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Delicious Destinations serves up good time, funds for St. Vincent’s

Delicious Destinations serves up good time, funds for St. Vincent’s

The 11th Annual Delicious Destinations, held last month at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, raised much needed funds for the community outreach programs of Riverside’s St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation. The 2012 event showcased the culinary talents of world renowned restaurateur, Tony May and his executive chef, Matteo Bergamini of New York City restaurant, SD26 […]

Guild gathers artists for fundraiser

Guild gathers artists for fundraiser

Local artists brought music to the eyes of local symphony patrons during the recent Music for Your Eyes event at the Times-Union Center — an annual fundraising event hosted by the Jacksonville Symphony Guild. Local artists, who painted violins and a cello for the gathering, included: John Bunker, Louise Freshman Brown, Eileen Corse, Ellen Diamond, […]

Discovery Circle toasts to Ronald McDonald

The city’s aspiring young professionals came out to taste wine and pair with an unlikely combo- fast food favorites. The clever combinations of merlot and a double cheeseburger, pinot grigio and chicken nuggets, who knew? The night, titled ‘Fries With that Wine’ took place Sept. 13 at the Garden Club in Riverside, with support from […]

Merrymakers make SHINDIG place to be

Merrymakers make SHINDIG place to be

The Garden Club of Jacksonville was the place to be last month when local guests celebrated 20 years of The Sanctuary on 8th Street. The nonprofit organization’s annual fundraiser, SHINDIG, gathered hundreds of local guests. Biscottis, b the bakery and Bono’s catered the gathering, and Grandpa’s Cough Medicine supplied the music. Honorary chairs were Dr. […]

San Jose Lady Golfers Celebrate 50 Years

Lady golfers from all over the Southeast were invited to join in the celebration of a milestone, as the San Jose Country Club Ladies Golf Association Invitational tournament hit it’s 50th year. The group invited past winners and hailed to history with the Zambetti trophy presented to this year’s winner.

Guests, Stories ‘TRANSFORM’ Downtown Event into Sulzbacher Awareness

Guests, Stories ‘TRANSFORM’ Downtown Event into Sulzbacher Awareness

Many area business leaders and local residents were on-hand for the annual Transformations event, celebrating the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless.  Guests heard stories from local homeless families and individuals and were inspired to help the center lift up the local homeless. Held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville riverfront, the event included a reception, an […]

Toast fit for furry companions

Toast fit  for furry  companions

  Many new strides were celebrated at the 14th Annual “Toast to the Animals” event, held August 24 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. Patrons from across the First Coast were on hand to support the financial initiatives and goals for the organization. New leadership, the addition of new board members and excellent programming […]

JCCI Stewards host Khan

JCCI – the Jacksonville Community Council Inc., welcomed guest speaker Shahid Khan to the Summer Stewards reception on Thursday, August 9 at the Florida Yacht Club.  JCCI’s Stewards gather for cocktail receptions twice a year, for thought-provoking, high-level discussions and presentations by distinguished guest speakers, and this event was no different.  Khan shared his vision […]