanks again, Rita|
|“FUNdrasier YARD SALE” A Huge Success||Posted on Mar 01 2013|
On Saturday morning, February 23rd, 2013, our "FUNdrasier YARD SALE” was held in the parking lot, across from the Amphitheater (during the Saturday Farmer's Market) & it was a HUGE SUCCESS. Thanks to all who came out to support our Playground fundraising efforts by purchasing items at our Yard Sale. Also, a big THANK YOU is in order for all those volunteers who helped make this event such a success. Since this yard sale was so successful, we plan to hold others in the future. Great job everyone. Please click on "Read More" below (& scroll halfway down the page) to view a note about our Yard Sale from our Friends President, Greg Adams...... To view some pictures of the event, visit our News link above or click on: http://normfromfl.webs.com/foa/fundraiser.htmRead More
|Thanks To All Who Attended Our Jan. 27th Annual Meeting||Posted on Jan 30 2013|
|A BIG THANK YOU to all who attended out Friends Annual Meeting & Party on Sunday evening, Jan. 27th, 2013. We had a great turnout considering that the weather was threatening all day. There was good food & other refreshments on-hand, a bonfire to keep us cozy & wonderful camaraderie. We even made some time to conduct a little needed business. Thanks so much to all of our FRIENDS. You are what make this organization great!!!!!! To see a nice thank you note & summary from our Friends President - Greg Adams, please visit our NEWS page: http://normfromfl.webs.com/foa/meeting2013.htm .|
|Friends of Anastasia Park Membership at 115||Posted on Apr 21 2013|
|Thank you Friends members for helping us keep our membership numbers strong - now at 115 Your help and support is greatly appreciated! Our members are our lifeblood......|
|Endless Summer Run/Walk-2013 (ESR) on Sept. 21st||Posted on Mar 20 2013|
|Saturday morning, September 21st, 2013 at 7:30 AM. Visit our ESR-2013 Website at: www.endlesssummerrun.org for additional information. Run through three ecosystems or walk on the beach: 10k (6.2 mile) run (or a 5k [3.1 mile] beach walk) through Anastasia State Park's beach, hammock, and saltmarsh takes you to some of St. Johns County's most beautiful terrain. Drill down (click on Read More) on this item for additional information & visit us on www.endlesssummerrun.org to register or volunteer. Read More|
|Facts About Friends||Posted on Sep 04 2012|
The answers are here......It's THE place to be! Please click on the "Read More" link below.Read More
|Join Friends of Anastasia State Park||Posted on May 18 2012|
Join Friends of Anastasia State Park & recieve 12 free admissions to our beautiful park for one full year. Click on "Read More" below (then scroll down the page) for additional information. Also visit the "PayPal", "E-Form" or "Mail-Form" pages on this website.Read More
|Volunteer Help Needed||Posted on Oct 02 2010|
|Volunteers are needed for various Friends functions/tasks. Please visit our Volunteer page [ http://normfromfl.webs.com/foa/volinfo.htm ] for additional information. Thanks!|
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FRIENDS OF ANASTASIA PARK CORPORATE MEMBERS
DID YOU KNOW?
1) Anastasia State Park offers programs to school groups FREE OF CHARGE! Please contact Park Services Specialist Cristy Leonard on (904) 461-2035 or at email address - email@example.com
2) The Friends of Anastasia logo is a representation of the Anastasia Island Beach Mouse which is an endangered species.
3) Friends meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (@ 7:00 PM) at the State Park office (near the Amphitheater), unless otherwise noted. All Friends members are welcome & encouraged to attend.
4) Who are the Friends of Anastasia? We are a non-profit Citizens Support Organization (CSO) for Anastasia State Park who support the park by providing programs & services that will enhance the experience of all who visit this special place. See the "Facts about Friends" post in the Items of Interest section of this website for additional information about Friends.
......................................................................................................................................Contact firstname.lastname@example.org - for more information.
President: Greg Adams / Vice President: Rita Roberts
Secretary: Sharon Burbelo / Treasurer: Doug Imshaug
Robert Ganley / Diane Glass / Shelley Stover / Dennis Salvati / (One Director Vacancy)