The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Services will host a QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Citizens Moving Forward Event Center, 6151 Dogwood Drive in Milton, to help residents prevent suicide.
Javier Rodriguez shook his head, muttering as he walked toward a group of kids staring down into the water from an unfinished observation deck on the boardwalk extension at Carpenter’s Park in Milton.
“Hey! You can’t be on there,” he yelled to the trespassers. The area had been taped off and blockaded so vehicles wouldn’t drive into the work area, but any curious resident could easily stroll over to where the framework for the boardwalk meanders along a tributary to the Blackwater River.
Norman Garrett American Legion Post No. 78 and the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the public from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at the American Legion Hall, 6025 Spikes Way. Games and refreshments will be provided.
Since at least 2019, the state’s plan to widen U.S. Highway 90 through downtown Milton has been among the city’s most polarizing issues. Now, city councilmembers and volunteers from three advisory councils will try to craft a common vision for the highway’s design.