Beacon Lake Hosts Successful Food Drive
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ST. JOHNS, Fla. - Floridant -- Residents of Beacon Lake, the lakefront lifestyle community in northern St. Johns County, recently collected and donated 575 pounds of non-perishable food items for Feeding Northeast Florida.

The collection took place at the community's Fall Festival, an event designed for neighbors and friends to get together and have fun while supporting a worthy cause. The donation helps provide more than 479 meals to hungry children, families, seniors and veterans in Northeast Florida who live with the hardships of food insecurity.

"As our residents demonstrated with their generosity and spirit of compassion, Beacon Lake is truly a community with heart," said Bruce J. Parker, Managing Director for BBX Capital Real Estate, Beacon Lake's master developer. "Through the food drive, we are able to help those in need and make their holidays a little brighter."

More than 150 Beacon Lake residents and friends attended the Fall Festival, where they enjoyed bounces houses and other inflatables, games for all ages, food trucks and more. Residents also enjoyed coming together to give back in a way that embodies Beacon Lake's heart and caring for others.

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"We are very proud to give back and help others combat hunger by partnering with Feeding Northeast Florida," said Beacon Lake resident Thomas Cascini. "Beacon Lake is a special place to call home, and events like this are one of the many reasons my wife, Diane, and I love living here."

The Fall Festival celebration highlights the active and unique family lifestyle residents enjoy at Beacon Lake. The community has been thoughtfully designed to feel intimate and friendly, making it easy for residents to enjoy the beautiful outdoors while getting to know their neighbors. At Beacon Lake, Dream Finders Homes and Mattamy Homes are building coastal-inspired single-family homes featuring welcoming front porches and open floor plans. Dream Finders also is building luxury townhomes at Beacon Lake.

The magnificent Lake House, Beacon Lake's Amenity and Fitness Center, is the heart of the Beacon Lake community. Anchored by a developing 43-acre lake designed for kayaks and canoes and nestled within 358 acres of nature preserve, the 8,200-square-foot Lake House is a gathering place for entertainment and get-togethers as well as a place for fitness and relaxation. The Lake House includes a state-of-the-art fitness center offering virtual training and classes, cardio and strength training equipment, free weights, spin bikes and a fitness studio. The Culinary Studio and Demonstration kitchen is available for catered events and certain to delight foodies.

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The Lake House amenities include a Splash Park, fun pool, junior Olympic swimming pool and lakeside sand beach. The dockside Crew House will provide kayak rentals. The community has miles of multipurpose paths, perfect for walking, running or biking. Visit

Source: BBX Capital Real Estate
Filed Under: Real Estate

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