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Waterfront home is perfect vista for Under-the-Sea River Hops event

Waterfront home is perfect vista for Under-the-Sea River Hops event

The spacious riverfront home of Granada residents Mike and Elaine Ashourian once again provided the perfect venue for the 8th Annual RiverHops fundraiser for the North Florida School of Special Education. Delicious cocktails and a gourmet pairings dinner were on tap as guests milled around the pool overlooking a setting sun and the St. Johns […]

Cultural Council holds annual awards event at Glass Factory

Cultural Council holds annual awards event at Glass Factory

The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville hosted its 41st Annual Arts Awards May 6 at the historic Glass Factory, built in 1936 by Henry Klutho, The awards event honored Christopher Lazzara (Robert Arleigh White Award for Advocacy); Riverside resident Mark McCombs (Art Innovator Award); Murray Hill resident Dustin Harewood (Art Educator Award); PNC Bank (Business […]

Things come up rosy for Pine Castle at 5th annual Derby Day event

Things come up rosy for Pine Castle at 5th annual Derby Day event

The horse, Always Dreaming, was not the only winner on Kentucky Derby Day. Pine Castle raised $88,000 during the 5th Annual Run for the Roses Derby Day Soiree at Deerwood Country Club May 6. After sipping on mint juleps and looking over the silent auction items, donors placed their wagers before the 143rd running of […]

New York flair brought to Gabriel House of Care gala

New York flair brought to Gabriel House of Care gala

There were countless grateful guests present at the Gabriel House of Care’s annual gala at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse April 8. This year’s theme, Central Park After Dark, was supported by Honorary Chairs Jorge and Leslie Bacardi along with hundreds of event attendees.  The Bacardi Corporation stepped up for the title sponsorship alongside A Care […]

Cummer Ball Celebrates the Permanent Collection

Cummer Ball Celebrates the Permanent Collection

It was an evening fit for a garden party and soiree, as patrons participated in fun and fanfare along the St. Johns River in the enchanted Cummer gardens. Complete with outstanding weather and tremendous turnout, the festivities included a bagpipe performance. This year’s ball paid respects to the countless works in the Permanent Collection at […]

ExZOOberation Celebrated in White

ExZOOberation Celebrated in White

From unique dance routines to beautiful artwork on display, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens annual ExZOOberation gala April 4 was an evening to remember. With a tremendous turnout and patrons donning their best White Party attire, the annual soiree paired celebration with conservation, in a truly unique setting. The zoo’s gardens and garden exhibits treated […]

Stroking checks to help leave strokes behind

Stroking checks to help leave strokes behind

A “Florida Affair: Citrus Groves and Salt Water Coves,” was the theme for the 2017 Heart & Stroke Ball, held March 4 at the Sawgrass Marriott. The 59th annual ball brings together two organizations – the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association – which will benefit from the support given by guests, sponsors […]

Tebow takes stage for Florida Forum season’s final event

Tebow takes stage for Florida Forum season’s final event

Jacksonville residents love their Florida Gator quarterback, two-time national champion and Heisman Trophy winner, Tim Tebow. This was never more evident than on March 13 when Tebow was the final speaker of the Women’s Board 25th Annual Silver Anniversay Florida Forum Speaker Series. Tebow, who now plays for the New York Mets organization in their […]

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