Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Red Rose Ball celebrates 38 years in fine floral fashion

Red Rose Ball celebrates 38 years in fine floral fashion

The St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation rolled out a beautiful evening at the Jacksonville Marriott at Southpoint, as sweethearts spent time Feb. 15 enjoying good company. The mission and ministry of outreach is supported by all attendees, including Co-Chairs Stephanie and Christian Harden, Susan and David Heekin, Colleen and Andrew Sutter as well as Jennifer and […]

JASMYN celebrates 25 years of service to community

JASMYN celebrates 25 years of service to community

Riverside-based nonprofit, JASMYN, otherwise known as Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, rolled out an elegant evening for its big 25th anniversary. Visionary leaders from the business community were also on hand, including mentors, board members and other supporters. Founding Board Member and CEO Cindy Watson, as well as honorees Hugh and Susan Greene were […]

UF Health, TraumaOne celebrate heroic efforts

UF Health, TraumaOne celebrate heroic efforts

A Night for Heroes, the annual black-tie gala honoring men and women of our community who care for trauma victims, was celebrated Feb. 24. Every day, a team is ready to deploy helicopters and trauma teams on a moment’s notice to help victims of accidents and other tragic events in the region. This special team […]

Federation supporters enjoy a Sixties night out

Federation supporters enjoy a Sixties night out

The community was invited to “Come Together” for a night of friends and entertainment by BeatleBeat, Feb. 7, at the Jacksonville Marriott, by the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville for its annual fundraiser. The evening was kicked off with a special reception for the nonprofit’s Impact Donors, Lions of Judah and Major Gifts Donors. Co-chairs for […]

Cummer celebrates the Orient with Japanese party

Cummer celebrates the Orient with Japanese party

Japanese culture was the focus of the first in a series of three themed dinner parties in 2019 to benefit The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. “Artful Umami” was held Jan. 10 at the Riverside-based museum, where its new director, Adam Levine, was on hand to greet patrons and supporters. A private art tour […]

Bowtie Ball a ‘casual affair to remember’

Bowtie Ball a ‘casual affair  to remember’

The Shircliff Society, a group of young professionals who support the mission of St. Vincent’s Foundation, held its 2nd annual Bowtie Ball Jan. 26 in an elegantly casual setting at Manifest Distilling. Gentlemen sporting bowties added to the spirit of the event which raised funds to purchase three Novii Wireless Fetal Monitoring Patch Systems for […]

Nonprofit celebrates 40 years of caring, compassion

Nonprofit celebrates 40 years  of caring, compassion

Although the idea of hospice is centuries old, the first modern hospice in the United States wasn’t established until 1974. Shortly thereafter, the beginning of what is now called Community Hospice & Palliative Care came in 1978 when Rev. Paul Brenner formed Friends of Hospice. Now, 40 years later, the nonprofit is far-reaching in its […]

Jaguars supporters tackle hunger at annual tasting event

Jaguars supporters tackle hunger at annual tasting event

The Taste of the NFL Jacksonville, part of a league-wide initiative of football teams working within their own communities to help tackle hunger, was held Dec. 10 in the U.S. Assure Club.  “The reason why we are here tonight is because hunger is an issue that touches all of our hearts, and especially the hearts […]

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