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XGLO Event at 9A Baymeadows Regional Park is a Huge Success

XGLO Event at 9A Baymeadows Regional Park is a Huge Success

Jacksonville, FL (November 18, 2017) - The evening turned out to be a perfect night to host the 2017 XGLO games at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park Tennis Complex. Over 120 area players young and old filled the courts in a party type atmosphere to enjoy what XGLO describes as turning traditional...

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9A Baymeadows Regional Park Undergoing $300k Fields Refurbishment

9A Baymeadows Regional Park Undergoing $300k Fields Refurbishment

Jacksonville, FL (June 24, 2017) At this time, the field renovations are well underway and are scheduled to be complete by the end of September according to Parks and Recreation Director Daryl Joseph. Parks will install signage directing park users to stay off newly installed sod while the grass...

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Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve

Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve

Jacksonville, FL (February 2, 2017) Have you heard of our great local city park, the Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve? Date of Acquisition: April 30, 2001: Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve (2,007 acres); December 13, 2004: Inholding/Donation (24 acres) Cost: Julington-Durbin Creek: $16,561,815...

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9A Baymeadows Regional Park, Construction of Improvements Announced

9A Baymeadows Regional Park, Construction of Improvements Announced

Construction has begun on Phase II of the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park which includes the tennis court complex. The $1.5 million project will include six clay courts, hard court and four pickle ball courts in addition to a small Pro Shop with bathrooms and showers. Expected completion date is late...

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John Waddell Plaque Presentation – September 14, 2016

John Waddell Plaque Presentation – September 14, 2016

Jacksonville, FL (September 14, 2016) This past April, Resolution 2016-223 was passed by the Jacksonville City Council as a result of John Waddell’s service, commitment and dedication to his city and to his community that made him unique and special in so many ways. After serving in the Army for...

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City Council Passes Resolution 2016-223 Honoring John Waddell

City Council Passes Resolution 2016-223 Honoring John Waddell

Jacksonville, FL (March 22, 2016) District 11 Council Member Danny Becton introduced Resolution 2016-223 honoring a community activist and resident John Waddell, upon his passing and City Council unanimously passed. Introduced by Council Member Becton & Co-sponsored by Council Members Carter...

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