Driving through West Augustine, people probably won’t see Greg White Sr.’s name in flashing lights, but his influence is everywhere, friends and city officials said.
White, 74, has lived in the community for decades and has devoted years to service, including time as chair of the West Augustine Community Redevelopment Area Steering Committee.
He’s a driving force behind the Solomon Calhoun Community Center and Pool, a proposed medical clinic in West Augustine, affordable housing, reduced crime, sewer infrastructure expansion and many other efforts. Some call him the unofficial mayor of West Augustine.
Now he’s going to be honored with the city of St. Augustine’s top honor: The Order of La Florida Award.
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