More than 30,000 lives could be saved each year with effective bleeding control, until professionals arrive. Get trained and make a difference!
The Florida Department of Health-Nassau invites all interested community members to attend one of four STOP THE BLEED trainings offered in March throughout Nassau County. This training is intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss. Those nearest to someone with life threatening injuries are best positioned to provide first care.
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Information on where to obtain or make a Stop the Bleed Medical Kit will be provide. Limited number of kits will be available for faith-based organizations being represented at the training that register in advance. Please register in advance to secure your participation For more information or to register: contact Barb Baptista at 904-753-1258 or email@example.com.
On Friday, April 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Nassau County School District will host the area’s third annual Reverse Job Fair at the Lewis “Red” Bean Nassau Technical Center on the FSCJ Campus in Yulee. Last year’s event drew approximately 250 jobseekers and over 45 hiring managers and the event planners are working hard to improve upon last year’s success.
For those not familiar with the concept, a “Reverse Job Fair” is exactly what you might guess. Job seekers are stationed throughout the room, and employers work the room to meet their potential hires. It’s great for employers because the participants are all legitimate jobseekers prepared with a resume and the short introductions serve as an effective pre-screening before committing time to the formal interview process. It’s great for students and adults seeking employment for many reasons – they will meet many potential employers in a short period of time practice their formal communication skills, learn numerous opportunities in the area, and be introduced to hiring managers.
“We’re excited to bring this event to our community for another year,” said Brent Lemond, the Nassau County’s Career Education Director. “Every year we strive to grow and improve the event, and this year will be no different. We are tweaking the schedule in hopes of growing the session for adult applicants, and we are going to try a couple new marketing tactics as well. We’re proud of the event’s track record, and appreciate the continued support of our many volunteers, faculty and staff from our high schools, and local employers. We’re especially thankful that Rayonier and VyStar Credit Union are once again sponsoring the event.
To learn more, or to register as a job applicant or employer, visit www.nassaureversejobfair.com.
Live2Lead, a half-day, leader development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways, will be presented on Monday, February 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, FL. Attendees will learn from world-class leadership experts, be immersed in an environment of inspiration and growth and will learn skills they can immediately put into use to up-level their leadership and influence. The worldwide leadership simulcast event will be hosted locally by JTR Leadership Training.
“Attending Live2Lead not only gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with leaders you would never otherwise have the chance to, but it gives you the opportunity to be challenged to think differently. John taught that the big picture needs to keep getting bigger and this has completely changed the way I have looked at my personal growth.” Amy Modglin
Speakers include: John C. Maxwell, leadership expert, bestselling author and coach. Marcus Buckingham, a global researcher and thought leader focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance and pioneering the future of how people work. Angela Ahrendts, most recently Senior Vice President of Apple Retail based in Cupertino, CA. Rachel Hollis, a #1 New York Times & #1 USA Today Bestselling Author, a top business podcaster and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world. Chris Hogan, the #1 national best-selling author of Everyday Millionaire and Retire Inspired: It’s Not an Age. It’s a Financial Number.
Live2Lead is designed to deliver the very best leadership content to inspire and motivate you and your team. It will also connect you with other influencers in your community and expand your business network with relationships that produce tangible results. Live2Lead is being presented to the Jacksonville area by a local company owned by Certified John Maxwell Team members. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Jason Roberts at 904-878-0126 or by emailing JTRLeadershipTraining@gmail.com.
JTR Leadership Training is focused on helping leaders grow leaders. As certified speakers, trainers and coaches with The John Maxwell Team, we offer workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching to resource individuals, teams and organizations reach their highest potential. Founded in 2018, JTR Leadership Training operates nationally from it’s office based in Fernandina Beach, FL. For more information on JTR Leadership Training, visit www.johncmaxwellgroup.com/jasonroberts or follow our social media at www.facebook.com/JTRLeadershipTraining or www.linkedin.com/company/jtrleadershiptraining.
Have you ever wondered how people get elected to local office or how to volunteer to help with a political campaign? Perhaps you’re considering running for office yourself but don’t know where to start. The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce announces a new program, “Candidate Boot Camp” which will provide training for those interested in seeking elected offices.
"Candidate Boot Camp" consists of three separate morning sessions, all covering different but important topics; The first session is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2020 and will address running for office, how to engage with the media throughout a campaign and working with political parties. Former candidates, elected officials and campaign managers will be on hand to share experiences and insight. John Delaney, former Mayor of Jacksonville and now working with the Fiorentino Group, will be the special guest speaker.
The second session is scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020 and will examine the rules and regulations of campaigning. The Nassau County Supervisor of Elections office will be on hand to go through the process of filing and reporting.
The third and final session is scheduled for Saturday, February 8, 2020 and will explore creating a campaign, research, strategy design, fundraising and how to use digital and media outlets.
Each session will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida. Registration is now open and the deadline to register is January 16, 2020. The cost is $25.00 per person, whether you attend one or all three sessions. The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce is a non-partisan organization with a mission to promote and maintain a healthy business environment and quality of life for Nassau County.
JTR Leadership Training is hosting an exclusive live simulcast of these world-class speakers for the first time ever THIS Friday, October 11th at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
The Live2Lead experience is designed to bring the exceptional speakers of Live2Lead into a setting that inspires. Participants are impacted by the energy we create and the collaboration of those who share the experience. Live2Lead is also the perfect setting for your team to gain ground and identify ways to reach their highest potential through this shared experience - sparking a renewed passion and purpose. Don't miss it...BE IN THE ROOM.
Space is limited but tickets are still available. Businesses unable to attend are still encouraged to provide items for door prizes. For more information about this and other sponsorship opportunities, email Jason Roberts at jtrleadershiptraining.com.
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Registration is now open for the Adult Mental Health First Aid class scheduled Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The classes are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The 8-hour classes take place at Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare’s Yulee campus at 463142 SR 200.
Starting Point staff member Katrina Robinson-Wheeler is certified by the National Council to provide the Mental Health First Aid program. Since Starting Point began offering the program in 2014, more than 2,000 Northeast Florida residents have received the training. The trainings are provided at no charge through funding from Baptist Health.
The Mental Health First Aid program teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the person who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.
Studies have proven the CPR-like program is effective in improving knowledge of mental disorders, reducing stigma and increasing the amount of help provided to others.
Mental Health First Aid training classes are offered at community classes. Organizations and groups also may schedule classes. For more information or to register for a class, visit mhfanassau.com or call Katrina Robinson-Wheeler at 904.415.9350.
About Starting Point
Starting Point Behavioral Health provides mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, teens and adults in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. The non-profit agency serves more than 2,800 individuals each year and has been serving the region for more than 25 years. Starting Point is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information, visit spbh.org.
Suicide can be a difficult topic to discuss, but a May Community Conversation on the subject drew a large number of local residents to discuss risks and prevention strategies.
Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare will host a follow-up conversation about suicide that focuses on special populations including LGBTQ+, adolescents and older adults. Suicide in Special Populations: Continuing the Conversation will be held on Monday, August 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nassau County Council on Aging Fernandina Beach Life Center, 1901 Island Walk Way. The event includes speakers who will outline the specific risks faced by these special populations, as well as how to identify the individuals at risk. The event is hosted by the Nassau County Council on Aging.
Suicide in Special Populations: Continuing the Conversation is free and open to the public. In addition to the presentations, there will be time for questions and discussion with the speakers. Light refreshments will be served and registration is requested.
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (904) 415-9350.
About Starting Point
Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare provides mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, teens and adults in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. The non-profit agency serves more than 2,800 individuals each year and has been serving the region for more than 25 years. Starting Point is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information, visit spbh.org.
The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the students for Leadership Nassau Class 20.
Attendees include: Violet Boerescu - Coldwell Banker The Amelia Group, Chris Bouton- SunTrust Bank, Melanie Brubaker - Amelia River Cruises and Charters, Rachel "Rae" Crews - WestRock, Leland Edwards - First Federal Bank, Marjanna Garvin - Rayonier Advanced Materials, Andrew Godek - Baptist Medical Center Nassau, Jennifer Gregory - Southeastern Bank, Jeffery Little - Nassau County Board of County Commissioners, Kyle Malucci - Town of Hilliard, Elizabeth O'Quinn - Residence Inn Amelia Island, Ta'Nasha "Tee" Parker - Nassau County Economic Development Board, Wayne Peterson - Rayonier Advanced Materials, Catherine Savage - Family Support Services of North Florida, Barbara Stewart - Locals' Cocktail Lounge & Sadler Ranch, Patricia Truex Stewart - Castle Group, Lauren Taylor - Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, Kristina Vickers - LignoTech Florida, Casee Walley - The Main Street America Group, and Tim Williams - Nassau Count Property Appraiser.
Leadership Nassau assists in the development of community leaders by providing participants from diverse backgrounds with an understanding of the problems and issues facing the community. The program fosters the development of leadership skills and techniques in an environment that encourages the establishment of new relationships and communication networks between participants.
The class begins with team building activities. Additional sessions include Economic Development, Education, Justice and Law Enforcement, Government, Environment, Health Issues/Social Concerns, Arts and Culture and a Regional Issues Day. "The Leadership Nassau program gave me the knowledge I needed to better understand and serve my community. There is so much to learn and experience in the program, whether you've lived here for one year or forty," said Joshua Whitfield, Amelia Island Museum of History, Leadership Nassau Class 19 graduate.
For more information on Leadership Nassau, please contact the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce at email@example.com or (904) 261-3248.
Join the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce and the Fernandina Beach Fire Department on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 for Hot Topics: Hands-Only CPR Training from 8:30-9:30 A.M. at the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101-G, Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Hands-Only CPR is a public awareness campaign to encourage more people to act when they see a teen or adult suddenly collapse. The Hands-Only CPR course is under an hour long and will not meet requirements if you need certification for your job - but it just might help you save a life! For more information about Fernandina Beach Fire Department CPR instruction, call (904) 310-3153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot Topics workshops are free for Chamber of Commerce members and $25.00 for prospective members. For more information, CLICK HERE or call (904) 261-3248.
Family Support Services of North Florida is hosting a monthly educational program for social services professionals, foster or adoptive parents, kinship caregivers, and the general public.
This month's program will discuss understanding toxic stress and childhood trauma and how its implications on long-term health can enable us to collectively address and respond appropriately. Thus, building a more empathetic and trauma-responsive community.
There is no charge for this program, but please register in advance at email@example.com or call (904) 225-5347.
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