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The Way We Were: Dr. Iris Eisenberg

The Way We Were: Dr. Iris Eisenberg

It takes a special kind of woman to devote her life to the care of the community and its patients, remain a lifelong learner to be certain to stay at the top of her chosen field, and through it all maintain a sense of humor and a zest for life and living. Dr. Iris Eisenberg […]

Local Folks: Danielle & Ian Cleary

Local Folks: Danielle & Ian Cleary

Many might recognize Danielle and Ian Cleary from Riverside Arts Market or as the local artists who paint murals around town. They are known for their creative brushstrokes. But they have green thumbs and free spirits as well. The Clearys are avid gardeners. They grow edibles—squash, tomatoes, onions. They also have three loquat trees, three […]

PetSmart Charities donates 38,000 pounds of pet food to help Northeast Florida families with pets

PetSmart Charities donates 38,000 pounds of pet food to help Northeast Florida families with pets

Local charity, Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL), recently received more than 38,000 pounds of pet food donated by PetSmart Charities. This is one of the largest single donations ever received by the nonprofit organization, to help families with pets who may be in need. Because of FNEFL’s widespread regional network, the donated pet food has helped […]

Bestselling author coming to San Marco Square

Bestselling author coming to San Marco Square

Amor Towles, New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility and A Gentle-man in Moscow, is coming to Jacksonville on Monday, November 15. He will visit Southside Baptist Church in San Marco Square at 7 p.m. to celebrate his latest work, The Lincoln Highway. San Marco Books and More (SMB&M) will host the event […]

Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association receives two awards

Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association receives two awards

The Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association (JAPA) was one of only 50 chapters across the country to receive for 2020-21 the Citation of Merit Award and one of 49 chapters to receive the Programming Excellence Award. These prestigious awards are granted by the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) organization to select Alumnae Panhellenic Associations based on their […]

Bolles Hosts Special Tribute for Retired Team Physician Lucie

Bolles Hosts Special Tribute for Retired Team Physician Lucie

Bolles hosted a special pregame ceremony honoring retired team physician Dr. Stephen Lucie for his many years of dedicated service to The Bolles School. The event was held at Skinner-Barco Stadium prior to the Bold City Showcase matchup between Bolles and West Nassau in late-August. Attendees included longtime coach and athletic staff members, faculty, friends […]

Local Folks: Betsy Board

Local Folks: Betsy Board

Although she hails from New Bedford, Massachusetts, Betsy Board says she has “morphed into somebody who loves shrimp and grits” which is understandable since she has lived in Jacksonville since the 1970’s. Her amusing and convoluted tale involves attending the College of the Virgin Islands in the late 1960’s majoring in French when a “good […]

Local Folks: Carlos Bouvier

Local Folks: Carlos Bouvier

Carlos Bouvier is on the ball here in Jacksonville! A soccer ball, that is. When he’s not making documentary films for a living, he’s in the park and on the field. Bouvier is a San Marco resident. Afternoons find him at Alexandria Oaks, which he refers to as “Our little super-secret, our beautiful park away […]

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