Nelson Honored for Decades of Service

Nelson Honored for Decades of Service

“Amazing Grace” leaves legacy from D.C. to Jacksonville The Jacksonville Chapter of The Florida House on Capitol Hill hosted a fundraiser and silent auction at Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center May 2 in honor of Grace Cavert Nelson, who was named its 2024 Florida House Vision Award winner. The evening celebrated Nelson’s decades of dedication […]

A Step Toward Progress

A Step Toward Progress

First link of Emerald Trail now open in LaVilla Jacksonville’s dream of the Emerald Trail is one step closer to reality as the community celebrated the opening of its LaVilla Link at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, May 6. City officials, community stakeholders and residents attended the ceremony, which included speakers Mayor Donna Deegan, City […]

Fashion Show Supports Children’s Potential

Fashion Show Supports Children’s Potential

The 4th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes put its best foot forward Thursday, May 16 at Timuquana Country Club. With highlights like a fashion show and Best in Shoe contest, the event strutted its stuff to raise funds for Episcopal Children’s Services, in order to create opportunities for children to achieve their full potential. The […]

Colonial Dames Take the Spotlight with Simultaneous Spectacles

Colonial Dames Take the Spotlight with Simultaneous Spectacles

The Florida chapter of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America marked its 2024 annual meeting with a two-part celebration at Timuquana Country Club. Belles, Beaux & BBQ kicked off May 1 with a bar-b-cue, silent auction, mystery wine game and dancing. The event raised funds for the organization’s signature Ximenez-Fatio House in […]

Brooks Soirées for Adaptive Sports

Brooks Soirées for Adaptive Sports

Brooks Rehabilitation presented its annual fundraiser, The Soirée – A Tropical Paradise on Saturday, April 27 at Deerwood Castle in Jacksonville. All proceeds went toward support of Brooks Rehabilitation’s Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program, as well as its Pediatric Recreation Program, in order to offer these services to patients at little or no cost. The […]

RAP Yarden Tour Returns for 4th Year of Blooming Beauty

RAP Yarden Tour Returns for 4th Year of Blooming Beauty

On the heels of the 50th anniversary of its historic home tour, Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) hosted its fourth annual Yarden Tour, showcasing the gardens, yards and green spaces of its neighborhoods. Participants enjoyed the self-guided stroll on Saturday, May 11 throughout the Riverside and Avondale areas, visiting 12 stops and six points of interest […]

Legacy at Risk

Legacy at Risk

Jacksonville History Center releases 2024 Endangered Historic Properties list The Jacksonville History Center presented its 2024 Endangered Historic Properties list at a brown bag lunch event on Wednesday, May 22 at Old St. Andrew’s Church. The annual list highlights the historic structures in Jacksonville that are at risk of being lost to the community. This […]

“All In” for Florida Theatre

“All In” for Florida Theatre

Jacksonville went from Bold City to Sin City for one night only, May 18, during the Florida Theatre’s signature annual event, The Florida Theatre Ball – Vegas Style, presented by Dex Imaging. The night’s starring lineup featured craft cocktails, Vegas-inspired cuisine from Well-Oiled Events, live music from The Chris Thomas Project and an auction that […]

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