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 […]

Night for Heroes raises big dollars for TraumaOne

  More than 500 guests attended A Night for Heroes 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront earlier this year. Thanks to sponsors, ticket sales, donations and a silent auction, the fifth annual black-tie fundraising gala raised more than $83,000 for TraumaOne at Shands Jacksonville, the region’s only adult and pediatric Level I trauma center. […]

The Women’s Center celebrates milestonesThe Women’s Center celebrates milestones

Patrons and proud supporters of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville celebrated 17 years of improving the lives of women. The evening was dedicated to the organization and also to the 92nd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. The Women’s Center is the only community-based […]

Shircliff Society reaches new heights

The newly formed Shircliff Society, a young professionals arm of the St. Vincent’s Foundation, met for cocktails and connections last month at Aloft Hotel on Jacksonville’s Southside. The event included networking sessions, drinks and appetizers. The society meets monthly and is named after longtime resident and St. Vincent’s supporter, Robert “Bob” T. Shircliff. The 50+ […]

Art & Winefest a successful pairing

  The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 177, hosted a fundraiser last month for Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The event, Art & Winefest 2012, was held at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Ballroom in late-July. Culinary representatives from many local restaurants were on hand to share their creations. Guests sampled wines from around the world and […]

Nice night for a drive

Nice night for a drive

Epping Forest Yacht Club hosted a special monthly member happy hour last month. July’s “Friday Nighter” was hosted with Bill Warner and the Concours d’Elegance. Members of all ages came out to enjoy the club’s riverfront setting and the beautiful cars showcased on the grounds.

St. Johns River perfect setting for Trader Vic’s

St. Johns River perfect setting for Trader Vic’s

The Florida Yacht Club hosted its annual Trader Vic’s party this summer on the river’s edge. This year’s theme was “Get Lost in the Bermuda Triangle.” Guests mingled and danced to the rhythm of Freudian Slip. The party featured distinctive culinary stations with cuisine from Miami, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. Members and guests enjoyed the […]

Ducks Unlimited holds sponsor ‘Steak and Skeet’

Ducks Unlimited held a shotgun social last month in St. Augustine and tallied 40 members and guests at the evening shoot, which included skeet shooting and a “cook your own” steak dinner at the gun club’s facilities. Organizers held the event to thank sponsors of the fall Ducks Unlimited event last October. Those in leadership […]