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Emerging Leaders gather for holidays, year-end party

Emerging Leaders gather for holidays, year-end party

It was an evening of gratitude, compliments, networking, and a positive spirit of the season that embraced leaders of the JAX Chamber as they gathered with mentors and mentees of several graduating classes of JAX Chamber’s Hightower Emerging Leaders Fellowship, Dec. 4. The annual, black-tie, holiday party is a highly anticipated event that celebrates the […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Assists Family Support Services’ Be an Angel Campaign

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Assists Family Support Services’ Be an Angel Campaign

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty helped to make the holidays extra special for 80 Northeast Florida children in foster care. The company’s Metro Offices of Avondale/Ortega and San Marco/San Jose took part in Family Support Services of North Florida’s annual Be an Angel holiday drive, an effort to make Christmas extra special for First […]

JAGA announces award honorees

JAGA announces award honorees

The Jacksonville Area Golf Association (JAGA) announced its 2021 Award Honorees at the annual meeting held in mid-December at Deerwood Country Club. Six presentations were made to prominent members of the Northeast Florida golf community. Club Executive Of The Year: Melanie Bevill, Hyde Park GC; Community Service Award: Dr. Justine Redding & Richard Blackston, Moore-Myers […]

Realtors provide meals for hungry in Northeast Florida

Realtors provide meals for hungry in Northeast Florida

Approximately 300 members of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors packed nearly 75,000 meals for hungry children, seniors, and families in Northeast Florida during the NEFAR Charitable Foundation’s Hunger Fight Pack-a-Thon December 1. The event was held in the ballroom of the Adam W. Herbert University Center at the University of North Florida. The event […]

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center invites national cancer physician to speak at special Oncology Grand Rounds event

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center invites national cancer physician to speak at special Oncology Grand Rounds event

Visiting Professor Dr. David L. Bartlett, Chair, Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute, spoke at Baptist MD Anderson Center’s special edition of Oncology Grand Rounds on Nov. 10. Dr. Bartlett, past president of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), served as a senior investigator in the surgery division of the Center for Cancer Research at the […]

NFL Foundation, Jaguars invest in Boys & Girls Clubs’ Cal Ripken Sr. Youth Sports Complex

NFL Foundation, Jaguars invest in Boys & Girls Clubs’ Cal Ripken Sr. Youth Sports Complex

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Club location with a generous donation of $200,000 secured by the Jacksonville Jaguars from the NFL Foundation as part of their NFL Club Matching Youth Football Field Program. This lead gift for Phase II of the Clanzel T. Brown Boys […]

Merchant Association raises funds, lights the Square year-round

Merchant Association raises funds, lights the Square year-round

The San Marco Merchants Association is taking on a holiday frame of mind in 2022. And what says holiday spirit better than twinkling lights, as the second verse of the holiday classic, Silver Bells, says, “Strings of streetlights, even stop lights blink a bright red and green, As the shoppers rush home with their treasures.” […]

UNF receives Skinner Land donation, largest gift in University’s history

UNF receives Skinner Land donation, largest gift in University’s history

Eleven parcels of land – 190 acres valued at $21.5 million – donated to the city decades ago by the family of A.C. Skinner was donated in December to the University of North Florida. The donation of vacant woodland adjacent to the institution from the Duval County Research and Development Authority is the largest gift […]

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