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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 […]

Bright Lights, Big City at JCA Gala

Bright Lights, Big City at JCA Gala

Partygoers wore their best “urban chic” to Bright Lights, Big City, the Jewish Community Alliance’s annual fundraiser Feb. 25 at the JCA. After sweeping through an entrance draped with flowing white curtains, reminiscent of Miami Beach’s Delano Hotel, guests congregated in JCA’s courtyard, adorned with twinkling lights, as well as in several other similarly festive […]

Annual Red Rose Ball was ‘some enchanted evening’

Annual Red Rose Ball was  ‘some enchanted evening’

The 36th Annual Red Rose Ball, themed “Champagne in the Enchanted Garden,” was hosted by the St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation Feb. 3 at the Jacksonville Marriott at Southpoint. The enchanted evening of black tie and gowns featured a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing to music by The RiverTown Band, as well as a silent auction […]

Annual charity ball celebrates Silver Anniversary

Annual charity ball celebrates Silver Anniversary

Catholic Charities hosted the 25th annual Black & White Ball Feb. 25 at the Jessie Ball duPont Center, a popular event venue and the location of Catholic Charities’ Jacksonville office. Honorary chairs for the gala were Julie and Joe Helow. Event Chair was Paola Parra Harris and Mistress of Ceremonies was Charlene Shirk, a moderator […]