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YMCA’s celebration of W.W. Gay’s life establishes new scholarship fund and community award

YMCA’s celebration of W.W. Gay’s life establishes new scholarship fund and community award

The Winston Family YMCA hosted a virtual Celebration of Life event on March 23 that raised more than $110,000 for the 2021 Winston Y Annual Campaign and announced the new W.W. ‘Bill’ Gay Community Impact Award. Family members, employees, community leaders and elected officials, including Rick Catlett, former president and CEO of the Taxslayer Gator […]

Jim Moran Foundation gives $685K to Feeding Northeast Florida

The Jim Moran Foundation has awarded $685,000 to Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) to commemorate the foundation’s 20th anniversary. The grant will support FNEFL’s Prescriptive Nutrition program in which FNEFL will partner with Federally Qualified Health Clinics (FQHCs) and Free and Charitable Clinics (FCHCs) to aid low income, uninsured patients referred by the clinic providers. The […]

Parra Harris Law celebrates 5 years

Parra Harris Law celebrates 5 years

Parra Harris Law will celebrate the boutique firm’s 5th anniversary with an event on May 5. The Cinco de Mayo themed party will be called “Celebrating 5 on 5/5 at 5” and will feature a mariachi band, margaritas, and mucho fun. Guests will include local judges, magistrates, mediators, clients, and colleagues. To commemorate the special […]

YMCA’s STRONGER TOGETHER bash recognizes volunteers and donors, sets fundraising goal

YMCA’s STRONGER TOGETHER bash recognizes volunteers and donors, sets fundraising goal

The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast recently celebrated organizations and individuals who are helping it meet its mission to transform lives during its eleventh annual Y-Bash “STRONGER TOGETHER” event. The organization also announced it fundraising goal to raise $2.147 million to support programs such as safety around water, youth development and supporting seniors. “When the […]

Local author to host launch party for first book’s release

Local author to host launch party for first book’s release

The public is invited to a launch party for the release of Lara Patangan’s first book, Simple Mercies: How the Works of Mercy Bring Peace and Fulfillment. The celebration will take place on May 22nd at 7 p.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, the author’s home parish. The evening will begin with a presentation by Patangan […]

JEA closer to revitalizing central business district

JEA closer to revitalizing central business district

This spring saw Downtown’s central business district come a step closer toward a chance for revitalization, with full-steam-ahead progress on JEA’s sleek new, pedestrian-friendly headquarters. Ryan Companies U.S. Inc., a Minneapolis-headquartered developer, is constructing the seven-story building at 225 Pearl Street, with an adjacent parking garage that will be used by both employees and the […]

Responding to need motivates donors

Carolyn Phanstiel doesn’t consider herself a philanthropist; instead, she describes her desire to help others as being like a child’s pinwheel with three spokes – a whoops-moments spoke, spreading-the-love spoke and a when-enough-is-enough spoke. Mariette Broduer, principal consultant for MTB Consulting, asked Phanstiel to share her thoughts about philanthropic giving, along with John Zell’s description […]

Public access to river challenges best and highest use in future development

Public access to river challenges best and highest use in future development

Plans to transform the former Landing site on the St. Johns River and install public artwork are underway and soon to be revealed. And a new coalition of nonprofits and public interest agencies hope those plans are but the first step toward a string of parks along the North and Southbank of the river. In […]

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