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The Headspring - Friends of Blue Spring State Park Newsletter

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The Headspring - Friends of Blue Spring State Park Newsletter

The Headspring  Friends of Blue Spring State Park Newsletter August 2022 Join the Friends! Meet our Treasurer: Sally Andrews is a native Floridian, and has been around manatees most of her life. She moved to Tennessee, where she met her husband and raised their son, but the family moved back to Florida to be closer to family in 2013.      Sally has been a bookkeeper for over forty years, working with non-profit sports leagues including baseball, football, and basketball, and the local auxiliary fire department.      In 2017 Sally got involved with Blue Spring State Park after attending...

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The Head Spring Blue Spring State Park CSO Newsletter June 2022

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The Head Spring  Blue Spring State Park CSO Newsletter June 2022

Meet our Secretary Cora Berchem.      Cora joined The Friends of Blue Spring State Park in 2014 and has served on the board as secretary. A native of Bonn, Germany, Cora moved to the United States in 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication/Filmmaking from the College of New Jersey and a Masters in Film/Media and American Studies from the Goethe University of Frankfurt/Germany. After working in the film/television industry in New York City for several years, Cora made an independent documentary about manatees in 2013, and shortly after, got an offer from Save the Manatee Club (SMC)...

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The Headspring - April 2022

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The Headspring  - April 2022

The Headspring  Friends of Blue Spring State Park Newsletter April 2022 Join the Friends!   Meet an officer:  Our new Vice President is Heather Murphy, a native Floridian born and raised in Eustis. Heather joined The Friends of Blue Spring in 2019, has served on the Membership and Events Committees, and helps manage our social media pages. Heather is a supervisor and case manager for the Agency for People with Disabilities, and is an avid animal lover. Lights at Night Firefly Event:              WOW, what a magnificent fourteen days of firefly displays - and only two rainouts! The fireflies started...

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Friends of Blue Spring State Park Newsletter March 2022

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Friends of Blue Spring State Park Newsletter March 2022
2022 has already ushered in several changes moving the Friends of Blue Spring State Park closer to the year’s objectives.

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December 2021

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December 2021

Meet the Board – President Missy Gibbs                Missy has been on the board of the Friends of Blue Spring State Park since its inception in 2005; serving as general board member, secretary, vice-president, and president. She is a Biology professor at Stetson University and has conducted her research in Blue Spring on native spring fish and invasive armored catfish since 1999. Her favorite thing about being a member of the Friends of Blue Spring is being able to actively help out the park she loves, through fundraising and educating the public. Her favorite Friends event...

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