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February MBCA Meeting Info!

Mark your calendar! The February MBCA meeting will be held at Gallery 26 (301 SR 26, Melrose) on Tuesday, February 12. Mingling begins at 11:30am; meeting begins at 12:00pm. Please note: this meeting will be BYO brown bag lunch. We will provide … Continue reading

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Thank You, Melrose!

Wow! We’re still only in January and Melrose has really stepped up to the plate! I certainly want to give credit where it’s due, so BIG THANKS TO: Joe Rush for volunteering to take on the overhaul of the Melrose … Continue reading

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…better late than never!

“Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” – Mattie Stepanek Great teams can be incredibly effective and useful to an organization, while bad teams can be an incredibly frustrating waste of time. Great teams … Continue reading

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**Independence Day Boat Parade!**

It’s almost time – once again – for the annual
Lake Santa Fe Independence Day Boat Parade!

Date:  Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Time:  Line up at 10:30 AM; Start parade at 11:00 AM

Place:  Lake Santa Fe Park Boat Ramp (click here for a map)

» The Santa Fe Lake Park entrance is on S.R. 26 «

The parade will start at the boat ramp’s canal entrance to the lake and go counter-clockwise toward Melrose Bay. If you’re already on the lake when the parade comes by – join them!

Volunteers In kayaks will be on hand directing traffic.

Be there with your patriotic red, white & blue!!

*Note: The volunteers will not be able to help you load in or take out your boat.

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The Melrose Bay Park Clean-Up

Hard workers! Leaves raked and ready to go! The water station Volunteers brought trucks… …and trailers Ewww…trash. (Yes, it’s a close-up of trash. And that white item at the bottom of the pile? That’s a dirty diaper.) The end of … Continue reading

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Springtime in North Florida

The print in the picture is tiny, so for all the glorious details (you don’t want to miss a thing!), visit the website at

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Melrose is happenin’!

MBCA Connectivity enhances health!   Get up, get out in this most beautiful time of year in Melrose, and join your fellow citizens at the Melrose Business and Community Association March meeting Tuesday, March 13, at 11:30 at the historic … Continue reading

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Rowers in Melrose!

As you may have noticed, Gainesville Area Rowers has set up and settled in at Melrose Bay Park.They’re a great group, and we’re happy to have ’em! The boats (called “sculls” or “shells”)… Loading in… The athletes in action! …and … Continue reading

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FREE Concert In The Park!

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Memorial Service – Heritage Park

Memorial Service for Ed Sherwood Founder of the Melrose Community Farmers Market Saturday, February 18th 2:00 pm Melrose Heritage Park All are invited

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