Neighborhood News

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A spooktacular success

A spooktacular success

Community Hospice and Palliative Care hosts 18th annual Halloween Doors & More Community Hospice and Palliative Care hosted its 18th annual Halloween Doors & More at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct 15. According to the event’s Facebook page, the annual fundraiser is a “an event bursting with magic, fantasy and so much more for […]

JAX Chamber announces 2024 Chamber Chair

JAX Chamber announces 2024 Chamber Chair

The JAX Chamber Board of Directors announced last month that Bank of America Jacksonville President Mark K. Bennett will be the 2024 Chamber Chair. Currently, Bennett serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors and on the Executive Committee. “Jacksonville is seeing tremendous growth right now and we as a business community need to […]

A night to remember, a Night Under the Stars

A night to remember, a Night Under the Stars

It was a special evening that brought philanthropic-minded corporate and prominent patrons together for an evening of impact and fun that included cocktails, dinner, a competitive live and silent auction; not to mention — a special mission segment called Fund A Cure — followed by dancing and time with friends, old and new. “A Night […]

Great Cities Symposium

Great Cities Symposium

It was a big night for host, Scenic Jacksonville, as the nonprofit welcomed the Bob Buckhorn to speak at the 2022 Great Cities Symposium on Oct. 12. The Garden Club of Jacksonville played host to a stout crowd that gathered to gain insight from Buckhorn, the former Mayor of Tampa, as they have in the […]

Need to know: Election Day 2022

Need to know: Election Day 2022

Voters in Duval County have already begun visiting early voting sites throughout the county to cast their ballots for the 2022 General Election, which will take place on Nov. 8. Early voting will continue until Nov. 6 at the 20 early voting locations across Duval County; the Duval County Supervisor of Elections website notes, “Anyone […]

20 Years Celebrated at Delicious Destinations

20 Years Celebrated at Delicious Destinations

After a two-year hiatus, Ascension St. Vincent’s Foundation once again hosted Delicious Destinations in-person – just in time for the event’s 20th anniversary. This year’s premier food and wine event, presented by Miller Electric, raised $298,000 in critical funds for the organization’s community outreach programs, which connect those in need with quality, compassionate healthcare. The […]

The latest sports craze has a name just as crazy

The latest sports craze has a name just as crazy

What do Bill Gates, a seventh grader from Murray Hill, the Kardashians and a San Marco business owner with bad knees have in common? Pickleball. At this point you’re probably thinking one of two things: Who cares about the Kardashians or what in the heck is pickleball? Assuming the first question is rhetorical, the answer […]

Cowford Ball a smash, tickets sold out

Cowford Ball a smash, tickets sold out

This year’s Cowford Ball was special, it was sold out early and the crowd was enthused to grow the notoriety amongst a new, energized group of volunteers. The event committee was largely made up of folks that had never attended a Cowford Ball in the past.       The show of support from both businesses, volunteers […]