SOCIAL REGISTER

Garden Club ceremony honors memory, 90th

Garden Club ceremony  honors  memory, 90th

The Garden Club of Jacksonville celebrated it’s 90th birthday on March 22. Club leaders and many past presidents

Celebrity chefs step up to support Salvation Army

Celebrity chefs step up to support Salvation Army

The Celebrity Chefs Tasting Luncheon and Silent Auction brought out the best in city leaders, as many familiar faces from news agencies, private enterprise and city government gave their time for the cause. The annual fundraiser for the Women’s Auxiliary, contributions help to create lasting and positive changes in the lives of those in need on Florida’s First Coast.
Over the past 25 years, this event has raised more than $1.4 million dollars, making it the largest fundraiser for the Salvation Army of Northeast Florida.

ECS honors local philanthropists

Local Residents Russell and Joannie Newton received high marks for their support of Episcopal Children’s Services (ECS), one of Florida’s largest nonprofit early education organizations- providing services to more than 27,000 young children in Northeast Florida.
Each year, ECS recognizes those working tirelessly on behalf of the children in Northeast Florida. The Children’s Champion Award Luncheon was created by the Episcopal Children’s Services Foundation in 2005 and since has honored Mayor John Peyton, Delores Barr Weaver, Ed Burr, Pamela Y. Paul, the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund to name a few. The luncheon was held Feb. 21 at the Hyatt downtown.

Jay Fund raises a glass for peace of mind

Regardless of his stature among NFL coaches and the history books, Tom Coughlin continues to do good works for a passion

San Marco Rotary mixes up dirty martinis

San Marco Rotary mixes up dirty martinis

In the ‘spirit’ of raising awareness for the worldwide campaign for safe and clean drinking water for all people, the third annual Dirty Martinis for Clean Water drew a full house. The Rotary Club of San Marco rolled out silent auction items as guests mingled over dirty martinis and business interests at WJCT Studios.
The annual benefit raised funds for the mission interests of “The Highest Club in District 6970”, a claim reflecting the club’s meeting place high above the city at the University Club. The event was held March 18.

Women’s Giving Alliance celebrates 10 years with study, luncheon

Women’s Giving Alliance celebrates 10 years with study, luncheon

Greenscape of Jacksonville volunteers sold trees all morning during the group’s annual Flowering Tree sale — then joined the Late Bloomers