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Family in Healthcare: Everyone I Depend on Could Be Gone

Family in Healthcare: Everyone I Depend on Could Be Gone

It has become the new daily routine- as soon as they get home, they go straight from the garage to the nearby bathroom to take a shower, sterilize their cellphones, throw scrubs in the wash, and leave work gear in the car so we never touch it. No declaration that they are home. No hug […]

Thankful for recent donations, nonprofit reminds community need is still great

When community emergencies such as the current COVID-19 crisis occur, Aging True Community Senior Services is one of the first organizations called to the front line when it comes to serving some of the most vulnerable in our community – the elderly. While weeks of social distancing and isolation have taken a toll on many […]

Resident readers answer call, impact those in need

I’d like to thank The Resident Community News for being a big champion and supporter of Clara White Mission and its services during the 26 years I’ve been at the mission. I especially appreciate the coverage you have given us during this time of COVID-19. It’s been very hard to share the needs and challenges […]

High school students to benefit from new scholarship program

High School 9:12 is pleased to announce its partnership with LandSouth Construction, a Jacksonville-based multifamily construction company, to launch the LandSouth Construction Scholarship Program, providing scholarships for Jacksonville area students.  The LandSouth Construction Scholarship Program will award multiple $2,500 scholarships each year. Eligible students must demonstrate classroom and academic excellence, community service, and leadership qualities. […]

Residents and businesses brighten Easter holiday for Sanctuary on 8th students

Residents and businesses brighten Easter holiday for Sanctuary on 8th students

The Easter holiday was made a little brighter for some Springfield families trying to cope with concerns about the Coronavirus, loss of employment, and the pressures of keeping children focused on school and entertained with limited resources.  Several generous residents and businesses, including those from the Marina at Ortega Landing, blessed the families of students […]

First Coast Home Pros makes and donates face shields to UF

First Coast Home Pros makes and donates face shields to UF

First Coast Home Pros, a full-service specialized home services company, has put its employees to work making hundreds of cotton masks for their customers, employees and others in need. It’s a way the company can support its community and also put its employees to work during a time the call for its services is lowered […]

Recovered COVID-19 patients donate blood to assist critically ill at Baptist

On April 20, Baptist Health began accepting plasma donations from recovered Coronavirus patients to use in the treatment of current COVID-19 patients. The plasma from recovered patients contains antibodies, or proteins in the blood, that can attack the virus and lessen its severity.  The trial is a partnership with Mayo Clinic and LifeSouth Community Blood […]

Half-cent sales tax to improve public schools on ballot in November

Lovingly referring to it as “the half-cent investment referendum,” At-Large Group 4 City Councilman Matt Carlucci said he is “very pleased,” the Jacksonville City Council and Mayor Lenny Curry are behind having it placed before voters on the November 3, 2020 ballot. “The bottom line is great cities have great schools,” said Carlucci. “We are […]

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