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Angelwood reaches major milestone, anniversary

Angelwood reaches major milestone, anniversary

The 25th Anniversary Gala to benefit Angelwood’s programs serving children and adults living with disabilities was held Aug. 26 in the Champions Ballroom at the Sawgrass Marriott. The evening kicked off with cocktails while guests left their bids in the silent auction for items ranging from a Big Green Egg grill, 10 bottles of red […]

Downtown Library a Fundraising Oasis for Nemours

Downtown Library a Fundraising Oasis for Nemours

The Jacksonville Public Library downtown played host to a big night for fundraising in support of complex medical conditions for local children. Contributors to the outstanding pediatric patient care at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care gathered for the 5th annual Evening of Promise to raise the bar. A night of music, cocktails and fabulous cuisine was […]

Women’s Center celebrates transforming lives at annual gala

Women’s Center celebrates transforming lives at annual gala

The Year of the Pearl, an evening of inspiration and sophistication, was the theme for the Women’s Center of Jacksonville’s 22nd Annual Celebration of Women. Held Aug. 18 at Queens Harbour Yacht and Country Club, the yearly event also recognized the 97th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to […]

Alumni celebrate 30 years of magnet school for the arts

Alumni celebrate 30 years of magnet school for the arts

Graduates of the San Marco-based magnet school for performing, visual and language arts gathered July 22 at WJCT Studios to celebrate 30 years of creative impact. The first 10 graduating classes, 1987-1997, were the evening’s celebrities but all alumni were welcome. Many toured the campus earlier in the day before dressing up or going comfortably […]

Local, state, national politicians turn out for annual Miracle on Ashley Street

Local, state, national politicians turn out for annual Miracle on Ashley Street

As long as Ju’Coby Pittman has been president and chief executive officer of the Clara White Mission, there’s been a “miracle” on Ashley Street. Title sponsors for the 23rd Annual Miracle on Ashley Street held June 2 were CITI and Delores Barr Weaver. The annual celebrity server luncheon to benefit the 113-year-old Clara White Mission […]

Evening of Taste brings in more than $75,000 for Children’s Home Society

Evening of Taste brings in more than $75,000 for Children’s Home Society

The Children’s Home Society of Florida held its annual An Evening of Taste with Chef Matthew Medure on April 23, raising more than $75,000 to benefit children and families in Northeast Florida. Chef Matthew Medure presented an intimate atmosphere where guests sipped, savored and socialized. As guests mingled, the Gary Starling Trio entertained the outdoor […]

Rat Pack-era celebrated at ElderSource gala

Rat Pack-era celebrated at ElderSource gala

“A Night with the Stars” was the theme of the recent gala that gathers supporters of ElderSource and Friends of ElderSource. The nonprofit acts as a resource for those living with age-related difficulties and disabilities, many requiring assistance and ‘hands-on’ help. With the goal to empower individuals to live independent, dignified lives, the agency supports […]

Local financial firm supports childhood cancer initiatives

Local financial firm supports childhood cancer initiatives

When tasked with taking lemons and making lemonade, patrons were happy to oblige the request at the Lemon Ball, a recent fundraiser to help battle childhood cancer. The efforts and monies raised on behalf of Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a nonprofit dedicated to funding research, delivering financial assistance and relief of side effects of treatments in […]

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