"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 & OTHER IMPORTANT FRIENDS INFORMATION - THANKS!
(view our corporate member's 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 email@example.com.
"THE HORROR RETURNS" - OUR FAMOUS "HAUNTED HAYRIDE & ENCHANTED FOREST" WILL RETURN TO THE PARK - on Sat. evening, October 25th, 2014. Save the date & stay tuned for additional information......
"THE RESULTS" ARE IN" - ENDLESS SUMMER RUN/WALK (ESR) - 2013 - SAT, SEPT. 21st - Thanks to all who Ran, Walked, Sponsored, Volunteered &/or Supported this year's race. It was a huge success and a lot of fun too - THANKS TO YOU! Click below to view the RACE RESULTS: http://www.ancientcityrr.org/ . See you all again next year!!!!!!
YOU MAY NOW DONATE TO FRIENDS VIA "PAYPAL OR BY ANY MAJOR CREDIT CARD" - Submit your donations to Friends for your yearly Membership via PAYPAL. You may also use PAYPAL to register for our ESR-2013 (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, 2014 Endless Summer Run/Walk, Playground, etc.
- Information: Articles, Photography, Website Admin/Support, Correspondence, Public Speaking
- ECO: Recycling, Going Green, Roadside Cleanup-our adopted road (SR-312 - Santander to Pope)
- Friends of Anastasia Awareness: FOA Booth, New Member Sign-up, Donor/Sponsor Solicitation
- Membership: Admin, Database Support, Awareness, New Member Recruiting, Renewal Tracking
- Special Skills: Horticulture, Maintenance, Electric, Plumbing, Carpentry, Writing, Computer, etc.
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: GET YOUR FRIENDS SPORT SHIRT TODAY - To view a photo & get more info on how to obtain one, visit the News section of this website, or simply click below: 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.html & scroll down the page.
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 NEXT ROADSIDE CLEANUP (of our adopted road) - JAN. 4th, 2013 @ 8:00 AM - For details, see our Roadside Cleanup "Items of Interest" post below or or just click here: http://www.friendsofanastasia.org/pages/posts/next-roadside-cleanup-sat-jan.-4th-2014-800-am85.php & scroll half-way down the page. Thanks......
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. In the past, 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 - November 19th, 2013||Posted on Nov 30 2013|
|View our November 19th, 2013 Friends meeting notes right here. Please click on "Read More" to the right & scroll halfway down the page ----> Read More|
|Next Friends of Anastasia Park Meeting-Tuesday, Dec. 17th, 2013||Posted on Nov 20 2013|
|Our next Friends meeting will take place on Tuesday evening, December 17th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM at the Park Administration Bldg. (which is the third Tuesday of the month). This will be our last meeting of the year, so please come out to let us say "HI" for the Holidays. Please click on "Read More" to the right (& scroll down) for further information. Read More|
|Meeting Notes - October 15th, 2013||Posted on Oct 17 2013|
|View our October 15th, 2013 Friends meeting notes right here. Please click on "Read More" to the right & scroll halfway down the page ----> Read More|
|Next Roadside Cleanup-Sat, Jan. 4th, 2014 @ 8:00 AM||Posted on Oct 17 2013|
|Help Clean-up Our Very Own Adopted Road...... We can surely use your assistance. Please click on "Read More" below and scroll half-way down the page for additional information about how you can help us. Thanks! Read More|
|Friends of Anastasia Park Membership at 136||Posted on Nov 20 2013|
|Thank you Friends members for helping us keep our membership numbers strong - now at 136. Your help and support is greatly appreciated! Our members are our lifeblood......|
|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!|
|Meeting Notes - September 18th, 2013||Posted on Oct 01 2013|
View our September 18th, 2013 Friends meeting notes right here. Please click on "Read More" to the right & scroll halfway down the page ---->Read More
|Meeting Notes - August 20th, 2013||Posted on Aug 23 2013|
|View our August 20th, 2013 Friends meeting notes right here. Please click on "Read More" to the right & scroll halfway down the page ----> Read More|
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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 Brittany Sims on (904) 461-2035 or at email address - Brittany.Sims@dep.state.fl.us
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 Brittany.Sims@dep.state.fl.us or 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)