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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 […]

New zoning ‘win-win’ for tenants, neighbors and new owner of former Miller Electric HQ

New zoning ‘win-win’ for tenants, neighbors and new owner of former Miller Electric HQ

The Jacksonville City Council finalized new zoning and land use for the former Miller Electric headquarters in the Five Points neighborhood of Riverside south of Interstate 10 along Roselle Street between Copeland and Osceola streets on September 13. The new zoning is a flexible category called planned unit development (PUD) with business park (BP) land […]

Florida Forum celebrates 30th Season for Women’s Board

Florida Forum celebrates 30th Season for Women’s Board

Speaker’s relevance to Ukraine War, Russian corruption on display Conspiracy. Crime. Corruption. The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital kicked off the Florida Forum’s season with Bill Browder, Sept. 20, with stories that seem stranger than fiction. Mr. Browder entertained the crowd at the Jacksonville Performing Arts Center, his timely talks of corruption painted an […]